Anthropology: Book Series

The ASA Research Methods

  • Reflexive Ethnography

    A Guide to Researching Selves and Others, 2nd Edition

    By Charlotte Aull Davies, Charlotte Aull Davies

    Reflexive Ethnography is a unique guide to ethnographic research for students of anthropology and related disciplines. It provides practical and comprehensive guidance to ethnographic research methods, but also encourages students to develop a critical understanding of the philosophical basis of…

    Paperback – 2007-10-18
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  • An Anthropologist in Japan

    Glimpses of Life in the Field, 1st Edition

    By Joy Hendry

    In this highly personal account Joy Hendry relates her experiences of fieldwork in a Japanese town and reveals a fascinating cross-section of Japanese life. She sets out on a study of politeness but a variety of unpredictable events including a volcanic eruption, a suicide and her son's involvement…

    Paperback – 1999-02-04
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  • Applications in Computing for Social Anthropologists

    1st Edition

    By Michael Fischer

    As increasing numbers of social anthropologists use a computer for wordprocessing, interest in other applications inevitably follows, Computer Applications in Social Anthropology covers research activities shared by all social anthropologists and introduces new methods for organizing and…

    Paperback – 1994-01-06
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  • Oral Traditions and the Verbal Arts

    A Guide to Research Practices, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Finnegan

    The study of oral traditions and verbal arts leads into an area of human culture to which anthropologists are increasingly turning their attention. Oral Traditions and the Verbal Arts provides up-to-date guidance on how to approach the study of oral form and their performances, treating both the…

    Paperback – 1991-12-05
    The ASA Research Methods