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In the Event: Toward an Anthropology of Generic Moments by Lotte Meinert,Bruce Kapferer PDF

By Lotte Meinert,Bruce Kapferer

ISBN-10: 1782388893

ISBN-13: 9781782388890

Events are "generative moments" in no less than 3 senses: occasions are created via and condense larger-scale social buildings; as moments, they spark and provides upward push to new social procedures; in themselves, occasions can also serve to research social events and relationships. in line with ethnographic reports from round the world-varying from rituals and conferences over protests and conflicts to traditional failures and management-this quantity analyzes generative moments via occasions that carry the major to knowing better social occasions. those events-including the Ashura ritual in Bahrain, social cleavages in South Africa, a Buddhist collapse Nepal, drought in Burkina Faso, an earthquake in Pakistan, the comic strip hindrance in Denmark, company administration at Bang & Olufsen, protest conferences in Europe, and flooding and concrete citizenship in Mozambique-are no longer easily harmful failures, crises, and conflicts, but in addition generative and constitutive of the social.

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