anthro2.1207

anthro2.1207 - Anthropology 2 Hines 12/07/07 HSSB 1174 for...

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Anthropology 2 Hines 12/07/07 HSSB 1174 for final Wednesday 12 - 3 Purpose of work Humanize activity Connect to “structural” forces “street culture of resistance” emerges for personal search for dignity and rejection of racism and subjugation Become active agents in personal degradation and community ruin Thinking and acting beings Bound by profound constraints Structural forces are cultural 2 sided structural forces of Nuyorican history Jibaro resistance Mordern-Capitalist mode of production Hyper-individualism – while lotted by them and by us, virtue of American-ness it undermines their potential, functioning within the system Divide and conquer i.e. racism, class-based oppression constantly undermined by these forces both enculturate Nuyoricans to “internalize” responsibility and “naturalize” structural inequities process of being enculturate, thought proper ways to act on the street only way world should be, only way world is not recognizing that it is a part of their own enculturation process Selling crack is capitalism? Illegitimate trade – anything but a capitalist project Practicing relationships and trade that imitate capitalism Law/logic of supply and demand (318-324) Relations between labor and capital (99-105) Just because it is illegal doesn’t mean it isn’t capitalism Who do Primo and Caesar blame their hours/wages get cut? (103)
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