Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • Anthropology and Alterity: Responding to the Other book cover

    Anthropology and Alterity

    Responding to the Other, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bernhard Leistle

    Alterity or otherness is a central notion in cultural anthropology and philosophy, as well as in other disciplines. While anthropology, with its aim of understanding cultural difference, tends to take otherness as a fact, there have been vigorous attempts in contemporary philosophy, particularly in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Toward an Anthropology of Ambient Sound book cover

    Toward an Anthropology of Ambient Sound

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Guillebaud

    This volume approaches the issue of ambient sound through the ethnographic exploration of different cultural contexts including Italy, India, Egypt, France, Ethiopia, Scotland, Spain, Portugal, and Japan. It examines social, religious, and aesthetic conceptions of sound environments, what types of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Reading Life with Gwich'in: An Educational Approach book cover

    Reading Life with Gwich'in

    An Educational Approach, 1st Edition

    By Jan Peter Laurens Loovers

    This book is based upon more than two years of ethnographic fieldwork and personal experiences with the Teetł’it Gwich’in community in northern Canada. The author provides insight into Gwich’in understandings of life as well as into historical and political processes that have taken place in the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • 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 – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Identity and Transnationalism: The New African Diaspora Second Generation in the United States book cover

    Identity and Transnationalism

    The New African Diaspora Second Generation in the United States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kassahun H. Kebede

    Identity and Transnationalism discusses the identity and transnational experiences of the new second-generation African immigrants in the US, bringing together the lived experiences of the new African diaspora and exploring how they are shaping and reshaping being and becoming black. In the half a…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge

  • Schools in an Urban Community: A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965 book cover

    Schools in an Urban Community

    A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965, 1st Edition

    By Cheryl Parsons

    Originally published in 1978, Schools in an Urban Community is an ethnography of the Carbrook and Hill Top area of the Attercliffe district of Sheffield before it was cleared for redevelopment. The book provides an in depth look at the community and schools of the area and provides a valued…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Narrating Migration: Intimacies of Exclusion in Northern Italy book cover

    Narrating Migration

    Intimacies of Exclusion in Northern Italy, 1st Edition

    By Sabina Perrino

    This book reflects on the myriad ways in which forms of exclusion and inclusion play out in narratives of migration, focusing on the case of Northern Italian narratives in today’s superdiverse Italy. Drawing on over a decade of the author’s fieldwork in the region, the volume examines the emergence…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistic Anthropology

  • Fieldwork in Modern Chinese History: A Research Guide book cover

    Fieldwork in Modern Chinese History

    A Research Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas David DuBois, Jan Kiely

    This book explores how fieldwork has been used to research Chinese history in the past and new ways that others might use in it the future. It introduces the previous generations of scholars who ventured out of the archive to conduct local investigations in Chinese cities, villages, farms and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • Institutional Ethnography in the Nordic Region book cover

    Institutional Ethnography in the Nordic Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca W. B. Lund, Ann Christin E. Nilsen

    Developed in response to the theoretically driven mainstream sociology, institutional ethnography starts from people’s everyday experiences, and works from there to discover how the social is organized. Starting from experience is a central step in challenging taken-for-granted assumptions and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Museums, Infinity and the Culture of Protocols: Ethnographic Collections and Source Communities book cover

    Museums, Infinity and the Culture of Protocols

    Ethnographic Collections and Source Communities, 1st Edition

    By Howard Morphy

    Museums, Infinity and the Culture of Protocols enters a dialogue about museums’ responsibility for the curation of their collections into an infinite future while also tackling contentious issues of repatriation and digital access to collections. Bringing into focus a number of key debates…

    Hardback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • History, Memory, and Territorial Cults in the Highlands of Laos: The Past Inside the Present book cover

    History, Memory, and Territorial Cults in the Highlands of Laos

    The Past Inside the Present, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Petit

    This book captures the dynamics of history, memory, and territorial cults in Houay Yong, a Tai Vat village situated in the multiethnic highland frontier between Laos and Vietnam. By taking seriously the experiences of the villagers, it partakes in a broader movement to reintegrate highlanders and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asian Societies

  • Human-Canine Collaboration in Care: Doing Diabetes book cover

    Human-Canine Collaboration in Care

    Doing Diabetes, 1st Edition

    By Fenella Eason

    Adopting an anthrozoological perspective to study the participation of non-human animals in regimes of care, this book examines the use of canine scent detection to alert 'hypo-unaware' individuals to symptoms of human chronic illness. Based on ethnographic research and interviews, it focuses on…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Multispecies Encounters

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