Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • Schools and Styles of Anthropological Theory book cover

    Schools and Styles of Anthropological Theory

    Edited by Matei Candea

    From the inception of the discipline in the 19th century, great ideas have always inspired and guided anthropologists when conducting their research amongst people all over the world. Such great ideas are born from the social and political contexts of their creators, and the challenge for scholars…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Distortion: Social Processes Beyond the Structured and Systemic book cover

    Distortion

    Social Processes Beyond the Structured and Systemic

    Edited by Nigel Rapport

    Distortion occurs between the intentions of actions and their outcomes. It can also occur between thoughts and actions; between words and how they are interpreted; between a statement of law and its enactment; between a vision and its artistic representation; and between a cultural tradition or…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Critical Times in Greece: Anthropological Engagements with the Crisis book cover

    Critical Times in Greece

    Anthropological Engagements with the Crisis

    Edited by Dimitris Dalakoglou, Georgios Agelopoulos

    This volume brings together new anthropological research on the Greek crisis. With a number of contributions from academics based both inside and outside Greece, the book addresses a number of key issues such as the refugee crisis, far-right extremism and the social, political, economic and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Higher Education and Social Inequalities: University Admissions, Experiences, and Outcomes book cover

    Higher Education and Social Inequalities

    University Admissions, Experiences, and Outcomes

    Edited by Richard Waller, Nicola Ingram, Michael R.M. Ward

    A university education has long been seen as the gateway to upward social mobility for individuals from lower socio-economic backgrounds, and as a way of reproducing social advantage for the better off. With the number of young people from the very highest socio-economic groups entering university…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Childcare Workers, Global Migration and Digital Media book cover

    Childcare Workers, Global Migration and Digital Media

    By Youna Kim

    This book explores the transnational mobility, everyday life and digital media use of childcare workers living and working abroad. Focusing specifically on Filipina, Indonesian, and Sri Lankan nannies in Europe, it offers insights as to the causes and implications of women’s mobility, using data…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Digitisation: Theories and Concepts for Empirical Cultural Research book cover

    Digitisation

    Theories and Concepts for Empirical Cultural Research

    Edited by Gertraud Koch

    In recent years, digital technologies have become pervasive in academic and everyday life. This comprehensive volume covers a wide range of concepts for studying the new cultural dynamics that are evident as a result of digitisation. It considers how the cultural changes triggered by digitisation…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • The Anthropology of Ritual Tendency: Sacredness In the High Places book cover

    The Anthropology of Ritual Tendency

    Sacredness In the High Places

    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 – 2017-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel: Gendered Encounters with the State book cover

    Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel

    Gendered Encounters with the State

    By Edna Lomsky-Feder, Orna Sasson-Levy

    Women’s military service in Israel presents a compelling case study to explore the meaning of gendered citizenship. Lomsky-Feder and Sasson-Levy compellingly argue that women’s mandatory military service during an active ongoing violent conflict, occurring at a formative age, becomes an initiation…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Emotions and Human Mobility: Ethnographies of Movement book cover

    Emotions and Human Mobility

    Ethnographies of Movement

    Edited by Maruška Svašek

    This book provides insights into the emotional dimensions of human mobility. Drawing on findings and theoretical discussions in anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, philosophy, linguistics, migration studies, human geography and political science, the authors offer interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Sexuality in Role-Playing Games book cover

    Sexuality in Role-Playing Games

    By Ashley ML Brown

    Role-playing games offer a chance to pretend, make believe, and share fantasy. They often invoke heavy themes into their game play: morality, violence, politics, spirituality, or sexuality. Although interesting moral debates perennially appear in the media and academia concerning the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Routledge Revivals: The Ethnography of Malinowski (1979): The Trobriand Islands 1915-18 book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Ethnography of Malinowski (1979)

    The Trobriand Islands 1915-18

    Edited by Michael W. Young

    Bronislaw Malinowski is one of the founding fathers of modern social anthropology and the innovator of the technique of prolonged and intensive fieldwork. His writings about the Trobriand Islands of Papua were in their time the most formative influence on the work of British social anthropologists…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Mimesis and Alterity: A Particular History of the Senses book cover

    Mimesis and Alterity

    A Particular History of the Senses

    By Michael Taussig

    In this ambitious and accomplished work, Taussig explores the complex and interwoven concepts of mimesis, the practice of imitation, and alterity, the opposition of Self and Other. The book moves from the nineteenth-century invention of mimetically capacious machines, such as the camera, to the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Classic Texts in Anthropology

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