Monday, February 05, 2007

David Graeber - Interview

Mark Thwaite interviews anthropologist David Graeber for Ready Steady Book. Graeber's writing includes an examination of the work of Marcel Mauss, author of The Gift (1925), Toward an Anthropological Theory of Value: The False Coin of Our Own Dreams (2001), and Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology (2004) which can be downloaded free from the publishers Prickly Paradigm:

Graeber who was recently kicked out of Yale University for his social activism, discusses Marxism, Mauss, Foucault, Pierre Clastres, Robert Graves and academic activism in response to some considered questions.