One Discipline among Others

in Navigators of the Contemporary

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780226887517
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226887531 | DOI:
One Discipline among Others

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This chapter examines how ethnography for present situations might understand its role in the university and as one academic discipline among others. What specific intellectual contribution does cultural anthropology make? How does it justify its space within the institution of the university?

Keywords: ethnography; present situations; university; academic discipline; cultural anthropology

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Subjects: Theory and Practice of Anthropology

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