Anthropology Put to Work Richard G. Fox

ISBN: 9781845206017

Published: June 15th 2007

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256 pages


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Anthropology Put to Work  by  Richard G. Fox

Anthropology Put to Work by Richard G. Fox
June 15th 2007 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 256 pages | ISBN: 9781845206017 | 8.60 Mb

How do anthropologists work today and how will they work in future? While some anthropologists have recently called for a new public or engaged anthropology, profound changes have already occurred, leading to new kinds of work for a large numberMoreHow do anthropologists work today and how will they work in future? While some anthropologists have recently called for a new public or engaged anthropology, profound changes have already occurred, leading to new kinds of work for a large number of anthropologists. The image of anthropologists reaching out from protected academic positions to a vaguely defined public is out of touch with the working conditions of these anthropologists, especially those junior and untenured.

The papers in this volume show that anthropology is put to work in diverse ways today. They indicate that the new conditions of anthropological work require significant departures from canonical principles of cultural anthropology, such as replacing ethnographic rapport with multiple forms of collaboration. This volumes goal is to help graduate students and early-career scholars accept these changes without feeling something essential to anthropology has been lost. There really is no other choice for most young anthropologists.



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