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Weaponizing Anthropology: Social Science in Service of the Militarized State by David H. Price. Gretchen Schafft. American University. The ongoing battle for hearts and minds in Iraq and Afghanistan is a military strategy inspired originally by efforts at domestic social control and. Most of us are familiar with anthropology's deadly origin and history as the research arm of the colonial empires and, knowingly or not, contributing to the.

Add to Cart Details In the years since September 11, , David Price has been at the forefront of public debates over the ethical and political issues raised by using anthropology for America's terror wars. Weaponizing Anthropology details the rapid militarization of anthropology and incursions by the CIA and other intelligence agencies onto American university campuses. Price combines his expert knowledge of the history of anthropologists' collaborations with military and intelligence agencies with an activist stance opposing current efforts to weaponize anthropology in global counterinsurgency campaigns. With the rapid growth of American military operations relying on cultural knowledge as a strategic tool for conquest and control, disciplinary loyalties aligning anthropologists with the peoples they study are strained in new ways as military sponsors seek to transform research subjects into targets and collaborators. Weaponizing Anthropology political and ethical critiques of a new generation of counterinsurgency programs like Human Terrain Systems, and a broad range of new academic funding programs like the Minerva Consortium, the Pat Roberts Intelligence Scholars Program, and the Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence, that now bring the CIA and Pentagon onto university campuses.

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Weaponizing Anthropology details the rapid militarization of anthropology and incursions by the CIA and other intelligence agencies onto American university campuses. Price combines his expert knowledge of the history of anthropologists' collaborations with military and intelligence agencies with an activist stance opposing current efforts to weaponize anthropology in global counterinsurgency campaigns.

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With the rapid growth of American military operations relying on cultural knowledge as a strategic tool for conquest and control, disciplinary loyalties aligning anthropologists with the peoples they study are strained in new ways as military sponsors seek to transform research subjects into targets and collaborators. Weaponizing Anthropology political and ethical critiques of a new generation of counterinsurgency programs like Human Terrain Systems, and a broad range of new academic funding programs like the Minerva Consortium, the Pat Roberts Intelligence Scholars Program, and the Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence, that now bring the CIA and Pentagon onto university campuses.

Weaponizing Anthropology a concise and profound critique of the rapid transformation of American social science into an appendage of the National Security State. Praise for David Price's Weaponizing Anthropology "Even before he published this materly and comprehensive account, David Price has long been in the forefront of those warning of the adverse effects of militarizing the human sciences. Now, by matching an extraordinary command of the sources to a telling sensitivity to the political and intellectual consequences, he demonstrates inthis definitive work that weaponizing anthropology is as damaging to the soul of the nation as it is to the integrity of the science" —Marshall Sahlins, University of Chicago "David Price once again proves that he is one of America's most important engaged scholars and insightful public intellectuals.

Weaponizing Anthropology is a brilliant analysis of not only how the social sciences are increasingly becoming an integral part of the warfare state but also how knowledge and culture are subject to new modes of militarization, organized in multiple new ways for the production of state violence.

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This may be one of the most important books written inthe last few decades on the merging of the military and intelligence agencies with the academy. Beautifully written and rigorously argued, Weaponizing Anthropology is a must read for students, educators, and anyone else concerned about the fate of the academy, the corruption of anthropology, the militarization of politics, and the future of democracy.

You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. AK Press Collectively-owned, worker-run. Radical publishing and distribution since Weaponizing Anthropology e-book David Price Author. Book Binding: Aug 16, ISBN Details In the years since September 11, , David Price has been at the forefront of public debates over the ethical and political issues raised by using anthropology for America's terror wars.

Weaponizing Anthropology details the rapid militarization of anthropology and incursions by the CIA and other intelligence agencies onto American university campuses. Price combines his expert knowledge of the history of anthropologists' collaborations with military and intelligence agencies with an activist stance opposing current efforts to weaponize anthropology in global counterinsurgency campaigns.

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With the rapid growth of American military operations relying on cultural knowledge as a strategic tool for conquest and control, disciplinary loyalties aligning anthropologists with the peoples they study are strained in new ways as military sponsors seek to transform research subjects into targets and collaborators. Weaponizing Anthropology political and ethical critiques of a new generation of counterinsurgency programs like Human Terrain Systems, and a broad range of new academic funding programs like the Minerva Consortium, the Pat Roberts Intelligence Scholars Program, and the Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence, that now bring the CIA and Pentagon onto university campuses.

Weaponizing Anthropology a concise and profound critique of the rapid transformation of American social science into an appendage of the National Security State. Praise for David Price's Weaponizing Anthropology "Even before he published this materly and comprehensive account, David Price has long been in the forefront of those warning of the adverse effects of militarizing the human sciences.

Now, by matching an extraordinary command of the sources to a telling sensitivity to the political and intellectual consequences, he demonstrates inthis definitive work that weaponizing anthropology is as damaging to the soul of the nation as it is to the integrity of the science" —Marshall Sahlins, University of Chicago "David Price once again proves that he is one of America's most important engaged scholars and insightful public intellectuals.

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Weaponizing Anthropology is a brilliant analysis of not only how the social sciences are increasingly becoming an integral part of the warfare state but also how knowledge and culture are subject to new modes of militarization, organized in multiple new ways for the production of state violence.

This may be one of the most important books written inthe last few decades on the merging of the military and intelligence agencies with the academy. Beautifully written and rigorously argued, Weaponizing Anthropology is a must read for students, educators, and anyone else concerned about the fate of the academy, the corruption of anthropology, the militarization of politics, and the future of democracy.