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ERIC Number: EJ1024061
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jun
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0161-7761
On Being a Good Neighbor, or Things I Learned in the Field
Stephens, William C.
Anthropology & Education Quarterly, v45 n2 p203-211 Jun 2014
This article explores the possibility of anthropology as Bildung, or self-cultivation. As an educational mode, Bildung is focused on the moral education of students, encouraging them to broaden themselves in their encounters with others. I will discuss this process in terms of a lesson I learned from the highland Maya about being a good neighbor and will demonstrate how neighborliness can offer students a possibility for their own self-cultivation.
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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