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Henrietta L. Moore is the William Wyse Chair of Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge. Her most recent book is Still Life: Hopes, Desires and Satisfactions (2011).
Todd Sanders is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto, and has worked in Africa for two decades. His books include Those Who Play with Fire: Gender, Fertility and Transformation in East and Southern Africa (2004) and Beyond Bodies: Rainmaking and Sense Making in Tanzania (2008).
Section 1. Culture and Behaviour
1. The aims of anthropological research. In Race, Language and Culture
2. The concept of culture in science. In The Nature of Culture.
3. Naven: a survey of the problems suggested by a composite picture of the culture of a New Guinea tribe drawn from three points of view
4. The individual and the pattern of culture. From Patterns of Culture.
Section 2. Structure and System
5. The Rules of sociological method
6. On social structure. In Structure and Function in Primitive Society.
7. Introduction. From Political Systems of Highland Burma.
E. R. Leach
8. Social structure. In Anthropology Today.
Section 3. Function and Environment
9. The group, and the individual in functional analysis. American Journal of Sociology.
10. The concept and method of cultural ecology. In Theory of Culture Change.
11. Energy and the evolution of culture. The Science of Culture.
12. Ecology, cultural and non-cultural. In Introduction to Cultural Anthropology.
A. Vayda and R. Rappaport
Section 4. Methods and Objects
13. Understanding and explanation in social anthropology. In The British Journal of Sociology.
J. H. M. Beattie
14. Anthropological data and social reality. In Actions, norms and representations.
Holy Ladislav and Stuchlik Milan
15. Objectification objectified. In The logic of practice.
Section 5. Meanings as Objects of Study
16. Thick description: toward an interpretive theory of culture. In The interpretation of cultures.
17. Anthropology and the analysis of ideology. Man.
18. Subjectivity and cultural critique. Anthropological Theory.
Section 6. Language and Method
19. Structural analysis in linguistics and in anthropology. In Structural Anthropology.
20. Ordinary language and human action. In Explorations in Language and Meaning.
21. Language, anthropology and cognitive science. Man.
Section 7. Cognition, Psychology and Neuroanthropology
22. Towards an integration of ethnography, history, and the cognitive science of religion. In Religion, Anthropology and Cognitive Science.
23. Linguistic and cultural variables in the psychology of numeracy. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.
24. Subjectivity. Anthropological Theory.
25. Why the behavioural sciences need the concept of the culture-ready brain. Anthropological Theory.
Section 8. Bodies of Knowledges
26. Knowledge of the body. Man.
27. The end of the body? American Ethnologist.
28. Hybrid Bodies of the Scientific Imaginary. In Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment.
Section 9. Coherence and Contingency
29. Puritanism and the spirit of Capitalism.
30. Introduction. Europe and the People Without History.
31. Of Revelation and Revolution.
J. Comaroff and J. Comaroff
32. Epochal structures I. reconstructing historical materialism. In History, power and ideology: central issues in Marxist anthropology.
33. Structures and the habitus. In Outline of a Theory of Practice.
Section 10. Universalisms and Domain Terms
34. Body and mind in mind, body and mind in body: some anthropological interventions in a long conversation. In Bodies and persons: comparative perspectives from Africa and Melanesia.
35. So, is female to male and nature is to culture? In The politics and erotics of culture.
S. B. Ortner
36. Global anxieties. Anthropological Theory.
H. L. Moore
Section 11. Perspectives and their Logics
37. The rhetoric of ethnographic holism. Cultural Anthropology.
38. Writing against culture. In Recapturing Anthropology.
39. Cutting the network. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.
Section 12. Objectivity, Morality and Truth
40. The primacy of the ethical. Current Anthropology.
41. Moral models in anthropology. Current Anthropology.
42. Postmodernist anthropology, subjectivity, and science: a modernist critique. Comparative Studies in Society and History.
M. E. Spiro
43. Beyond good and evil? Anthropological Theory.
Section 13. The Anthropology of Western Modes of Thought
44. The invention of women: making an African sense of western gender discourses.
45. Valorizing the present: Orientalism, postcoloniality and the human sciences. Cultural Dynamics.
46. Cosmological deixis and Amerindian perspectivism. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.
E. Viveiros de Castro
Section 14. (Re)defining Objects of Enquiry
47. What was life? Answers from three limit biologies. Critical Inquiry.
48. The near and the elsewhere. In Non-places: introduction to an anthropology of supermodernity.
49. Relativism. In We Have Never Been Modern.
Section 15. Subjects, Objects and Affect
50. How to read the future: the yield curve, affect, and financial prediction. Public Culture.
51. Signs are not the garb of meaning. In Materiality.
52. Affective spaces, melancholic objects: ruination and the production of anthropological knowledge. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.
Section 16. Imagining Methodologies and Meta-things
53. Beyond 'culture': space, identity, and the politics of difference. Cultural Anthropology.
A. Gupta & J. Ferguson
54. What is at stake - and is not - in the idea and practice of multi-sited ethnography. Canberra Anthropology.
G. E. Marcus
55. Grassroots globalization and the research imagination. Public Culture.
56. The end of anthropology, again: on the future on an in/discipline. American Anthropologist.
Section 17. Anthropologising Ourselves
57. Participant objectification. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 9.
58. Anthropology of anthropology? Further reflections on reflexivity. Anthropology Today.
59. World anthropologies: cosmopolitics for a new global scenario in anthropology. Critique of Anthropology.
60. Cultures of expertise and the management of globalization: toward the re-functioning of ethnography. In Global Assemblages.
Douglas Holmes and George E. Marcus