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The Anthropology of Ignorance An Ethnographic Approach

Author: Casey High; Ann H Kelly; Jonathan Mair
Publisher: New York Palgrave Macmillan 2012
Series: Culture, Mind and Society
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documents the many relationships and practices that depend on the suspension of knowledge or the generation, deployment, or recognition of ignorance.
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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Casey High; Ann H Kelly; Jonathan Mair
ISBN: 9780230340824 0230340822 9781137033123 1137033126
OCLC Number: 871670076
Description: 1 online resource (231 Seiten)
Contents: Introduction: Making Ignorance an Ethnographic Object; J. Mair, A. Kelly & C .High Sarax and the City: Almsgiving and Anonymous Objects in Dakar, Senegal; G. Pfeil Discourses of the Coming: Ignorance, Forgetting, and Prolepsis in Japanese Life-Historiography; S. Nozawa Evoking Ignorance: Abstraction and Anonymity in Social Networking's Ideals of Reciprocity; D. Leitner Between Knowing and Being: Ignorance in Anthropology and Amazonian Shamanism; C. High 'I Don't Know Why He Did It. It Happened by Itself': Causality and Suicide in Northwest Greenland; J. Flora Inhabiting the Temporary: Patience and Uncertainty among Urban Squatters in Buenos Aires; V. Procupez 'Fertility. Freedom. Finally.': Cultivating Hope in the Face of Uncertain Futures among Egg-Freezing Women; T. Romain
Series Title: Culture, Mind and Society

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