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Ways of Thinking and Practicing in Anthropology

I'm Nick Herriman, author of Entangled State, In this presentation, I argue that Ways of Thinking and Practicing (WTP), might provide a useful way to go about answering the question "What do graduates in anthropology gain from their degree?". This presentation is part of my unit Reading the Higher Education Literature at La Trobe University. Sources I draw on include: Kuhn, T. S. (1996). The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Malinowski, B. (1922). Argonauts of the Western Pacific: An Account of Native Enterprise and Adventure in the Archipelagoes of Melanesian New Guinea. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. Thomson, P. (2008). Field. In M. Grenfell (Ed.), Pierre Bourdieu: Key Concepts (pp. 67-71). Stocksfield: Acumen. Wright Mills, C. (1970). The Sociological Imagination. In P. Worsley (Ed.), Modern sociology: introductory readings (pp. 15-21). Harmondsworth: Penguin. Geertz, C. (1973). Thick Description: Toward an Interpretive Theory of Culture. In C. Geertz (Ed.), The Interpretation of Cultures: Selected Essays by Clifford Geertz (pp. 3-30). London: Hutchinson. Geertz, C. (2005). Deep Play: Notes on a Balinese Cockfight. Daedalus, 134(4), 56-86. Entwhistle, N. (2005). Learning outcomes and ways of thinking across contrasting disciplines and settings in higher education. Curriculum Journal, 16(1), 67-82. Bourdieu, P. (1988). Homo academicus (P. Collier, Trans.). Cambridge: Polity Press.
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