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Culture/Theory

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

Some Quotes as Queries Pertaining to Bourdieu's Own Scholastic Point of View

The Dialectics of Deeds and Words: Or Anti-the-Antis (and the Anti-Antis)

Cultural Production and Reproduction in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: Tropes at Play among Maquiladora Workers

Avant-gardism as a Mode of Culture Change

Locality, Structure, and Agency: A Theoretical Analysis

On Wittgenstein's Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough

A Zapotecan Meritocracy

The Nuer Incest Prohibition and the Nature of Kinship: Alterlogical Reckoning

[Agnostic Exchange: Homeric Reciprocity and the Heritage of Simmel and Mauss]: A Commentary

Does the Working Class Have a Culture in the Anthropological Sense?

The Politics of Remembering: Notes on a Pacific Conference

The Landscape of Enchantment: Redaction in a Theory of Ethnicity

Possible Modernities

Dyssimulation: Reflexivity, Narrative, and the Quest for Authenticity in “Living History”

On the Syntactic Structure of Myth, or the Yukuna Invention of Speech

Parody and the Parodie in Polynesian Cultural History

Ideology, Place, and People without Culture

Commentary: Concrete Topographies

Putting Hierarchy in Its Place

Scientific Dialogue and Critical Hermeneutics

Introduction: Place and Voice in Anthropological Theory

Segmentation: Its Roots in Arabia and Its Flowering Elsewhere

The Irony of Stereotypes: Toward an Anthropology of Ethnicity

The Beautiful and the Ugly are One Thing, the Sublime Another: A Reflection on Culture

Is Language a Prisonhouse?

The Individual and Society in Biological and Cultural Anthropology

Emotion, Thought, and Estrangement: Emotion as a Cultural Category

Rice Circle Debates: Two Voices

Transformations of Disciplines through Their Texts: An Edited Transcription of a Talk to the Seminar on the Diversity of Language and the Structure of Power and an Ensuing Discussion at the University of Pennsylvania