Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • Routledge Revivals: What's Wrong With Ethnography? (1992): Methodological Explorations book cover

    Routledge Revivals: What's Wrong With Ethnography? (1992)

    Methodological Explorations, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Hammersley

    Originally published 1992 What's Wrong With Ethnography? provides a fresh look at the rationale for and distinctiveness of ethnographic research in sociology, education and related fields. Relativism, critical theory, the uniqueness of the case study and the distinction between qualitative and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: The Dilemma of Qualitative Method (1989): Herbert Blumer and the Chicago Tradition book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Dilemma of Qualitative Method (1989)

    Herbert Blumer and the Chicago Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Hammersley

    Originally published in 1989, The Dilemma of Qualitative Method is a stimulating guide to the discussion of qualitative versus quantitative approaches to social research, originated in nineteenth-century debates about the relationship between the methods of history and natural science. One of the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Secret Lives of Anthropologists: Lessons from the Field book cover

    The Secret Lives of Anthropologists

    Lessons from the Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bonnie L. Hewlett

    This book addresses the difficult conditions researchers may face in the field and provides lessons in how to navigate the various social, political, economic, health, and environmental challenges involved in fieldwork. It also sheds important light on aspects often considered "secret" or…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Speculative Research: The Lure of Possible Futures book cover

    Speculative Research

    The Lure of Possible Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Wilkie, Martin Savransky, Marsha Rosengarten

    Is another future possible? So called ‘late modernity’ is marked by the escalating rise in and proliferation of uncertainties and unforeseen events brought about by the interplay between and patterning of social–natural, techno–scientific and political-economic developments. The future has indeed…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
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    CRESC

  • Affect in Relation: Families, Places, Technologies book cover

    Affect in Relation

    Families, Places, Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgitt Röttger-Rössler, Jan Slaby

    Decades of research on affect and emotion have brought out the paramount importance of affective processes for human lives. Affect in Relation brings together perspectives from social science and cultural studies to analyze the formative, subject constituting potentials of affect and emotion.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Knowledge Production: Navigating Humanity within a Western World book cover

    Indigenous Knowledge Production

    Navigating Humanity within a Western World, 1st Edition

    By Marcus Woolombi Waters

    Despite many scholars noting the interdisciplinary approach of Aboriginal knowledge production as a methodology within a broad range of subjects – including quantum mathematics, biodiversity, sociology and the humanities - the academic study of Indigenous knowledge and people is struggling to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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

  • Entering Religious Minds: The Social Study of Worldviews book cover

    Entering Religious Minds

    The Social Study of Worldviews, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mona Kanwal Sheikh, Mark Juergensmeyer

    Led by Mona Kanwal Sheikh and Mark Juergensmeyer, nine authors journey into the worlds of unusual, sometimes violent religious groups. Together, these original first-person contributions provide an integrated, problem-solving approach to field research in religious extremism, illustrating…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09
    Routledge

  • South Asian Sovereignty: The Conundrum of Worldly Power book cover

    South Asian Sovereignty

    The Conundrum of Worldly Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Gilmartin, Pamela Price, Arild Engelsen Ruud

    This book brings ethnographies of everyday power and ritual into dialogue with intellectual studies of theology and political theory. It underscores the importance of academic collaboration between scholars of religion, anthropology, and history in uncovering the structures of thinking and action…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • 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

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