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  • The Portable Community

    Place and Displacement in Bluegrass Festival Life, 1st Edition

    By Robert Gardner

    This book explores the various ways in which individuals use music and culture to understand and respond to changes in their natural and built environments. Drawing on over fifteen years of ethnographic fieldwork, interviews and participant observation, the author develops the thesis that the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-29 
    Routledge
    Interactionist Currents

  • Routledge Revivals: What's Wrong With Ethnography? (1992)

    Methodological Explorations, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Hammersley

    Originally published 1992 What's Wrong With Ethnography? provides a fresh look at the rationale for and distinctiveness of ethnographic research in sociology, education and related fields. Relativism, critical theory, the uniqueness of the case study and the distinction between qualitative and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: The Dilemma of Qualitative Method (1989)

    Herbert Blumer and the Chicago Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Hammersley

    Originally published in 1989, The Dilemma of Qualitative Method is a stimulating guide to the discussion of qualitative versus quantitative approaches to social research, originated in nineteenth-century debates about the relationship between the methods of history and natural science. One of the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Post-Conflict Social and Economic Recovery in Timor-Leste

    Redemptive Legacies, 1st Edition

    By McWilliam Andrew

    This book presents a rich ethnography of post-conflict social and economic recovery in East Timor following the end of Indonesian military occupation of the territory in 1999. It offers a longer-term analysis of the pathways to rebuilding and restoring local community life, and the budding…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23 
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Santería Enthroned

    Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Ever since its emergence in colonial-era Cuba, Afro-Cuban Santería (or Lucumí) has displayed a complex dynamic of continuity and change in its institutions, rituals, and iconography. Originally published in 2003 Santería Enthroned combines art, history, cultural anthropology, and ethnohistory to…

    Hardback – 2020-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Using Fieldnotes in International Educational Research

    Approaches, Practices, and Ethical Considerations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Casey Burkholder, Jennifer Thompson

    Building upon the incorporation of fieldnotes into anthropological research, this edited collection explores fieldnote practices from within education and the social sciences. Framed by social justice concerns about power in knowledge production, the collection will explore methodological questions…

    Hardback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • 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 – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistic Anthropology

  • 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 – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • 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 – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • 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 – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge

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