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SPECIAL COLLECTION:

Anthropological Perspectives in the Digital Age

 

Special Editor: Alexander S. Dent

Volume 83, #1

Winter 2010

Abstracts or excerpts for this issue (vol. 83, #1) are available through Project Muse.

 

Volume 83, #1 • Winter 2010

 

SPECIAL COLLECTION:

Anthropological Perspectives in the Digital Age

Special Editor: Alexander S. Dent

 

Alexander S. Dent | Editor’s Note

Christopher Kelty | Introduction: Culture In, Culture Out

Alex Golub | Being in the World (of Warcraft): Raiding, Realism, and Knowledge Production in a Massively Multiplayer Online Game

Gabriella Coleman | The Hacker Conference: A Ritual Condensation and Celebration of a Lifeworld

Dominic Boyer | Digital Expertise in Online Journalism (and Anthropology)

 

ARTICLES:

Alex Gertner | Science of Uncertainty: Making Cases for Drug Incorporation in Brazil

Daniel Jordan Smith | Promiscuous Girls, Good Wives, and Cheating Husbands: Gender Inequality, Transitions to Marriage, and Infidelity in Southeastern Nigeria

 

SOCIAL THOUGHT & COMMENTARY:

David J. Hess | Declarations of Independents: On Local Knowledge and Localist Knowledge

Bridget Hayden | The Hand of God: Capitalism, Inequality, and Moral Geographies in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina

 

BOOK REVIEWS:

Rebecca Kraus | Didier Fassin and Richard Rechtman’s (Translated by Rachel Gomme) The Empire of Trauma: An Inquiry into the Condition of Victimhood

Cherubim Quizon | J. Kehaulani Kauanui’s Hawaiian Blood: Colonialism and the Politics of Sovereignty and Indigeneity

Chloé Frommer | Lisa Breglia’s Monumental Ambivalence: The Politics of Heritage

Phillips Stevens, Jr. | Kjersti Larsen’s Where Humans and Spirits Meet: The Politics of Rituals and Identified Spirits in Zanzibar