Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • Policing the Sex Industry: Protection, Paternalism and Politics book cover

    Policing the Sex Industry

    Protection, Paternalism and Politics

    Edited by Teela Sanders, Mary Laing

    The exponential growth of sexual commerce, migration and movement of people into the sex industry, as well as localised concerns about transactional sex, are key areas of interest across the urban west. Given the complex regulatory frameworks under-which the sex industry manifests, the role of the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Cross-cultural Literacy: Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms book cover

    Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Negotiating Personal Autonomy: Communication and Personhood in East Greenland book cover

    Negotiating Personal Autonomy

    Communication and Personhood in East Greenland

    By Sophie Cäcilie Elixhauser

    Negotiating Personal Autonomy offers a detailed ethnographic examination of personal autonomy and social life in East Greenland.Examining verbal and non-verbal communication in interpersonal encounters, Elixhauser argues that social life in the region is characterized by relationships based upon a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • Schools in an Urban Community: A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965 book cover

    Schools in an Urban Community

    A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965

    By Cheryl Parsons

    Originally published in 1978, Schools in an Urban Community is an ethnography of the Carbrook and Hill Top area of the Attercliffe district of Sheffield before it was cleared for redevelopment. The book provides an in depth look at the community and schools of the area and provides a valued…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Community Literacies as Shared Resources for Transformation book cover

    Community Literacies as Shared Resources for Transformation

    Edited by Joanne Larson, George H. Moses

    Through multiple narratives reflecting the complexity of participatory action research partnerships for social justice, this book sheds light on the dialogic spaces that intentionally support community literacies and rhetorical practices for inquiry and change. Applying literacy as social practice,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • At the Mountains’ Altar: Anthropology of Religion in an Andean Community book cover

    At the Mountains’ Altar

    Anthropology of Religion in an Andean Community

    By Frank Salomon

    This book is designed to interrogate theories in the anthropology of religion through a consideration of the ritual practices and belief systems of the Andean community of Rapaz. The book demonstrates how detailed ethnographic research of a specific religious tradition can illuminate multiple,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Musical Mobilities: Son Jarocho and the Circulation of Tradition Across Mexico and the United States book cover

    Musical Mobilities

    Son Jarocho and the Circulation of Tradition Across Mexico and the United States

    By Alejandro Miranda Nieto

    How do musical practices move? Though technology increasingly plays a great part in establishing different degrees of spatial proximity, music making still seems to be tied to specific geographical locations, cultures or communities. The identity of musical traditions, in particular, is often…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • High North Stories in a Time of Transition: Creativity, Loss, Work and Play book cover

    High North Stories in a Time of Transition

    Creativity, Loss, Work and Play

    Edited by Jan-Oddvar Sørnes, Larry Browning, Frode Fjelldal-Soelberg

    High North Stories in a Time of Transition collects multiple perspectives on the lives of people who live in the High North of Norway in a time when the petroleum boom is no longer the dominant cultural feature of the region. Utilising constructivist grounded theory, the volume comprises narrative…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Creating Inclusive Knowledges book cover

    Creating Inclusive Knowledges

    Edited by Christopher C. Sonn, Alison Baker-Lewton

    There has been a growing interest in the role of arts and cultural practice in tackling perennial forms of social exclusion, marginalization, and oppression. Researchers and educators from different disciplines have been collaborating with community-based agencies and community groups to forge new…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Composition of Anthropology: How Anthropological Texts Are Written book cover

    The Composition of Anthropology

    How Anthropological Texts Are Written

    Edited by Morten Nielsen, Nigel Rapport

    How do anthropologists write their texts? What is the nature of creativity in the discipline of anthropology? This book follows anthropologists into spaces where words, ideas and arguments take shape and explores the steps in a creative process. In a unique examination of how texts come to be…

    Paperback – 2017-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town: Ghetto Chameleons book cover

    Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town

    Ghetto Chameleons

    By Marie Rosenkrantz Lindegaard

    Cape Town has some of the highest figures of violent crime in the world, but how is it that young men avoid and enact physical aggression and navigate stressful and dangerous situations? Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town offers an ethnographic study of young men in Cape Town and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Among Wolves: Ethnography and the Immersive Study of Power book cover

    Among Wolves

    Ethnography and the Immersive Study of Power

    By Timothy Pachirat

    Summoned by an anonymous Prosecutor, ten contemporary ethnographers gather in an aging barn to hold a trial of Alice Goffman’s controversial ethnography, On the Run. But before the trial can get underway, a one-eyed wolfdog arrives with a mysterious liquid potion capable of rendering the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

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