David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
The idea of culture has been subject to critical debate in anthropology during the past decade as the result of a shift in emphasis from the bounded local culture to transnational cultural flows. But at the very same time that cultural mobility is being emphasized by anthropologists, the people they study are recasting culture as a place of belonging as they construct local identities. Siting Culture argues that it is only through rich ethnographic studies that anthropologists may explore the significance of place in the global space of relations which mold the lives of people throughout the world. By examining the concept of culture through case studies from Europe, Africa, Oceania, Latin America and the Caribbean, it probes the methodological and theoretical implications of the divergent scholarly and popular concepts of culture.
|Keywords||Anthropology Philosophy Anthropology Fieldwork Culture Philosophy|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$120.60 used (23% off) $140.95 new (10% off) $155.00 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||GN33.S55 1997|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
Ann-Belinda Steen Preis, Seeking Place: Capsized Identities and Contracted Belonging Among Sri Lankan Tamil Refugees.
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Cheryl Mattingly (2008). Reading Minds and Telling Tales in a Cultural Borderland. Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 36 (1):136-154.
Cheryl Mattingly (2008). Reading Minds and Telling Tales in a Cultural Borderland. Ethos 36 (1):136-154.
Robert Schmidt & Jörg Volbers (2011). Siting Praxeology. The Methodological Significance of “Public” in Theories of Social Practices. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 41 (4):419-440.
Similar books and articles
Michel-Rolph Trouillot (2003). Global Transformations: Anthropology and the Modern World. Palgrave Macmillan.
Ursula Rao, John Hutnyk & Klaus-Peter Köpping (eds.) (2005). Celebrating Transgression: Method and Politics in Anthropological Studies of Culture: A Book in Honour of Klaus Peter Köpping. Berghahn Books.
Akhil Gupta & James Ferguson (eds.) (1997). Culture, Power, Place: Explorations in Critical Anthropology. Duke University Press.
I. C. Jarvie (1967). On Theories of Fieldwork and the Scientific Character of Social Anthropology. Philosophy of Science 34 (3):223-242.
Maria Kronfeldner (2009). If There is Nothing Beyond the Organic...: Heredity and Culture at the Boundaries of Anthropology in the Work of Alfred L. Kroeber. [REVIEW] NTM - Journal of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine 17 (2):107-134.
Andrew Dawson, Jennifer Lorna Hockey & Andrew H. Dawson (eds.) (1997). After Writing Culture: Epistemology and Praxis in Contemporary Anthropology. Routledge.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads50 ( #87,347 of 1,911,604 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #321,691 of 1,911,604 )
How can I increase my downloads?