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Engaged AnthropologyPolitics beyond the Text$
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Stuart Kirsch

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780520297944

Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520297944.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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Engaged Anthropology
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Stuart Kirsch

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520297944.003.0001

The introduction examines the varieties of engaged research practices in anthropology. It defines engagement in terms of interventions into politics, especially in relation to concerns about social and environmental justice. It also describes the resulting innovations. In addition, it emphasizes the importance of reflexivity for analyzing engaged research practices. Many of the examples in the book address property disputes and their resolution through the law.

Keywords:   engaged research, innovation, law, politics, property, reflexivity, social justice, writing culture

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