Culture & Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis : with a New Introduction

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Beacon Press, 1993 - 253 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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Culture & truth: the remaking of social analysis

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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 Grief and a Headhunters Rage
1
The Erosion of Classic Norms
25
After Objectivism
46
Imperialist Nostalgia
68
Putting Culture into Motion
91
Ilongot Improvisations
109
Narrative Analysis
127
A Raging Battle
218
Notes
225
Index
247
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Über den Autor (1993)

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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