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Critical Anthropological Engagements in Human Alterity and Difference (Hardcover)

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Specifically elaborating on the posture and construction of alterity and difference in anthropology, this volume distinguishes between three central strands of the ontological turn, namely worldviews, materialities, and politics. The volume provides a succinct overview of the ontological turns taken in anthropology during the last decade, situating it within the discipline’s changing configuration. Further, presenting empirically rich case studies it elaborates on the potentiality and challenges which the ontological turn’s perspectives and approaches may have to offer. 

 

Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Approaches to Social Inequality and Difference
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: January 12, 2017
TCIN: 52042117
UPC: 9783319404745
Item Number (DPCI): 248-40-2531
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