Browsing Mana'o by Subject "Writing Culture"

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  • Fortun, Kim (American Anthropological Association, 2012-08-06)
    This essay situates contemporary ethnography within late industrialism, a historical period characterized by degraded infrastructure, exhausted paradigms, and the incessant chatter of new media. In the spirit of Writing ...
  • Taussig, Michael T. (American Anthropological Association, 2012-08)
    Writing culture suggests (1) allowing writing to take up the burden of theory, (2) practice Walter Benjamin’s idea of denkbilden, or thought-images, (3) create culture as well as describe and analyze. Thus, this little ...
  • Clifford, James (American Anthropological Association, 2012-08-06)
    An experiment in “self-historicizing,” this personal article looks back on Writing Culture after 25 years. It asks how these years can be narrated historically. It locates the book with reference to postwar experiences of ...
  • Rutherford, Danilyn (American Anthropological Association, 2012-08)
    In this article, which takes James Clifford and George Marcus’s Writing Culture as its starting point, I make the case for a kinky kind of empiricism that builds on the singular power of anthropological ways of knowing the ...
  • Marcus, George E. (American Anthropological Association, 2012-08)
    This article argues that the most lively contemporary legacy of the 1980s Writing Culture critiques now lie outside, or beyond, conventional texts but, rather, in the forms that are integral to fieldwork itself. Fieldwork ...

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