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theories between European metropolises, and between colonial and postcolonial intellectual and institutional circles, implied conceptual and methodological twists, adaptations, refusals, reinventions ( Reingold & Rothenberg 1987 ). Criminology was no different, comprising a set of knowledge situated

In: The Things of Others: Ethnographies, Histories, and Other Artefacts

Dahomey to identify ‘surviving traits’ and cultural values supposedly lost during the contact between African Americans and a culturally hostile educational system ( Redfield 1943 ; Herskovits 1943). By contrast, Donald Pierson’s data from Bahia seemed to document a successful example of adaptation and

In: The Things of Others: Ethnographies, Histories, and Other Artefacts

of adaptation, the recreation of various linguistic practices of African origin that ‘Creolize ’ themselves, transforming the Castilian spoken on the island. Notably the expression appears to merge two already Creolized terms. 12 The ‘afro’ – utilized as a prefix that qualifies people and

In: The Things of Others: Ethnographies, Histories, and Other Artefacts

both were concerned with the so-called ‘African survivals,’ their interest was to identify their possible effects on the ‘organization and adaptation’ of the ‘black family .’ In Brazil, devoid of ‘organization’ – which he emphasized was not a synonym of ‘disorganization’ – “[the black family] grew from

In: The Things of Others: Ethnographies, Histories, and Other Artefacts
Author: Marcelo Vieta

 s being no exception. These capitalist adaptations to and co-optations of workers’ participation and self-management schemes and the overall tensions with broader practices of autogestión existing within contemporary capitalist economic conjunctures are issues that will re-emerge in varying ways

In: Workers’ Self-Management in Argentina
Author: Marcelo Vieta

of the past two decades or so, as I will discuss further in Chapter 9, the widespread adaptation of ERT  s’ two major labour process characteristics distinguish them from other forms of cooperatives in Argentina, as well as from labour-managed firms in other conjunctures. These characteristics

In: Workers’ Self-Management in Argentina

to his relations with Landes and Arthur Ramos: “I think it’s good, especially in terms of the reactions to adaptation, on which, I think, you should have insisted more. Perhaps because of the recent intimacy with your work, though, I thought that you repeated yourself a bit. However, the work is

In: The Things of Others: Ethnographies, Histories, and Other Artefacts