Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • 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

  • Ethnographies of Austerity: Temporality, crisis and affect in southern Europe book cover

    Ethnographies of Austerity

    Temporality, crisis and affect in southern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel M. Knight, Charles Stewart

    Some of the worst effects of the global economic downturn that commenced in 2008 have been felt in Europe, and specifically in the Eurozone’s so-called PIIGS (Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece, and Spain) and Cyprus. This edited volume is the first collection to bring together ethnographies of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Walking Through Social Research book cover

    Walking Through Social Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Bates, Alex Rhys-Taylor

    As an ethnographic method walking has a long history, but it has only recently begun to attract focused attention. By walking alongside participants, researchers have been able to observe, experience, and make sense of a broad range of everyday practices. At the same time, the idea of talking and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Contemporary Issues in Swahili Ethnography book cover

    Contemporary Issues in Swahili Ethnography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iain Walker

    The term ‘Swahili’ describes the Muslim peoples of the East African coast, speakers of Kiswahili or closely related languages, who have historically filled roles as middlemen and merchants, the cosmopolitan products of a trading economy between Africa and the Indian Ocean world. This collection…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Origin of the Inequality of the Social Classes book cover

    The Origin of the Inequality of the Social Classes

    1st Edition

    By Gunnar Landtman

    Originally published in 1938, The Origin of the Inequality of the Social Classes presents ethnological research into how rank and inequality has been created or formed in various societies. This study especially focuses on recent changes in aboriginal cultures with particular attention paid to the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Video Methods: Social Science Research in Motion book cover

    Video Methods

    Social Science Research in Motion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Bates

    This interdisciplinary collection provides a set of innovative and inventive approaches to the use of video as a research method. Building on the development of visual methods across the social sciences, it highlights a range of possibilities for making and working with video data. The collection…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • CyberGenetics: Health genetics and new media book cover

    CyberGenetics

    Health genetics and new media, 1st Edition

    By Anna Harris, Susan Kelly, Sally Wyatt

    Online genetic testing services are increasingly being offered to consumers who are becoming exposed to, and knowledgeable about, new kinds of genetic technologies, as the launch of a 23andme genetic testing product in the UK testifies. Genetic research breakthroughs, cheek swabbing forensic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Higher Education and Social Inequalities: University Admissions, Experiences, and Outcomes book cover

    Higher Education and Social Inequalities

    University Admissions, Experiences, and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Waller, Nicola Ingram, Michael R.M. Ward

    A university education has long been seen as the gateway to upward social mobility for individuals from lower socio-economic backgrounds, and as a way of reproducing social advantage for the better off. With the number of young people from the very highest socio-economic groups entering university…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge

  • UK Hip-Hop, Grime and the City: The Aesthetics and Ethics of London's Rap Scenes book cover

    UK Hip-Hop, Grime and the City

    The Aesthetics and Ethics of London's Rap Scenes, 1st Edition

    By Richard Bramwell

    Young people in London have contributed to the production of a distinctively British rap culture. This book moves beyond accounts of Hip-Hop’s marginality and shows, with an examination of the production, dissemination and use of rap in London, how this cultural form plays an important role in the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene: More-than-human encounters book cover

    Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene

    More-than-human encounters, 1st Edition

    By Kate Wright

    Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene offers a new perspective on international environmental scholarship, focusing on the emotional and affective connections between human and nonhuman lives to reveal fresh connections between global issues of climate change, species extinction and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

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