Anthropologies of Modernity (Heftet)

Foucault, Governmentality, and Life Politics

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2005
Antall sider: 288
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780631228271
Kategori: Kulturhistorie
Omtale Anthropologies of Modernity
This book brings together a range of anthropological writings that are inspired by the French philosopher Michel Foucault and examine Foucault s contribution to current theories of modernity.



Treats modernity as an ethnographic object by focusing on its concrete manifestations.
Tackles issues of broad interest: from colonialism and globalization to war, genetics, and AIDS.
Draws on work from North and South America, Europe, Africa, and South and Southeast Asia.
Contributors include James Ferguson, Akhil Gupta, Aihwa Ong, Paul Rabinow, and Rayna Rapp.

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