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Critical Craft: Technology, Globalization and Capitalism Ed by Clare M. Wilkinson-Weber and Alicia Ory DeNicola

Contributor(s): Wilkinson-Weber, Clare M [Editor] | DeNicola, Alicia Ory [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2016Description: 298p.ISBN: 9781472594853.Subject(s): Folk Art | Handicraft Industries | Material Culture | WorkmanshipDDC classification: 306.45
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1. Introduction: Taking Stock of Craft in Anthropology

Part I: Contentions
2. Who Authors Crafts? Producing Woodcarvings and Authorship in Oaxaca, Mexico
3. Forging Source: Considering the Craft of Computer Programming
4. American Beauty: The Middle Class Arts and Crafts Revival in the United States
5. Designs on Craft: Negotiating Artisanal Knowledge and Identity in India
6. Nomadic Artisans in Central America: Building Plurilocal Communities through Craft

Part II: Conundrums
7. Number in Craft: Situated Numbering Practices in Do-It-Yourself Sensor Systems
8. Vision of Excess: Crafting Good Chocolate in France and the US
9. Creativity, Critique and Conservatism: Keeping Craft Alive among Moroccan Carpet Weavers and French Organic Farmers
10. Refashioning a Global Craft Commodity Flow from the Central Philippines

Part III: Conflicts
11. Conflicting Ideologies of the Digital Hand: Locating the Material in a Digital Age
12. Materials, the Nation and the Self: Division of Labor in a Taiwanese Craft
13. Craft, Memory and Loss: Hand-Embroidery in Zaria City, Nigeria
14. Crafting Muslim Artisans: Agency and Exclusion in India's Urban Craft Communities

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