Paige West

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Introduction: From Reciprocity to Relationality

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Introduction: From Reciprocity to Relationality

On June 11, 2018, I was—as I always am during the North American academic summer—in Papua New Guinea, where I do anthropological work that includes research, te... More

From Reciprocity to Relationality: Anthropological Possibilities

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From Reciprocity to Relationality: Anthropological Possibilities

Recently, the discipline of anthropology has faced much-needed critique from a chorus of young and dynamic scholars. These critiques emerged in the face of the ... More

Dispossession

Theorizing the Contemporary

Dispossession

We sit on the veranda of a house on the outskirts of Goroka, Papua New Guinea (PNG), while two international oil company representatives describe the benefits t... More

Michel Foucault

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Michel Foucault

We, along with many other scholars, are reading Lecture Eleven in Michel Foucault’s Society Must Be Defended: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1975–1976 (2003... More