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  • Cattelino, Jessica R. (American Anthropological Association, 2010-05)
    This essay examines a double bind that faces indigenous peoples in the Anglophone settler states, the double bind of need-based sovereignty. This double bind works as follows: indigenous sovereigns, such as American Indian ...
  • De Boeck, Filip (American Anthropological Association, 2011-05)
    This article addresses the tensions that exist between the lives of city dwellers in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and those official attempts currently being launched by the Congolese government ...
  • Mains, Daniel (American Anthropological Association, 2012-02)
    The recent completion of a hydropower dam near Jimma, Ethiopia coincided with rolling blackouts throughout the country and accusations of corruption and mismanagement being directed toward the Ethiopian government and the ...
  • Napier, A. David (American Anthropological Association, 2012-02)
  • Napier, A. David (American Anthropological Association, 2012-02)
    The classical immunological paradigm is predicated on the body’s ability to recognize and eliminate “nonself.” However, the “self–nonself” model has yet to facilitate any resolution of the field’s major concerns, and may ...
  • Dent, Alexander S. (American Anthropological Association, 2012-02)
    Understanding current neoliberalism in Brazil requires an analysis of the piracy that has been going on there since at least the 1970s. Early phases of neoliberalism shrank the state, liberalized markets, and privatized ...
  • Caduff, Carlo (American Anthropological Association, 2012-05)
    In this article, I investigate the biopolitical economy of security as it is operating today in the United States in the context of infectious disease research. Drawing on my work with influenza researchers, I specifically ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Pandian, Anand (American Anthropological Association, 2012-11)
    This article concerns experience of time in anthropology. It triangulates between theoretical discussions of time, embodiments of temporal experience in a handful of classic and contemporary anthropological works, and the ...
  • Wiegman, Robyn (American Anthropological Association, 2013-08)
    There have been many things said in the popular press about Steven Spielberg’s sensationalist rendition of American history in his award winning film Lincoln (2012), but as far as I know no one has accused him—yet—of ...

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