Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • Climate Change and Tradition in a Small Island State: The Rising Tide book cover

    Climate Change and Tradition in a Small Island State

    The Rising Tide, 1st Edition

    By Peter Rudiak-Gould

    The citizens of the Marshall Islands have been told that climate change will doom their country, and they have seen confirmatory omens in the land, air, and sea. This book investigates how grassroots Marshallese society has interpreted and responded to this threat as intimated by local observation,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Children in Crisis: Ethnographic Studies in International Contexts book cover

    Children in Crisis

    Ethnographic Studies in International Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manata Hashemi, Martín Sánchez-Jankowski

    This volume brings together ethnographers conducting research on children living in crisis situations in both developing and developed regions, taking a cross-cultural approach that spans different cities in the global North and South to provide insight and analyses into the lifeworlds of their…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Anthropology and Nature book cover

    Anthropology and Nature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten Hastrup

    On the basis of empirical studies, this book explores nature as an integral part of the social worlds conventionally studied by anthropologists. The book may be read as a form of scholarly "edgework," resisting institutional divisions and conceptual routines in the interest of exploring new…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Animism and the Question of Life book cover

    Animism and the Question of Life

    1st Edition

    By Istvan Praet

    The central purpose of this book is to help change the terms of the debate on animism, a classic theme in anthropology. It combines some of the finest ethnographic material currently available (including firsthand research on the Chachi of Ecuador) with an unusually broad geographic scope (the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Surveillance, Capital and Resistance: Theorizing the Surveillance Subject book cover

    Surveillance, Capital and Resistance

    Theorizing the Surveillance Subject, 1st Edition

    By Michael McCahill, Rachel L. Finn

    Surveillance, Capital and Resistance is a major contribution to current debates on the subjective experience of surveillance. Based on a large research project undertaken in a Northern City in the UK and focusing mainly on the use of surveillance in the context of policing and security, the book…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Religion and Mobility in a Globalising Asia: New Ethnographic Explorations book cover

    Religion and Mobility in a Globalising Asia

    New Ethnographic Explorations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sin Wen Lau, Nanlai Cao

    This volume examines the dynamic, mutually constitutive, relationship between religion and mobility in the contemporary era of Asian globalisation in which an increasing number of people have been displaced, forcefully or voluntarily, by an expanding global market economy and lasting regional…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance: Meetings with Remarkable Women book cover

    Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance

    Meetings with Remarkable Women, 1st Edition

    By Virginie Magnat

    As the first examination of women's foremost contributions to Jerzy Grotowski's cross-cultural investigation of performance, this book complements and broadens existing literature by offering a more diverse and inclusive re-assessment of Grotowski's legacy, thereby probing its significance for…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Gender in Transnationalism: Home, Longing and Belonging Among Moroccan Migrant Women book cover

    Gender in Transnationalism

    Home, Longing and Belonging Among Moroccan Migrant Women, 1st Edition

    By Ruba Salih

    A fascinating ethnographic journey into migrant women's lives across two countries, Gender in Transnationalism highlights women's construction of 'home' between Morocco and Italy as a significant site whereby broader feelings and narratives of displacement and belonging can be grasped. Salih…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09

  • Queer Women in Urban China: An Ethnography book cover

    Queer Women in Urban China

    An Ethnography, 1st Edition

    By Elisabeth L. Engebretsen

    Lala (lesbian) and gay communities in mainland China have emerged rapidly in the 21st century. Alongside new freedoms and modernizing reforms, and with mainstream media and society increasingly tolerant, lalas still experience immense family and social pressures to a degree that this book argues is…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • The Fugitive Identity of Mediation: Negotiations, Shift Changes and Allusionary Action book cover

    The Fugitive Identity of Mediation

    Negotiations, Shift Changes and Allusionary Action, 1st Edition

    By Debbie De Girolamo

    Despite much having been written about what mediation is, direct observations of commercial mediations are limited. This book grants an opportunity to observe mediation in action and also provides external commentary about the actions observed. The book approaches Mediation ethnographically as a…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22

  • Hybrid Voices and Collaborative Change: Contextualising Positive Discourse Analysis book cover

    Hybrid Voices and Collaborative Change

    Contextualising Positive Discourse Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Tom Bartlett

    In this study, Bartlett presents a theoretical and descriptive development in the discipline of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) extending the recent trend away from critiques of hegemonic practices and towards the description of alternative and minority practices that has been labelled Positive…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • Touring Poverty book cover

    Touring Poverty

    1st Edition

    By Bianca Freire-Medeiros

    Touring Poverty addresses a highly controversial practice: the transformation of impoverished neighbourhoods into valued attractions for international tourists. In the megacities of the Global South, selected and idealized aspects of poverty are being turned into a tourist commodity for consumption…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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