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Dignity for the Voiceless : Willem Assies's Anthropological Work in Context

By: Salman, Ton.
Contributor(s): Puig, Salvador Marti i | Haar, Gemma van der.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.CEDLA Latin America Studies: Publisher: New York, NY : Berghahn Books, 2014Description: 1 online resource (348 p.).ISBN: 9781782382935.Subject(s): Indians of South America -- Politics and government | Latin America -- Social conditions -- 1982 | Social movements -- Latin America | Social structure -- Latin AmericaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Dignity for the Voiceless : Willem Assies's Anthropological Work in ContextDDC classification: 306.098 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
TOC; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I Intro; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Part II Intro; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Part II Intro; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Part IV Intro; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Part V Intro; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Contributors; Bibliography Willem Assies; Index
Summary: Willem Assies died in 2010 at the age of 55. The various stages of his career as a political anthropologist of Latin American illustrate how astute a researcher he was. He had a keen eye for the contradictions he observed during his fieldwork but also enjoyed theoretical debate. A distrust of power led him not only to attempt to understand "people without voice" but to work alongside them so they could discover and find their own voice. Willem Assies explored the messy, often untidy daily lives of people, with their inconsistencies, irrationalities, and passions, but also with their hopes, se
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TOC; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I Intro; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Part II Intro; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Part II Intro; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Part IV Intro; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Part V Intro; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Contributors; Bibliography Willem Assies; Index

Willem Assies died in 2010 at the age of 55. The various stages of his career as a political anthropologist of Latin American illustrate how astute a researcher he was. He had a keen eye for the contradictions he observed during his fieldwork but also enjoyed theoretical debate. A distrust of power led him not only to attempt to understand "people without voice" but to work alongside them so they could discover and find their own voice. Willem Assies explored the messy, often untidy daily lives of people, with their inconsistencies, irrationalities, and passions, but also with their hopes, se

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<p>Ton Salman has worked on grassroots organizations, citizenship and democratization processes in Chile, Ecuador and Bolivia and is Associate Professor at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the VU University of Amsterdam.</p>

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