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Affect & Embodiment

Performance and Imagination: Toward an Anthropology of the Spectacular and the Mundane

Ayurvedic Interiors: Person, Space, and Episteme in Three Medical Practices

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

Genre and Embodiment: From Brazilian Capoeira to the Ethnology of Human Movement

Missing Emotion: The Limitations of Cultural Constructionism in the Study of Emotion

Cyborg Anthropology

Sarcophagus: Chernobyl in Historical Light

Eating Chinese Medicine

The Ethnography of Natural Selection in the 1990s

Somatic Modes of Attention

The Body of One Color: Indian Wrestling, the Indian State, and Utopian Somatics

Commitment and Contextual Study in Anthropology

Individualism, Holism, and the Market Mentality: Notes on the Recollections of a Chinese Entrepreneur

Out of Anthropology: The Anthropologist as an Object of Dramatic Representation

Interpretation and Vision: A Critique of Cryptopositivism

Exceptional Experiences in Everyday Life

Male-Female Separation and Forms of Society

The Decomposition of an Event

Toward an Experience-Near Anthropology

Picturing Aborigines: A Review Essay on After Two Hundred Years: Photographic Essays on Aboriginal and Islander Australia Today. Edited by Penny Taylor for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press, 1988

Tactility and Distraction

Fictions that Save: Migrants' Performance and Basotho National Culture

Consuming Desires: Strategies of Selfhood and Appropriation

Sexuality and Cargo Cults: The Politics of Gender and Procreation in West New Britain

The Scholastic Point of View

Our Master, Our Brother: Lévi-Strauss's Debt to Rousseau

What Does Anybody Want?: Desire, Purpose, and the Acting Subject in the Study of Culture

The Socialization of Aristocratic Children by Commoners: Recalled Experiences of the Hereditary Elite in Modern Japan

Voices around the Text: The Ethnography of Reading at Mesivta Tifereth Jerusalem

"EXCUSE ME, EVERYTHING IS NOT ALL RIGHT": On Ethnography, Film, and Representation