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  • Registers of Indigeneity
  • 07 January 2018, Susanne Unger
  • CSSH has a longstanding tradition of juxtaposing essays for comparative effect. Our readers enjoy this ritual, but we often wonder what our authors think of...
  • Persons, Things, Person-Things
  • 04 July 2017, Susanne Unger
  • Mischa Suter and Ceyda Karamursel in Conversation: Maintaining a clear ontological demarcation between persons and things is arduous work, as Latour and others...
  • Land and Labor Regimes
  • 16 April 2017, Susanne Unger
  • Tania Li and R. Alan Covey in conversation about land and labor regimes in Indonesia and Peru. In each case, there are elaborate social worlds that must be...

In dialogue

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  • Afterlives
  • 30 January 2018, Susanne Unger
  • How does one do scholarship in dialogue with the dead? After reading Chris Moffat's essay, "Politics and the Work of the Dead in Modern India," we thought he...
Comparative Studies in Society and History
  • ISSN: 0010-4175 (Print), 1475-2999 (Online)
  • Editors: Paul Christopher Johnson Anthropology and History, University of Michigan and Geneviève Zubrzycki Sociology, University of Michigan
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Comparative Studies in Society and History (CSSH) is an international forum for new research and interpretation concerning problems of recurrent patterning and change in human societies through time and in the contemporary world. CSSH sets up a working alliance among specialists in all branches of the social sciences and humanities as a way of bringing together multidisciplinary research, cultural studies, and theory, especially in anthropology, history, political science, and sociology. Review articles and discussion bring readers in touch with current findings and issues.

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