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The ethnological imagination

a cross-cultural critique of modernity

by Fuyuki Kurasawa

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology -- Philosophy,
  • Ethnology -- Methodology,
  • Marxist anthropology,
  • Structural anthropology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementFuyuki Kurasawa.
    SeriesContradictions ;, v. 21, Contradictions (Minneapolis, Minn.) ;, 21.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN33 .K87 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3289786M
    ISBN 100816642397, 0816642400
    LC Control Number2004003692

    The Ethnological Imagination A Cross-Cultural Critique of Modernity A significant intervention in contemporary debates about cross-cultural understanding Related News & Events Coming soon. In the first instance, it is contended that a comparative, intercultural tendency has played a determinant, albeit relatively neglected, part in the development of social research in the modern West; this tendency, which is identified as the `ethnological imagination', has enriched and can continue to enrich sociological thinking.

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    American Ethnologist is a quarterly journal concerned with social and cultural anthropology in the broadest sense of the term. The journal’s articles combine ethnographic specificity with original theoretical thinking, conveying the relevance of the ethnographic imagination to the contemporary world.   In particular, I have been trying to grapple with what some theologians call the "eschatological imagination," that is, a worldview that springs from the resurrection.


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The Ethnological Imagination heralds the arrival of a major new voice in social theory. American Journal of Sociology A fine contribution to the ongoing discourse on how critical, liberatory social theory is still possible and indeed necessary in our rapidly differentiating yet.

Fuyuki Kurasawa unearths what he terms "the ethnological imagination," a substantial countercurrent of thought that interprets and contests Western modernity's existing social order through comparison and contrast to a non-Western other.

Kurasawa traces and critiques the writings of some of the key architects of this way of thinking: Jean Cited by: The Ethnological Imagination: A Cross‐Cultural Critique of Fuyuki polis: University of Minnesota Press, Pp.

The ethnological imagination book xiv+ $ (cloth. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction: Western social theory and the ethnological imagination --On civilized savagery: Rousseau and the birth of the ethnological imagination --Disenchanting the commodity: Marx and the defetishization of capitalism --The view.

A Cross-cultural Critique of Modernity. Author: Fuyuki Kurasawa. Publisher: U of Minnesota Press ISBN: Category: Philosophy Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Fuyuki Kurasawa unearths what he terms "the ethnological imagination," a substantial countercurrent of thought that interprets and contests Western modernity's existing social order through comparison and contrast to.

The Sociological Imagination is a book by American sociologist C. Wright Mills published by Oxford University it, he develops the idea of sociological imagination, the means by which the relation between self and society can be understood.

Mills felt that the central task for sociology and sociologists was to find (and articulate) the connections between the particular social.

Liberating the ethnological imagination will take some time and effort - engagement with human ecology and the creative arts could be a start.

and critical books have for more than a century. Ethnological Imagination: A Cross-Cultural Critique of Modernity. Fuyuki Kurasawa. Univ of Minnesota Press () Abstract Similar books and articles.

The Three Logics of Modernity and the Double Bind of the Modern Imagination. Agnes Heller - - Thesis Eleven 81 (1)   The sociological imagination is the ability to see things socially and how they interact and influence each other.

To have a sociological imagination, a person must be able to pull away from the situation and think from an alternative point of view. This ability is central to one's development of a sociological perspective on the world.

Kurasawa is the author of The Ethnological Imagination: A Cross-Cultural Critique of Modernity (Minnesota, ) and of The Work of Global Justice: Human Rights as Practices (Cambridge, forthcoming), as well as of a variety of articles in journals such as European Journal of Sociology/Archives européennes de sociologie, Constellations, Theory.

Eventually, she turns all of her journalistic notes into a book which describes certain events that help her define the Iraqi culture. She uses the participant-observation method, and also uses the concept of holism to explain the whole of Iraqi culture, rather than just small aspects of it.

^ C. Wright Mills, The Sociological Imagination. Author: Claude Lévi-Strauss Publisher: University of Chicago Press ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, Mobi View: Get Books. The View From Afar The View From Afar by Claude Lévi-Strauss, The View From Afar Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format.

Download The View From Afar books, This collection touches on a wide range of anthropological issues, including family and. This book, intended for an English-speaking audience, offers a systematic and accessible overview, providing interpretive keys to the internal logic of Bourdieu's work by explicating thematic and.

John Forbes Watson and John William Kaye compiled an eight-volume study entitled The People of India between and The books contained annotated photographs of the native castes and tribes of India. The origins of the project lay in the desire of Lord Canning to possess photographs of native Indian people.

Photography was then a fairly new process and Canning, who was Governor. Written in the s, The Sociological Imagination is C. Wright Mills’s polemical treatise on why and how to do social science.

Composed of 10 chapters, the book is divided into roughly three sections. The first section, and the bulk of the book, is a critique of contemporary sociology. In this book Paul Willis, a renowned sociologist and ethnographer, aims to renew and develop the ethnographic craft across the disciplines.

Drawing from numerous examples of his own past and current work, he shows that ethnographic practice and the ethnographic imagination are vital to understanding the creativity and irreducibility of experience in all aspects of social and cultural practice.

In his book The Sociological Imagination, the Columbia University professor of sociology suggested that sociologists rethink the way they were engaging with the field. During his time, many sociologists engaged in a sort of top-down view of the world. He is the author of The Ethnological Imagination: A Cross-Cultural Critique of Modernity ().

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It’s hard to conjure a concept more offensive than the ethnological. I truly believe that imagination is one of the most powerful–and important–forces on the planet. It lifts our hearts, minds, and spirits; it is the driving force behind the magnificence of both mighty empires and scribbled crayon drawings; it is at once the soul’s greatest indulgence and greatest freedom.

“This world is but a canvas to our imagination” (Henry David Thoreau). If you. Whatever the ethnological short-comings of their works, they certainly captured the popular imagination of their day. Various editions of the writings of both men were in widespread circulation by the time settlers arrived at Pipestone.

These early settlers were not without literary talent and ambition. From to they wrote much about.Marxist, XXXIV, 3, July-September Archana Prasad. The Ethnological Notebooks of Karl Marx. Some Methodological Reflections. The development of capitalism in different parts of the world had, to a large extent, multiple trajectories, because it encountered concrete situations with pre-existing institutions and social relations that shaped the system.Book Reviews views more fully.

These problems aside, The Ethnological Imagination heralds the arrival of a major new voice in social theory. Race Politics in .