Sherry B. Ortner

Life and Death on Mount Everest by Sherry B. OrtnerJ. I. Staley PrizeLife and Death on Mount Everest: Sherpas and Himalayan MountaineeringA compelling study of the relationship between mostly Western mountain climbers—the "sahibs"—and the essential guides, or "Sherpas" in Nepal.
Critical Anthropology NowSAR Press PublicationCritical Anthropology Now: Unexpected Contexts, Shifting Constituencies, Changing AgendasBuilding 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.
Recapturing AnthropologySAR Press PublicationRecapturing Anthropology: Working in the PresentThe ten papers in this volume offer different versions of how and where anthropologists might work usefully in today's world, converging on the issue of how anthropology can best recapture the progressive character its basic concepts, such as "culture," once had.

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