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“A literature that is not meaningless like our own”

Vincent Debaene.

in Far Afield

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 9653 words.

This chapter addresses ethnographic citations of indigenous literature, an important device used in the more literary supplemental texts published by French anthropologists. Studying work...

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1955–1970: A New Deal

Vincent Debaene.

in Far Afield

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 14005 words.

This chapter is broadly concerned with the the effects of anthropology on the field of literature between 1955 and 1970. During this period, the exchanges between the two domains became...

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“A Worth-While Living from the Soil”: The Farmlet in Southern California from the Late Nineteenth Century to World War II

Eileen V Wallis.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 11070 words.

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The American West has a long tradition of informal or backyard agricultural production. Such enterprises were urban and suburban instead of rural,...

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Aamodt, Dammit!

Eric P. Perramond.

in Unsettled Waters

November 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 9651 words.

The adjudication in the Pojoaque Basin (the Aamodt case) is the longest-standing federal water case in history. This chapter incorporates the voices of local Indian and non-Indian residents...

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Abeyta

Eric P. Perramond.

in Unsettled Waters

November 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 7083 words.

The Taos Valley (Abeyta) adjudication case illustrates how settlement outside the formal court process led to a more amenable resolution of difficult and adversarial litigation. The Taos...

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Abolitionists, Doctors, Ranchers, and Writers: A Family Journey through American History. By Lynne Marie Getz

Jairo E Marshall.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

October 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 458 words.

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“Addicts” and the Disruptive Politics of Showing

Jarrett Zigon.

in War on People

October 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 9976 words.

This chapter interrogates the notion of the “addict” as the dehumanized internal enemy perpetuated by the drug war. Anti–drug war activists see this notion of the addict as a central part...

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Adjacent System or Original Knowledge?

Daromir Rudnyckyj.

in Beyond Debt

November 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 9604 words.

This chapter contrasts shariah-compliant and shariah-based Islamic finance, arguing that their difference is ground in different methodologies for creating Islamic financial devices. In...

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Adjacent Thinking

Veena Das.

in Wording the World

December 2014; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 16655 words.

This chapter revolves around the key question - how does one aspire to a genuine form of life as an anthropologist? In seeking to address this question Veena Das says that it is a mode of...

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Adjustment Problems

Stephen J. Collier.

in Post-Soviet Social

August 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 9751 words.

This chapter studies structural adjustment, the reform paradigm that took up the basic proposals established in “Window of Opportunity”—a vision of transition to a market economy through...

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