Show simple item record Seizer, Susan 2018-07-20T17:46:40Z 2018-07-20T17:46:40Z 1996
dc.identifier.citation “Playing the Field.” Review Essay of Taboo: sex, identity and erotic subjectivity in anthropological fieldwork, D. Kulick and M. Wilson, eds. In Transition: An International Review. Issue 71, V6 N3: 100-113. 1996. en
dc.description Publisher's, offprint version en
dc.description.abstract The magnetic appeal of the sexually charged sphere of "taboo" -this fantasy mix of the erotic and exotic-has not exactly waned in subsequent decades, as a casual glance at almost any contemporary fashion magazine will attest. Nor has the charge of this encounter been limited to popular culture: indeed the sexuality of Others has been a mainstay of the scholarly discipline of cultural anthropology. But it is only in academic circles that the draw of the "erotic-exotic" is being "problematized" for what it reveals about Western cultural notions of sex, self, and relations of power. The ongoing rethinking of anthropology, especially, has finally begun to confront a certain smoldering disciplinary taboo: sex in the field. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Transition: An International Review en
dc.relation.isversionof en
dc.title Review: Playing the Field en
dc.type Book review en

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