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Knowledge Practices

Attuning to the Chemosphere: Domestic Formaldehyde, Bodily Reasoning, and the Chemical Sublime

Wild Goose Chase: The Displacement of Influenza Research in the Fields of Poyang Lake, China

From Anthropologist to Actant (and back to Anthropology): Position, Impasse, and Observation in Sociotechnical Collaboration

Occupy Wall Street and the Economic Imagination

Genetic Diaspora: Producing Knowledge of Genes and Jews in Rural South Africa

Ecologies of Investment: Crisis Histories and Brick Futures in Argentina

Governing Disaster: The Political Life of the Environment during the BP Oil Spill

Rethinking Public Anthropology Through Epistemic Politics and Theoretical Practice

Beyond Fact or Fiction: On the Materiality of Race in Practice

Mexican Genomics and the Roots of Racial Thinking

Beans Before the Law: Knowledge Practices, Responsibility, and the Paraguayan Soy Boom

Ascertaining Deadly Harms: Aesthetics and Politics of Global Evidence

Economy of Dreams: Hope in Global Capitalism and Its Critiques

The Book in the Coffin: On the Ambivalence of “Informants”

Memory Work: Reconstituting the Ethnic in Post-Mao China

Originality in the Postcolony: Choreographing the Neoethnic Body of Philippine Ballet

Resisting Identities: A Found Theme

Karaoke as Modern Lhasa, Tibet: Western Encounters with Cultural Politics

The Politics of Discursive Authority in Research on the “Invention of Tradition”

“These Are the Stories That the Dogs Tell”: Discourses of Identity and Difference in Ethnography and Science Fiction

Diversity with a Difference: Adat and the New Order in Aru (Eastern Indonesia)

The Misplaced Legacy of Gregory Bateson: Toward a Cultural Dialectic of Knowledge and Desire

Response to David B. Edwards's “Afghanistan, Ethnography, and the New World Order”: On the Involuntary Redrawing of Our Subject Matter

A Note from the Journal Editor

The Other in Chamula Tzotzil Cosmology and History: Reflections of a Kansan in Chiapas

Protestant Theories and Anthropological Knowledge: Convergent Models in the Ecuadorian Sierra


Occupational Hazards Revisited: Reply to Moshe Shokeid

Lost in America

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