Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • The Portable Community: Place and Displacement in Bluegrass Festival Life book cover

    The Portable Community

    Place and Displacement in Bluegrass Festival Life, 1st Edition

    By Robert Gardner

    This book explores the various ways in which individuals use music and culture to understand and respond to changes in their natural and built environments. Drawing on over fifteen years of ethnographic fieldwork, interviews and participant observation, the author develops the thesis that the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-29 
    Routledge
    Interactionist Currents

  • Post-Conflict Social and Economic Recovery in Timor-Leste: Redemptive Legacies book cover

    Post-Conflict Social and Economic Recovery in Timor-Leste

    Redemptive Legacies, 1st Edition

    By McWilliam Andrew

    This book presents a rich ethnography of post-conflict social and economic recovery in East Timor following the end of Indonesian military occupation of the territory in 1999. It offers a longer-term analysis of the pathways to rebuilding and restoring local community life, and the budding…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23 
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Narrating Migration: Intimacies of Exclusion in Northern Italy book cover

    Narrating Migration

    Intimacies of Exclusion in Northern Italy, 1st Edition

    By Sabina Perrino

    This book reflects on the myriad ways in which forms of exclusion and inclusion play out in narratives of migration, focusing on the case of Northern Italian narratives in today’s superdiverse Italy. Drawing on over a decade of the author’s fieldwork in the region, the volume examines the emergence…

    Hardback – 2020-01-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistic Anthropology

  • Santería Enthroned: Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion book cover

    Santería Enthroned

    Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Ever since its emergence in colonial-era Cuba, Afro-Cuban Santería (or Lucumí) has displayed a complex dynamic of continuity and change in its institutions, rituals, and iconography. Originally published in 2003 Santería Enthroned combines art, history, cultural anthropology, and ethnohistory to…

    Hardback – 2020-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Using Fieldnotes in International Educational Research: Approaches, Practices, and Ethical Considerations book cover

    Using Fieldnotes in International Educational Research

    Approaches, Practices, and Ethical Considerations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Casey Burkholder, Jennifer Thompson

    Building upon the incorporation of fieldnotes into anthropological research, this edited collection explores fieldnote practices from within education and the social sciences. Framed by social justice concerns about power in knowledge production, the collection will explore methodological questions…

    Hardback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Reading Life with Gwich'in: An Educational Approach book cover

    Reading Life with Gwich'in

    An Educational Approach, 1st Edition

    By Jan Peter Laurens Loovers

    This book is based upon more than two years of ethnographic fieldwork and personal experiences with the Teetł’it Gwich’in community in northern Canada. The author provides insight into Gwich’in understandings of life as well as into historical and political processes that have taken place in the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • The Secret Lives of Anthropologists: Lessons from the Field book cover

    The Secret Lives of Anthropologists

    Lessons from the Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bonnie L. Hewlett

    This book addresses the difficult conditions researchers may face in the field and provides lessons in how to navigate the various social, political, economic, health, and environmental challenges involved in fieldwork. It also sheds important light on aspects often considered "secret" or…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Fieldwork in Modern Chinese History: A Research Guide book cover

    Fieldwork in Modern Chinese History

    A Research Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas David DuBois, Jan Kiely

    This book explores how fieldwork has been used to research Chinese history in the past and new ways that others might use in it the future. It introduces the previous generations of scholars who ventured out of the archive to conduct local investigations in Chinese cities, villages, farms and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • Institutional Ethnography in the Nordic Region book cover

    Institutional Ethnography in the Nordic Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca W. B. Lund, Ann Christin E. Nilsen

    Developed in response to the theoretically driven mainstream sociology, institutional ethnography starts from people’s everyday experiences, and works from there to discover how the social is organized. Starting from experience is a central step in challenging taken-for-granted assumptions and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Identity and Transnationalism: The New African Diaspora Second Generation in the United States book cover

    Identity and Transnationalism

    The New African Diaspora Second Generation in the United States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kassahun H. Kebede

    Identity and Transnationalism discusses the identity and transnational experiences of the new second-generation African immigrants in the US, bringing together the lived experiences of the new African diaspora and exploring how they are shaping and reshaping being and becoming black. In the half a…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Human-Canine Collaboration in Care: Doing Diabetes book cover

    Human-Canine Collaboration in Care

    Doing Diabetes, 1st Edition

    By Fenella Eason

    Adopting an anthrozoological perspective to study the participation of non-human animals in regimes of care, this book examines the use of canine scent detection to alert 'hypo-unaware' individuals to symptoms of human chronic illness. Based on ethnographic research and interviews, it focuses on…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Multispecies Encounters

  • Museums, Infinity and the Culture of Protocols: Ethnographic Collections and Source Communities book cover

    Museums, Infinity and the Culture of Protocols

    Ethnographic Collections and Source Communities, 1st Edition

    By Howard Morphy

    Museums, Infinity and the Culture of Protocols enters a dialogue about museums’ responsibility for the curation of their collections into an infinite future while also tackling contentious issues of repatriation and digital access to collections. Bringing into focus a number of key debates…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

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