Robert Borofsky

Robert Borofsky is Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for a Public Anthropology at the Hawai'i Pacific University, and Founding Editor for the California Series in Public Anthropology. He is author of An Anthropology of Anthropology: Is It Time to Shift Paradigms? (Center for a Public Anthropology, 2019).

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Comparison?

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Comparison?

Introduction Comparison is basic to anthropology. It frames an understanding of ourselves and others. Yet anthropological comparison in the traditional sense—as... More

Where Have the Comparisons Gone? (Should We Blame the Grinch?)

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Where Have the Comparisons Gone? (Should We Blame the Grinch?)

Let me set out the facts of the mystery as I understand them. (Later, I will explain the reference to Dr. Seuss’s Grinch.) Comparison has been part of anthropol... More