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The Study of Cultural Contact.

As I antropologix argue in more detail, the fact that acculturation theory may provide some interesting clues for current anthropological challenges does not mean that new analytical tools are not required if a more complex understanding of the current predicaments of globalization is to be achieved. Essays on Ethnographic Fieldwork.

Contextualização da disciplina Antropologia e cultura brasileira – ENGENHARIA

Berkeley, Berkeley University Press. In a similar way, the current interest in processes of de-syncretization and anti-syncretism, despite Shaw and Stewart claims to the contrary, can be viewed as a revival of the strong interest in counter-acculturation showed by several North American diffusionists in antropilogia studies of Native-American sun and ghost dances Herskovits These processes of differentiation difuzionismo been more thoroughly studied in relation to contemporary multicultural conditions and struggles located below.

Henrika Kuklickin her book on the history of British social anthropology, for instance, hardly mentions the influence of diffusionism in W.

For instance, as Aisha Kahn has shown, most conceptualizations of contemporary hybridization are driven by a teleological optimism that, paradoxically enough, eschews issues of agency and power. Being not only an ideology but also a commodity, movement may also reflect and produce inequality. Lisboa, Livros do Brasil. Abstract This article approaches the theme of globalization through a framework of anthropological references, especially the notion of myth.



Malden, MA-Oxford, Blackwell, Contemporary anthropology has developed a consistent interest in the study of modes of circulation of people, objects and ideas associated with current cultural globalization.

Re-reading acculturation theory 1. Even if we view it, as Alejandro Portes has argued, not as new phenomenon but as a new point of view on an old phenomenon we shall anyway emphasize how the adoption of this new point of view has reorganized the way in which we used to address contacts of culture associated with the mobility of people.

But it is also reflected in a renewed interest in processes of creolization, hybridization and syncretism, which are an important part of globalization. But, in doing so difusiomismo as I have suggested in the first part of this paper — we must recognize the importance of the work done by some of our ancestors. Portuguese-Americans along the Eastern Seaboard. The Study of Cultural Contact.

The whole research history of Herskovits, who did fieldwork in Surinam, Trinidad, Haiti, Dahomey and Brazil, always looking at the same problems, can be difuwionismo as an example of an old and more demanding version of multi-sited fieldwork. The Science of Cultural Anthropology.

Difusionisme (arqueologia) – Viquipèdia, l’enciclopèdia lliure

Princeton, Princeton Dirusionismo Press. Malden, MA, and Oxford, Blackwell, Acculturation theory can be viewed in similar terms — as a modernist update of early diffusionism theory, developed in response to its perceived inadequacies. The sources of these concerns were diverse.

It can be argued, however, that Herskovits has paved the way for such a reassessment of the dialectics of retentions and reinterpretations in African-American cultures.


But here I will be more interested in some differences which are relevant to the wider globalist agenda. Strategies for Entering and Leaving Modernity. Acculturation theorists were thus able to attune diffusionism with modernist anthropology and its emphasis on synchronic cultural wholeness.

In the same vein, his approach to religious syncretism in the New World was not so much interested in singling out equivalences between isolated elements as in stressing the continuity of world views. The local has not been erased by homogeneous and acculturative globalization. Cultural and Institutional Crossings in the History of Anthropology.

Tourism, Museums, and Heritage. From an earlier assimilationist view of acculturation, Herskovits moved to a far more elaborated view of the forms and outcomes of the processes of contact between cultures, in which concepts like convergence, retention, syncretism, reinterpretation and counter-acculturation played a prominent role.

“The past is a foreign country”? A teoria da aculturação e a antropologia da globalização

In this sense, globalization is a powerful factor of cultural and social differentiation that cannot be examined solely in terms of Herskovitsian counter-acculturation. Nationalism, Globalization and Modernity. In The Myth of the Negro Pastfor instance, Herskovits stressed the cultural tenacity of motor habits in a way that recalls our contemporary concerns with habitus and embodiment []: