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The articulation of indigenous and exogenous orders in Highland New Guinea and beyond

Rumsey, Alan


One of the leading challenges for contemporary anthropology is to try to contribute to an understanding of the interaction between indigenous and exogenous socioculturel orders, especially at the frontiers of globalisation. Here I review three recent attempts to do so: (1) a model of structural transformation as developed by Marshall Sahlins; (2) a model of articulation as developed by James Clifford; (3) a model of 'adoption' proposed by Joel Robbins. As a test case for these models, I...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Anthropology, The


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