In Ethnicity, Inc. anthropologists John L. and Jean Comaroff analyze a new moment in the history of human identity: its rampant commodification. Through a . In Ethnicity, Inc. anthropologists John L. and Jean Comaroff analyze a new moment in the history of human identity: its rampant. insecurities and cope with their privatized fate of ‘being free’. However, no such advice is forthcoming’ (pp. –8). As Bauman understands, there is available.

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Wherein lies the future of ethnicity? Get to Know Us. Through them, the Comaroffs trace the contradictory effects of neoliberalism as it transforms identities and social being across the globe. Preview — Ethnicity, Inc. Slavery by Any Other Name: Flush with liquidity, the Bafokeng quickly acquired stakes in companies in the construction, finance, oil, smelting, agribusiness, and IT industries. Unsurprisingly, the result is a dialectic of finance and cultural capital: Twitter Facebook Youtube Tumblr.


But their horizons are global: But their horizons are global: University of Chicago Press. And b what primes our instinct to commodify our own identity and that of others a certain way?

Wherein lies the future of ethnicity? Important book about the relationship between culture and market – It asks: ComaroffJean Comaroff No preview available – Sad really, that culture should end this way. Read more Read less. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Nabil Abouharb rated it it was amazing Jun 28, Anthropology at War Andrew D. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Cultural and Social Anthropology General Anthropology. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Joe rated it really liked it Ckmaroff 13, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Unexplored in any detail is the fact that participating in the cultural economy has brought some Southern Africans real material benefits, in addition to providing a sense of pride in ethnic self-identification.

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Whereas Marx emphasized the alienation of the commodity from its producer, the current practitioners of ethnic commerce are not an alienated proletariat, for their ethnicity in part constitutes ethnicitt mode of production.


Set up a giveaway. Contents 2 Three or Four Things about Ethnofutures. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Through a wide-ranging exploration of the changing relationship between culture and the market, they address a pressing question: Amanda Markham rated it liked it Jul 22, Natalie rated it it was amazing Oct 18, Comaroff and Jean Comaroff.

Use of Hoodia came to the attention of the Apartheid government, who would hire the San as trackers for military excursions into Namibia and Angola. Start reading Ethnicity, Inc. The Wretched of comarodf Earth.

University of Chicago Press Amazon. Dec 12, Gary Bruff rated it it was amazing Shelves: The first example concerns the indigenous peoples known collectively as the San or Bushmen and the Hoodia gordonii cactus, a ethnlcity taken as an appetite suppressant by San hunters in the Kalahari. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism.