They Lie, We Lie Getting on with Anthropology

ISBN-10: 0415262607
ISBN-13: 9780415262606
Edition: 2001
Authors: Peter Metcalf
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Description: This text examines the puzzles and contradictions of life in the field, drawing out what personal predicaments have to say about anthropology in a post-colonial world. The author sorts the issues into three areas: power, ethnicity and closure.

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Book details

List price: $47.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 12/21/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.550

This text examines the puzzles and contradictions of life in the field, drawing out what personal predicaments have to say about anthropology in a post-colonial world. The author sorts the issues into three areas: power, ethnicity and closure.

Lies
Something spoken which is not true
They lie, we lie
Getting on with anthropology
Struggle
Learning experiences
Kasi's pre-emptive strike
The polite fictions of research proposals
Kasi throws up her defenses
The siege
My fifth column
Power
Hearts and minds
Colonial involvements
Going into the villages
People invisible to the state
Ethnicity
Lelakness
The vanishing point
Foregrounding the Berawan
Lost tribes
The true Berawan
Keeping things in perspective
Closure
"Lelak"
Throwing away the old way
Kasi's vanishing
Cultural obituaries
Indignities
Demolishing "Upriver"
Constructing "Upriver People"
No closure
Footnotes
Bibliography

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