Anthropology book review
This collection provides vivid ethnographic explorations of particular, local christianities as they are experienced by different groups around the world at the same time, the contributors, all anthropologists, rethink the vexed relationship between anthropology and christianity. Cultural anthropology has 130 ratings and 9 reviews dimitris said: phew finally done with this 500-page+ undertaking of a textbook reviewing textbooks. The anthropology of work review is the peer reviewed journal of the society for the anthropology of work, which is a section of the american anthropological association the goal of the journal is to publish research that will facilitate exchanges between those engaged in the study of all dimensions of human work. Book review catherine dolan and dinah rajak, editors, the anthropology of corporate social responsibility new york and oxford: berghahn books 2016, 274 pp (hb £60).
The aaa recently unveiled its new open access book review forum the ‘anthropology book forum’ (abf) today it’s an interesting project that has lots of positive things going for it: it’s open access, and the goal is to get book reviews out quickly these are both good things so i wish . This book is a committed argument for the holism and embodied nature of ethnographic practice which perhaps speaks more to practicing anthropologists than to its intended audience of executives and business strategists. Influenced by anthropology, green economists will find this book useful one example of one example of this is mauss’s (1954) work on int erdisciplinarity, holi sm and the concept of society as a. Review of: patriots, traitors and empires: the story of korea’s struggle for freedom, by stephen gowans published by baraka books, montreal, quebec, canada 6 x 9 inches 280 pages.
The book review on what is anthropology by thomas hylland eriksen anthropologists went about their fieldwork in remote areas and returned with fascinating, but often arcane analyses of kinship, slash and burn horticulture or warfare among ‘the others’. A version of this article appears in print on december 11, 2011, on page br47 of the sunday book review with the headline: anarchist anthropology order reprints | today's paper | subscribe . Anthropology book forum, founded by the american anthropological association as an experimental prototype in digital publishing aimed at accelerating the scholarly book review process within anthropology through the implementation of a total digital workflow. A book review, on the other hand, is a critical evaluation of the contents of a book based on the reviewer's familiarity with the subject matter considered in the book professional reviews are presented in the major anthropology journals and students are advised to read professional reviews before writing their book reviews. 3 book reviews in the su anthropology program, book reviews are not book reports summarizing the content of a book rather, book reviews are essays that critically evaluate the effectiveness of a text in.
The annual review of anthropology, in publication since 1972, covers significant developments in the subfields of anthropology, including archaeology, biological anthropology, linguistics and communicative practices, regional studies and international anthropology, and sociocultural anthropology. Medical anthropology quarterly’s book reviews editor invites reviews of books and other media that are likely to appeal broadly to medical anthropologists and colleagues in neighboring disciplines. Current anthropology is a transnational journal devoted to research on humankind, encompassing the full range of anthropological scholarship book and film reviews.
Anthropology book review
Book reviews paul alexander: creating indonesian cultures michael banton: anthropological approaches to the study of religion - essays by geertz, turner, spiro, bradbury, and winter. This book truly does take the reader into the “womb” of a cosmopolitan ivf clinic and the reprotravelers who are its clientele it is a must read for students of anthropology, medicine, women’s history, whether or not they are involved in research on human reproduction. To the best of my knowledge, to date no book has seriously undertaken an analysis of the history, current challenges and future outlook of the so-called ‘ethnographic film festivals’, rather unique gatherings that have historically had an ambiguous – and sometimes problematic – relationship with mainstream, text-based anthropology.
About cookies, including instructions on how to turn off cookies if you wish to do so by continuing to browse this site you agree to us using cookies as described in about cookies. Best answer: added: after re-visiting your question/my reply -- i'm guessing you are also asking about the type of book you should review that would be a book on any area of the subject of anthropology. Cultural anthropology has 92 ratings and 7 reviews this widely adopted text provides a fresh look at cultural anthropology and challenges students to en.
Book review: the handbook of sociocultural anthropology the handbook of sociocultural anthropology seeks to present a state of the art overview of the subject – its methodologies, current debates, history and future. Browse the latest book reviews in sociology and anthropology sign up for free daily email alerts or rss here. Visual anthropology: a scholarly journal presenting original articles, commentary, discussions, and film and book reviews on anthropological and ethnographic topics the journal focuses on the study of human behavior through visual means .