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Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco

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Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco by Paul Rabinow
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In this landmark study, now celebrating thirty years in print, Paul Rabinow takes as his focus the fieldwork that anthropologists do. How valid is the process? To what extent do the cultural data become artifacts of the interaction between anthropologist and informants? Having first published a more standard ethnographic study about Morocco, Rabinow here describes a series of encounters with his informants in that study, from a French innkeeper clinging to the vestiges of a colonial past, to the rural descendants of a seventeenth-century saint. In a new preface, Rabinow considers the thirty-year life of this remarkable book and his own distinguished career.

Author Biography

Paul Rabinow is Professor of Anthropology at University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of many books, including, most recently, A Machine to Make a Future: Biotech Chronicles, with Talia Dan-Cohen (2004).
Release date Australia
May 11th, 2007
Author
Contributors
Afterword by Pierre Bourdieu Foreword by Robert N. Bellah
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
2nd edition
Illustrations
13 b-w photographs
Imprint
University of California Press
Pages
208
Dimensions
127x203x12
ISBN-13
9780520251779
Product ID
1907043

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