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Picturing Personhood: Brain Scans and Biomedical Identity
3.71
This book is great. It is a great look at the production of knowledge, subjectivity and techniques through the interplay of "expert" knowledge and pop ...more
Jan 2004
Jun 03, 2007
 
Out of the Pits: Traders and Technology from Chicago to London
3.53
A good ethnograpgy and i find her work on "emboding practice" is good but like most of Rabinow's students she moves from Foucault and Weber forgetting ...more
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Jun 05, 2007
 
The Funeral Casino: Meditation, Massacre, and Exchange with the Dead in Thailand
3.96
Brilliant ethnography ... he is one of the best anthropological "writers" ... better then Taussig (inside comment). This book is a must read ...(and a ...more
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Jun 05, 2007
 
Biocapital: The Constitution of Postgenomic Life
3.87
Great exploration of the interplay and relationship between capital and the life-sciences. By far one of the best texts re-engaging Marx ... (did I me ...more
Jan 2006
Jun 03, 2007
 
North American Indian Anthropology: Essays on Society and Culture
4.00
Triloki N. Pandey's chapter "Patterns of Leadership in Western Pueblo Society." is great I had to read it at City College of San Francisco ... and the ...more
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Jun 06, 2007
 
The Method of Hope: Anthropology, Philosophy, and Fijian Knowledge
3.86
I'm glad that Bloch was introduced into Anthropology, but I don't totally agree with all of his reading ... (how can you read Bloch without reading Ma ...more
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Jun 04, 2007
 
Entrepreneurship And Social Change
3.00
William G. Davis's chapter on "Class, Political Constraints, and Entrepeneurial Stratages: Elites and Petty Market Traders in North Luzon" is a great ...more
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Jun 06, 2007
 
Toward an Anthropology of Women
3.75
The book is great BUT Rubin, Gayle's chapter "The Traffic in Women: Notes on the ‘Political Economy’ of Sex" is worth the whole book ...
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Jun 07, 2007
 
The Ego and His Own: The Case of the Individual Against Authority
4.04
ST. MAX ... read this before you read German Ideaology ... interesting book, but I'm not sure how you "own the self" ...
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Jun 05, 2007
 
From Bones To Behavior: Ethnoarchaeological And Experimental Contributions To The Interpretation Of Faunal Remains
3.00
Diane Gifford-Gonzalez's chapter "Gaps in zooarchaeological analyses of butchery. Is gender an issue?" is great ...
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Jun 06, 2007
 
Über Karl Marx.
4.50
Fucking ... Brilliant, Early Marx like you never saw him (or understood him.)
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Jun 03, 2007
 
The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte
4.07
One of my ALL TIME ... must read ... a methodological master-piece
Jan 2003
Jun 03, 2007
 
When Species Meet
3.92
I've read two chapters ... and ... brilliant ....
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Jun 05, 2007
 
Life Exposed: Biological Citizens after Chernobyl
4.04
I really love this ethnography ... it was great ...
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Jun 04, 2007
 
Revolution of Everyday Life
4.21
One of the great Situationist Texts of 1968
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Jun 06, 2007
 
Economic & Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844/The Communist Manifesto
4.09
Again ... one of my all time FAVORETS!!!
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Jun 04, 2007
 
State of Exception
4.07
Okay, but I'd say just read homo sacer
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Jun 04, 2007
 
Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844
4.09
Hands down one of my favorets ...
Jan 2006
Jun 03, 2007
 
Le Petit Prince
4.23
I loved this book when I was a kid ...
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Jun 05, 2007
 
Plants, Patients, and the Historian: Remembering in the Age of Genetic Engineering
5.00
I'll let you know ...
Oct 24, 2007
Jun 03, 2007
 
Animal Liberation
4.14
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Sep 02, 2007
 
Anarchism
3.81
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Sep 02, 2007
 
Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology
4.11
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Sep 02, 2007
 
Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings, Volume 2, Part 2, 1931-1934
4.54
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Jan 2005
Jun 03, 2007
 
Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia
4.27
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Jun 04, 2007
 
Structural Anthropology
3.92
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Jan 2000
Jun 03, 2007
 
Anarchism: Arguments For and Against
3.21
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Nov 12, 2007
 
Social Anarchism or Lifestyle Anarchism
3.34
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Jun 06, 2007
 
My Traitor's Heart: A South African Exile Returns to Face His Country, His Tribe, and His Conscience
4.21
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Jun 06, 2007
 
The New Intifada: Resisting Israel's Apartheid
4.05
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Sep 02, 2007
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