Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • Sport, Difference and Belonging: Conceptions of Human Variation in British Sport book cover

    Sport, Difference and Belonging

    Conceptions of Human Variation in British Sport, 1st Edition

    By James Rosbrook-Thompson

    This book combines historical and ethnographic components in examining the ideas about human variation subscribed to by coaches, commentators and sportspeople themselves. The book begins by interrogating the idea of the ‘impulsive’ black sportsman (and the ‘impulsive’ black male more generally),…

    Paperback – 2014-06-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Qualitative Methods in Military Studies: Research Experiences and Challenges book cover

    Qualitative Methods in Military Studies

    Research Experiences and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helena Carreiras, Celso Castro

    This book examines the methodology of qualitative research in military studies. Since the end of the Cold War, the number of studies on military and society has grown substantially in substance, size and impact. However, only a tiny part of this bibliography deals in depth with the research…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Migration, Family and the Welfare State: Integrating Migrants and Refugees in Scandinavia book cover

    Migration, Family and the Welfare State

    Integrating Migrants and Refugees in Scandinavia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Fog Olwig, Birgitte Romme Larsen, Mikkel Rytter

    Migration, Family and the Welfare State explores understandings and practices of integration in the Scandinavian welfare societies of Denmark, Norway and Sweden through a comprehensive range of detailed ethnographic studies. Chapters examine discourses, policies and programs of integration in the…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Beyond Methodological Nationalism: Research Methodologies for Cross-Border Studies book cover

    Beyond Methodological Nationalism

    Research Methodologies for Cross-Border Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Amelina, Devrimsel D. Nergiz, Thomas Faist, Nina Glick Schiller

    Cross-border studies have become attractive for a number of fields, including international migration, studies of material and cultural globalization, and history. While cross-border studies have expanded, the critique on nation-centered research lens has also grown. This book revisits drawbacks of…

    Paperback – 2014-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • Is There a Home in Cyberspace?: The Internet in Migrants' Everyday Life and the Emergence of Global Communities book cover

    Is There a Home in Cyberspace?

    The Internet in Migrants' Everyday Life and the Emergence of Global Communities, 1st Edition

    By Heike Mónika Greschke

    How is global togetherness possible? How does the availability of the Internet alter migrants' everyday lives and senses of belonging? This book introduces an 'alien people' inhabiting a specific common virtual space in the World Wide Web, while the members of this space - most of them ethnic…

    Paperback – 2014-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • Changing Lives, Changing Drug Journeys: Drug Taking Decisions from Adolescence to Adulthood book cover

    Changing Lives, Changing Drug Journeys

    Drug Taking Decisions from Adolescence to Adulthood, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Williams

    This book describes how a group of young people make decisions about drug taking. It charts the decision making process of recreational drug takers and non-drug takers as they mature from adolescence into young adulthood. With a focus upon their perceptions of different drugs, it situates their…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Builders: Class, Gender and Ethnicity in the Construction Industry book cover

    Builders

    Class, Gender and Ethnicity in the Construction Industry, 1st Edition

    By Darren Thiel

    Building workers constitute between five and ten per cent of the total labour market in almost every country of the world. They construct, repair and maintain the vital physical infrastructure of our societies, and we rely upon and trust their achievements every day. Yet we know surprisingly little…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Inventive Methods: The Happening of the Social book cover

    Inventive Methods

    The Happening of the Social, 1st Edition

    Edited by Celia Lury, Nina Wakeford

    Social and cultural research has changed dramatically in the last few years in response to changing conceptions of the empirical, an intensification of interest in interdisciplinary work, and the growing need to communicate with diverse users and audiences. Methods texts, however, have not kept…

    Paperback – 2013-08-01
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

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