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Partly Fragmented, Partly Integrated: An Anthropological Examination of “Postmodern Fragmented Subjects”

The Power of Culture: Notes on Some Aspects of Gay and Lesbian Kinship in America Today

“Indian Blood”: Reflections on the Reckoning and Refiguring of Native North American Identity

Training Tales: U. S. Medical Autobiography

Culture as Cure

Hope to Die a Dope Fiend

Can Metal Detectors Replace the Panopticon?

Private Visions, Public Culture: The Making of the Alamo

What Became Authentic Primitive Art?

Telling about Whites, Talking about Indians: Oppression, Resistance, and Contemporary American Indian Identity

Discourse and Discipline at the National Research Council: A Bureaucratic Bildungsroman

Refractions of the Field at Home: American Representations of Hindu Holy Men in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Somatic Modes of Attention

Race, Rubbish, and Resistance: Empowering Difference in Community Politics

Representation and Politics: Contesting Histories of the Iroquois

Lost in America

Touring Arcadia: Elements of Discursive Simulation and Cultural Struggle at a Children's Summer Camp

Voices around the Text: The Ethnography of Reading at Mesivta Tifereth Jerusalem

Secrets of Success in Postmodern Society

Analyzing a Speech Event: The Bush-Rather Exchange A (not very) Dramatic Dialogue

Nostalgia—A Polemic

The Public Faces of Sarah Winnemucca

“Speaking with Names”: Language and Landscape among the Western Apache

Talk and Real Talk: The Voices of Silence and the Voices of Power in American Family Life

Participatory Discrepancies and the Power of Music

PATCO Lives! Stigma, Heroism, and Symbolic Transformations

The Irony of Stereotypes: Toward an Anthropology of Ethnicity

Industrial Agriculture in Evolutionary Perspective

Is Language a Prisonhouse?

Introduction: Beyond the Debates of the Seventies