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Ethnographies of Waiting : Doubt, Hope and Uncertainty
We all wait – in traffic jams, passport offices, school meal queues, for better weather, an end to fighting, peace. Time spent waiting produces hope, boredom, anxiety, doubt, or uncertainty. Ethnographies of Waiting explores ...
BETWEEN THE IMAGINARY AND THE REAL. THEORETICAL AND REFLEXIVITY FOR AN ANTHROPOLOGY OF THE IMAGINARY
(UNIV CHILE. FAC CIENCIAS SOCIALES, 2017)
Anthropology of Tobacco : Ethnographic Adventures in Non-Human Worlds
Tobacco has become one of the most widely used and traded commodities on the planet. Reflecting contemporary anthropological interest in material culture studies, Anthropology of Tobacco makes the plant the centre of its ...
Difficult Folk? : A Political History of Social Anthropology
How should we tell the histories of academic disciplines? All too often, the political and institutional dimensions of knowledge production are lost beneath the intellectual debates. This book redresses the balance. Written ...
La Escuela de Manchester. Colonialismo británico en el marco del estado de bienestarManchester School. British colonialism within the framework of welfare state
(Instituto de Investigaciones Antropológicas, 2017)
Waiting and the Temporalities of Irregular Migration
"This edited volume approaches waiting both as a social phenomenon that proliferates in irregularised forms of migration and as an analytical perspective on migration processes and practices. Waiting as an analytical ...
O Brasil visto de cima: o campo de uma periferia a partir de centros de produção etnigráfica
(Universidade Federal de São CarlosUFSCarPrograma de Pós-Graduação em Antropologia Social - PPGASCâmpus São Carlos, 2018-11-28)
This thesis intends to observe the relationship between brazilian and foreign anthropologies, seeking the representation among it in the many senses that they may acquire. From the double “center-periphery” relations - ...