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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

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

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

Avant-gardism as a Mode of Culture Change

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

Locality, Structure, and Agency: A Theoretical Analysis

A Zapotecan Meritocracy

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

On Wittgenstein's Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough

[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 Landscape of Enchantment: Redaction in a Theory of Ethnicity

The Politics of Remembering: Notes on a Pacific Conference

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

Commentary: Concrete Topographies

Putting Hierarchy in Its Place

Introduction: Place and Voice in Anthropological Theory

Segmentation: Its Roots in Arabia and Its Flowering Elsewhere

Parody and the Parodie in Polynesian Cultural History

Ideology, Place, and People without Culture

Scientific Dialogue and Critical Hermeneutics

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

Cultural Relativism and the Future of Anthropology