Anthropology, Interviewing, and Communicability in Contemporary Society

  title={Anthropology, Interviewing, and Communicability in Contemporary Society},
  author={Charles L Briggs},
Developing an anthropology of interviewing could provide a rich focus for ethnographies of the contemporary and illuminate how anthropologists’ modes of knowledge production intersect with practices that play crucial roles in the media, corporations, electoral politics, state bureaucracies, and a wide range of professions. Interviewing is informed by ideological constructions of discourse production, circulation, and reception, communicable cartographies that are widely shared by… CONTINUE READING