Anthropology off the shelf [electronic resource] : anthropologists on writing / edited by Alisse Waterston and Maria D. Vesperi
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- Introduction : the writer in the anthropologist / Maria D. Vesperi and Alisse Waterston -- Speaking truth to power with books / Howard Zinn -- Remember when writing was fun? : why academics should go on a low syllable, active voice diet / Karen Brodkin -- The bard / Carolyn Nordstrom -- Saggin' and braggin' / Lee D. Baker -- Stories for readers : a few observations from outside the academy / Andrew Barnes -- Writing poverty, drawing readers : stories in Love, sorrow and rage / Alisse Waterston -- Write-ous indignation : Black girls, dilemmas of cultural domination and the struggle to speak the skin we are in / Signithia Fordham -- Writing truth to power : racism as statecraft / Arthur K. Spears -- Remembering Octavia / Sharon Ball -- Believing in anthropology as literature / Ruth Behar -- Walking in Zora's shoes or "seek(ing) out de inside meanin' of words" : the intersections of anthropology, ethnography, identity, and writing / Irma McClaurin -- Off the shelf and into oblivion? / Catherine Kingfisher -- "Don't use your data as a pillow" / S. Eben Kirksey -- The trope of the pith helmet : America's anthropology, anthropology's America / Micaela di Leonardo -- The book that wrote me / Roger Sanjek -- Fighting words / Paul Farmer -- Taking chances / Maria D. Vesperi.
- 9781444338799 (paperback) and 144433879X (paperback)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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