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Anthropology for southern Africa

Anthropology for southern Africa

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Published by J.L. van Schaik in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Southern.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnology.,
    • Ethnology -- Africa, Southern.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by A.C. Myburgh.
      ContributionsMyburgh, A. C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN316 .A56 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination185 p. :
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3077554M
      ISBN 100627012078
      LC Control Number82177242

      Anthropology in Southern Africa. PETER FRY. The Ford Foundation, P. , Harare, Zimbabwe. 30 IX The Rand Afrikaans University, site of the annual con- ference of the Association for Anthropology in Southern Africa, September I , , is the University of Wit- watersrand's Afrikaans alter ego in Johannesburg. South Central Africa, Rites of Passage, Urban-Rural Relations, Economic Development, The African Diaspora Call Anthropology: () Contact Information.

      The book provides a vital contribution to the study of ethnicity, conflict, and social change in the anthropology of Africa. Subject: General Anthropology; eBook available March Media Practices and Changing African Socialities Non-media-centric Perspectives Helle-Valle, J. & Strom-Mathiesen, A. (eds). Hunters and Herders of Southern Africa (Book Review). Klocke-Daffa, Sabine // Africa (Edinburgh University Press);, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p Reviews the book 'Hunters and Herders of Southern Africa: A Comparative Ethnography of the Khoisan Peoples,' by Alan Barnard.

        Food Historian Reckons With the Black Roots of Southern Food In his new book, Michael Twitty shares the contributions that enslaved African-Americans and their descendants have made to Author: Jackie Mansky. James Ferguson is the Susan S. and William H. Hindle Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, and Professor in the Department of Anthropology. His research has focused on southern Africa (especially Lesotho, Zambia, South Africa, and Namibia), and has engaged a broad range of theoretical and ethnographic issues.


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Book review Living politics in South Africa’s urban shacklands by Kerry Ryan Chance, Chicago, University of Chicago Press,pp., US$ (paperback), ISBN Anthropology Southern Africa is the peer-reviewed journal of the Anthropology Southern Africa association. Formerly the South African Journal of Ethnology (–), the journal changed name and focus in The journal aims to promote anthropology in southern Africa, to support ethnographic and theoretical research, and to provide voices to Anthropology for southern Africa book debates.

By exploring her main fieldwork and intellectual projects in southern Africa between the s and s through a massive personal archive, the book offers insights into the personal and intellectual life of a leading African anthropologist.5/5(1). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Anthropology for southern Africa.

Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. "With Expectations of Modernity James Ferguson has once more made an important contribution to the reconstruction of anthropology. His own vivid ethnography of urban lives in the late twentieth century offers new understandings of culture and cosmopolitanism, while his sense of the wider picture helps us see Africa, in a difficult period, as Cited by: Anthropology Southern Africa: Vol.

42, Centring ordinary people: grounded approaches to land reform in Southern, pp. “Reproducing the social”: contradictory interconnections between land, cattle production and household relations in the Besters Land Reform Project, South Africa. The Event. The essays that follow were originally presented at a round table on Jean and John Comaroff’s latest book, Theory from the South, Or, How Euro-America is Evolving toward Africa (Paradigm ), held at the American Anthropology Association annual meeting (Montreal, November ).

They represent the spirit of collegial yet critical engagement in which the event was organized (1). Moore presents an intellectual odyssey through British anthropology in Africa, with consideration of French and American contributions as well.

A balanced and fair-minded book discussing many works and considering various arguments in a compact volume, it is the best single source for an overview of anthropology in Africa until the early s. book review The politics of nature and science in Southern Africa: edited by Maano Ramutsindela, Giorgio Miescher, and Melanie Boehi, Basel, Basler Afrika Bibliographien,pages, CHF, ISBN Author: Heike Becker.

This book examines the history of Anthropological theory, particularly European conceptions of what made a society "primitive". Though not strictly or solely focused on Africa, this book is nevertheless indispensable for unpacking the intellectual backdrop that justified colonialism, and the extent to which these ideas are with us today.

Lesley Green (ed) Knowledge Contests, South Africa, Special issue of Anthropology Southern Africa 32(1&2). Matt Durington and Lesley Green (eds) New directions in media anthropology. Special issue of Critical Arts 21(2). Lesley Green (ed) Space and the body.

Special issue of Anthropology Southern Africa 27(1&2) Instructions for authors ()Editorial Policy. Anthropology Southern Africa (ASA) welcomes the submission of papers based on original research that deal with broadly defined anthropological issues in Southern Africa.

Preference is given to submissions presenting new empirical material and novel theoretical or methodological directions in the region. Southern Africa is central to many key debates in contemporary archaeology, including hominid origins, origins of anatomically modern humans and modern forms of. In Give a Man a Fish James Ferguson examines the rise of social welfare programs in southern Africa, in which states make cash payments to their low income citizens.

More than thirty percent of South Africa's population receive such payments, even as pundits elsewhere proclaim the. The theme of "Science, Technology and Development in Southern Africa, and East and Central Asia" is threefold. The first component concerns the proposition that no underdeveloped nation will be empowered to meet the needs and aspirations of its citizens without Author: Rubin Patterson.

Inside African Anthropology offers an incisive biography of the life and work of South Africa's foremost social anthropologist, Monica Hunter Wilson. By exploring her main fieldwork and intellectual projects in southern Africa between the s and s, the book offers insights into her personal and intellectual life.

The Khoisan are a cluster of southern African peoples, including the famous Bushmen or San "hunters," the Khoekhoe "herders" (in the past called "Hottentots"), and the Damara, also a herding people. Most Khoisan live in the Kalihari desert and surrounding areas of Botswana and Namibia.

Despite differences in their ways of life, the various groups have much in common, and this book explores. In doing so, it fills a long-standing gap in the resources of Southern African studies, and at a time when interest in the indigenous populations of South Africa is growing ing the insights of archaeology, history, and anthropology, this account ranges from the origins of the Khoikhoi in Southern Africa to the contemporary politics.

Anthropology Southern Afr nos. 1 –2 (). Alexander, Jocelyn. “ Nationalism and Self-Government in Rhodesian Detention: Gonakudzingwa, –”Cited by: 7. Her other most recent book is AIDS, Sex and Culture: Global Politics and Survival in Southern Africa (Wiley-Blackwell ) which was awarded the Eileen Basker Memorial Prize for research in women and health, by the Society for Medical Anthropology () AIDS, Sex and Culture: Global Politics and Survival in Southern Africa (Wiley Blackwell.

Africa in Europe, in two volumes, meticulously documents Europe's African presence from antiquity to the present. It incorporates findings from areas of study as diverse as physical anthropology, linguistics, social history, social theory, international relations, migrational studies, and globalization.

In. Choice Outstanding Academic Title The Enigma of Max Gluckman examines one of the most influential British anthropologists of the twentieth African–born Max Gluckman was the founder of what became known as the Manchester School of social anthropology, a key figure in the anthropology of anticolonialism and conflict theory in southern Africa, and one of the most prolific.Her book AIDS, Sex and Culture: Global Politics and Survival in Southern Africa (Wiley-Blackwell ) which was awarded the Eileen Basker Memorial Prize for research in women and health, by the Society for Medical Anthropology (), draws on medical anthropology, science studies, global studies, as well as research on class, gender and race.