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- AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 34.95
Quick Ethnography takes traditional anthropological fieldwork techniques and applies them to contemporary applied research problems. For most applied projects, time is of the essence, and QE shows how ethnographic work can be successfully accomplished in a matter of weeks. Handwerker guides the reader through the use of research teams, highly focussed... more...
- AltaMira Press 1998; US$ 33.99
Methods textbooks generally offer prescriptive advice on how to perform certain techniques, how to develop specific strategies, how to analyze your results. But, as all experienced ethnographers know, this fine-sounding advice rarely provides ample guidance in dealing with real people in real field settings. That is where this casebook differs. Selecting... more...
- AltaMira Press 1996; US$ 38.99
What is it like to have lived with bulimia for most of your life? To have a mother who is retarded? To fight a health insurance company in order to survive breast cancer? Carolyn Ellis and Arthur P. Bochner have assembled innovative pieces which tackle these and other difficult questions, enlarging the space to practice ethnographic writing as the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
On the basis of empirical studies, this book explores nature as an integral part of the social worlds conventionally studied by anthropologists. The book may be read as a form of scholarly "edgework," resisting institutional divisions and conceptual routines in the interest of exploring new modalities of anthropological knowledge making. The present... more...
- AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 64.99
The best known, most often cited history of anthropological theory is finally available in paperback! First published in 1968, Harris's book has been cited in over 1,000 works and is one of the key documents explaining cultural materialism, the theory associated with Harris's work. This updated edition included the complete 1968 text plus a new introduction... more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2013; US$ 26.15
Hauptbeschreibung Neuausgabe des grundlegenden Werkes des englischen Empirismus nach der Übersetzung von Theodor Lipps Das Erstlingswerk von David Hume (1711-1776), das hier in der bearbeiteten Übersetzung von Theodor Lipps neu ediert wird, trägt den Titel A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning... more...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 33.99
In this long-anticipated second edition of The Art of Fieldwork, prominent anthropologist Harry F. Wolcott updates his original groundbreaking text, which both challenges and petitions anthropology and its practitioners to draw not only on the traditional precepts of science, but also on the richness of artistry in the collection, interpretation, and... more...
- AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 32.99
This revised second edition of Ethics and the Profession of Anthropology renews the challenge to anthropologists to engage in a dialogue concerning their commitment to professional ethical conduct. With a majority of new chapters, this edition redefines what it means to conduct anthropological research ethically, as the discipline becomes less isolated... more...