Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • Ethnographic Information Design book cover

    Ethnographic Information Design

    By Sheila Pontis

    The increasing necessity to understand people’s needs to create compelling solutions, the more frequent cross-disciplinary teamwork and complexity of today’s challenges can be overwhelming for designers, making it nearly impossible to know where to start or what tools, methods or skills to use.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • French Perspectives in African Studies: A Collection of Translated Essays book cover

    French Perspectives in African Studies

    A Collection of Translated Essays

    Edited by Pierre Alexandre

    Originally published in 1973, this volume presents some of the main approaches that were developed by French Africanists during the 1940s, 50s and 60s. The book covers social structure, kinship systems, economic change, ethnography, language, history and archaeology in West Africa.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • The Basuto: A Social Study of Traditional and Modern Lesotho book cover

    The Basuto

    A Social Study of Traditional and Modern Lesotho

    By Hugh Ashton

    Originally published in 1952 and as a second edition in 1967 this volume provides a systematic and comprehensive account of the Basuto people and their changing culture, and reviews the developments and changes leading up to 1966 when Basutoland achieved independence as Lesotho. It describes…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • A Culture of Policing: The Metropolitan Police and Street Crime in London Between the Wars book cover

    A Culture of Policing

    The Metropolitan Police and Street Crime in London Between the Wars

    By Stefan Slater

    From the post-war police strikes (1918 and 1919), to the plans of petty criminals for the coronation of King George VI (1937), there was always a good story in crime. Crime sold books, filled copy in newspapers, was discussed by politicians and demanded the attention of sociologists, criminologists…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Flashback: Drugs and Dealing in the Golden Age of the London Rave Scene book cover

    Flashback

    Drugs and Dealing in the Golden Age of the London Rave Scene

    By Jennifer Ward

    This book is a detailed and close examination of the rave club drugs market as it took place in nightclubs, dance parties, pubs and bars and among friendship networks in London, in the mid to late 1990s. It focuses on the organizational features of drugs purchasing and selling and differentiates…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Willan

  • The Trials and Triumphs of Teaching Legal Anthropology: Testimonies from Around Europe book cover

    The Trials and Triumphs of Teaching Legal Anthropology

    Testimonies from Around Europe

    Edited by Marie-Claire Foblets, Gordon Woodman, Anthony Bradney

    This volume addresses practical concerns of how to create space for legal anthropology in both law and anthropology programmes, and also more conceptual issues such as the ethnographic examination of the ‘culture’ of legal institutions and systems of state laws. It is based on testimonies from…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • Queering Knowledge: Analytics, Devices and Investments after Marilyn Strathern book cover

    Queering Knowledge

    Analytics, Devices and Investments after Marilyn Strathern

    Edited by Paul Boyce, EJ Gonzalez-Polledo, Silvia Posocco

    Marilyn Strathern’s ethnographic contributions to studies of personhood, kinship, gender relations and reproduction have achieved wide recognition in the field of anthropology. Her analytic devices, including her model of merographic connection, have had profound effects on anthropologists’…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Ethnography

  • Hybrid Communities: Biosocial Approaches to Domestication and Other Trans-species Relationships book cover

    Hybrid Communities

    Biosocial Approaches to Domestication and Other Trans-species Relationships

    Edited by Charles Stépanoff, Jean-Denis Vigne

    Domestication challenges our understanding of human-environment relationships because it blurs the dichotomy between what is artificial and what is natural. In domestication, biological evolution, environmental change, anthropological trajectories and sociocultural choices are inextricably…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Performance Autoethnography: Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture book cover

    Performance Autoethnography

    Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Norman K. Denzin

    This book is a manifesto. It is about rethinking performance autoethnography, about the formation of a critical performative cultural politics, about what happens when everything is already performative, when the dividing line between performativity and performance disappears. This is a book about…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Life Takes Place: Phenomenology, Lifeworlds and Place Making book cover

    Life Takes Place

    Phenomenology, Lifeworlds and Place Making

    By David Seamon

    Life Takes Place argues that, even in our mobile, hypermodern world, human life is impossible without place. Seamon asks the question: why does life take place? He draws on examples of specific places and place experiences to understand place more broadly. Advocating for a holistic way of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge

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