Query : Department of Anthropology and Sociology
- Duncan Hilchey8
- Carel P. van Schaik3
- Katie Mott3
- Anouk L. Taucher2
- Cheyenne Schoen2
- Christine M. Porter2
- Christy Anderson Brekken2
- Eliane Müller2
- Erik P. Willems2
- Evan Weissman2
- Hanna Goldberg2
- Maegan Krajewski2
- Redouan Bshary2
- T. Jean M. Arseneau-Robar2
- Will Cecio2
- Achim Rohde1
- Acquier, Françoise1
- Adriano R. Lameira1
- Akbar Aliverdinia1
- Social Anthropology and Ethnology24
- History, Philosophy and Sociology of Sciences17
- Political Science13
- Art and Art History10
- Gender Studies10
- Biological Anthropology7
- Cultural Heritage and Museology7
- Archaeology and Prehistory4
- Methods and Statistics3
- Architecture and Space Management2
- Economies and Finances2
- Environmental studies1
- Communication Sciences1
- Musicology and Performing Arts1
First Enticing With Desires: A Material Approach to Fo Guang Shan and Humanistic Buddhism
Degree: Master of Arts Abstract: This study explores the little-examined dimensions of a highly influential Buddhist organization, Fo Guang Shan (佛光山), which was founded in Taiwan and established more than 200 branches on all five continents. Through ethnographic research focusing on Buddhist materi...
Building cultures and ancient buildings retrofitting : engagements, trials and attachments around rammed earth building retrofitting in Isère, France
Ancient buildings face today normative, environmental and patrimonial issues which foster their renovation and engage a great diversity of actors. This multiplicity initiates a debate around knowledge, professional worlds and attachments which are woven around existing buildings. This thesis delves...
Research project on the inventory of traditional games in France
Between November 2011 and November 2012, the University of Nantes (Centre nantais de sociologie, EA 3260) was responsible for a research project on the inventory of traditional games in France, at the request of the Department of Research and Scientific Policy Steering of the Ministry of Culture and...
Machines and Masterpieces: Predicting Prices in the Art Auction Market
We assess the accuracy and usefulness of machine-learning valuations in illiquid real asset markets. We apply neural networks to data on one million painting auctions to price artworks using non-visual and visual characteristics. Our out-of-sample automated valuations predict auction prices dramatic...
Technical or professional? What is the opinion of the people involved? The case of employment and local development agents
Since a new labour activity appears —employment or occupation— until it comes to be regarded as a profession, there are many difficulties this has to overcome. In this text we focus our interest in analyzing the difficulties on one labour activity that appeared in the last decades of the twentieth c...
The clinical treatment of social vulnerability : collectives of action, vulnerability paths, practice of care : the example of the “Mental Health and Social Vulnerability Crossover Tool” as used in the Ain department of France
This thesis concerns an instrument for the clinical treatment of social vulnerability known as the “Mental Health and Social Vulnerability Crossover Tool”. Based at the Ain Psychiatric Hospital, this instrument, set up under the framework of government policy on access to prevention and health care...
Technical or professional? What are the views of those involved? The case of employment and local development agents (AEDL)
Since an employment activity — employment or occupation — appears until it is considered to be a profession, many difficulties have to be overcome. In this text, we focus our interest in analysing the difficulties that exist in one of the activities that emerged in the last decades of the 20th centu...
Magazine of Social History and Mentalities, Year IX, Volume 1/2, 2005, Dossier ‘Forms of sociability and social and political tensions’, Santiago, University of Santiago de Chile, Department of History, 2006, 244 p.
“De pronto la Iglesia nos obligó a ser sociólogos”. Socialización política y stronismo. Los estudiantes de sociología de la Universidad Católica de Asunción (1971-1976)
In recent years has emerged and important set of studies tending to explore the authoritarian processes in the period 1960-1970 in the Southern Cone. In that wide map of researches and prospects we seek to address a further dimension, certainly unknown about Paraguay: spaces and forms of political s...
In this seventh and eighth issues of the LEPAARQ Cadernos we brought together eight papers presented at the Practical Day of Justice and Cultural Diversity (3th edition), promoted by the Federal University of Peoples (UFPEL), Institute of Human Sciences (ICH/UFPEL), Institute of Sociology and Policy...
Un giro del servicio al cuidado en las prácticas para la apropiación social de la ciencia y la tecnología (ASCyT): retos metodológicos
Studies of social appropriation of science and technology (SAS&T) in Colombia identify a deficit model of the relationship between science and public, characterized by a hierarchical and unidirectional communication. They show, also, the feminization of the practices of traditional mediators, such a...
Arab Higher Education and Research post–2011. An Interview with Sari Hanafi
The upheavals of 2011 and subsequent developments in the MENA region have had substantial effects on universities and research centers within Arab world and in other neighboring countries where similar developments are taking shape (security issues, stricter political control/lesser levels of politi...
A photograph of Franz Boas posing in a Kwakiutl Ceremonial Dance and a copy of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights greets visitors in Sherry Beth Ortner’s office in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Professor Sherry Ortner received her Ph.D. fr...
Welcome to the revolution: The sensory turn and art history
Discourses concerned with the sensorially embodied subject have emerged since the 1990s in various disciplines including history, anthropology, sociology, geography, film studies and literary studies. The purpose of this article is to bring the conversation regarding audiences’ embodied engagement i...
Tribute: Evan Weissman
First paragraph: It is very difficult for me to write this tribute to Evan. It is easy to find wonderful things to say about his life and work, but it still does not seem possible or right that someone as young, vital, and exceptional should no longer be with us. I will say that I had the great...
Evan Weissman: Remembering our advisor, professor, and comrade
First paragraphs: In the early spring of 2020, the Syracuse University community was dealt a sudden and painful blow with the loss of Dr. Evan Weissman. It is to his vibrant memory that this special issue of the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development is dedicated. What fo...
Missouri's specialty crop beginning farmers cultivate resilience during COVID-19
The pandemic placed extraordinary demands on agricultural producers and created unexpected challenges for southern Missouri farmers, and pushed the University of Missouri Extension (MUE) to implement new and innovative approaches to help farmers persevere through the crisis. In surveys and reports,...
A Sociological Explaining of Attitudes toward Violence Against Women among Male College Students in Mazandaran Province
This study aimed to investigate social and cultural factors affecting students’ attitudes toward violence against women. This study was conducted using a survey method among 400 male students of public universities in Mazandaran province who were selected based on stratified probabilistic sampling m...
O carieră internațională cu rădăcini în școala gustiană. Acad. Mihail M. Cernea la 90 de ani
Sociologist Michael M. Cernea, after a successful professional career in Romania, his native country, continued his work at the World Bank, in Washington, starting in 1974. He founded the department of sociology and influenced the perspective on social security within the Bank. Cernea was awarded th...
Seeing like a State .
It’s been a long time since academic discussions about research and teaching were part of the board meetings of the department of Anthropology and Sociology of the University of Amsterdam. Most of our meetings today deal with administrative problems only. Sometimes these departmental meetings are fo...
Rejoining the Planning and Public Health Fields
The growth of health disparities in the United States, particularly those associated with diet-related diseases, has motivated a reconvergence of the public health and planning disciplines to address this shared challenge. However, the dynamics and mechanisms through which public health and planning...
Crossing the borders of performative moments: Conversation with André Lepecki
In this interview taken in May 2012 at New York University, André Lepecki offers a unique perspective on the development of Performance Studies at NYU. Being in fact the only current member of the department who has been first a Master and a PhD student, and later a professor in the same department,...
Poetic Expressions of Transdisciplinary Food Systems Collaborations
Transdisciplinary research, involving scholars and practitioners from a variety of fields, disciplines, and experiences, helps identify and explore the dynamic, multidimensional intersections among food systems challenges. While a valuable practice for exploring the food system in a meaningful way,...
In This Issue: Short Supply Chains
Full text of this issue's editorial: In this issue that completes our sixth volume, we present several papers on short supply chains: food hubs, farm-to-grocers, farmers markets, local grains (in Ethiopia), and, interestingly, two different takes on diversification. It is also worth noting that in...
The Regulator, the Target, and the Intermediary
First paragraph: In Regulation by Proxy: How the USDA Relies on Public, Nonprofit, and For-Profit Intermediaries to Oversee Organic Food in the U.S., Dr. David P. Carter, assistant professor of political science at the University of Utah, provides a comprehensive analysis of organic food regulat...