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Title Agency in archaeology / edited by Marcia-Anne Dobres and John E. Robb
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 271 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Agency in archaeology : paradigm or platitude? / Marcia-Anne Dobres and John E. Robb -- Agency and individuals in long-term processes / Ian Hodder -- Troubled travels in agency and feminism / Joan M. Gero -- Agency in (spite of) material culture / H. Martin Wobst -- "Rationality" and contexts in agency theory / George L. Cowgill -- A thesis on agency / John C. Barrett -- The founding of Monte Albán : sacred propositions and social practices / Arthur A. Joyce -- Towards a better explanation of hereditary inequality : a critical assessment of natural and historic human agents / John E. Clark -- The tragedy of the commoners / Timothy R. Pauketat -- The depositional history of ritual and power / William H. Walker and Lisa J. Lucero -- Agents of change in hunter-gatherer technology / Kenneth E. Sassaman -- Tension at funerals : social practices and the subversion of community structure in later Hungarian prehistory / John Chapman -- Constellations of knowledge : human agency and material affordance in lithic technology / Anthony Sinclair -- Self-made men and the staging of agency / Matthew Johnson -- Craft to wage labor : agency and resistance in American historical archaeology / Paul A. Shackel -- On the archaeology of choice : agency studies as a research stratagem / Elizabeth M. Brumfiel -- Ethics and ontology : why agents and agency matter / Henrietta L. Moore
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Agent (Philosophy) -- Congresses
Archaeology -- Philosophy -- Congresses.
Human ecology -- Congresses.
Social archaeology -- Congresses.
Social ecology -- Congresses
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Dobres, Marcia-Anne.
Robb, John, 1962 March 18-
ISBN 1315866005