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Reflections on fieldwork in Morocco

Author: Paul Rabinow
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007.
Series: Quantum books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 30th anniversary ed.View all editions and formats
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In this landmark study, now celebrating thirty years in print, Paul Rabinow takes as his focus the fieldwork that anthropologists do. How valid is the process? To what extent do the cultural data become artifacts of the interaction between anthropologist and informants? Having first published a more standard ethnographic study about Morocco, Rabinow here describes a series of encounters with his informants in that  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Rabinow
ISBN: 9780520251779 0520251776
OCLC Number: 84150931
Notes: Originally published in 1977.
Description: xxxiii, 172 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Remnants of a dying colonialism --
Packaged goods --
Ali : an insider's outsider --
Entering --
Respectable information --
Transgression --
Self-consciousness --
Friendship.
Series Title: Quantum books.
Responsibility: Paul Rabinow ; with a foreword by Robert N. Bellah and an afterword by Pierre Bourdieu.

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Presenting an ethnographic study about Morocco, this title describes a series of encounters with the author's informants in that study, from a French innkeeper clinging to the vestiges of a colonial  Read more...

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