Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the Nation-State by Michael Herzfeld [ Herzfeld, Michael. Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the. Cultural Intimacy draws on the author’s own extensive fieldwork in Greece, Herzfeld explores many topics – from sheep-thieves to flight attendants, from the. In this new updated edition, Herzfeld includes more discussion about what cultural intimacy has come to mean for other authors and researchers, and how it can.

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How to Do Things With Words. In Philosophy and Linguistics. The trajectories of his career and publications strongly suggest that Herzfeld is determined to make a truly significant theoretical contribution, not just to the discipline of anthropology or even the social sciences in general, but to the intellectual world at large.

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Michael Herzfeld Limited preview – Urmson and Marina Sbisa, Cambridge, Mass.: Page 15, Highlight Cyan: Common terms and phrases accuser actions actors agnatic agnatic kinship ambiguity American analysis animal-theft Anthropology appear argue argument Balkan become binarism Bourdieu bureaucratic challenge chapter church cial citizens claims Classical concept concerns conflated context contrast Cretan Crete critical cultural intimacy defense diglossia discourse disemia elite entities especially essentialism ethnic ethnographic etymology Europe European Union everyday example F.

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RoutledgeMay 12, – Political Science – pages. Herzfeld is former editor of American Ethnologist. This leads me to attempt to show how the control ofcultural form allows culturl playwithcultural content. Cultural Intimacy draws on the author’s own extensive fieldwork in Greece, as well as on a wide range of comparisons from the United States, Africa, Western Europe, and elsewhere.


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An Analysis ofConcepts ofPollution andTaboo. He is the recipient of numerous grants, prizes, and awards and has lectured and taught at universities around the world. One way Herzfeld illustrates this is through an exposure of the ironies, inversions and paradoxes in which he so delights.

From Troubled Waters to Boiling Blood. Herzfeld is former editor of American Ethnologist.

Herzfeld rejects the notion that such atavistic appearing behavior represents an embracing of modernity. Regular Guys and Irregular Practices. Selected pages Title Page.

Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the Nation-State – Michael Herzfeld – Google Books

Herzfeld provides a developed theoretical framework and additional clarification of core concepts such as disemia, social poetics and structural nostalgia. University of Texas Press. Even his introductory textbook is entitled, Anthropology: Symbolic Action in Human Society. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.

Page 20, Highlight Cyan: They are useful for sorting out issues. Account Options Sign in. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Book titles OR Journal titles. Michael Herzfeld Limited ibtimacy – To shrug off binarism as a structuralist conceit is a mistake.

Other editions – View all Cultural Intimacy: Charles Hartshorne and Paul Weiss. View freely available titles: Its data are ethnographic and are of a kind often summarily dismissed as mere anecdote. Ultimately Herzfeld achieves his goal of demonstrating that “state ideologies and the intimacy of everyday social life are revealingly similar” 3even when the latter appear to stand in direct opposition to the former.


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Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the Nation-state – Michael Herzfeld – Google Books

Selected pages Title Page. The text has been fully updated in light of recent scholarship and events, including comment on Greece and the European Union. My library Help Advanced Book Search. His past fieldwork has focused on Greece, and he is currently researching gentrification and management of intinacy past in Thailand.

Exploring the Symbolic Roots of Western Bureaucracyare entirely theoretical. Page nerzfeld, Highlight Cyan: Binarism and other essentialism play important parts of social life, and thus should be embraced by ethnography. This is less usefully described as a displacement of the real by empty signs, as Baudrillard Pnt quite simply, it is that the official devalnation of the culture of the conquered may become a source of secret pride.