Anthropology and the Individual (A Material Culture Perspective)
In Announcements, Anthropology on December 5, 2009 at 03:14
In announcing this newly published volume, Anthropology and the Individual, edited by one of the prolific anthropologists, Daniel Miller, I would like to congratulate a friend of mine, Magda Craciun who has just received her PhD degree! Dr. Craciun conducted her fieldwork in Istanbul among fake brand clothing producers and she contributed a chapter based on her fieldwork to this volume. Here is the table of contents:
Chapter One: D. Miller – Individuals and the Aesthetic of Order.
Chapter Two: M. Crãciun- Trading in Fake Brands, self-creating as an individual.
Chapter Three: B. Olesen – “Making Things Come Out:”Design, Originality and the Individual in a Bogolan Artisan Community.
Chapter Four: D. Dalakoglou – Building and Ordering Transnationalism: The ‘Greek House’ in Albania as a Material Process
Chapter Five: D. Miller – The Christian and the Taxi-driver: poverty and aspiration in rural Jamaica
Chapter Six: M. Murray –How Madrid makes individuals.
Chapter Seven: H. Horst – Aesthetics of the Self: Digital Mediations
Chapter Eight: I. Bajiæ – Unmaking Family Relationships Belgrade Mothers and their migrant children
Chapter Nine: J. Botticello – Fashioning individuality and social connectivity among Yoruba women in
Chapter Ten: A. Pertierra – Creating order through struggle in revolutionary Cuba.
Chapter Eleven: G. Hosein – Food, Family, Art and God Aesthetic authority in public life in Trinidad