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The two faces of mutuality: contemporary themes in anthropology

Pina-Cabral, Joao (2013) The two faces of mutuality: contemporary themes in anthropology. Anthropological Quarterly, 86 (1). p. 257. ISSN 0003-5491. E-ISSN 1534-1518.


The theme of mutuality has lately emerged in anthropology by the hand of two of our most influential contemporary thinkers. Yet they explore it in apparently unrelated guises: by the hand of Johannes Fabian, mutuality emerges as a methodological preoccupation in discussions about fieldwork ethics referring to the way in which anthropologist and informant are engaged in processes of co-responsibility (2001, 2007); by the hand of Marshall Sahlins, mutuality is a constitutive principle in personal ontogeny that allows for a theoretical re-founding of kinship studies (2011).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: mutuality, kinship; ethnography
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > Social and Cultural Anthropology
Depositing User: Joao Pina-Cabral
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2012 12:36 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 09:28 UTC
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