Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • City, Street and Citizen: The Measure of the Ordinary book cover

    City, Street and Citizen

    The Measure of the Ordinary, 1st Edition

    By Suzanne Hall

    How can we learn from a multicultural society if we don’t know how to recognise it? The contemporary city is more than ever a space for the intense convergence of diverse individuals who shift in and out of its urban terrains. The city street is perhaps the most prosaic of the city’s public parts,…

    Paperback – 2013-06-25
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Routledge International Handbook of Participatory Design book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Participatory Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jesper Simonsen, Toni Robertson

    Participatory design is about the direct involvement of people in the co-design of the technologies they use. Its central concern is how collaborative design processes can be driven by the participation of the people affected by the technology designed. Embracing a diverse collection of principles…

    Paperback – 2013-06-25
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Language in Late Capitalism: Pride and Profit book cover

    Language in Late Capitalism

    Pride and Profit, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandre Duchêne, Monica Heller

    This book examines the ways in which our ideas about language and identity which used to be framed in national and political terms as a matter of rights and citizenship are increasingly recast in economic terms as a matter of added value. It argues that this discursive shift is connected to…

    Paperback – 2013-06-07
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Multi-Sited Ethnography: Problems and Possibilities in the Translocation of Research Methods book cover

    Multi-Sited Ethnography

    Problems and Possibilities in the Translocation of Research Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Coleman, Pauline von Hellermann

    This collection of essays emerged out of intense conversations on multi-sited ethnography, prompted by a workshop held at the University of Sussex that brought together researchers from different institutional backgrounds and affiliations in Europe, the United States and Africa – including George…

    Paperback – 2013-05-23
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Japanese Women, Class and the Tea Ceremony: The voices of tea practitioners in northern Japan book cover

    Japanese Women, Class and the Tea Ceremony

    The voices of tea practitioners in northern Japan, 1st Edition

    By Kaeko Chiba

    This book examines the complex relationship between class and gender dynamics among tea ceremony (chadō) practitioners in Japan. Focusing on practitioners in a provincial city, Akita, the book surveys the rigid, hierarchical chadō system at grass roots level. Making critical use of Bourdieu’s idea…

    Paperback – 2013-01-29
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • E-Research: Transformation in Scholarly Practice book cover


    Transformation in Scholarly Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas W. Jankowski

    No less than a revolutionary transformation of the research enterprise is underway. This transformation extends beyond the natural sciences, where 'e-research' has become the modus operandi, and is penetrating the social sciences and humanities, sometimes with differences in accent and label. Many…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • The Ethnomethodologists (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Ethnomethodologists (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By W.W. Sharrock, Bob Anderson

    Originally published in 1986, this work examines how key figures such as Garfinkel, Sacks and Cicourel have revolutionised thinking about how sociology's presuppositions about 'being social' are grounded. Yet until the appearance of this book there were no clear and authoritative…

    Paperback – 2012-07-01

  • 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 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

  • 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
    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 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

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