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Description - Anthropologies of Modernity by Jonathan Xavier Inda

This book brings together a range of anthropological writings that are inspired by the French philosopher Michel Foucault and examine Foucault's contribution to current theories of modernity. This book: treats modernity as an ethnographic object by focusing on its concrete manifestations; tackles issues of broad interest: from colonialism and globalization to war, genetics, and AIDS; and, draws on work from North and South America, Europe, Africa, and South and Southeast Asia. Contributors include James Ferguson, Akhil Gupta, Aihwa Ong, Paul Rabinow, and Rayna Rapp.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631228271
ISBN-10: 0631228276
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 175mm x 21mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jonathan Xavier Inda

Jonathan Xavier Inda teaches anthropology and global cultural studies in the Department of Chicana/o Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Among his previous publications are the co-edited volumes Race, Identity and Citizenship (Blackwell Publishing, 1999) and The Anthropology of Globalization (Blackwell Publishing, 2002).

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