Cultural Struggles: Performance, Ethnography, Praxis by Dwight Conquergood,E. Patrick Johnson PDF

By Dwight Conquergood,E. Patrick Johnson

The past due Dwight Conquergood’s learn has encouraged a whole iteration of students invested in functionality as a significant paradigm to appreciate human interplay, in particular among buildings of strength and the disenfranchised. Conquergood’s study laid the foundation for others to interact problems with ethics in ethnographic learn, functionality as a significant paradigm for ethnography, and case reports that proven the dissolution of theory/practice binaries. Cultural Struggles is the 1st collecting of Conquergood’s paintings in one quantity, tracing the evolution of 1 scholar’s pondering throughout a profession of scholarship, educating, and activism, and likewise the 1st selection of its sort to assemble concept, approach, and whole case studies.

The assortment starts with an illuminating advent by way of E. Patrick Johnson and ends with remark by way of different students (Micaela di Leonardo, Judith Hamera, Shannon Jackson, D. Soyini Madison, Lisa Merrill, Della Pollock, and Joseph Roach), enticing points of Conquergood’s paintings and delivering perception into how that paintings has withstood the try out of time, as students nonetheless draw on his learn to notify their present pursuits and methods.

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