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In Focus: Ethnographic Emergences;Introduction to Ethnographic Emergences

Maurer, Bill

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This introduction situates the articles in this "In Focus" in terms of the history of anthropological theory. I argue that the objects under ethnographic scrutiny here compel a rethinking of ethnography as a method and a retooling of the theoretical apparatus of the discipline. Such fields as medicine, science, media, law, and environment pose challenges to modernist analytical toolkits because they are always already complex hybrids of nature and culture. They do not stay put inside their own...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/85399
Source: American Anthropologist
DOI: 10.1525/aa.2005.107.1.001

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