Anthropology: Collections

Anthropology Textbooks New and Key Titles 2018

Ethnography and Methodology

  • How to Read Ethnography

    2nd Edition

    By Paloma Gay y Blasco, Huon Wardle

    How to Read Ethnography is an essential guide to approaching anthropological texts. It helps students to cultivate the skills they need to critically examine and understand how ethnographies are built up, as well as to think anthropologically and develop an anthropological imagination of their own.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08 

  • Schools and Styles of Anthropological Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matei Candea

    This book presents an overview of important currents of thought in social and cultural anthropology, from the 19th century to the present. It introduces readers to the origins, context and continuing relevance of a fascinating and exciting kaleidoscope of ideas that have transformed the humanities…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24

  • Spatializing Culture

    The Ethnography of Space and Place, 1st Edition

    By Setha Low

    This book demonstrates the value of ethnographic theory and methods in understanding space and place, and considers how ethnographically-based spatial analyses can yield insight into prejudices, inequalities and social exclusion as well as offering people the means for understanding the places…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06

  • Applied Anthropology

    Unexpected Spaces, Topics and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheena Nahm, Cortney Hughes Rinker

    This collection brings together recent innovative work in applied and practicing anthropology. Organised around the theme of unexpectedness, it examines some of the novel spaces, topics, and methods that anthropologists are involved with. The volume emphasises non-traditional settings and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02

  • Networked Anthropology

    A Primer for Ethnographers, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Gerald Collins, Matthew Slover Durington

    The advent of social media offers anthropologists exciting opportunities to extend their research to communities in fresh ways. At the same time, these technological developments open up anthropological fieldwork to different hazards. Networked Anthropology explores the increasing appropriation of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-19

  • My Father's Wars

    Migration, Memory, and the Violence of a Century, 1st Edition

    By Alisse Waterston

    * Winner: International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Outstanding Book Award 2016 * My Father’s Wars is an anthropologist's vivid account of her father's journey across continents, countries, cultures, generations, and wars. It is a daughter's moving portrait of a charming, funny,…

    Paperback – 2013-08-05
    Innovative Ethnographies

  • Doing Anthropological Research

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natalie Konopinski

    Doing Anthropological Research provides a practical toolkit for carrying out research. It works through the process chapter by chapter, from the planning and proposal stage to methodologies, secondary research, ethnographic fieldwork, ethical concerns, and writing strategies. Case study examples…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17

  • Reflexive Ethnography

    A Guide to Researching Selves and Others, 2nd Edition

    By Charlotte Aull Davies, Charlotte Aull Davies

    Reflexive Ethnography is a unique guide to ethnographic research for students of anthropology and related disciplines. It provides practical and comprehensive guidance to ethnographic research methods, but also encourages students to develop a critical understanding of the philosophical basis of…

    Paperback – 2007-10-18
    The ASA Research Methods

  • How to Read Ethnography

    1st Edition

    By Paloma Gay y Blasco, Huon Wardle, Huon Wardle, Paloma Gay y Blasco

    How to Read Ethnography is an invaluable guide to approaching anthropological texts. Laying bare the central conventions of ethnographic writing, it helps students to develop a critical understanding of texts and explains how to identify and analyse the core ideas in order to apply these ideas to…

    Paperback – 2006-10-05