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Jonathan Friedman

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Occupation  Anthropologist
Name  Jonathan Friedman

Spouse  Kajsa Friedman
Education  Columbia University
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Born  April 7, 1946 (1946-04-07) New York City, New York, U.S.
Books  Cultural identity and global pr, Consumption and identity, Historical Transformations: The Anthr, Modernities - Class - and the Contr, System - Structure - and Contr

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Jonathan Friedman (born April 7, 1946) is an American anthropologist. He earned his Ph.D. at Columbia University in 1972. He is professor emeritus of Anthropology at University of California, San Diego and Director of Studies at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales. He is an editorial board member of the journal Anthropological Theory. Friedman has done most of his research in Hawaii and the Republic of Congo.


Jonathan Friedman is a contributor to the Swedish far right news site Samhällsnytt, along with Russian journalist Egor Putilov aka. Alexander Friedback. The site was founded by Sweden Democrat politician Kent Ekeroth as a successor to the discontinued site Avpixlat.

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Current research

  • Dynamics of tribal societies,
  • Cultural identity and global processes,
  • Global systemic anthropology,
  • Transformation of the nation state,
  • Multiculturalism and migration,
  • Upland Southeast Asia,
  • Oceania.
  • Publications

  • System, structure and contradiction in the evolution of "Asiatic" social formations, National Museum of Copenhagen, 1979 [+ 2nd edition: Altamira Press 1998, with a new foreword] with Scott Lash(eds) Modernity and identity, Blackwell, Oxford, 1992
  • Consumption and Identity. London: Harwood Academic Press, 1994
  • Globalization and Violence, Vol. 3: Globalizing War and Intervention. London: Sage Publications. 2006. 
  • The anthropology of global systems: Modernities, class and the contradictions of globalization. Walnut Creek: Altamira Press 2007
  • References

    Jonathan Friedman Wikipedia