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Doctors, the Social-Weavers

Hubert Wierciński

Hastrup (2018) and the process of ‘knowing’ constituting a sense of personhood and a comprehension of locality. The doctor's knowledge is thus much about developing an interactive ‘enskillment’ – as Hastrup argues (2018), the enskillment is an act of

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Precarious Connections: On the Promise and Menace of Railroad Projects

Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk

the lives and works of railroad workers are more the exception than the rule. An excellent example of this genre is Birgitta Edelman's Shunters at Work , which details the process of enskillment necessary to become a shunter (that is, a railroad

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The anthropology of human-environment relations

Materialism with and without Marxism

Penny McCall Howard

intentionality has also become a feature of anthropological literature on skill and enskillment that emphasizes the importance of “situated activity” and criticizes the ideas that such activity must be planned ( Suchman 2007: 314 ). Ingold has made a sustained