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  • Anthropology and Alterity

    Responding to the Other

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Meeting Ethnography

    Meetings as Key Technologies of Contemporary Governance, Development, and Resistance

    Edited by Jen Sandler, Renita Thedvall

    This volume asks and addresses elusive ontological, epistemological, and methodological questions about meetings. What are meetings? What sort of knowledge, identities, and power relationships are produced, performed, communicated, and legitimized through meetings? How do—and how…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Mischief, Morality and Mobs

    Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Pearson

    Edited by Dick Hobbs

    Geoffrey Pearson, who died in 2013, was one of the outstanding social scientists of the post second world war era. His work spanned social work, social theory, social history, criminology and sociology. In particular, his work has had a huge impact upon studies of youth, youth culture and drugs.…

    Hardback – 2016-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World

    Edited by Christina Skott

    This volume departs from conventional historiography concerned with colonialism in the Malay world, by turning to the use of knowledge generated by European presence in the region. The aim here is to map the ways in which European observers and scholars interpreted the ethnic, linguistic and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Phenomenology as Qualitative Research

    A Critical Analysis of Meaning Attribution

    By John Paley

    Phenomenology originated as a novel way of doing philosophy early in the twentieth century. In the writings of Husserl and Heidegger, regarded as its founders, it was a non-empirical kind of philosophical enquiry. Although this tradition has continued in a variety of forms, ‘phenomenology’ is now…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Sex Work and Masculinities

    Lap-Dancing Club Customers

    By Rachela Colosi

    Drawing on original ethnographic research, this book looks at the behaviour and attitudes of lap dancing club customers. Little has been said about customers from a UK perspective and Colosi contracts her findings with the US based literature; the author follows her previous book, Dirty Dancing (…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Stone Age Economics

    2nd Edition

    By Marshall Sahlins, Marshall Sahlins

    Stone Age Economics is a classic of economic anthropology, ambitiously tackling the nature of economic life and how to study it comparatively. This collection of six influential essays is one of Marshall Sahlins' most important and enduring works, claiming that stone age economies formed the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Classic Ethnographies

  • Essentials of Qualitatively-Driven Mixed-Method Designs

    By Janice M. Morse

    In a mixed-method tradition that privileges the quantitative, leading qualitative researcher Janice Morse breaks new ground by arguing the importance of research designs for which the primary component is qualitative, and contains either a quantitative or a qualitative supplemental strategy. Using…

    Paperback – 2016-07-18 
    Routledge
    Qualitative Essentials

  • Culture, Development and Petroleum

    An Ethnography of the High North

    By Jan-Oddvar Sornes, Larry Browning, Jan Terje Henriksen

    The discovery, just forty years ago, of vast oil and gas reserves in the Southwestern part of Norway, and more recently in the Arctic High North region, created an economic titan and posed a vast array of challenges for both the Norwegian government and the residents of this area. How to extract…

    Paperback – 2016-07-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • Practice Theory and Research

    Exploring the dynamics of social life

    Edited by Gert Spaargaren, Don Weenink, Machiel Lamers

    There has been an upsurge in scholarship concerned with theories of social practices in various fields including sociology, geography and management studies. This book provides a systematic introduction and overview of recent formulations of practice theory organised around three important themes:…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge

  • Policing, Port Security and Crime Control

    An Ethnography of the Port Securityscape

    By Yarin Eski

    Ports are the vital hubs of the maritime transport industry, and crucial to the flow of global trade. The protection of this global supply chain from crime and terrorism is a fundamental objective of port security, and is a landscape beset by new challenges and changes post 9/11. Building on…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Flashback

    Drugs and Dealing in the Golden Age of the London Rave Scene

    By Jennifer Ward

    This book is a detailed and close examination of the rave club drugs market as it took place in nightclubs, dance parties, pubs and bars and among friendship networks in London, in the mid to late 1990s. It focuses on the organizational features of drugs purchasing and selling and differentiates…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 
    Willan

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