Ethnography and the production of anthropological knowledge: essays in honour of Nicolas Peterson

Ethnography and the production of anthropological knowledge: essays in honour of Nicolas Peterson Edited Book

  • Author(s): Musharbash, Yasmine, Barber, Marcus
  • Published: 2012
  • Publisher: ANU E Press
  • ISBN: 9781921666964 (pbk.) 9781921666971 (eBook)

Abstract: Contents: 1.Nic’s Gift: Turning ethnographic data into knowledge. Yasmine Musharbash Part I. Ritual, Material Culture, Land and Ecology 2.Splitting the Atom of Kinship: Towards an understanding of the symbolic economy of the Warlpiri fire ceremony. John Morton 3.The ‘Expanding Domain’ of Warlpiri Initiation Rituals. Georgia Curran 4.Who Owns the ‘De-Aboriginalised’ Past? Ethnography meets photography: a case study of Bundjalung Pentecostalism. Akiko Ono 5.Thomson’s Spears: Innovation and change in eastern Arnhem Land projectile technology. Harry Allen 6.‘Nothing Ever Changes’: Historical ecology, causality and climate change in Arnhem Land, Australia. Marcus Barber 7.The Language of Property: Analyses of Yolngu relations to country. Ian Keen Part II. Demand Sharing, the Moral Domestic Economy, Policy and Applied Anthropology 8.From Applied Anthropology to an Anthropology of Engagement: Japanese anthropology and Australianist studies. Sachiko Kubota 9.Community Development as Fantasy? A case study of contemporary Maori society. Toon van Meijl 10.Give or Take: A comparative analysis of demand sharing among the Menraq and Semai of Malaysia. Alberto Gomes 11.Owning Your People: Sustaining relatedness and identity in a South Coast Aboriginal community. Natalie Kwok 12.Demand Sharing, Nutrition and Warlpiri Health: The social and economic strategies of food choice. Eirik Saethre 13.A Genealogy of ‘Demand Sharing’: From pure anthropology to public policy. Jon Altman 14.Policy Alchemy and the Magical Transformation of Aboriginal Society. David F. Martin Afterword: Peterson’s Impartye—A short appreciation. Diane Austin-Broos Appendix 1 — Graduate students supervised by Professor Peterson.223 Appendix 2 — Nicolas Peterson: Collated publications, reports and films .227

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Musharbash, Yasmine, Barber, Marcus, 2012, Ethnography and the production of anthropological knowledge: essays in honour of Nicolas Peterson, Edited Book, viewed 28 October 2020, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=5033.

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