Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • 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
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • A Sociology of Crime

    Second edition

    By Peter Eglin, Stephen Hester

    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 – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Digitization

    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 digitization. It considers how the cultural changes triggered by digitization…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19 
    Routledge

  • 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
    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 
    Routledge
    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
    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
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • 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 – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06 
    Routledge

  • Racial Cities

    Governance and the Segregation of Romani People in Urban Europe

    By Giovanni Picker

    Going beyond race-blind approaches to spatial segregation in Europe, Racial Cities argues that race is the logic through which stigmatized and segregated "Gypsy urban areas" have emerged and persisted after World War II. Building on nearly a decade of ethnographic and historical research in Romania…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Prostitution Research in Context

    Methodology, Representation and Power

    Edited by Marlene Spanger, May-Len Skilbrei

    The starting point for this book is the question of how we research sex for sale and the implications of the choices we make in terms of epistemology and ethics. Which dilemmas and ethical aspects need to be taken into account when producing qualitative data within a highly politicised and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • The Politics of Contemporary Art Biennials

    Spectacles of Critique, Theory and Art

    By Panos Kompatsiaris

    Contemporary art biennials are sites of prestige, innovation and experimentation, where the category of art is meant to be in perpetual motion, rearranged and redefined, opening itself to the world and its contradictions. They are sites of a seemingly peaceful cohabitation between the ‘elitist’ and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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