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Creativity on DemandThe Dilemmas of Innovation in an Accelerated Age

Creativity on Demand: The Dilemmas of Innovation in an Accelerated Age

Eitan Y. Wilf

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226606835
eISBN:
9780226607023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226607023.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The rise of innovation as a key focus in the contemporary business world has found expression in the growing number of innovation consultants, a professional group of people who argue that they can ... More

The Neighborhood of GodsThe Sacred and the Visible at the Margins of Mumbai

The Neighborhood of Gods: The Sacred and the Visible at the Margins of Mumbai

William Elison

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226494876
eISBN:
9780226495064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226495064.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Mumbai is not usually considered a holy city. Yet for many, if not most, people who live there, the neighborhood streets are shared with local gods and guardian spirits. This innovative ethnography ... More

Wandering SpiritsLoneliness and Longing in Greenland

Wandering Spirits: Loneliness and Longing in Greenland

Janne Flora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226610429
eISBN:
9780226610733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610733.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The aim of this monograph is to understand kinship and relatedness among Greenlandic Inuit (Kalaallit) through the lens of loneliness and longing, asking what happens when relations disappoint, fail, ... More

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