INDEX
Abu-Lughod, Lila, 46, 111
Actors and subjectivity, 111–12. See also
Agency
Adas, Michael, 44
African Americans: class associated with,
64, 77; Generation X and, 88–89; stud-
ies on communities of, 21–22. See also
Race
After the Fact (Geertz), 112
Agency: construction of, 57–58, 139–42;
context of history and, 132; culture and,
136–37, 151–52; defining, 134–39; ele-
mentary structure of, 147–51; ethno-
centricity and, 131–32; in Grimms’ fairy
tales, 138–42; informants and, 126–27;
intentionality and, 134–36; power and,
129–53; practice theory and, 133–34;
problem of, 131–34; ‘‘serious games’’
and, 130; structure of, 147–51; subjec-
tivity and, 110–11; as term, 143–44
Ahearn, Laura, 136–38, 148
Althusser, Louis, 105
Ambivalent Conquests: Maya and Spaniard
in Yucatan (Clendinnen), 46–48, 53
‘‘American Dream’’ and image of middle
class, 91–92
American ideology and class discourse, 20
American Perception of Class, The (Vanne-
man and Cannon), 74
Anthropologists, backgrounds of, 68–69
Anthropology, American: class ignored by,
20–22; class in, 19–20, 66; culture in,
12–13, 105, 114; ethnography vs., 81–
82, 105; feminist, 49; subjectivity in,
127–28
Antihumanists, 119–20, 131
Anti-Semitism, 76. See also Jewish culture
Anxiety, 115, 118–19, 120, 122
Appiah, Kwame Anthony, 63
Authenticity, 45–46; in relationships of
power, 52–53; of subalterns, 50, 62
Bakhtin, Mikhail, 53, 150
Bali, ethnographic study of, 114–19
Being and Nothingness (Sartre), 108
Bendix, Reinhard, 23, 25
Birmingham cultural studies school, 12–
13, 19–20, 52
Body of Power, Spirit of Resistance (Coma-
ro√), 53
Bourdieu, Pierre, 2, 72, 78, 97, 109–10, 133;
on culture, 11; on habitus, 16–17; on
importance of time, 9; on psychologi-
cal depth of power, 7–8
Brave New Families (Stacey), 97
Calvinism, 115
Cannon, Lynn Weber, 74
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