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Reflective analysis on cultural practice in Africa

Recently I posted a link to a very interesting essay by Alan Fiske “Learning a culture the way informants do: observing, imitating, and…” (2000). The paper generated a fair amount of back and forth on whether or not members of … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on intelligence and culture as constraint and resource

Maybe a year or more ago, in another context, John McCreery wrote: As an anthropologist I both feel attracted to describing culture as “the panoply of resources that show that a place is unique and distinctive” and also aware that … Continue reading

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