Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • Methodological and Ontological Principles of Observation and Analysis: Following and Analyzing Things and Beings in Our Everyday World book cover

    Methodological and Ontological Principles of Observation and Analysis

    Following and Analyzing Things and Beings in Our Everyday World, 1st Edition

    Edited by François Cooren, Fabienne Malbois

    In our daily experiences, we feel, perceive, designate, invoke or comment on a plurality of beings: people, artifacts, technologies, institutions, projects, animals, divinities, emotions, cultures, ideologies or opinions that are part of our world. While these beings are all part of our world, they…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Communication, Organization, and Organizing

  • Language Management and Its Impact: The Policies and Practices of Confucius Institutes book cover

    Language Management and Its Impact

    The Policies and Practices of Confucius Institutes, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mingfang Li

    This book provides a comprehensive account of language management and planning at Confucius Institutes in the UK, implementing an ethnographic approach grounded in language management theory. As a global language promotion organization, Confucius Institutes have previously been discussed in the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Applied Linguistics

  • 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

  • How to Write Qualitative Research book cover

    How to Write Qualitative Research

    1st Edition

    By Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower

    Qualitative research has exploded in popularity in nearly every discipline from the social sciences to health fields to business. While many qualitative textbooks explain how to conduct an interview or analyze fieldnotes, rarely do they give more than a few scant pages to the skill many find most…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge

  • European Social Integration and the Roma: Questioning Neoliberal Governmentality book cover

    European Social Integration and the Roma

    Questioning Neoliberal Governmentality, 1st Edition

    By Cerasela Voiculescu

    In the field of political sociology and European studies, there has long been a discussion on transnational neoliberal development and ethnic groups’ self-governance. Notwithstanding, there has been limited exploration in relation to modes of knowledge production associated with neoliberal…

    Paperback – 2018-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Knowing from the Indigenous North: Sámi Approaches to History, Politics and Belonging book cover

    Knowing from the Indigenous North

    Sámi Approaches to History, Politics and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Sanna Valkonen, Jarno Valkonen

    Focusing on the Sápmi region of Northern Europe as a point of departure, this book enriches and sharpens the concept of 'the North.' It combines detailed empirical research on the Sámi people and their life-worlds with theoretical contributions from leading scholars. The authors consider the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    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

  • Doing Excellent Social Research with Documents: Practical Examples and Guidance for Qualitative Researchers book cover

    Doing Excellent Social Research with Documents

    Practical Examples and Guidance for Qualitative Researchers, 1st Edition

    By Aimee Grant

    In today’s society we increasingly create and consume written content and images. This includes a range of sources, from social media posts to records held within organisations, and everything in between, including news articles, blogs, shopping lists and official government documents. Critically…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Choice and Constraint in a Swahili Community: Property, Hierarchy and Cognatic Descent on the East African Coast book cover

    Choice and Constraint in a Swahili Community

    Property, Hierarchy and Cognatic Descent on the East African Coast, 1st Edition

    By Ann Patricia Caplan

    Originally published in 1975, this book examines property and power relations in a Swahili village on Mafia Island off Tanzania. It focuses on the cognatic descent groups which are important in many areas of village life such as land-holding, marriage, residence, Islamic activities and spirit…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

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