Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • 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 

  • Primitive Labour

    By L.H. Dudley Buxton

    Originally published in 1924, Dudley Buxton explores the evolution of primitive societies in relation to labour. This is mostly done by studying primitive inventions to try and understand how each of these inventions was used to contribute to everyday living and to develop the society’s material…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Toward an Anthropology of Ambient Sound

    Edited by Christine Guillebaud

    This volume approaches the issue of ambient sound through the ethnographic exploration of different cultural contexts including Italy, India, Egypt, France, Ethiopia, Romania, Scotland, Portugal, and Japan. It examines social, religious, and aesthetic conceptions of soundscapes, what…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • On Knowing Humanity

    Insights from Theology for Anthropology

    Edited by Eloise H Meneses, David Bronkema

    The development of a phenomenological approach to religion and the rise of perspectivism are challenging anthropology’s exclusive rootedness in the ontology of secularism. When considered with the increased interest in the anthropology of religion as an area of study, it is clear that there is a…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • A Sociology of Crime

    Second edition

    By Stephen Hester, Peter Eglin

    Hester and Eglin’s A Sociology of Crime has an outstanding reputation for its distinctive and systematic contribution to the criminological literature. Through detailed examples and analysis, it shows how crime is a product of processes of criminalisation constituted through the interactional and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 

  • 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 or a policy and its enactment; between a vision and its artistic representation; and between a cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Men, Masculinities and Violence

    An ethnographic study

    By Anthony Ellis

    Why do some men use physical violence against others? How do some men come to value physical violence as a resource? Drawing on in-depth ethnographic research conducted with men involved in serious violence and crime over a period of two years in the North of England, Anthony Ellis addresses these…

    Paperback – 2017-04-18 
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Qualitative Inquiry in Neoliberal Times

    Edited by Norman K. Denzin, Michael D. Giardina

    Qualitative Inquiry in Neoliberal Times is written from the perspective that the scholarly lives of academics are changing, constantly in flux, and increasingly bound to the demands of the market – a context in which the university has increasingly morphed into a business enterprise, one that…

    Paperback – 2017-04-14 
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Walking Through Social Research

    Edited by Charlotte Bates, Alex Rhys-Taylor

    As an ethnographic method walking has a long history, but it has only recently begun to attract focused attention. By walking alongside participants, researchers have been able to observe, experience, and make sense of a broad range of everyday practices. At the same time, the idea of talking and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07 
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Meeting Ethnography

    Meetings as Key Technologies of Contemporary Governance, Development, and Resistance

    Edited by Jen Sandler, Renita Thedvall

    This volume asks and addresses elusive ontological, epistemological, and methodological questions about meetings. What are meetings? What sort of knowledge, identities, and power relationships are produced, performed, communicated, and legitimized through meetings? How do—and how…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28 
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Fundamentals of Qualitative Research

    A Practical Guide

    By Kakali Bhattacharya

    This book is the road map to proficiency and development in the field of qualitative research. Borrowing from a wealth of experience teaching introductory qualitative research courses, author Kakali Bhattacharya lays out a dynamic program for learning different paradigms of inquiry, empowering…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23 

  • Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics

    Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic

    By Gareth M. Thomas

    In the UK and beyond, Down’s syndrome screening has become a universal programme in prenatal care. But why does screening persist, particularly in light of research that highlights pregnant women’s ambivalent and problematic experiences with it? Drawing on an ethnography of Down’s syndrome…

    Hardback – 2017-03-14 
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

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