Tag: habitus

Book Review: ‘Abject Relations: Everyday Worlds of Anorexia’ (2009) by Megan Warin

The Familiar Strange , July 31st, 2022


From screens and tabloids, we are fed images of slender bodies. For decades sleek and angular silhouettes were said to be icons of style, fashion, beauty, youth, and…


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(Almost) Native Ethnography Meets the Heat of the Tunisian Desert

The Fallible and the Untrustworthy: Writing Culture as the Unreliable Narrator

The Familiar Strange , August 30th, 2020


The notion of the Unreliable Narrator is, for me, not a critique of the perceived moral failings of the anthropological project, but a methodological narrative construct integral to…


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Book Review: The Bourdieu Paradigm: The Origins and Evolution of an Intellectual Social Project by Derek Robbins

Rose Deller , February 4th, 2020


In The Bourdieu Paradigm: The Origins and Evolution of an Intellectual Social Project, Derek Robbins explores the intellectual and social background informing the development of the theoretical perspe…


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Liquor Store Mind Bender Puzzle

It’s In the Cards: Narratives and Storytelling in Magic: The Gathering

Nick Mizer , November 28th, 2016


  By Steven Dashiell Gaming isn’t the focus of my research, but I’ve participated in it since I was 13 years old, the first day I bought a…


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