Anthropologies of Class: Power, Practice, and Inequality

Anthropologies of Class: Power, Practice, and Inequality

by James G. Carrier (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107087415
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/05/2015
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

James G. Carrier is an Associate at the Max-Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, and the Departments of Anthropology at Indiana University and Oxford Brookes University.

Don Kalb is Professor of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Central European University, Budapest, and Senior Researcher in the Anthropology Department at Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

Table of Contents

Introduction: class and the new anthropological holism Don Kalb; 1. The concept of class James G. Carrier; 2. Dispossession, disorganization, and the anthropology of labor August Carbonella and Sharryn Kasmir; 3. The organic intellectual and the production of class in Spain Susana Narotzky; 4. Through a class darkly, but then face to face: praxis through the lens of class Gavin Smith; 5. Walmart, American consumer-citizenship, and the erasure of class Jane Collins; 6. When space draws the line on class Marc Morell; 7. Class trajectories and indigenism among agricultural workers in Kerala Luisa Steur; 8. Making middle-class families in Calcutta Henrike Donner; 9. Working-class politics in a Brazilian steel town Mao Mollona; 10. Export processing zones and global class formation Patrick Neveling; 11. Global systemic crisis, class, and its representations Jonathan Friedman.

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