Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • Routledge Handbook on Consumption book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Consumption

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margit Keller, Bente Halkier, Terhi-Anna Wilska, Monica Truninger

    Consumption research is burgeoning across a wide range of disciplines. The Routledge Handbook on Consumption gathers experts from around the world to provide a nuanced overview of the latest scholarship in this expanding field. At once ambitious and timely, the volume provides an ideal map for…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Racial Cities: Governance and the Segregation of Romani People in Urban Europe book cover

    Racial Cities

    Governance and the Segregation of Romani People in Urban Europe, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Cross-cultural Literacy: Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms book cover

    Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics: Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic book cover

    Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics

    Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic, 1st Edition

    By Gareth M. Thomas

    Nominated for the Foundation of Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize 2018 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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World book cover

    Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Skott

    This volume departs from conventional historiography concerned with colonialism in the Malay world, by turning to the use of knowledge generated by European presence in the region. The aim here is to map the ways in which European observers and scholars interpreted the ethnic, linguistic and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Social Terrains of Mine Closure in the Philippines book cover

    Social Terrains of Mine Closure in the Philippines

    1st Edition

    By Minerva Chaloping March

    The current discourse on mine closure is informed predominantly by industry and corporate perspectives and predicated by experiences of mainly mining companies that are based in developed countries where necessary planning frameworks and regulatory requirements are well-established. Mine closure…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel: Gendered Encounters with the State book cover

    Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel

    Gendered Encounters with the State, 1st Edition

    By Edna Lomsky-Feder, Orna Sasson-Levy

    Women’s military service in Israel presents a compelling case study to explore the meaning of gendered citizenship. Lomsky-Feder and Sasson-Levy compellingly argue that women’s mandatory military service during an active ongoing violent conflict, occurring at a formative age, becomes an initiation…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out: Access, norms and power in Congo’s gold sector book cover

    African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out

    Access, norms and power in Congo’s gold sector, 1st Edition

    By Sara Geenen

    Artisanal mining is commonly associated with violent conflict, rampant corruption and desperate poverty. Yet millions of people across Sub Sahara Africa depend on it. Many of them are living in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), home to important mineral reserves, but also to a plethora of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Police Work and Identity: A South African Ethnography book cover

    Police Work and Identity

    A South African Ethnography, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Faull

    This is a book about the men and women who police contemporary South Africa. Drawing on rich, original ethnographical data, it considers how officers make sense of their jobs and how they find meaning in their duties. It demonstrates that the dynamics that lead to police abuses and scandals in…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Impossible Refuge: The Control and Constraint of Refugee Futures book cover

    Impossible Refuge

    The Control and Constraint of Refugee Futures, 1st Edition

    By Georgina Ramsay

    Impossible Refuge brings the perspectives of refugees into rapidly emerging dialogues about contemporary situations of mass forced migration, asking: what does it mean to be displaced? Based on multi-sited ethnographic research conducted with refugees from Central Africa living in situations of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    On Edge: Ethnographies and Theories of Threshold Phenomena

  • Mobility and Cosmopolitanism: Complicating the interaction between aspiration and practice book cover

    Mobility and Cosmopolitanism

    Complicating the interaction between aspiration and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vered Amit, Pauline Gardiner Barber

    In academic descriptions of cosmopolitanism, one particularly important distinction often recurs. Specifically, scholars have been concerned to distinguish between cosmopolitanism as a set of mundane practices and/or competences on the one hand and cosmopolitanism as a cultivated form of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • On the Nature of Human Resource Development: Holistic Agency and an Almost-Autoethnographical Exploration of Becoming book cover

    On the Nature of Human Resource Development

    Holistic Agency and an Almost-Autoethnographical Exploration of Becoming, 1st Edition

    By Monica Lee

    The nature of human resource development (HRD) has been, and remains, a contested topic – the debate was sparked in part by Monica Lee’s seminal 2001 paper which refused to define the discipline of HRD, but has been accentuated by increasing globalization, political unrest, inequality and the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

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