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Knowledge Practices

Geology, Potentiality, Speculation: On the Indeterminacy of First Oil

Attuning to the Chemosphere: Domestic Formaldehyde, Bodily Reasoning, and the Chemical Sublime

From Anthropologist to Actant (and back to Anthropology): Position, Impasse, and Observation in Sociotechnical Collaboration

Wild Goose Chase: The Displacement of Influenza Research in the Fields of Poyang Lake, China

Occupy Wall Street and the Economic Imagination

Genetic Diaspora: Producing Knowledge of Genes and Jews in Rural South Africa

Ecologies of Investment: Crisis Histories and Brick Futures in Argentina

Governing Disaster: The Political Life of the Environment during the BP Oil Spill

Rethinking Public Anthropology Through Epistemic Politics and Theoretical Practice

Mexican Genomics and the Roots of Racial Thinking

Beyond Fact or Fiction: On the Materiality of Race in Practice

Beans Before the Law: Knowledge Practices, Responsibility, and the Paraguayan Soy Boom

Ascertaining Deadly Harms: Aesthetics and Politics of Global Evidence

Economy of Dreams: Hope in Global Capitalism and Its Critiques

The Book in the Coffin: On the Ambivalence of “Informants”

Memory Work: Reconstituting the Ethnic in Post-Mao China

Originality in the Postcolony: Choreographing the Neoethnic Body of Philippine Ballet

Resisting Identities: A Found Theme

The Politics of Discursive Authority in Research on the “Invention of Tradition”

Karaoke as Modern Lhasa, Tibet: Western Encounters with Cultural Politics

“These Are the Stories That the Dogs Tell”: Discourses of Identity and Difference in Ethnography and Science Fiction

Diversity with a Difference: Adat and the New Order in Aru (Eastern Indonesia)

The Misplaced Legacy of Gregory Bateson: Toward a Cultural Dialectic of Knowledge and Desire

Response to David B. Edwards's “Afghanistan, Ethnography, and the New World Order”: On the Involuntary Redrawing of Our Subject Matter

A Note from the Journal Editor

The Other in Chamula Tzotzil Cosmology and History: Reflections of a Kansan in Chiapas

Protestant Theories and Anthropological Knowledge: Convergent Models in the Ecuadorian Sierra


Occupational Hazards Revisited: Reply to Moshe Shokeid

Lost in America