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West's paper on environmental non-governmental organizations, focussing on those concerned with the Crater Mountain Wildlife Park, provides a disturbing portrait of how anthropological discourse can be coopted in order to 'produce' public perceptions of local people (in this case the Gimi), and 'give the illusion of attention being paid to local social practices and social relations that affect biological diversity' (p.
This study of a handful of municipalities in Old Castile is encyclopedic, an extensive analysis of sociological, anthropological, and economic theories, a detailed description of communal prerogatives with respect to its citizenry, and a masterful use of archival evidence.
This sophisticated, thoughtful work requires a solid understanding of both anthropological theory and theological issues, as D.
From this critical medical anthropological perspective, culture influences the very character of biomedicine, both as a Western discipline and as a form of health care now found in many non-Western sites around the globe (Inhorn, 1994).
This volume is mainly a collection of anthropological papers on Madagascar.
While many scholars have studied decadent literature, and others have analyzed ethnographic and anthropological research on "primitivism" of the same period, the late nineteenth century, rarely have these two apparently separate areas of discourse been brought together in order to explore their intersections.
His slant on the Harlem Renaissance is very selective, and a more accurate title might have been "The Anthropological Influence upon the Harlem Renaissance," or, more specifically, "Franz Boas, Melville Herskovits, Ruth Benedict, and Five Writers of the Harlem Renaissance.
Digging for Pathogens: Ancient Emerging Diseases--Their Evolutionary, Anthropological and Archaeological Context.
The introductory section deals with the difficulties in and different ways of defining the Middle East and Central Asia, the basic ecological and demographic features of each region, styles of contemporary anthropological inquiry, and what might be called the 'proto-ethnographic' descriptions of these regions' societies and cultures which were produced by Europeans involved in various imperialist projects during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
In addition, this revision should be particularly relevant to the historian and philosopher, documenting the changing formulation of anthropological ideas.
Zollar's anthropological lecture Hair Stories, a work in progress, is not cut from the same cloth.
And if you can find them, courses that taken an anthropological view of modern organizations are definitely worth taking.