Centralizing Fieldwork: Critical Perspectives from by Jeremy MacClancy,Agustín Fuentes

By Jeremy MacClancy,Agustín Fuentes

Fieldwork is a principal approach to study all through anthropology, a much-valued, much-vaunted mode of producing info. yet its nature and procedure were heavily understudied in organic anthropology and primatology. This e-book is the 1st ever comparative research, throughout primatology, organic anthropology, and social anthropology, to appear significantly at this key study perform. it's also an leading edge solution to extra the comparative venture inside of a greatly conceived anthropology, since it doesn't specialise in universal thought yet on a typical procedure. The questions requested by way of participants are: what within the pursuit of fieldwork is usual to all 3 disciplines, what's specified to every, how a lot is contingent, how a lot priceless? will we generate well-grounded cross-disciplinary generalizations approximately this mutual study approach, and are there are any telling changes? Co-edited by means of a social anthropologist and a primatologist, the publication features a checklist of amazing and well-established members from primatology and organic anthropology.

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