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Culture & Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis

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Published August 1st by Beacon Press first published January 1st Notes for the Everlost. The Art of Misdiagnosis. The male Rosaldo makes a poetic case for subjectivity and social critique in anthropology, rejecting the notion that classic impartiality is the only valid way to do ethnography. Read it Forward Read it first. He writes well and sparingly. Matt Tomaso rated it it was amazing Dec 31, Jan 15, Conor rated it it was amazing Shelves: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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Rosaldo does all of this without bogging the reader, even the non-anthropologist reader, down. Because the book also points out the importance in social sciences of studying borderlands, interactions between field workers and informants, class struggle and so on, there is also a profound amount of information for the readers and writers involved in the study of globalization.

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Culture & Truth

Exposing the inadequacies of old conceptions of static cultures and detached observers, the book argues instead for social science to acknowledge and celebrate diversity, narrative, emotion, and subjectivity. Diverse Bodies, Diverse Practices. This work introduces readers to an array of contemporary anthropological theories and the debates on the validity of “classical” ethnographies, based presumably on detached observation.

Leyna rated it liked it Sep 19, Rosaldo revisits cultural anthropology as more a scholarship of the humanities instead of a social science. From an undergrad perspective in anthropology, this book is essential for clarifying some long standing debates, as well as informing contemporary ones that are still raging. This goal-changing was started in America under the Regan Administration and in Britain under Thatcher It’s a Sin by Lawerence Grossberg approaches the British anthropologist’s problem.