A Socio-ethnographic Study of the Academic Professionalization of Anthropologists (Mellen Studies in Anthropology S. No. 17)

A Socio-ethnographic Study of the Academic Professionalization of Anthropologists (Mellen Studies in Anthropology S. No. 17)

By: Gregory V. Loewen (author)Hardback

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In order to begin to understand the cultural factors that influence anthropologists' construction of disciplinary knowledge, Loewen (sociology, U. of Missouri Northwest) reports, describes, and comments on interviews with Americanist anthropologists, academic and other, trained in and out of North America. He shadowed and informally conversed with

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Dr. Gregory V. Loewen earned a Ph.D. from the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of British Columbia in 1997. He has taught sociology and anthropology for twelve years in both Canada and the United States. Dr. Loewen is currently Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Missouri Northwest. He is an hermeneutics specialist with interests in the sociology of knowledge and science, ethics, and pedagogy.

Contents

Acknowledgements Epigraphs 1. Anthropological Constructions of Knowledge 2. Epistemological Differences and their Tensions 3. Babel Rejoined: The Culture of Anthropological Knowledge 4. Institutions and Anthropological Knowledge 5. Why Anthropology? The Ethical View 6. A Sense of Anthropology Notes References Cited

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/10/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780773462380
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 378
  • ID: 9780773462380
  • ISBN10: 0773462384

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