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In the best tradition of participant observation, anthropologist David Graeber undertakes the first detailed enthnographic study of the global justice movement. Starting with the... Read more
In the best tradition of participant observation, anthropologist David Graeber undertakes the first detailed enthnographic study of the global justice movement. Starting with the assumption that a disinterested objective perspective is impossible when dealing with the possibilities of global transformation and emerging political forms, he writes as both a scholar and an activist. At the same time, his experiment in the application of ethnographic methods to import ongoing political events is a serious and unique contribution to the field of anthropology.
Direct Action: An Ethnography Paperback edition by David Graeber
David Graeber is an anthropologist and activist who currently teaches at the University of London and has been active in direct-action groups, including the Direct Action Network, People's Global Action, and Anti-Capitalist Convergence. He is the author of Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology, Towards an Anthropological Theory of Value, and Lost People: Magic and the Legacy of Slavery in Madagascar.
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