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Theorizing the Contemporary

Generating Capitalism


Laura Bear, Karen Ho, Anna Tsing and Sylvia Yanagisako posted in Theorizing the Contemporary on with 0 comments

Posts in this Series Anthropological and broader social-scientific critiques of capitalism have faced two related analytical puzzles: First, if More...

The Politics of Ontology


Martin Holbraad and Morten Axel Pedersen posted in Theorizing the Contemporary on with 4 comments

Much energy has been devoted over the last decade to the so-called ontological turn in the social sciences, and in anthropology in particular. A More...



Bill Maurer posted in Theorizing the Contemporary on with 0 comments

(Jump to the table of contents) In anthropology, it seems everyone has something to say about finance these days. That’s a good thing and a More...