"I want to know more about 1.the contribution of Marx or Marxian perspective to the development of economic anthropology. 2.cultural ecology and how it is differs from environmental determinisim and possiblisim interms of culture…"
I would suggest looking into the literature on Sufism as a starting point (Master and Disciple comes to mind). Also, I think Mahmood's book on the piety movement develops some of the ideas of correct behavior and…"
A group for discussion of all aspects of the anthropology of religion. Discussion can concern cross-cultural analysis, or specific religions. Any other topic tangentially related to religion is also welcome, including folklore studies, etc.
This is a forum on educative practices, moments, systems, institutions (and their resistance), and those caught up in them as an object of anthropological inquiry. Includes traditional ethnographies of schools and related explorations beyond them.See More
A group for discussing and exploring that other thing that many of us do with anthropology: teaching. Tactics, strategies, pedagogical theory -- anything related to teaching anthropology is fair game.See More
Join us for discussion on topics related to anthropology of the Middle East. What's new in anthropology in the region? What do we mean by the "Middle East" today? What kinds of research should we be engaged in to transform anthro. in the region?See More
There are many anthropology journals. Unfortunately, not all of them are read or heard of equally! This is a group for posting call-for-papers for all known and unknown journals, promoting the OAC's spirit of international cooperation.
I want to know more about 1.the contribution of Marx or Marxian perspective to the development of economic anthropology. 2.cultural ecology and how it is differs from environmental determinisim and possiblisim interms of culture -environment nexus. 3. the difference between substantivist and formalist thinking by economic/ subsistence system.