This important book makes a bold statement about the nature and value of anthropological theory at the beginning of the 21st century.
Henrietta Moore is Professor of Social Anthropology and Director of the Gender Institute at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
The Contributors. 1. Anthropological Theory at the Turn of the Century. (Henrietta L. Moore). 2. From Private Virtue to Public Vice. (James G. Carrier and Daniel Miller). 3. Clash of Civilizations of Asian Liberalism?:An Anthropology of the State and Citizenship. (Aihwa Ong). 4. The Economies of Violence and the Violence of Economies. (Catherine Lutz and Donald Nonini). 5. Toward an Ethics of the Open Subject: Writing Culture in Good Conscience. (Debbora Battagli). 6. Whatever Happened to Women and Men: Gender and other Crises in Anthropology. (Henrietta L. Moore). 7. The Body's Career in Anthropology. (Thomas J. Csordas). 8. Human Cognition and Cultural Evolution. Pascal Boyer. 9. Psychoanalysis and Anthropology: On the Temporality of Analysis. (James Weiner). 10. Becoming Undisciplined: Anthropology and Cultural Studies. (Nicholas Thomas). Index.
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