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Your Trash is Someone's Treasure: the Politics of Value at a Michigan Landfill
(Journal of Material Culture, 2009-03)
This article discusses scavenging and dumping as alternative approaches to deriving value from rubbish at a large Michigan landfill. Both practices are attuned to the indeterminacy and power of abandoned things, but in ...
Technically Speaking: On Equipping and Evaluating “Unnatural” Language Learners
(American Anthropologist, 2012-09)
This article compares different communicative trials for apes in captivity and children with autism in order to investigate how ideological assumptions about linguistic agency and impairment are constructed and challenged ...