IS IT ANTIQUATED TO BELIEVE IN SOCIAL PROGRESS?
by Kenan Malik
In June I wrote a post questioning Brazil’s ‘no contact’ policy towards uncontacted Amazonian tribes. A version of that blog post was published as an essay in Göteborgs-Posten. The essay (like my post) attracted a lot of critical comment. It led to a short debate last week on the pages of the newspaper between myself and Dan Rosengren, associate professor of social anthropology at the Institute for Global Studies at Göteborgs University. The Swedish version of the debate is not available […]
Categories: International, Politics • Tags: anthropology, brazil, culture, dan rosengren, ethics, modernity, progress, racial science