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Anthropologists now openly acknowledge that social anthropology can no longer fulfill its traditional aim of providing holistic, objective representations of people of "exotic" cultures. After Writing Culture asks what theoretical and practical role contemporary anthropology can play in our increasingly unpredictable and complex world. With fourteen articles written by well-known anthropologists, the work explores some of the directions in which contemporary anthropology is moving, following the questions raised by the "writing culture" debates of the 1980s. Some of the chapters cover: the concept of caste in Indian society, Scottish ethnography, how dreams are culturally conceptualized, representations of the family, theme parks and the anthropologist in Japan, people's place in the landscape of Northern Australia, and representing the identity of the New Zealand Maori.
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G. Claxton, A. Cohen, A. P. Cohen, J. Cole, J. Collard, T. Comito, E. Condry, J. Conrad, V. Crapanzano & M. Crick, Hiramatsu, M. 149 Hobsbawm, E. 242 Hockey, J. 186.
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Cripps Enquiry Into Gypsies, Capacity 244-62 Caste 9, 103-19 Celts 92, 93 Ceremony See Ritual Practice Chagga 184-5.
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