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Culture as Cure

Hope to Die a Dope Fiend

Can Metal Detectors Replace the Panopticon?

Private Visions, Public Culture: The Making of the Alamo

What Became Authentic Primitive Art?

Telling about Whites, Talking about Indians: Oppression, Resistance, and Contemporary American Indian Identity

Discourse and Discipline at the National Research Council: A Bureaucratic Bildungsroman

Refractions of the Field at Home: American Representations of Hindu Holy Men in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Somatic Modes of Attention

Race, Rubbish, and Resistance: Empowering Difference in Community Politics

Lost in America

Representation and Politics: Contesting Histories of the Iroquois

Touring Arcadia: Elements of Discursive Simulation and Cultural Struggle at a Children's Summer Camp

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

Secrets of Success in Postmodern Society

Analyzing a Speech Event: The Bush-Rather Exchange A (not very) Dramatic Dialogue

Nostalgia—A Polemic

“Speaking with Names”: Language and Landscape among the Western Apache

The Public Faces of Sarah Winnemucca

Talk and Real Talk: The Voices of Silence and the Voices of Power in American Family Life

Participatory Discrepancies and the Power of Music

The Irony of Stereotypes: Toward an Anthropology of Ethnicity

PATCO Lives! Stigma, Heroism, and Symbolic Transformations

Is Language a Prisonhouse?

Introduction: Beyond the Debates of the Seventies

Industrial Agriculture in Evolutionary Perspective

Risk in Culture: The American Conflict over Nuclear Power

The Meaning of Memory: Family, Class, and Ethnicity in Early Network Television Programs

Beyond Narcissism in American Culture of the 1980s

Rice Circle Debates: Two Voices