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The SAGE handbook of cultural anthropology, edited by Lene Pedersen, Lisa Cliggett

The SAGE handbook of cultural anthropology, edited by Lene Pedersen, Lisa Cliggett
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Main title
The SAGE handbook of cultural anthropology
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edited by Lene Pedersen, Lisa Cliggett
Series statement
The SAGE Handbook of the Social Sciences
The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Anthropology is the first instalment of The SAGE Handbook of the Social Sciences series and encompasses major specialities as well as key interdisciplinary themes relevant to the field. Globally, societies are facing major upheaval and change, and the social sciences are fundamental to the analysis of these issues, as well as the development of strategies for addressing them. This handbook provides a rich overview of the discipline and has a future focus whilst using international theories and examples throughout. The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Anthropology is an essential resource for social scientists globally and contains a rich body of chapters on all major topics relevant to the field, whilst also presenting a possible road map for the future of the field. Part 1: Foundations; Part 2: Focal Areas; Part 3: Urgent Issues; and Part 4: Short Essays: Contemporary Critical Dynamics
Table Of Contents
Intro -- Half Title Page -- Advisory Board -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Notes on the Editors and Contributor -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction to Cultural Anthropology: Foundations, Focal Areas, Urgent Issues, and Critical Dynamics -- Part I: Foundations -- 1: Culture -- 2: Race and Ethnicity -- 3: Sex, Gender, and Sexual Subjectivity: Feminist and Queer Anthropology -- 4: Kinship and New Social Forms: Kindred Politics, Biotechnology, and Feminist Activism -- 5: Paradoxes of Personhood -- 6: Fieldwork, Ethnography, and Knowledge Construction -- 7: Cross-Cultural Comparative Commitments -- 8: Engaged Anthropology -- 9: Anthropological Theories I: Structure and Agency -- 10: Anthropology Theories II: Systems and Complexity -- 11: Humanistic Anthropologies: Diverse Weavings about the Many Ways to Be Human -- 12: Anthropological Representation, Epistemology, and Ethics -- Part II: Focal areas -- 13: Environmental Anthropology -- 14: Anthropology of Economy and Development -- 15: Urban Anthropology -- 16: Locating the 'Rural' in Anthropology -- 17: Maritime Anthropology -- 18: Political Anthropology -- 19: Anthropology of Law -- 20: Business Anthropology -- 21: Medical Anthropology -- 22: Anthropologies of Religion -- 23: Anthropologies of Cultural Heritage1 -- 24: Talking To Ai: An Anthropological Encounter with Artificial Intelligence -- Part III: Urgent Issues -- 25: Inequality and Precarity -- 26: On the Merits of Not Solving Climate Change -- 27: Food Systems -- 28: Governance and Democratization -- 29: Mobility -- 30: Governing Lives in the Times of Global Health -- Part IV: Short Essays: Contemporary Critical Dynamics -- 31: Indigeneity: Reflections in Four Voices -- 32: Race and Anti-Black Racism in the African Diaspora of the United States -- 33: Common Cause with Conservation34: New Paradoxes in Human Rights -- 35: Populism and Moral Economy -- Conclusion: 'Stretching' into the Future and Expansion toward Inclusion, Consilience, and Co-Equality -- Index
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