August 2010 Blog Posts (10)

Epigenetic Organizations

Epigenetics is an emergent theory of development that includes both the genetic origins of behavior and the direct systematic influence that environmental forces have, over time, on the expression of those genes. The theory focuses on the dynamic interaction between these two influences during development.

I am using Cultural Anthropology as the guide to determine how human groups self organize.

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Added by Scott Weiss on August 31, 2010 at 10:53pm — No Comments

Más fácil es no pensar: el caso Lori Berenson

From my Spanish-language blog from Peru:

Más fácil es no pensar: el caso Lori Berenson

Dos circunstancias, a primera vista contradictorias, han caracterizado el retorno de Lori Berenson a prisión esta semana. Por un lado, el Poder Judicial ha sustentado este nuevo encarcelamiento…


Added by Federico Helfgott on August 23, 2010 at 3:59am — 3 Comments

A propósito de la OIT 169 y la consulta...

From my Spanish-language blog from Peru:

Hace unos días CEPES organizó en Lima un panel de tres antropólogos para discutir el tema de la Ley de Consulta…


Added by Federico Helfgott on August 23, 2010 at 1:38am — 2 Comments

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Added by Dr. Alok Chantia on August 17, 2010 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Crisis of confidence?

Check out the results of the latest Gallup Confidence in Institutions survey.…


Added by John McCreery on August 15, 2010 at 1:02am — No Comments

Dan Foss on Tony Judt

Those of us who frequent Anthro-L are occasionally stimulated by an erudite effusion filled with thought-provoking ideas by sociologist Daniel Foss. The following is a particularly remarkable example.…

Added by John McCreery on August 13, 2010 at 3:48pm — No Comments

hello - an appeal for help

hi everyone

i have just joined the group, so apologies for my naivite - i am a sociologist at bangor university and i know some people in this group have an interest in public participation issues/neoliberalism as well as other things that i'm interested in. i have come across simone abrams work, but have been unable to reach her via academic e mails. if simone or anyone else out there has worked in this area, i'd be really interested to hear from them - anthropologists often have an… Continue

Added by sally baker on August 10, 2010 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Keeping track of everything on the OAC

The OAC Groups collection that I recently compiled has been well received. For those who missed the original announcement, this new Groups index makes it easier to see what has been happening across all 164 groups on this site by displaying the latest content on one page.

I have since created a second collection to easily display everything else, including the latest activity from blogs, forums, photos,… Continue

Added by Francine Barone on August 8, 2010 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

The Octopus: Eight Footnotes

Just back from Japan and the topic of octopuses has been on (and off) my mind for some time. Therefore, I offer an anthropological, cephalopod blog: eight footnotes, or eight ways of spilling ink (with apologies to J.L. Austin).… Continue

Added by Philip Swift on August 4, 2010 at 9:19pm — 12 Comments

Visual Anthropology in Latam

Added by Pilar Bermudez on August 1, 2010 at 3:36am — No Comments

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