"In the intellectualr division of labor in the cretion of the social sciences before WWi everywhere in the West, sociology meantWestern societies, history meant European history, anthropology meant natives and non literate societies. China Japan,…"
"I want to reply to several comments about authenticity, because I think that a couple of different issues are being conflated here.
one sense of the word "authentic" is an existential moral category about being true to oneself and…"
"A couple of more notes on "authentic." The etymology is somewhat helpful. Greek "authentis" one who does things himself, a master, and by association original and authoritative things entitled to respect. One compares this…"
" @Kieth Maybe it isn't mostly about race, but in the United States, as in South Africa, that's where most arguments end up. With regard to the professional stranglehold and sclerotic character of modern academic anthropology, for…"
" I found a book online with the title "Authenticity is the new Bulls**t".
@John Actually, the term "biosphere" was coined by the Austrian geologist Eduard Sueß in 1875, and has been in use in biology and geology…"
"Authenticity seems to be a process of disintermediation, closing the gap between production and consumption. Within such scalar dimensions there is positional competition (getting it from the fisherman, being the fisherman, eating it in the boat.)…"
"It is an interesting meditation. A few years back the pen Proust used was sold at auction for 175,000 euros, and someone pointed out that the same pen - the same model fountain pen produced in the same production run in the same year by the same…"
"Continuing the discussion on the fate of the site platform, I'd like to offer everyone an easy way to understand WordPress in about half an hour.
these tutorials are free and they are very good, and…"
"I am hesitant to make suggestions, because the work of carrying them out would not be mine, but would likely fall on Keith who was already very overworked.
I do think however that a number of problems in this thread could be solved by migrating the…"
"I've been following the thread with great interest, and wonder if the problem isn't "all of the above";many users not invested, site design sometimes not optimal for all imagined uses; moderation burdensome and not compensated,…"
"I would advise against pursuing anthropology, get as much sociology and social work as your degree planning allows. If your school has a LPN program, I'd tack that on, and stick with the s/cd. Anthro is aimed outside job tracks, compared with…"
" The Nature of Geography: A Critical Survey of Current Thought in the Light of the Past (1939) by Richard Hartshorne is a detailed and useful history of geography in Germany and its effect on the United States from the late 19th…"
"of course, this is the crudest of passes over disparate data, but clearly in last ten years where there is anthropology and relatedness there is more of it both absolutely and proportionately through time esp in the last decade."
"Elaine asked for a breakdown of the citation data. Here it is.
Boolean search "kinship AND anthropology"
articles in peer reviewed scholarly journals all disciplines
1952-1971 44 items
1972-1991 521 items
1992-2011 9475 items