Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • Sharing Lives: Adult Children and Parents book cover

    Sharing Lives

    Adult Children and Parents, 1st Edition

    By Marc Szydlik

    Sharing Lives explores the most important human relationships which last for the longest period of our lives: those between adult children and their parents. Offering a new reference point for studies on the sociology of family, the book focuses on the reasons and results of lifelong…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Bourdieu: The Next Generation: The Development of Bourdieu's Intellectual Heritage in Contemporary UK Sociology book cover

    Bourdieu: The Next Generation

    The Development of Bourdieu's Intellectual Heritage in Contemporary UK Sociology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Thatcher, Nicola Ingram, Ciaran Burke, Jessie Abrahams

    This book will give unique insight into how a new generation of Bourdieusian researchers apply Bourdieu to contemporary issues. It will provide a discussion of the working mechanisms of thinking through and/or with Bourdieu when analysing data. In each chapter, individual authors discuss and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Sociological Futures

  • Life Takes Place: Phenomenology, Lifeworlds, and Place Making book cover

    Life Takes Place

    Phenomenology, Lifeworlds, and Place Making, 1st Edition

    By David Seamon

    Life Takes Place argues that, even in our mobile, hypermodern world, human life is impossible without place. Seamon asks the question: why does life take place? He draws on examples of specific places and place experiences to understand place more broadly. Advocating for a holistic way of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24

  • Performance Autoethnography: Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture book cover

    Performance Autoethnography

    Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Norman K. Denzin

    This book is a manifesto. It is about rethinking performance autoethnography, about the formation of a critical performative cultural politics, about what happens when everything is already performative, when the dividing line between performativity and performance disappears. This is a book about…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20

  • The Anthropology of Police book cover

    The Anthropology of Police

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin G. Karpiak, William Garriott

    What are the potential contributions of anthropology to the study of police? Even beyond the methodological particularities and geographic breadth of cultural anthropology, there are a set of conceptual and analytical traditions that have much to bring to broader scholarship in police studies.…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Between Humanitarianism and Evangelism in Faith-based Organisations: A Case from the African Migration Route book cover

    Between Humanitarianism and Evangelism in Faith-based Organisations

    A Case from the African Migration Route, 1st Edition

    By May Ngo

    Religion has always played an important, if often contested, role in the public domain. This book focuses on how faith-based organisations (FBOs) interact with the public sphere, showing how faith-based actors are themselves shaped by wider processes and global forces such as globalisation,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Alevism as an Ethno-Religious Identity: Contested Boundaries book cover

    Alevism as an Ethno-Religious Identity

    Contested Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Celia Jenkins, Suavi Aydin, Umit Cetin

    Until recently the importance of religion in the modern world has often been underestimated in Western societies, whereas its significance is absolutely crucial in the Middle East. Religion is critical to a sense of belonging for communities and nations, and can be a force for unity or division.…

    Hardback – 2018-04-03

  • Applied Family Law in Islamic Courts: Shari’a Courts in Gaza book cover

    Applied Family Law in Islamic Courts

    Shari’a Courts in Gaza, 1st Edition

    By Nahda Shehada

    Written from an ethnographic perspective, this book investigates the socio-legal aspects of Islamic jurisprudence in Gaza-Palestine. It examines the way judges, lawyers and litigants operate with respect to the law and with each other, particularly given their different positions in the power…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Islamic Law in Context

  • Negotiating Personal Autonomy: Communication and Personhood in East Greenland book cover

    Negotiating Personal Autonomy

    Communication and Personhood in East Greenland, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Elixhauser

    Negotiating Personal Autonomy offers a detailed ethnographic examination of personal autonomy and social life in East Greenland.Examining verbal and non-verbal communication in interpersonal encounters, Elixhauser argues that social life in the region is characterized by relationships based upon a…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Arctic Worlds

  • A Guide to Qualitative Meta-synthesis book cover

    A Guide to Qualitative Meta-synthesis

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Finfgeld-Connett

    A Guide to Qualitative Meta-synthesis provides accessible guidelines for conducting all phases of theory-generating meta-synthesis research, including data collection, analysis, and theory generation. It is a research methodology that is designed to generate evidence-based theory by extracting,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01

  • Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context: A Critical Ethnographic Study in Schools in Haiti book cover

    Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context

    A Critical Ethnographic Study in Schools in Haiti, 1st Edition

    By Marky Jean-Pierre

    This book explores the social, political, and historical forces that mediate language ideology and practices in post-colonial education and how such ideology and practices influence students’ academic achievement. Jean-Pierre provides empirical evidence that a relationship exists between language…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Understanding Counterplay in Video Games book cover

    Understanding Counterplay in Video Games

    1st Edition

    By Alan F. Meades

    This book offers insight into one of the most problematic and universal issues within multiplayer videogames: antisocial and oppositional play forms such as cheating, player harassment, the use of exploits, illicit game modifications, and system hacking, known collectively as counterplay. Using…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

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