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Scoping Recursivity

A Comment on Franklin and Napier

Martin Holbraad

Commenting on two articles that have appealed to the notion of 'recursivity' to articulate new directions for anthropological thinking, this piece seeks to clarify the scope of a recursive turn in contemporary anthropology, distinguishing it from elements of recursivity that have always been present in the discipline's epistemic procedures.

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Rane Willerslev

articles, I experienced a number of revelations that I will briefly share here. Metaphysical Animism and the Native Point of View First, by coupling the anthropology of ontology’s passion for alien concepts with the Writing Culture paradigm

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Towards an Ethnography of Crisis

The Investigation of Refugees’ Mental Distress

Francesca Morra

, G. ( 1967 ), From Anxiety to Method in the Behavioral Sciences ( Paris : Mouton & Co ). 10.1515/9783111667317 Geertz , C. ( 1974 ), ‘ “From the Native's Point of View”: On the Nature of Anthropological Understanding ’, Bulletin of the

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Fieldwork at sunset

Visual representations of anthropology online

Bryonny Goodwin-Hawkins and Hannah Gould

, disciplinary associations have a potential role to play in assisting departments battling institutional resistance to representational change. Another avenue is to approach the university marketing tribe from the native's point of view, initiating dialogue on

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The Uncanniness of Missionary Others

A Discursive Analysis of a Century of Anthropological Writings on Missionary Ethnographers

Travis Warren Cooper

) states that “anthropologists could comfortably identify themselves as the brokers of thenative point of view’ … against those whose religion seemed to predispose them to ethnocentrism.” Discourse along these lines continues to circulate. Wendy James

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Speaking in Celestial Signs

The Language of Western Astrology and the (Tenuous) Bonds of Occult Sociality

Omri Elisha

celestial sphere as it ‘appears’ to a newborn at the time and place of birth. It is literally the native's point of view. Figure 1: A sample birth chart for 12:00 pm , 4 October 2021, New York City. Source: astro-charts.com. The outer rim of the

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Joost Beuving and Geert de Vries

Malinowski (1978) , presenting ‘the native's point of view’. This does not imply a merely descriptive approach to things social and cultural. As we will argue, description is part of naturalistic inquiry as is interpretation or Verstehen and explanation

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Savages Have No Crime!

Radcliffe-Brown on Social Sanctions and the Law

Isak Niehaus

large criminal class. ‘There is only one place for the outcast in our civilisation and that is the ranks of the criminal’ (1932: 22). Radcliffe-Brown also argued for the recognition of the native's point of view in matters of law. In the past, he

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Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

the native point of view. The last part is made up of three chapters that place human and non-human groups in Amerindian societies in relation to current issues, such as migration, monetary economics, or late capitalism. The efforts gathered in this