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AO. institutional university requirements prevent collaborations

  • AO: The analysts note that university institutional requirements for junior scholars in social cultural anthro make collaboration difficult. “Collaboration is difficult in cultural anthropology … [becuase] of the accounting system of big science [which] gives individual researchers only partial credit for collaborative work, yet creative collaboration takes much more effort than is required in single authorship.” (383).

  • AO: Analysts note that contemporary translocal political-economic processes (“globalization”) have made it necessary either to develop new methodologies for spanning “scales” of analysis (but see below) or otherwise find- ing “phenomena of connection” (see again below) or to critically recover and adapt appropriate methodologies from our disciplinary ancestors.” (398)


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