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  1. The Future of Anthropological Knowledge

    Edited by Henrietta Moore

    Series: ASA Decennial Conference Series: The Uses of Knowledge

    The Future of Anthropological Knowledge the chapters explore the question of the nature of social knowledge from a variety of perspectives and locations such as China, Africa, the USA and elsewhere. By examining the changing nature of anthropological knowledge and of the production of that...

    Published March 13th 1996 by Routledge

  2. Counterworks

    Managing the Diversity of Knowledge

    Edited by Richard Fardon

    Series: ASA Decennial Conference Series: The Uses of Knowledge

    Globalization is often described as the spread of western culture to other parts of the world. How accurate is the depiction of 'cultural flow'? In Counterworks, ten anthropologists examine the ways in which global processes have affected particular localities where they have carried out research....

    Published September 13th 1995 by Routledge

  3. Shifting Contexts

    Edited by Marilyn Strathern

    Series: ASA Decennial Conference Series: The Uses of Knowledge

    To suppose anthropological analysis can shift between global and local perspectives may well imply that the two co-exist as broader and narrower horizons or contexts of knowledge. The proof for this can be found in ethnographic accounts where contrasts are repeatedly drawn between the encompassing...

    Published August 23rd 1995 by Routledge

  4. Worlds Apart: Modernity Through the Prism of the Local

    Edited by Daniel Miller

    Series: ASA Decennial Conference Series: The Uses of Knowledge

    Worlds Apart is concerned with one of the new futures of anthropology, namely the advances in technologies which r eate an imagination of new global and local forms. It also analyses studies of the consumption of these forms and attempts to go beyond the assumptions that consumption either...

    Published August 23rd 1995 by Routledge

  5. The Pursuit of Certainty

    Religious and Cultural Formulations

    Edited by Wendy James

    Series: ASA Decennial Conference Series: The Uses of Knowledge

    Although the world population faces movement, mixing and displacement on a larger scale than ever before, the result has not been a collapse of boundaries but an increase in the rise of new forms of ethnic, cultural and religious identity. Those based in the highly developed countries can extend...

    Published August 2nd 1995 by Routledge

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