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‘The concept of neoliberalism has become an obstacle to the anthropological understanding of the twenty-first century’†
The following discussion developed from a debate held on the motion: ?The concept of neoliberalism has become an obstacle to the anthropological understanding of the twenty-first century?, held atExpand
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Living pasts: Contested Tourism Authenticities
Abstract Recent critiques of the concept of authenticity in tourism studies have had the unfortunate effect of silencing claims and counter-claims as to the authenticity of tourist performancesExpand
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Brexit Referendum: first reactions from anthropology
My immediate reaction to the results of the British Referendum on leaving or remaining in the EU was to remember Alexei Yurchak’s book, Everything was forever, until it was no more (Yurchak 2006). InExpand
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Your Own Buai You Must Buy: The Ideology of Possessive Individualism in Papua New Guinea
Possessive individualism is asserted by an emerging indigenous elite among the Tolai of Papua New Guinea as a means of differentiating themselves from grassroots villagers. The grassroots are accusedExpand
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The Death of the Big Men and the Rise of the Big Shots: Custom and Conflict in East New Britain
List of illustrations List of tables Acknowledgements Note on Language General maps (Maps 1 and 2) Introduction: Land Politics and Postcolonial Sociality in the Wake of Environmental Disaster ChapterExpand
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Afterword: Knot-work not networks, or anti-anti-antifetishism and the ANTipolitics machine
In this paper, I explore what might count as political intervention in contemporary anthropological descriptions. In doing so I take a particular focus on the work of Bruno Latour, as the clearestExpand
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Trump: Transacting trickster
Donald Trump's recent election victory has been greeted with horror and disbelief by many. In particular, the glaring inconsistencies and open self-contradictions that marked his campaign should haveExpand
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