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The Routledge Companion to Contemporary Anthropology

Edited by: Simon Coleman , Susan B. Hyatt , Ann Kingsolver

Print publication date:  December  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9780415583954
eBook ISBN: 9781315743950
Adobe ISBN: 9781317590675

10.4324/9781315743950
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The Routledge Companion to Contemporary Anthropology is an invaluable guide and major reference source for students and scholars alike, introducing its readers to key contemporary perspectives and approaches within the field. Written by an experienced international team of contributors, with an interdisciplinary range of essays, this collection provides a powerful overview of the transformations currently affecting anthropology. The volume both addresses the concerns of the discipline and comments on its construction through texts, classroom interactions, engagements with various publics, and changing relations with other academic subjects. Persuasively demonstrating that a number of key contemporary issues can be usefully analyzed through an anthropological lens, the contributors cover important topics such as globalization, law and politics, collaborative archaeology, economics, religion, citizenship and community, health, and the environment. The Routledge Companion to Contemporary Anthropology is a fascinating examination of this lively and constantly evolving discipline.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction to an Engaging Discipline Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Engaging Theory in the New Millennium Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Participating, Observing, Witnessing Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Beyond Sites and Methods Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Anthropology and the Internet Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Hand in Hand Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Communicating Anthropology Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Teaching Anthropological Theory in Neoliberal Times Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Doing and Being Download PDF
Chapter  10:  “Religion” after Religion, “Ritual” after Ritual Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Language, Gender, and Desire in Performance Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Selves and Codified Bodies Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Law and Politics Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Objectifying Economies Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Research, Representation, Redemption, and Repatriation Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Critical Biocultural Anthropology Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Anthropology and Science Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Joined at the Head Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Entangled Subjects and Art Objects Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Psychological Anthropology Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Whither Anthropology in Public Policy? Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Health and Anthropology in the Era of Anthropogenic Climatic and Environmental Change Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Immersive Politics and the Ethnographic Encounter Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Social Movements as Process Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Ethnography as Aprendizaje  Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Citizenship and Migration Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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