Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • Mischief, Morality and Mobs: Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Pearson book cover

    Mischief, Morality and Mobs

    Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Pearson, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dick Hobbs

    Geoffrey Pearson, who died in 2013, was one of the outstanding social scientists of the post second world war era. His work spanned social work, social theory, social history, criminology and sociology. In particular, his work has had a huge impact upon studies of youth, youth culture and drugs.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • 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 – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Contemporary Art Biennials: Spectacles of Critique, Theory and Art book cover

    The Politics of Contemporary Art Biennials

    Spectacles of Critique, Theory and Art, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town: Ghetto Chameleons book cover

    Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town

    Ghetto Chameleons, 1st Edition

    By Marie Rosenkrantz Lindegaard

    Cape Town has some of the highest figures of violent crime in the world, but how is it that young men avoid and enact physical aggression and navigate stressful and dangerous situations? Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town offers an ethnographic study of young men in Cape Town and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Musical Mobilities: Son Jarocho and the Circulation of Tradition Across Mexico and the United States book cover

    Musical Mobilities

    Son Jarocho and the Circulation of Tradition Across Mexico and the United States, 1st Edition

    By Alejandro Miranda Nieto

    How do musical practices move? Though technology increasingly plays a great part in establishing different degrees of spatial proximity, music making still seems to be tied to specific geographical locations, cultures or communities. The identity of musical traditions, in particular, is often…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Migrant City book cover

    Migrant City

    1st Edition

    By Les Back, Shamser Sinha

    Migrant City tells the story of contemporary London from the perspective of thirty adult migrants and two sociologists. Connecting migrants’ private struggles to the public issues at stake in the way mobility is regulated, channelled and managed in a globalised world, this volume explores what…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Policing the Sex Industry: Protection, Paternalism and Politics book cover

    Policing the Sex Industry

    Protection, Paternalism and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Teela Sanders, Mary Laing

    The exponential growth of sexual commerce, migration and movement of people into the sex industry, as well as localised concerns about transactional sex, are key areas of interest across the urban west. Given the complex regulatory frameworks under-which the sex industry manifests, the role of the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Prostitution Research in Context: Methodology, Representation and Power book cover

    Prostitution Research in Context

    Methodology, Representation and Power, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • 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 – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Ethnography of Malinowski (1979): The Trobriand Islands 1915-18 book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Ethnography of Malinowski (1979)

    The Trobriand Islands 1915-18, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship: An Ethnography of Academia book cover

    Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship

    An Ethnography of Academia, 1st Edition

    By Maria do Mar Pereira

    Feminist scholarship is sometimes dismissed as not quite ‘proper’ knowledge – it’s too political or subjective, many argue. But what are the boundaries of ‘proper’ knowledge? Who defines them, and how are they changing? How do feminists negotiate them? And how does this boundary-work affect women’s…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Transformations

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