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Waterworlds : Anthropology in Fluid Environments (Hardcover)

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In one form or another, water participates in the making and unmaking of people's lives, practices, and stories. Contributors' detailed ethnographic work analyzes the union and mutual shaping of water and social lives. This volume discusses current ecological disturbances and engages in a world where unbounded relationalities and unsettled frames of orientation mark the lives of all, anthropologists included. Water emerges as a fluid object in more senses than one, challenging anthropologists to foreground the mutable character of their objects of study and to responsibly engage with the generative role of cultural analysis.

Number of Pages: 308
Genre: Social Science, Nature
Sub-Genre: Natural Resources, Anthropology / Cultural
Series Title: Ethnography, Theory, Experiment
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Language: English
Street Date: November 30, 2015
TCIN: 26394356
UPC: 9781782389460
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-0239
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