Best Read [Jeremy MacClancy] ↠ Exotic No More: Anthropology on the Front Lines || [Nonfiction Book] PDF ↠

By Jeremy MacClancy | Comments: ( 343 ) | Date: ( Oct 22, 2019 )

Since its founding in the nineteenth century, social anthropology has been seen as the study of exotic peoples in faraway places But today and anthropologists are dedicating themselves not just to observing but to understanding and helping solve social problems wherever they occur in international aid organizations, British TV studios, American hospitals, or racSince its founding in the nineteenth century, social anthropology has been seen as the study of exotic peoples in faraway places But today and anthropologists are dedicating themselves not just to observing but to understanding and helping solve social problems wherever they occur in international aid organizations, British TV studios, American hospitals, or racist enclaves in Eastern Europe, for example.In Exotic No More, an initiative of the Royal Anthropological Institute, some of today s most respected anthropologists demonstrate, in clear, unpretentious prose, the tremendous contributions that anthropology can make to contemporary society They cover issues ranging from fundamentalism to forced migration, child labor to crack dealing, human rights to hunger, ethnicity to environmentalism, intellectual property rights to international capitalisms But Exotic No More is than a litany of gloom and doom the essays also explore topics usually associated with leisure or high culture, including the media, visual arts, tourism, and music Each author uses specific examples from their fieldwork to illustrate their discussions, and 62 photographs enliven the text.Throughout the book, the contributors highlight anthropology s commitment to taking people seriously on their own terms, paying close attention to what they are saying and doing, and trying to understand how they see the world and why Sometimes this bottom up perspective makes the strange familiar, but it can also make the familiar strange, exposing the cultural basis of seemingly natural behaviors and challenging us to rethink some of our most cherished ideas about gender, free markets, race, and refugees, among many others.Contributors William O BeemanPhilippe BourgoisJohn ChernoffE Valentine DanielAlex de WaalJudith EnnewJames FairheadSarah FranklinMichael GilsenanFaye GinsburgAlma GottliebChristopher HannFaye V HarrisonRichard JenkinsMelissa LeachMargaret LockJeremy MacClancyJonathan MazowerEllen MesserA David NapierNancy Scheper HughesJane SchneiderParker ShiptonChristopher B Steiner


  • Title: Exotic No More: Anthropology on the Front Lines
  • Author: Jeremy MacClancy
  • ISBN: 9780226500133
  • Page: 462
  • Format: Paperback

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  • If we kill the humans, we will save the forest

    The authors are in love with the nobel savages. a collection of uninformed essays, lacking worldview, a background in colonialism, economics, politics, or anything that this book covers. non-academic, packed full of unbacked and unjustified opinions, assumptions, and pseudo-racist earnestly gushing ideas like "wow, i just loooove how indigenous people can know things about their environments without white people or science having told them."actually, if you're racist, and it's just occurring to [...]


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