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Why Aren’t We Talking About Burnout? | Anthropology in Practice

Why Aren’t We Talking About Burnout? | Anthropology in Practice | Visual Anthropology | Scoop.it
In offices throughout the United States, workers are anxiously looking to the coming of Friday. For many of you—myself included—Monday meant a return to the office ...

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A sense for the other: the timeliness and relevance of anthropology

A sense for the other: the timeliness and relevance of anthropology | Visual Anthropology | Scoop.it
If the end of exoticism is one of the characteristics of our time, and if classical anthropology based its study of alterity on this exotic distance from the other, is anthropology still possible, ...

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Is virtual ethnography an oxymoron?

Is virtual ethnography an oxymoron? | Visual Anthropology | Scoop.it
Attempts to conceptualise the sociological study of behaviour  on the Web often involve juxtaposing the words ‘virtual’ or ‘digital’ to ‘ethnography’ or blend ‘ethnography’ with  ‘Internet’ to crea...

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Why we need an anthropology beyond good and evil

Why we need an anthropology beyond good and evil | Visual Anthropology | Scoop.it

As some of you may have noticed, not only has my blog shifted from a specialist focus within the field of anthropology to a more generally anthropological one, but the new name of the blog wishes to challenge how we do anthropology.

Overall my aim now is to push towards a different way of doing anthropology. When I say a different way, I do not mean a ‘new’ way. Indeed, the roots of my attempt have a rather well established pedigree in the field. Yet long years of self-criticism and reflection within the discipline known in the US as ‘cultural anthropology’ have caused many to throw the baby out with the bathwater, so to speak."

 


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Ethnography Matters: An exchange platform for “trash”: Stories from the Object Ethnography Project

Ethnography Matters: An exchange platform for “trash”: Stories from the Object Ethnography Project | Visual Anthropology | Scoop.it
Editors’ note: In this final post of our Ethnographies of Objects edition, we talk to Max Liboiron, Founding Member & Project Leader of the Object Ethnography Project (OEP). The OEP is a project to facilitate the donation of objects among strangers.

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