Anthropology in Theory
Issues in Epistemology
Anthropology in Theory by Henrietta Moore
Book DescriptionThe 57 articles collected in this volume - together with the editors' introduction - provide an overview of the key debates in anthropological theory over the past century. This book provides the most comprehensive selection of readings and insightful overview of anthropological theory available. It identifies crucial conceptual signposts and new theoretical directions for the discipline. It discusses broader debates in the social sciences: debates about society and culture; structure and agency; identities and technologies; subjectivities and trans locality; and meta-theory, ontology and epistemology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631229148
(258mm x 187mm x 41mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Henrietta Moore
Anthropology in Theory, Paperback (August 2005)
The 57 articles collected in this volume---together with the editors' introduction---provide an overview of the key debates in anthropological theory over the past century.
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Author Biography - Henrietta Moore
Henrietta L. Moore is Professor of Social Anthropology at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her publications include: Space, Text and Gender (Cambridge, 1986; Guilford, 1996), Feminism and Anthropology (Polity, 1988), A Passion for Difference (Polity, 1994), Cutting Down Trees: Gender, Nutrition and Change in the Northern Province of Zambia, 1890-1990 (with Megan Vaughan; James Currey, 1994), The Future of Anthropological Knowledge (1996), Anthropological Theory Today (Polity, 1999), Those Who Play with Fire: Gender, Fertility and Transformation in East and Southern Africa (with Todd Sanders and B. Kaare, 1999), Magical Interpretations, Material Realities: Modernity, Witchcraft and the Occult in Postcolonial Africa (with Todd Sanders, 2001), and The Subject of Anthropology: Essays on Lacan and Levi-Strauss (Polity, 2005). Todd Sanders is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto. His publications include: Those Who Play with Fire: Gender, Fertility and Transformation in East and Southern Africa (with H. L. Moore and B. Kaare, 1999), Magical Interpretations, Material Realities: Modernity, Witchcraft and the Occult in Postcolonial Africa (with H. L. Moore, 2001), and Transparency and Conspiracy: Ethnographies of Suspicion in the New World Order (with Harry West, 2003).
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