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World anthropologies : disciplinary transformations in systems of power

Author: Gustavo Lins Ribeiro; Arturo Escobar
Publisher: Oxford : Berg, 2006.
Series: Wenner-Gren international symposium series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aims to assess the diversity of relations between regional or national anthropologies and a contested, power-laden Western discourse. Critically examining the international dissemination of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gustavo Lins Ribeiro; Arturo Escobar
ISBN: 9781845201906 1845201906 9781845201913 1845201914
OCLC Number: 234083969
Notes: "This book is the outcome of an international symposium of the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological research, held in Pordenone, Italy, 7-13 March 2003"--Preface.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 341 pages).
Contents: World anthropologies : disciplinary transformations within systems of power / Gustavo Lins Ribeiro and Arturo Escobar --
Reshaping anthropology : a view from Japan / Shinji Yamashita --
Transformations in Siberian anthropology : an insider's perspective / Nikolai Vakhtin --
In search of anthropology in China : a discipline caught in a web of nation building, socialist capitalism, and globalization / Josephine Smart --
Mexican anthropology's ongoing search for identity / Esteban Krotz --
How many centers and peripheries in anthropology? : a critical view of France / Eduardo P. Archetti --
The production of knowledge and the production of hegemony : anthropological theory and political struggles in Spain / Susana Narotzky --
Anthropology in a postcolonial Africa : the survival debate / Paul Nchoji Nkwi --
Generating nontrivial knowledge in awkward situations : anthropology in the United Kingdom / Eeva Berglund --
The production of other knowledges and its tensions : from Andeanist anthropology to interculturalidad? / Marisol de la Cadena --
A time and place beyond and of the center : Australian anthropologies in the process of becoming / Sandy Toussaint --
Official hegemony and contesting pluralisms / Shiv Visvanathan --
The pictographics of tristesse : an anthropology of nation building in the tropics and its aftermath / Otavio Velho --
"World anthropologies" : questions / Johannes Fabian.
Series Title: Wenner-Gren international symposium series.
Responsibility: edited by Gustavo Lins Ribeiro and Arturo Escobar.

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