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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

The Landscape of Enchantment: Redaction in a Theory of Ethnicity

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

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

Introduction: Place and Voice in Anthropological Theory

Scientific Dialogue and Critical Hermeneutics

Putting Hierarchy in Its Place

Commentary: Concrete Topographies

Segmentation: Its Roots in Arabia and Its Flowering Elsewhere

Parody and the Parodie in Polynesian Cultural History

Ideology, Place, and People without Culture

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

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

Cultural Relativism and the Future of Anthropology

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

Rice Circle Debates: Two Voices

Complicity and Imitation in Storytelling: A Pragmatic Folklorist's Perspective

Tradition and the Collective Talent: Oral Epic, Textual Meaning, and Receptionalist Theory

From Rules to Strategies: An Interview with Pierre Bourdieu

Anthropology and Human Studies