John McCreery's Blog – June 2010 Archive (1)

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Theories and Tools


The following is something I wrote for a thread on Savage Minds. The topic is the relation of theory to ethnography. In it I recommend that we take seriously the metaphor that likens anthropological theories to tools and see training in anthropology as preparing people with a toolkit filled with a rich diversity of tools, some of which may prove useful…
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Added by John McCreery on June 22, 2010 at 4:00pm — 6 Comments

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