Culture & Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis

  title={Culture & Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis},
  author={R. Rosaldo},
"Culture and Truth" argues for a new approach to thinking and writing about culture. Exposing the inadequacies of old conceptions of static, monolithic cultures, and of detached, "objective" observers, Renato Rosaldo argues that new ethnographic writing must come to terms with the dynamic nature of social reality - with history, spontaneity, and human emotions. To move forward, anthropologists and other observers of culture must describe human lives in their rich variety, as ever-changing… Expand
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