Beyond Critique: Anthropology of and for Non-capitalism

Boone Shear
Brian J. Burke

This short essay considers the limitations of critical anthropological theory and in particular critiques of capitalism. We suggest that anthropology's emancipatory potential can be found in an approach that embraces anthropology's moral optimism and merges critique with a politics of possibility.

Suggested citation

Shear, B., Burke, B.J. 2013. "Beyond Critique: Anthropology of and for Non-Capitalism". Anthropology News. Jan-Feb.