The Resource The anthropology of ignorance : an ethnographic approach, edited by Casey High, Ann H. Kelly, and Jonathan Mair

The anthropology of ignorance : an ethnographic approach, edited by Casey High, Ann H. Kelly, and Jonathan Mair

Label
The anthropology of ignorance : an ethnographic approach
Title
The anthropology of ignorance
Title remainder
an ethnographic approach
Statement of responsibility
edited by Casey High, Ann H. Kelly, and Jonathan Mair
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Documents the many relationships and practices that depend on the suspension of knowledge or the generation, deployment, or recognition of ignorance"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
GN345
LC item number
.A64 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1977-
  • 1980-
  • 1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • High, Casey
  • Kelly, Ann
  • Mair, Jonathan
Series statement
Culture, mind, and society.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Ethnopsychology
  • Ignorance (Theory of knowledge)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Customs & Traditions
  • Ethnologe
  • Philosophie
  • Ethnopsychologie
  • Unwissenheit
  • Erkenntnistheorie
Label
The anthropology of ignorance : an ethnographic approach, edited by Casey High, Ann H. Kelly, and Jonathan Mair
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Making ignorance an ethnographic object / Jonathan Mair, Ann H. Kelly, and Casey High -- Sarax and the city : almsgiving and anonymous objects in Dakar, Senegal / Gretchen Pfeil -- Discourses of the coming : ignorance, forgetting, and prolepsis in Japanese life-historiography / Shunsuke Nozawa -- Evoking ignorance : abstraction and anonymity in social networking's ideals of reciprocity / David S. Leitner -- Between knowing and being : ignorance in anthropology and Amazonian sahamanism / Casey High -- "I don't know why he did it. It happened by itself" : causality and suicide in northwest Greenland / Janne Flora -- Inhabiting the temporary : patience and uncertainty among urban squatters in Buenos Aires / Valeria Procupez -- "Fertility. Freedom. Finally." : cultivating hope in the face of unceratin futures among egg-freezing women / Tiffany Romain
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 220 p.
Isbn
9780230340824
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011036786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
7223178
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)744287251
  • (OCoLC)ocn744287251
Label
The anthropology of ignorance : an ethnographic approach, edited by Casey High, Ann H. Kelly, and Jonathan Mair
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Making ignorance an ethnographic object / Jonathan Mair, Ann H. Kelly, and Casey High -- Sarax and the city : almsgiving and anonymous objects in Dakar, Senegal / Gretchen Pfeil -- Discourses of the coming : ignorance, forgetting, and prolepsis in Japanese life-historiography / Shunsuke Nozawa -- Evoking ignorance : abstraction and anonymity in social networking's ideals of reciprocity / David S. Leitner -- Between knowing and being : ignorance in anthropology and Amazonian sahamanism / Casey High -- "I don't know why he did it. It happened by itself" : causality and suicide in northwest Greenland / Janne Flora -- Inhabiting the temporary : patience and uncertainty among urban squatters in Buenos Aires / Valeria Procupez -- "Fertility. Freedom. Finally." : cultivating hope in the face of unceratin futures among egg-freezing women / Tiffany Romain
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 220 p.
Isbn
9780230340824
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011036786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
7223178
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)744287251
  • (OCoLC)ocn744287251

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