Tag: Anthropology

Profile of Bolsonaro voters reveals Brazilian variant of far-right populism disease

In contrast to a worldwide trend, in 2018 Brazilian elections the largest share of voters for the far right was registered among better-off citizens, not those left behind by economic modernization. This study also shows that, at odds with the conventional perspective expectations, the better educate did not reject authoritarian values or championed for diversity at the ballot boxes. Read More →

New issue of Manuscrito invites us to consider a genuinely dynamic ontology: Process Metaphysics

In order to develop an essentially dynamic ontology and set free from our “substance metaphysics” bias, relational structures must be brought to the forefront of contemporary metaphysical debates. Read More →

The heritage of political passions in the families of former union militants

This research deals with the political affections in the family of former union militants from ABC Paulista and the corresponding resonance in the forms of political engagement of their sons. Through biographical interviews, this study shows how the constitution of political feelings unfold in the context of private socialization. Read More →

What anthropology contributes to the study of education

What is the anthropology of education, and what does it contribute to the study of education? Research about the anthropologies of education vary around the world; the categories used to orient the research and analysis are rooted in the researcher’s society and life experiences. The article introduces the thematic section “Anthropology of Education”. Read More →

Call for Papers — Gender in the global south: disturbing international boundaries

Contexto Internacional welcomes submissions of original articles in English for the special issue on “Gender in the Global South”. Articles should reflect on the state of gender studies – conceptually, politically, epistemologically – from a Global South perspective. Abstract submissions are open until November 30th, 2017. Read More →