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Stuart Kirsch

Anthropology 42 , no. 2 : 167 – 198 . 10.1086/320006 Kirsch , S. ( 2001b ), ‘ Social networks and compensation claims in Melanesia ’, Social Anthropology 9 , no. 2 : 147 – 163 . doi: 10.1017/S0964028201000118 . 10.1111/j.1469-8676.2001.tb00143.x

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Rane Willerslev

‘ethnographic orthodoxy’ through its concern for uncovering the radical alterity of others ( Willerslev 2013c: 42 ). This radical alterity is supposed to be found primarily in small-scale communities in Amazonia ( Viveiros de Castro 1992 ), Melanesia ( Scott

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Toward a Comparative Anthropology of Muslim and Christian Lived Religion

Daan Beekers

. Schieffelin , and Aparecida Vilaça . 2014 . “ Evangelical Conversion and the Transformation of the Self in Amazonia and Melanesia: Christianity and the Revival of Anthropological Comparison .” Comparative Studies in Society and History 56 ( 3 ): 559

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Marxian anthropology resurgent

Patrick Neveling and Luisa Steur

and failures of 1917, with Mauss’s privileged upbringing under the wings of his anti-revolutionary, republican uncle Émile Durkheim and his Eurocentric armchair anthropology comparison of Roman and Sanskrit law with contemporary societies in Melanesia

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The Human Version 2.0

AI, Humanoids, and Immortality

Annelin Eriksen

, the value of the individual—in contrast to, for instance, the value of purity in India ( Dumont 1980 ) or the value of the relation in Melanesia ( Eriksen 2008 ; Robbins 2004 )—does not itself create holism. This seems an obvious point, and one that

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Hierarchy, Value, and the Value of Hierarchy

Naomi Haynes and Jason Hickel

Smedal 2009a . Robbins , Joel . 1994 . “ Equality as a Value: Ideology in Dumont, Melanesia, and the West .” Social Analysis 36 : 21 – 70 . Robbins , Joel . 2004 . Becoming Sinners: Christianity and Moral Torment in a Papua New Guinea Society

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Samantha Page and Marilyn Strathern

and impact in the abstract. They are best coming from the inside, and in the context of concrete issues. References Hirsch , E. and M. Strathern ( 2004 ). Transactions and creations: property debates and the stimulus of Melanesia (Vol. 11

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Legacies, Trajectories, and Comparison in the Anthropology of Buddhism

Nicolas Sihlé and Patrice Ladwig

comparative work has been carried out, especially in Melanesia and the Amazon, with veritable ‘theory schools’ emerging from these efforts. 13 An example of regional comparison on a relatively small scale is Ramble’s (1990) examination of two rather close

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Committee as Witness

Ethics Review as a Technology of Collective Attestation

Rachel Douglas-Jones

to See in Melanesia . Chicago, IL : Hau Books . TRUST . 2018 . ‘ Global Code of Conduct for Research in Resource-Poor Settings ’. http://www.globalcodeofconduct.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Global-Code-of-Conduct-Brochure.pdf . Van Dooren

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Overcoming the Quantity-Quality Divide in Economic Anthropology

Sandy Ross, Mario Schmidt, and Ville Koskinen

application of hysteresis. References Akin , David , and Joel Robbins , eds. 1999 . Money and Modernity: State and Local Currencies in Melanesia . Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press . Almeida , Mauro . 1990 . “ Symmetry and Entropy