Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • Immigrant Children in Transcultural Spaces: Language, Learning, and Love book cover

    Immigrant Children in Transcultural Spaces

    Language, Learning, and Love, 1st Edition

    By Marjorie Faulstich Orellana

    Grounded in both theory and practice, with implications for both, this book is about children’s perspectives on the borders that society erects, and their actual, symbolic, ideational and metaphorical movement across those borders. Based on extensive ethnographic data on children of immigrants (…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Climate Change and Tradition in a Small Island State: The Rising Tide book cover

    Climate Change and Tradition in a Small Island State

    The Rising Tide, 1st Edition

    By Peter Rudiak-Gould

    The citizens of the Marshall Islands have been told that climate change will doom their country, and they have seen confirmatory omens in the land, air, and sea. This book investigates how grassroots Marshallese society has interpreted and responded to this threat as intimated by local observation,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Children in Crisis: Ethnographic Studies in International Contexts book cover

    Children in Crisis

    Ethnographic Studies in International Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manata Hashemi, Martín Sánchez-Jankowski

    This volume brings together ethnographers conducting research on children living in crisis situations in both developing and developed regions, taking a cross-cultural approach that spans different cities in the global North and South to provide insight and analyses into the lifeworlds of their…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Anthropology and Nature book cover

    Anthropology and Nature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten Hastrup

    On the basis of empirical studies, this book explores nature as an integral part of the social worlds conventionally studied by anthropologists. The book may be read as a form of scholarly "edgework," resisting institutional divisions and conceptual routines in the interest of exploring new…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Animism and the Question of Life book cover

    Animism and the Question of Life

    1st Edition

    By Istvan Praet

    The central purpose of this book is to help change the terms of the debate on animism, a classic theme in anthropology. It combines some of the finest ethnographic material currently available (including firsthand research on the Chachi of Ecuador) with an unusually broad geographic scope (the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Elucidating Social Science Concepts: An Interpretivist Guide book cover

    Elucidating Social Science Concepts

    An Interpretivist Guide, 1st Edition

    By Frederic Charles Schaffer

    Concepts have always been foundational to the social science enterprise. This book is a guide to working with them. Against the positivist project of concept "reconstruction"—the formulation of a technical, purportedly neutral vocabulary for measuring, comparing, and generalizing—Schaffer adopts an…

    Paperback – 2015-08-06
    Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

  • Surveillance, Capital and Resistance: Theorizing the Surveillance Subject book cover

    Surveillance, Capital and Resistance

    Theorizing the Surveillance Subject, 1st Edition

    By Michael McCahill, Rachel L. Finn

    Surveillance, Capital and Resistance is a major contribution to current debates on the subjective experience of surveillance. Based on a large research project undertaken in a Northern City in the UK and focusing mainly on the use of surveillance in the context of policing and security, the book…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Researching Marginalized Groups book cover

    Researching Marginalized Groups

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kalwant Bhopal, Ross Deuchar

    This edited collection explores issues that arise when researching "hard-to-reach" groups and those who remain socially excluded and marginalized in society, such as access, the use of gatekeepers, ethical dilemmas, "voice," and how such research contributes to issues of inclusion…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Religion and Mobility in a Globalising Asia: New Ethnographic Explorations book cover

    Religion and Mobility in a Globalising Asia

    New Ethnographic Explorations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sin Wen Lau, Nanlai Cao

    This volume examines the dynamic, mutually constitutive, relationship between religion and mobility in the contemporary era of Asian globalisation in which an increasing number of people have been displaced, forcefully or voluntarily, by an expanding global market economy and lasting regional…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • Governing Agricultural Sustainability: Global lessons from GM crops book cover

    Governing Agricultural Sustainability

    Global lessons from GM crops, 1st Edition

    Edited by Phil Macnaghten, Susana Carro-Ripalda

    Although GM crops are seen by their advocates as a key component of the future of world agriculture and as part of the solution for world poverty and hunger, their uptake has not been smooth nor universal: they have been marred by controversy and all too commonly their regulation has been…

    Paperback – 2015-07-09
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Riots and Political Protest book cover

    Riots and Political Protest

    1st Edition

    By Simon Winlow, Steve Hall, Daniel Briggs, James Treadwell

    The years 2008 to 2013 saw a new generation of political protestors take to the streets. Riots disrupted many Western cities and new protest movements emerged, keen to address a bleak context of economic collapse and austerity politics. In this groundbreaking new study, Winlow, Hall, Briggs and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25

  • Narratives of Neglect book cover

    Narratives of Neglect

    1st Edition

    By Jacqui Karn

    This book tells the story of the process leading up to the demolition of a small council estate in the north of England and its subsequent regeneration. Based on extensive ethnographic research, it addresses the local governance of security and the ways in which the community engaged with attempts…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

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