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Free the social!

The fundamental limitation of social is that it has been articulated as a foil to the individual as a core, highly valued category in modern culture. As much as anthropologists invest in theorizing and analyzing the social and culture, we … Continue reading

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The Social (re)Turn

The history of theorizing the social features a variety of moments when its exclusive assignment to humans was neither assured nor assumed. The intuition or perception of the social was initially glimpsed across the species lines.  One of the founding … Continue reading

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