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Critical Anthropology Now

Unexpected Contexts, Shifting Constituencies, Changing Agendas

Edited by George E. Marcus

Critical Anthropology Now1999. 456 pp., notes, references, index, 6 x 91999. 456 pp., notes, references, index, 6 x 9

Building on the legacy of Writing Culture, Critical Anthropology Now vividly represents the changing nature of anthropological research practice, demonstrating how new and more complicated locations of research-from the boardrooms of multinational corporations to the chat rooms of the Internet-are giving rise to shifts in the character of fieldwork and fieldworker.

Contributors: Donald Brenneis, T. David Brent, James D. Faubion, Michael M. J. Fischer, Kim Fortun, Peter Dobkin Hall, George E. Marcus, Sherry B. Ortner, Paul Rabinow, Judith Stacey

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  • “....a fascinating collection....effectively supplements debates originating with Writing Culture and should provide plenty of food for thought in a variety of fields.”
    Dr. K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anthropological Quarterly

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