Online worlds have lately thrown into query the conventional anthropological perception of place-based ethnography. They holiday definitions, blur differences, and strength us to reconsider the idea of the "subject." Human No More asks how electronic cultures may be built-in and the way the ethnography of either the "unhuman" and the "digital" may lead to attainable reconfiguring the proposal of the "human."
This provocative and groundbreaking paintings demanding situations primary assumptions concerning the whole box of anthropology. Cross-disciplinary examine from well-respected individuals makes this quantity very important to the knowledge of up to date human interplay. it will likely be of curiosity not just to anthropologists but additionally to scholars and students of media, communique, pop culture, identification, and technology.
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