Navigating Silicon Valley’s Contradictions

You can spot the extremes on the street in Silicon Valley. You can find monumental architecture and tour “the mothership,” a gigantic circular edifice that is the home to the Apple headquarters. You might spot a few autonomous vehicles, piloted by a host of competing companies, especially Waymo, a subsidiary of Google’s parent company, Alphabet.

Gramsci, Ethnography, and “Class”

Kate Crehan talks with Marek Mikuš about his recent monograph Frontiers of Civil Society: Government and Hegemony in Serbia (Berghahn 2018) and how the work of Antonio Gramsci can inspire anthropological thinking about civil society and inequality.