Writing against Culture

  title={Writing against Culture},
  author={Lila Abu-Lughod},
Writing Culture (Clifford and Marcus 1986), the collection that marked a major new form of critique of cultural anthropology's premises, more or less excluded two critical groups whose situations neatly expose and challenge the most basic of those premises: feminists and "halfies" people whose national or cultural identity is mixed by virtue of migration, overseas education, or parentage.I In his introduction, Clifford (1986a) apologizes for the feminist absence; no one mentions halfies or the… 
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