Beyond Anthropology: Society and the Other

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Columbia University Press, 1989 - 150 pages
This study analyzes the manner in which the perception of human difference has changed from the time of the Renaissance to the 20th century. Building on the insights of Foucault and Garfinkel, it charts how humanity has become contained within the anthropological concept of the Other.

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Kasutaja arvustus  - thcson - LibraryThing

The title of this book may be slightly misleading. The first sentence of the preface says it better: "this work is an inquiry into the history of the different conceptions of difference from roughly ... Read full review

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Kasutaja arvustus  - keylawk - LibraryThing

Inquiry into "difference" from the sixteenth to early 20th century paradigms. Builds on Foucault's "archeology of knowledge", attempting to critique the "fundamentals" of a Christian Satan-infused ... Read full review

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