Culture & Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis

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Beacon Press, 15.03.2001 - 280 Seiten
Exposing the inadequacies of old conceptions of static cultures and detached observers, the book argues instead for social science to acknowledge and celebrate diversity, narrative, emotion, and subjectivity.

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This work introduces readers to an array of contemporary anthropological theories and the debates on the validity of "classical'' ethnographies, based presumably on detached observation. Using his own ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Introduction to the 1993 Edition
1The Erosion of Classic Norms
2 After Objectivism
3 Imperialist Nostalgia
4Putting Culture into Motion
7 Changing Chicano Narratives
8 Subjectivity in Social Analysis
Border Crossings
Epilogue A Raging Battle
Index
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Über den Autor (2001)

Renato Rosaldo is Mellon Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Stanfor University. He is author of the prizewinning book Ilongot Headhunting, 1883-1974: A Study in Society and History.

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