Special Issue on Children and Childhood

The April 2008 AN features two In Focus commentary series on Children and Childhood. “Transforming the Anthropology of Childhood” examines new ways of thinking about childhood and children’s roles and experiences that move beyond the traditional limits of our discipline, and between subdisciplines. “Confronting Challenges in Research with Children” includes comments on the methodological challenges … Continue reading Special Issue on Children and Childhood

Indigenous Groups in Amazon Threatened by Big Oil?

The negative impact of unregulated development and industrialization on indigenous groups and territories is an all too familiar story to anthropologists. Rising global energy prices are fueling oil development across the globe, and Peru is no exception. The drive of developers into the oil-laden Amazonian rainforest poses serious threats to the area’s indigenous groups, National … Continue reading Indigenous Groups in Amazon Threatened by Big Oil?

Indigenous Groups in Amazon Threatened by Big Oil?

The negative impact of unregulated development and industrialization on indigenous groups and territories is an all too familiar story to anthropologists. Rising global energy prices are fueling oil development across the globe, and Peru is no exception. The drive of developers into the oil-laden Amazonian rainforest poses serious threats to the area’s indigenous groups, National … Continue reading Indigenous Groups in Amazon Threatened by Big Oil?