Download Kulturorganisationen und Corporate Cultural Responsibility: by Sandra Morticia Zschiesche PDF

By Sandra Morticia Zschiesche

Die Arbeit widmet sich dem Phänomen company Cultural accountability und seiner Bedeutung für das Handlungsspektrum von Kulturorganisationen in Deutschland. Dabei wird herausgearbeitet, wie Kulturakteure, die unter dem verstärkten Druck zur Drittmittelakquise stehen, institutionelle Arbeit erfolgreich zur Sicherung ihrer Existenz und als Nachweise ihrer Exzellenz nutzen können. Die examine zeigt, dass die Anforderungen aus mehr als „nur“ der Akquise von zusätzlichen Geldern bestehen, sondern sich mehrdimensional auf unterschiedlichen Ebenen identifizieren lassen. Insbesondere durch den Journalismus kann die Bedeutung von „guter“ CCR wesentlich mitgeprägt werden.

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Download Making Knowledge: Explorations of the Indissoluble Relation by Trevor H. J. Marchand PDF

By Trevor H. J. Marchand

Content material:
Chapter 1 ‘Practice with out Theory’: A Neuroanthropological point of view on Embodied studying (pages 21–38): Greg Downey
Chapter 2 studying to hear: Auscultation and the Transmission of Auditory wisdom (pages 39–58): Tom Rice
Chapter three The Craft of Skilful studying: Kazakh Women's daily Craft Practices in Western Mongolia (pages 59–75): Anna Odland Portisch
Chapter four ‘Something to speak About’: Notation and Knowledge?Making between principal Slovak Lace?Makers (pages 76–94): Dr Nicolette Makovicky
Chapter five Embodied Cognition and communique: reports with British high-quality Woodworkers (pages 95–114): Trevor H. J. Marchand
Chapter 6 Footprints in the course of the Weather?World: strolling, respiring, understanding (pages 115–132): Tim Ingold
Chapter 7 subconscious tradition and awake Nature: Exploring East Javanese Conceptions of the individual via Bourdieu's Lens (pages 133–149): Konstantinos Retsikas
Chapter eight studying to Weave; Weaving to benefit … What? (pages 150–166): Soumhya Venkatesan
Chapter nine Reflections on wisdom Practices and the matter of lack of expertise (pages 167–182): Roy Dilley
Chapter 10 Anthropology of data (pages 183–192): Emma Cohen

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Download Social and Cultural Lives of Immune Systems (Theory and by James M. Wilce Jr. PDF

By James M. Wilce Jr.

Social and Cultural Lives of Immune platforms introduces a provocative new speculation in medico-social conception - the speculation that immunity and illness are partially socially constituted. It argues that immune structures functionality not only as organic entities but additionally as symbolic options charged with political importance. Bridging components of psychology, sociology, physique thought, immunology and clinical anthropology, twelve papers from best students clarify the various health-hazards of emotional and social strain, while analysing the semiotic and social responses to the imagery of immunity.

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Download Ethnography and the Historical Imagination by John & Jean Comaroff PDF

By John & Jean Comaroff

Through the years John and Jean Comaroff have broadened the research of tradition and society with their reflections on energy and that means. of their paintings on Africa and colonialism they've got explored the various basic questions of social technology, delving into the character of historical past and human organization, tradition and awareness, ritual and illustration. How are human adjustments built and institutionalized, reworked and (sometimes) effaced, empowered and (sometimes) resisted? How do neighborhood cultures articulate with international varieties? How is the ability of a few humans over others outfitted, sustained, eroded, and negated? How does the social mind's eye take form in novel but jointly significant ways?Addressing those questions, the essays during this volume—several by no means ahead of published—work towards an “imaginative sociology,” demonstrating the ideas through which social technological know-how may possibly catch the contexts that people build and inhabit. within the creation, the authors supply their such a lot entire assertion to this point at the nature of old anthropology. status except the normal disciplines of social heritage and modernist social technological know-how, their paintings is devoted to studying how human worlds are made and signified, forgotten and remade.

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Download Bali: A Paradise Created by Adrian Vickers Ph.D. PDF

By Adrian Vickers Ph.D.

The Island of Bali—a real paradise is explored during this vintage travelogue.

From the artists and writers of the Nineteen Thirties to the devour, Pray, Love excursions so renowned this present day, Bali has drawn hoards of overseas viewers and transplants to its beaches. What makes Bali so unique, and the way has it controlled to maintain its identification regardless of a century of excessive strain from the skin global?

Bali: A Paradise Created bridges the space among scholarly works and extra renowned go back and forth bills. It bargains an obtainable historical past of this attention-grabbing island and an anthropological research not just of the Balinese, yet of the paradise–seekers from all components of the area who've traveled to Bali in ever–increasing numbers over the many years.

This Bali travelogue indicates how Balinese tradition has pervaded western movie, artwork, literature and tune in order that even these who have by no means been there have loved a glimpse of paradise. This authoritative, much–cited paintings is now up to date with new photographs and illustrations, a brand new creation, and new textual content protecting the earlier two decades.

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Download Uncanny Modernity: Cultural Theories, Modern Anxieties by John Jervis, Jo Collins PDF

By John Jervis, Jo Collins

The uncanny is an adventure of disorientation, the place the realm unexpectedly turns out unusual, alienating or threatening. utilizing movie, literature, and views from cultural conception, this booklet explores the feel during which the uncanny could be a distinctively smooth event, the way in which those unnerving emotions and unsettling encounters disturb the rational presumptions of the trendy international view and the safety of contemporary self-identity, simply because the latter may perhaps themselves be implicated within the construction of those reports as uncanny.

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Download Power, community and the state : the political anthropology by Monique Nuijten PDF

By Monique Nuijten

This booklet explores the stability of energy among the country and native groups, with specific connection with societies within the constructing global. Nuijten exhibits how rituals of bureaucratic strength and accusations of corruption provide flesh to impressive fantasies, and conspiracy theories between officers, peasants and agents. while she exhibits that during this labyrinthine global of bureaucratic stumbling blocks and nation keep watch over, neighborhood agrarian groups have the capacity to locate sure room for autonomy.Drawing on her huge fieldwork in Mexico, and her adventure within the box of improvement, Nuijten attracts broad conclusions that may be utilized to many societies. supplying an in depth ethnography, she specializes in a variety of topics, together with a theoretical anthropology of country energy; households and factionalism after agrarian reform; neighborhood organization; questions of legislation; corruption; and improvement thought. concentrating on the relationships among a neighborhood neighborhood and the nation, this examine is suitable not just to political anthropology, but in addition to improvement reviews extra generally.‘an impressive contribution’ John Gledhill, Professor of Social Anthropology, collage of Manchester, editor of the magazine Critique of Anthropology.

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