Presents a model for analyzing and evaluating ethnographic arguments, examines the relationship between the claims anthropologists make about human behavior and the data they use to support them, and applies the model to a few well known cases. Contributes to the current debate on rhetoric and reflexivity in anthropology. Paper edition (unseen), $12.95. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORThis book is about reading ethnography. Clifford Geertz has written that aquot;if you want to understand what a science is, you should look in the first instance not at its theories or its findings, and certainly not at what its apologists say about it; you anbsp;...
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