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  1. The Ethics of Anthropology

    Debates and Dilemmas

    Edited by Pat Caplan

    Since the inception of their discipline, anthropologists have studied virtually every conceivable aspect of other peoples' morality - religion, social control, sin, virtue, evil, duty, purity and pollution. But what of the examination of anthropology itself, and of its agendas, epistemes, theories...

    Published June 19th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Food, Health and Identity

    Edited by Pat Caplan

    By addressing the issue of food and eating in Britain today this collection considers the ways in which food habits are changing and shows how social and personal identities and perceptions of health risk influence people's food choices.The articles explore, among other issues:• the family...

    Published August 7th 1997 by Routledge

  3. African Voices, African Lives

    Personal Narratives from a Swahili Village

    Edited by Pat Caplan

    African Voices, African Lives explores the world of 'Mohammed', a swahili peasant living on Mafia Island, Tanzania. Through his own words - some written, some spoken - and those of his relatives, including his ex-wife and one of his daughters, he enables us to see the world through his eyes,...

    Published February 28th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Gendered Fields

    Women, Men and Ethnography

    Edited by Diane Bell, Pat Caplan, Wazir Jahan Karim

    Virtually all anthropologists undertaking fieldwork experience emotional difficulties in relating their own personal culture to the field culture. The issue of gender arises because ethnographers do fieldwork by establishing relationships, and this is done as a person of a particular age, sexual...

    Published March 18th 1993 by Routledge

  5. The Cultural Construction of Sexuality

    By Pat Caplan

    First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 5th 1987 by Routledge

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