Tag: privilege

Ethnographic Monographs – or now for something else?

standplaatswereld , April 18th, 2022


By Herbert Ploegman; Didi Boldewijn, Maya Roettger and Lorenzo Horwitz; Alice Riva, Claudia Rapisarda, Elisabeth Jongmans and Jasper Schotte; Ashley Prather and Maira van Emden Two crumpled up…


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Anglo-American hegemony in contemporary anthropology: Some personal dilemmas

David Berliner , April 23rd, 2021


Disclaimer: Over the last few days, I have had a writing episode. Nothing had come out of my brain for months. I was teaching online and worrying about…


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Ep #58: Individuals, Whiteness, Gendered Fandoms and Picking Field Stories to Tell: This Month on TFS

The Familiar Strange , May 17th, 2020


This week we bring you another from home Zoom panel! This week we are joined by Senior lecturer Dr Yasmine Musharbash. Dr Musharbash is currently based in the…


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Privilege and Certainty: Middle Classes and Confinement

María Florencia Blanco Esmoris , May 13th, 2020


The house and the body are the protagonists of isolation. In Argentina, staying at home is experienced as an unequal privilege. The coronavirus put on the table such…


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Taking it Seriously: Comparing COVID-19 to malaria

The Familiar Strange , March 29th, 2020


The situation in which we now find ourselves in the privileged postcolonial West is a new one in the postwar period, but one that is more known to…


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Book Review: Posh Boys: How the English Public Schools Ruin Britain by Robert Verkaik

Rose Deller , June 3rd, 2019


In Posh Boys: How the English Public Schools Ruin Britain, Robert Verkaik explores the role that public schooling plays in reproducing inequality in Britain, showing how public schools enable wealthy…


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Book Review: The Class Ceiling: Why It Pays to be Privileged by Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison

Rose Deller , January 28th, 2019


In The Class Ceiling: Why it Pays to be Privileged, Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison offer a unique and encapsulating analysis of class inequality at the top end…


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Book Review: The Class Ceiling: Why It Pays to be Privileged by Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison

Rose Deller , January 28th, 2019


In The Class Ceiling: Why it Pays to be Privileged, Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison offer a unique and encapsulating analysis of class inequality at the top end…


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Every Day is Heterosexual Pride Day

Carie Little Hersh , June 30th, 2017


Are you a heterosexual? Feeling discriminated against by a persecuted minority? Why can’t we celebrate what makes us common and powerful? Just because we’re not unique, it doesn’t…


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The Happiness Scam

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , March 15th, 2015


The happiness industry, positive psychology and dead-end jobs. How happiness became a scam to hide social inequality and a global economy on a road to destruction Whether it’s…


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What I’ve been reading lately: the not-so-weekly digest (#5)

amysantee , February 7th, 2015


Presenting another installment of a collection of most-highly-recommended articles and websites that shaped my thinking throughout the past few weeks on the following topics: design, research, busines…


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Privilege, Empathy And Politics

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , January 18th, 2015


According to anthropologist Barbara King, one alternative to the 2014 Merriam-Webster Dictionary word of the year “culture” is “privilege.” For the political anthropologist, Pr…


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More open thoughts on anthropology and academia

Fran Barone , December 12th, 2012


Since my last blog post got picked up by Ryan at Savage Minds, related discussions on the subjects of academia, anthropology and disciplinary discontent have been taking place…


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