Ethnography Through Thick and Thin
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In the 1980s, George Marcus spearheaded a major critique of cultural anthropology, expressed most clearly in the landmark book Writing Culture, which he coedited with James Clifford. Ethnography through Thick and Thin updates and advances that critique for the late 1990s. Marcus presents a series of penetrating and provocative essays on the changes that continue to sweep across anthropology. He examines, in particular, how the discipline's central practice of ethnography has been changed by "multi-sited" approaches to anthropology and how new research patterns are transforming anthropologists' careers. Marcus rejects the view, often expressed, that these changes are undermining…
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Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 12/13/1998
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
George E. Marcus is professor of political science at Williams College.
|Introduction: Anthropology on the Move|
|An Evolving Proposal for Multi-Sited Research|
|Imagining the Whole: Ethnography's Contemporary Efforts to Situate Itself (1989)|
|Requirements for Ethnographies of Late-Twentieth-Century Modernity Worldwide (1991)|
|Ethnography in/of the World System: The Emergence of Multi-Sited Ethnography (1995)|
|The Uses of Complicity in the Changing Mise-en-Scene of Anthropological Fieldwork (1997)|
|Traces in Parallel Ethnographic Projects|
|Power on the Extreme Periphery: The Perspective of Tongan Elites in the Modern World System (1980)|
|The Problem of the Unseen World of Wealth for the Rich: Toward an Ethnography of Complex Connections (1989)|
|On Eccentricity (1995)|
|The Changing Conditions of Professional Culture in the Production of Ethnography|
|On Ideologies of Reflexivity in Contemporary Efforts to Remake the Human Sciences (1994)|
|Critical Cultural Studies as One Power/Knowledge Like, Among, and in Engagement with Others (1997)|
|Sticking with Ethnography through Thick and Thin (1997)|