5 edition of Cultural Anthropology of the Middle East found in the catalog.
by Brill Academic Publishers
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||259|
U.S. involvement in the Middle East has brought the region into the media spotlight and made it a hot topic in American college classrooms. At the same time, anthropology—a discipline committed to on-the-ground research about everyday lives and social worlds—has increasingly been criticized as "useless" or "biased" by right-wing forces. Don't show me this again. Welcome! This is one of over 2, courses on OCW. Find materials for this course in the pages linked along the left. MIT OpenCourseWare is a free & open publication of material from thousands of MIT courses, covering the entire MIT curriculum.. No enrollment or registration.
Dr. Julie Peteet is a Professor of Anthropology and the Director of the MEIS program. Dr. Peteet received her Ph.D. from Wayne State University. She specializes in legal anthropology, the Middle East, displacement and refugees, gender, resistance and culture, . power And knowledge in the Anthropology of the Middle eAst And north AfricA Sherine Hafez and Susan Slyomovics The third millennium opened to a decade of transformation in the Middle East and North Africa (mena). From Tunisia to Egypt to Iran, to Libya and Syria and beyond, riveting images of revolutionary Tunisians, Egyptians, Iranians, and oth-Cited by: 3.
His other work and research interests include antiquities trafficking, cultural heritage law and public policy, pottery studies, the archaeology of the Near East, and the prehistoric archaeology of Northeastern America. He teaches introductory and upper level archaeology courses, Middle Eastern cultures, and myth and folklore courses. Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa Sherine Hafez, Susan Slyomovics Published by Indiana University Press Hafez, Sherine and Susan Slyomovics. Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa: Into the New Millennium. Indiana University Press, Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology. London: Routledge Cited by: 3.
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Authors published in Anthropology of the Middle East (AME) certify that their works are original and their own. The editors certify that all materials, with the possible exception of editorial introductions, book reviews, and some types of commentary, have been subjected to double-blind peer review by qualified scholars in the field.
Apr 24, · A Companion to the Anthropology of the Middle East presents a comprehensive overview of current trends and future directions in anthropological research and activism in the modern Middle East.
Named as one of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles of Offers critical perspectives on the theoretical, methodological, and pedagogical goals of anthropology in the Middle East. This course examines traditional performances of the Arabic-speaking populations of the Middle East and North Africa.
Starting with the history of the ways in which the West has discovered, translated and written about the Orient, we will consider how power and politics play roles in the production of culture, narrative and performance. This approach assumes that performance, verbal art, and.
Sep 01, · Cultural Anthropology [Author] on dr-peshev.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From the Preface of Cultural Anthropology of the Middle East book page book: Anthropology has a /5(17). Anthropology of the Middle East is a remarkable contribution to the field. (Anthropology of Contemporary Middle East and Central Eurasia)Spanning audiences of undergraduates, graduates and established researchers, this volume will be an extremely useful reference point for scholars of the MENA region, in anthropology and dr-peshev.com: Paperback.
Key themes in Middle East Anthropology Throughout the semester we will consider key themes within the anthropology of the Middle East. You will have several opportunities to reflect on and explore these themes.
Posting #1: Your first posting – due August 29 – is a word reflection on one of the themes. Drama and Theatre. Among the book series in drama and the theatre published by Cambridge University Press are: The Cambridge History of British Theatre.
Mar 01, · During the last two decades, the number of anthropologists conducting research in the Middle East has increased considerably. Together they have produced an abundance of valuable studies, often based on prolonged periods of ethnographic fieldwork. Cultural Anthropology of the Middle East.
A Bibliography offers a comprehensive survey of their Author: Strijp. During the last two decades, the number of anthropological studies on the Middle East has increased exponentially.
This partially annotated bibliography offers a comprehensive survey of. Swedenburg received his Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from the University of Texas in His dissertation, a study of popular memories of the revolt in Palestine, was based chiefly on interviews with elderly peasants living in Palestinian villages in the Galilee (Israel) and the West dr-peshev.comtion: Professor.
The four volumes in our cultural sociology reference encyclopedia take a step forward in this endeavor by presenting concise information on those regions likely to be most "foreign" to U.S. students: the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. The intent is to convey what daily life is like for people in these selected regions.
Cultural anthropology addresses broad questions about what it means to be human in contemporary societies and cultures, as well as those of the recent past.
Cultural anthropologists systematically explore topics such as technology and material culture, social organization, economies, political and legal systems, language, ideologies and. Stein, R. “"First Contact’ and Other Israeli Fictions: Tourism, Globalization, and the Middle East Peace Process".” Palestine, Israel and the Politics of Popular Culture, edited by Rebecca L.
Stein and Ted Swedenburg, Duke University Press, Popular Cultural Anthropology Books Showing of 1, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures (Paperback). Now with SAGE Publishing. Cultural Anthropology: A Global Perspective delves into both classic and current research in the field, reflecting a commitment to anthropology’s holistic and integrative dr-peshev.com text illuminates how the four core subfields of anthropology—biological anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, and cultural anthropology—together yield a comprehensive.
anthropology and especially to American cultural anthropology during the last dozen or so years; the many and increasing contributions of world anthropology from other nations and world areas are beyond my scope (see Ribeiro and Escobar, ). In this sense, the present view is of and about what some may take, quite critically, to be a.
REVIEW - McMurray, David and Ufheil-Somers, Amanda (eds.). The Arab Revolts: Dispatches on Militant Democracy in the Middle East.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, Western orientalists frame eastern cultures within their own western perspective, and group together the Middle East as a whole as a means of fetishizing eastern cultures by marking these cultures as dangerous, exotic, different and threatening.
Their findings would then be used to further western political gains in the middle east. Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa: An Encyclopedia Dr. Stanton has published articles in various scholarly journals and chapters in several book collections.
Her most recent chapters include a study of Moustapha Akkad’s seminal film The Message and its impact on American Muslims (in Muslims in American Popular.
3 credits Course Description: This course explores a number of problems, approaches, and debates pertaining to the anthropology of Middle Eastern dr-peshev.com will focus on reading ethnography as a “genre” of knowledge production and writing and attempt to examine a wide range of historical and cultural processes and life experiences from across the region.
A general anthropology textbook including biological anthropology, archaeology, linguistic anthropology and cultural anthropology with a global focus View full-text BookAuthor: Raymond Scupin.According to Altorki, A Companion to the Anthropology of the Middle East () focuses on three interrelated points: (1) the main theoretical and methodological questions that anthropologists have asked about their topic in recent decades, (2) the existing gaps or " silences " in the academic literature, and (3) the future direction of.Anthropology of the Contemporary Middle East and Central Eurasia (ACME) is seeking a new book review editor is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to the anthropological studies of all societies and cultures in the Middle East and Central Eurasia.
All submissions for articles are peer-reviewed.