Anthropology and Cultural Studies

Anthropology and Cultural Studies

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In adopting an interdisciplinary approach to the anthropology of complex cultural issues, the contributors to this volume review both the challenges and the potential insights of cultural studies approaches within their field of research, and in the process chart a potentially new agenda for anthropology in an increasingly shared terrain of globally interacting cultures and identities. Case studies are drawn from around the globe, including Japan, Pakistan and Spain.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 139.7 x 228.6 x 19.05mm | 362.87g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0745311369
  • 9780745311364

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Table of contents


1. Introduction: Brother, Can you Share a Paradigm by Stephen Nugent

2. In Defence of Savage Civilization: Tom Harrison, Cultural Studies and Anthropology by Gareth Stanton

3. `The Lion of Lahore': Anthropology, Cultural Performance and Imran Khan by Pnina Werbner

4. Unwrapping Japanese Culture by Joy Hendry

5. Researching Culture in the Basqueland by Jeremy MacClancy

6. Cultural Studies and Social Anthropology: Contesting or Complementary Discourses by Signe Howell

7. Metaphors of Europe: Integration and the Politics of Language by Cris Shore

8. The Problem of Consciousness in Political Rhetoric by Alexandra Ouroussoff

9. TIES: Theoretically-Informed Ethnographic Study by Paul Willis

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About Stephen L. Nugent

Stephen Nugent is the head of the Anthropology Department at Goldsmiths College, University of London, a song writer (with Ian Dury) and the author (with Humphrey Ocean) of Big Mouth: The Amazon Speaks (Fourth Estate, 1990). Cris Shore is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Auckland. His most recent publications include, Up Close and Personal (Berghahn, 2013), The Sage Handbook of Social Anthropology (Sage, 2012) and Corruption (Pluto, 2005).
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