Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • Ethnographic Research in the Construction Industry book cover

    Ethnographic Research in the Construction Industry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Pink, Dylan Tutt, Andrew Dainty

    The construction industry as a workplace is commonly seen as problematic for a number of reasons, including its worrying health and safety record, the instability of its workforce, and the poorly regulated nature of the sector. It is surprising therefore, that the sector and its working practices…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Interdisciplinarity: Reconfigurations of the Social and Natural Sciences book cover

    Interdisciplinarity

    Reconfigurations of the Social and Natural Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Barry, Georgina Born

    The idea that research should become more interdisciplinary has become commonplace. According to influential commentators, the unprecedented complexity of problems such as climate change or the social implications of biomedicine demand interdisciplinary efforts integrating both the social and…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Migration in the 21st Century: Political Economy and Ethnography book cover

    Migration in the 21st Century

    Political Economy and Ethnography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pauline Gardiner Barber, Winnie Lem

    This edited collection focuses on global migration in its inter-regional, international and transnational variants, and argues that contemporary migration scholarship is significantly advanced both within anthropology and beyond it when ethnography is theoretically engaged to grapple with the…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Networked Anthropology: A Primer for Ethnographers book cover

    Networked Anthropology

    A Primer for Ethnographers, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Gerald Collins, Matthew Slover Durington

    The advent of social media offers anthropologists exciting opportunities to extend their research to communities in fresh ways. At the same time, these technological developments open up anthropological fieldwork to different hazards. Networked Anthropology explores the increasing appropriation of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-19
    Routledge

  • Dresden: Paradoxes of Memory in History book cover

    Dresden

    Paradoxes of Memory in History, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth A. Ten Dyke

    The collapse of the German Democratic Republic prompted the East Germans to confront their personal, cultural and international past. This study of the 'Wende' - the turn of events in 1989 - is based on ethnographic and anthropological research conducted in the early 1990s. Liz Ten Dyke has…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge
    Studies in Anthropology and History

  • Earth, Water, Fleece and Fabric: An Ethnography and Archaeology of Andean Camelid Herding book cover

    Earth, Water, Fleece and Fabric

    An Ethnography and Archaeology of Andean Camelid Herding, 1st Edition

    By Penny Dransart

    Through a richly detailed examination of the practices of spinning yarn from the fleece of llamas and alpacas, Earth, Water, Fleece and Fabric explores the relationship that herders of the present and of the past have maintained with their herd animals in the Andes. Dransart juxtaposes an…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Jews of the Dutch Caribbean: Exploring Ethnic Identity on Curacao book cover

    Jews of the Dutch Caribbean

    Exploring Ethnic Identity on Curacao, 1st Edition

    By Alan F. Benjamin

    Jews of the Dutch Caribbean addresses identity and ethnicity, through a detailed study of a little-known group in Curacao, Netherlands Antilles. It asks readers to take a broad perspective on the contexts that play a role in ethnicity including, for example, ecology, history, kinship, commerce and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Multilingualism, Discourse, and Ethnography book cover

    Multilingualism, Discourse, and Ethnography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheena Gardner, Marilyn Martin-Jones

    Over the last twenty years, sociolinguistic research on multilingualism has been transformed. Two processes have been at work: first, an epistemological shift to a critical ethnographic approach, which has contributed to a larger turn toward post-structuralist perspectives on social life. Second,…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Strong and Hard Women: An ethnography of female bodybuilding book cover

    Strong and Hard Women

    An ethnography of female bodybuilding, 1st Edition

    By Tanya Bunsell

    Females with large muscles evoke strong reactions from men and women, often involving disgust, discomfort, anger and threat. The controversial nature of female bodybuilding has caused a significant rupture on feminist ground. Whilst proponents claim that female bodybuilding is a way of empowering…

    Paperback – 2014-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • 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

  • Boy Racer Culture: Youth, Masculinity and Deviance book cover

    Boy Racer Culture

    Youth, Masculinity and Deviance, 1st Edition

    By Karen Lumsden

    On the public roads boy racers are a foreboding presence, viewed with suspicion and derision by the ‘respectable’ motorist. The problem of the young (male) driver is one which has plagued authorities and governments due to youths’ acclaimed propensity to engage in deviant and dangerous driving…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    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

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