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Living with ConceptsAnthropology in the Grip of Reality

Living with Concepts: Anthropology in the Grip of Reality

Andrew Brandel and Marco Motta (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294268
eISBN:
9780823297443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294268.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This collection brings together leading anthropologists and philosophers working in a wide range of contexts in order to rethink an oft taken for granted concept—the concept of the concept itself. ... More

Mixing MedicinesEcologies of Care in Buddhist Siberia

Mixing Medicines: Ecologies of Care in Buddhist Siberia

Tatiana Chudakova

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294312
eISBN:
9780823297481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294312.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

After the collapse of state socialism, Russia’s healthcare system, much like the rest of the country’s economic and social sphere, underwent massive restructuring, while the public saw the rise to ... More

The National FrameArt and State Violence in Turkey and Germany

The National Frame: Art and State Violence in Turkey and Germany

Banu Karaca

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780823290208
eISBN:
9780823297337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823290208.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Based on long-term ethnographic research in the art world of Istanbul and Berlin, The National Frame rethinks the role of art in state governance. It argues that artistic practices, arts patronage ... More

Channeling MoroccannessLanguage and the Media of Sociality

Channeling Moroccanness: Language and the Media of Sociality

Becky L. Schulthies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289714
eISBN:
9780823297115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289714.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

What does it mean to connect as Moroccans via mass media when there is widespread feeling of communicative failure? This book approaches the question by exploring situated talk about communicative ... More

Textures of the OrdinaryDoing Anthropology after Wittgenstein

Textures of the Ordinary: Doing Anthropology after Wittgenstein

Veena Das

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287895
eISBN:
9780823290451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287895.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Textures of the Ordinary: Doing Anthropology after Wittgenstein is an exploration of everyday life in which anthropology finds a companionship with philosophy. Based on two decades of ethnographic ... More

Morality at the MarginsYouth, Language, and Islam in Coastal Kenya

Morality at the Margins: Youth, Language, and Islam in Coastal Kenya

Sarah Hillewaert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823286515
eISBN:
9780823288786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286515.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book considers the day-to-day lives of young Muslims on the island of Lamu (Kenya) who live simultaneously “on the edge and in the center”: they are situated at the edge of the (inter)national ... More

Looking for Law in All the Wrong PlacesJustice Beyond and Between

Looking for Law in All the Wrong Places: Justice Beyond and Between

Marianne Constable, Leti Volpp, and Bryan Wagner (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283712
eISBN:
9780823286164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283712.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

For many inside and outside the legal academy, the right place to look for law is in constitutions, statutes, and judicial opinions. This book looks for law in the "wrong places"-sites and spaces in ... More

People's CarIndustrial India and the Riddles of Populism

People's Car: Industrial India and the Riddles of Populism

Sarasij Majumder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282425
eISBN:
9780823284849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282425.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

People's Car explores one of the major movements for resisting the acquisition of land by the government in the interests of siting a Tata Motors car factory in Singur, India. The factory becomes the ... More

DisappointmentToward a Critical Hermeneutics of Worldbuilding

Disappointment: Toward a Critical Hermeneutics of Worldbuilding

Jarrett Zigon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278237
eISBN:
9780823280650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278237.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

For many today politics is characterized above all else by disappointment. Inspired by years of ethnographic research with the global anti-drug war movement, Disappointment addresses this ... More

Upside-Down Gods

Upside-Down Gods

Peter Harries-Jones

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270347
eISBN:
9780823270385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270347.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This is an intellectual biography of Gregory Bateson, one of the most important holistic writers of the twentieth century, whose qualitative approach to information and intelligence in living systems ... More

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