Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • The Mutual Construction of Statistics and Society book cover

    The Mutual Construction of Statistics and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Rudinow Saetnan, Heidi Mork Lomell, Svein Hammer

    Statistics are often seen as simple, straightforward, and objective descriptions of society. However, what we choose to count, what we choose not to count, who does the counting, and the categories and values we choose to apply when counting, matter. This volume addresses the ways in which…

    Paperback – 2012-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Black and Postcolonial Feminisms in New Times: Researching Educational Inequalities book cover

    Black and Postcolonial Feminisms in New Times

    Researching Educational Inequalities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heidi Safia Mirza, Cynthia Joseph

    This book is a compelling collection of essays on the intersection of race, gender and class in education written by leading black and postcolonial feminists of colour from Asia, Africa and the Caribbean living in Britain, America, Canada, and Australia. It addresses controversial issues such as…

    Paperback – 2012-04-23
    Routledge

  • The Orang Suku Laut of Riau, Indonesia: The inalienable gift of territory book cover

    The Orang Suku Laut of Riau, Indonesia

    The inalienable gift of territory, 1st Edition

    By Cynthia Chou

    Land reform has been an indisputable part of Indonesian revolution. The consequent execution of development programmes for nation-building have provoked intense hostility over territorial rights. Global market forces in Indonesia have seen increasing flows of transnational investments, technology…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Marriage in Contemporary Japan book cover

    Marriage in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    By Yoko Tokuhiro

    The phenomenon of bankonka – ‘postponement of marriage’ – is increasingly reported in contemporary Japanese media, clearly illustrating the changing patterns of modern lifestyles and attitudes towards marriage, personal obligation and ambition. This is the first book in recent years to explore the…

    Paperback – 2011-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Aborigines of Taiwan: The Puyuma: From Headhunting to the Modern World book cover

    Aborigines of Taiwan

    The Puyuma: From Headhunting to the Modern World, 1st Edition

    By Josiane Cauquelin

    Based on extensive field research over a period of twenty years, this is the first comprehensive study of the Puyuma people of Taiwan. The Puyuma belong to the Austronesian peoples, which today number less than 370,000. In Taiwan, they are the least known of the aboriginal groups, numbering only…

    Paperback – 2011-02-10
    Routledge

  • Malinowski amongst the Magi: The Natives of Mailu [1915/1988] book cover

    Malinowski amongst the Magi

    The Natives of Mailu [1915/1988], 1st Edition

    By Malinowski

    A reissue of Malinowski's first field monograph, containing historical and theoretical material. This edition includes a major essay by Michael Young who draws on Malinowski's diary, unpublished notebooks and letters.…

    Paperback – 2010-11-10
    Routledge

  • The Father in Primitive Psychology and Myth in Primitive Psychology: [1927] book cover

    The Father in Primitive Psychology and Myth in Primitive Psychology

    [1927], 1st Edition

    By Malinowski

    This volume investigates ideas, beliefs and sentiments in relation to social organization.…

    Paperback – 2010-11-10
    Routledge

  • The Sexual Lives of Savages: [1932/1952] book cover

    The Sexual Lives of Savages

    [1932/1952], 1st Edition

    By Malinowski

    This volume provides an ethnographic account of courtship, marriage and family life among the people of the Trobriand Islands.…

    Paperback – 2010-11-10
    Routledge

  • Coral Gardens and Their Magic: The Description of Gardening [1935] book cover

    Coral Gardens and Their Magic

    The Description of Gardening [1935], 1st Edition

    By Malinowski

    The first part of a two volume classic devoted to the agriculture and agricultural rites of the Trobriand Islanders. This work looks at the signigicance of agriculture in the Trobriand Islands.…

    Paperback – 2010-11-10
    Routledge

  • Coral Gardens and Their Magic: The Language and Magic of Gardening [1935] book cover

    Coral Gardens and Their Magic

    The Language and Magic of Gardening [1935], 1st Edition

    By Malinowski

    The concluding part of Coral Gardens and Their Magic provides a linguistic commentary to the ethnography on agriculture. Malinowski gives a full description of the language of the Trobrianders as an aspect of culture.…

    Paperback – 2010-11-10
    Routledge

  • Man and Culture: An Evaluation of the Work of Malinowski [1957] book cover

    Man and Culture

    An Evaluation of the Work of Malinowski [1957], 1st Edition

    By Malinowski

    This volume is a reassessment of Malinowski's work by a group of his former pupils and colleagues. A frank evaluation, not a eulogy, it examines the real and lasting importance of Malinowski's contribution to a range of…

    Paperback – 2010-11-10
    Routledge

  • Time, Space and the Unknown: Maasai Configurations of Power and Providence book cover

    Time, Space and the Unknown

    Maasai Configurations of Power and Providence, 1st Edition

    By Paul Spencer

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2009-05-17
    Routledge

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