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Michael G. Powell

By considering multiple perspectives on the problem of networking and networks in public policy circles, as well as the wider professional world, this article aims to both draw out and blur boundaries and definitions among multiple levels of networking as an analytic concept, a fieldwork method and a practice observed among policymakers. In making this distinction and explaining it in relation to theorisations of fieldwork rapport and 'complicity,' the article attempts to show that the distance and collegiality that defines professional networking is a viable and potentially quite insightful mode, means and method for conducting fieldwork, particularly for multisited anthropology of public policy projects. To that end, this article offers both conceptual ideas, as well as practical advice for conceiving and conducting fieldwork for an anthropology of public policy project.

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George E. Marcus

This article engages the current challenges that the ecology of designing and implementing ethnographic research today presents to the still powerful culture of method in anthropology, especially as it is manifested in the production of apprentice graduate dissertation research by anthropologists in the making. The Anthropology of Public Policy defines a recent and emerging terrain of anthropological research that challenges the culture of fieldwork/ethnographic method at the core of anthropology's practice and identity. Thus, what might emerge, in the author's view, is not a new or adjusted handbook of method, but a more far-reaching discussion of how the very function of ethnographic research shifts in response to this challenge in terms of collaboration and pedagogy.

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Echoes of austerity

Policy, temporality, and public health in South Africa

Theodore Powers

Lathrop . 2005 . “ Toward an anthropology of public policy .” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 600 : 30 – 51 . 10.1177/0002716205276734 Zuern , Elke . 2011 . The politics of necessity: Community organizing and

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“Urban renewal with dancing and music”?

The renewal machine's struggle to organize hegemony in Turkey

Cansu Civelek

Üniversitesi Yayınları . Wedel , Janine , Cris Shore , Gregory Feldman , and Stacy Lathrop . 2005 . “ Toward an anthropology of public policy .” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 600 ( 1 ): 30 – 51 . https

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Translating the Bottom-Up Frame

Everyday Negotiations of the European Union's Rural Development Programme LEADER in Germany

Oliver Müller, Ove Sutter, and Sina Wohlgemuth

and Economic Development: Explorations in European Ethnology ( Burlington : Ashgate ). Lathrop , S. , G. Feldmann , C. Shore and J. R. Wedel ( 2005 ), ‘ Toward an Anthropology of Public Policy ’, ANNALS of the American Academy of