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Being there : the fieldwork encounter and the making of truth

Author: John Borneman; Abdellah Hammoudi; University of California.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2009.
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Challenges to ethnographic authority and to the ethics of representation have led many contemporary anthropologists to abandon fieldwork in favor of strategies of theoretical puppeteering, textual  Read more...

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Being There
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Borneman; Abdellah Hammoudi; University of California.
ISBN: 9780520257757 9780520257764 0520257766 0520257758
OCLC Number: 938182932
Description: viii, 280 s. ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments 1. The Fieldwork Encounter, Experience, and the Making of Truth: An Introduction John Borneman and Abdellah Hammoudi 2. Textualism and Anthropology: On the Ethnographic Encounter, or an Experience in the Hajj Abdellah Hammoudi 3. The Suicidal Wound and Fieldwork among Canadian Inuit Lisa Stevenson 4. The Hyperbolic Vegetarian: Notes on a Fragile Subject in Gujarat Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi 5. The Obligation to Receive: The Countertransference, the Ethnographer, Protestants, and Proselytization in North India Leo Coleman 6. Encounter and Suspicion in Tanzania Sally Falk Moore 7. Encounters with the Mother Tongue: Speech, Translation, and Interlocution in Post-Cold War German Repatriation Stefan Senders 8. Institutional Encounters: Identification and Anonymity in Russian Addiction Treatment (and Ethnography) Eugene Raikhel 9. Fieldwork Experience, Collaboration, and Interlocution: The "Metaphysics of Presence" in Encounters with the Syrian Mukhabarat John Borneman 10. Afterthoughts: The Experience and Agony of Fieldwork Abdellah Hammoudi and John Borneman Biographical Notes Index
Responsibility: edited by John Borneman, Abdellah Hammoudi.

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