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Anthropological Institutions

This list offers only a few points of departure in the overwhelming literature on the history and institutional structures of our discipline. Many of these texts are available through JSTOR and the like; some can be downloaded at an invaluable digital archive on a UNC site associated with the World Anthropology Network.

Banks, David
2007. "Minorities in American Anthropology: A Personal View." History of Anthropology Annual 3:222-246.
Boas, Franz
1919. "Report on the Academic Teaching of Anthropology." American Anthropologist 21(1):41-48.
Brenneis, Donald
2004. "A Partial View of Contemporary Anthropology." American Anthropologist 106(3):580-588.
Darnell, Regna
2006. "Reflections on Departmental Traditions and Social Cohesion in American Anthropology." Histories of Anthropology Annual 2:212-241.
DracklÚ, Doris, Iain R. Edgar, and Thomas K. Schippers
2003. Educational histories of European social anthropology. Oxford: Berghahn Books.
DracklÚ, Doris, and Iain R. Edgar
2004. Current policies and practices in European social anthropology education. Oxford: Berghahn Books.
Geertz, Clifford
1976. Toward an ethnography of the disciplines. Unpublished paper.
Guber, Rosana, and Sergio Visacovsky
2006. "The Birth of Ciencias Antropologicas at the University of Buenos Aires, 1955-1965." History of Anthropology Annual 2:1-32.
Herskovits, Melville J.
1949. "Some problems of graduate training in anthropology." American Anthropologist 51(3):517-523.
Hurlbert, Beverley McElligott
1976. "Status and Exchange in the Profession of Anthropology." American Anthropologist 78(2):272-284.
Mills, David
2003. "Professionalizing or popularizing anthropology? A brief history of anthropology associations in the UK." Anthropology Today 19(5):8-13.
2003. "Quantifiying the discipline: Some anthropology statistics from the UK." Anthropology Today 19(3):19-22.
Ribeiro, Gustavo Lins, and Arturo Escobar
2006. World Anthropologies: Disciplinary Transformations within Systems of Power. Oxford: Berg.
Rogers, Susan Carol
2001. "Anthropology in France." Annual Review of Anthropology 30:481-504.
Rogge, A. E.
1976. "A Look at Academic Anthropology: Through a Graph Darkly." American Anthropologist 78(4):829-843.
Rudd, Elizabeth, et al.
2008. "Anthropology Report." In Social Science PhDs Five+ Years Out, Center for Innovation and Research in Graduate Education, University of Washington.
Spencer, Jonathan
2000. "British Social Anthropology: A Retrospective." Annual Review of Anthropology 29:1-24.
Whitecross, Richard, and David Mills
2003. Professional apprenticeship or contract-labour? A survey report on the use of Teaching Assistants within UK Anthropology departments. C-SAP Report.

Reflexivity in Anthropology and Social Science

It turns out that reflexivity in anthropology is something that has a history, and it's one well worth tracing through the last few decades.

Berger, Roger A.
1993. "From Text to (Field)Work and Back Again: Theorizing a Post(Modern)-Ethnography." Anthropological Quarterly 66(4):174-186.
Bourdieu, Pierre
1990. "A lecture on the lecture." In In Other Words: Essays Towards A Reflexive Sociology. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press.
Boyer, Dominic
2001. "Foucault in the Bush: The Social Life of Post-Structuralist Theory in East Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg." Ethnos 66(2):207-236.
Bourdieu, Pierre
1990. "The Scholastic Point of View." Cultural Anthropology 5(4):380-391.
Bourdieu, Pierre, and Lo´c J. D. Wacquant
1992. An Invitation to Reflexive Sociology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Boyer, Dominic
2005. "The Corporeality of Expertise." Ethnos 70(2):243-266.
Czyzewski, Marek
1994. "Reflexivity of Actors Versus Reflexivity of Accounts." Theory, Culture and Society 11(4):161-168.
deRoche, Constance P., and John E. deRoche
1990. "As I Say, as I Do: Teaching Reflexivity through a Reflexive Subject." Anthropology & Education Quarterly 21(2):128-133.
Dumont, Jean-Paul
1986. "Prologue to Ethnography or Prolegomena to Anthropography." Ethos 14(4):344-367.
Escobar, Arturo
1995. "The Limits of Reflexivity: Politics in Anthropology's Post-'Writing Culture' Era." Journal of Anthropological Research 49(4):377-391.
Gaonkar, Dilip Parameshwar
1997. "Resistance to reflexivity." Social Epistemology 11(2):165-70.
Hannerz, Ulf
2007. "The neo-liberal culture complex and anthropology: A case for urgent anthropology?" Anthropology Today 23(5):1-2.
K÷gler, Hans Herbert
1997. "Alienation as epistemological source: Reflexivity and social background after Mannheim and Bourdieu." Social Epistemology 11(2):141-164.
Krotz, Esteban
1997. "Anthropologies of the South: Their rise, their silencing, their characteristics." Critique of Anthropology 17(3):237-251.
Lancaster, Roger N.
1996. "The Use and Abuse of Reflexivity." American Ethnologist 23(1):130-131.
Lynch, Michael P.
2000. "Against reflexivity as an academic virtue and source of privileged knowledge." Theory, Culture and Society 17(3):26-54.
Lash, Scott
2003. "Reflexivity as non-linearity." Theory, Culture and Society 20(2):49-57.
Nencel, Lorraine, and Peter Pels
1989. "Critique and reflexivity in anthropology: A report on the Bob Scholte Memorial Conference, held in Amsterdam, December 1988." Critique of Anthropology 9(3):81-89.
Nicoll, Fiona, and Melissa Gregg
2008. "Successful resistance or resisting success? Surviving the silent social order of the theory classroom." Social Epistemology 22(2):203-217.
Pels, Dick
2000. "Reflexivity: One step up." Theory, Culture and Society 17(3):1-25.
Restrepo, Eduardo, and Arturo Escobar
2005. "'Other anthropologies and anthropologies otherwise': Steps to a world anthropologies framework." Critique of Anthropology 25(2):99-129.
Ribeiro, Gustavo Lins
2006. "World anthropologies: Cosmopolitics for a new global scenario in anthropology." Critique of Anthropology 26(4):363-386.
Robertson, Jennifer
2002. "Reflexivity Redux: A Pithy Polemic On 'Positionality'." Anthropological Quarterly 75(4):785-792.
Salzman, Philip Carl
2002. "On Reflexivity." American Anthropologist 104(3):805-813.
Sangren, P. Steven
2007. "Anthropology of anthropology? Further reflections on reflexivity." Anthropology Today 23(4):13-16.
Scholte, Bob
1977. "Critical Anthropology Since Its Reinvention: On the Convergence between the Concept of Paradigm, the Rationality of Debate And Critical Anthropology." Anthropology and Humanism Quarterly 2:4-17.
Ulin, Robert C.
1991. "Critical anthropology twenty years later: Modernism and postmodernism in anthropology." Critique of Anthropology 11(1):63-89.
Watson, Graham
1987. "Make Me Reflexive, but Not Yet: Strategies for Managing Essential Reflexivity in Ethnographic Discourse." Journal of Anthropological Research 43(1):29-41.
Wisniewski, Richard
2000. "The Averted Gaze." Anthropology & Education Quarterly 31(1):5-23.
Whitten, Norman E., Jr.
1988. "Toward a Critical Anthropology." American Ethnologist 15(4):732-742.