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- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 31.55
Der Verlust der Heimat infolge von Krieg, Gewalt und politischer Unterdrückung gehört zu den einschneidendsten menschlichen Erfahrungen. Doch nicht selten ist der Aufenthalt auch im Zielland von Unsicherheit geprägt. Vor diesem Hintergrund untersucht Antje Krueger am Beispiel der Schweiz, wie traumatisierte und psychisch belastete Einwanderer mit prekärem... more...
- AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 36.99
This volume presents the latest explorations of the literary turn in ethnographic work by many of the leading people in the area. Centering on autoethnography, personal narrative, ethnographic performance, and the blending of social science and the arts, the articles collected here emphasize embodiment, experiential understanding, participatory ways... more...
- AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 32.99
Prominent sociologist Dorothy Smith outlines a method of inquiry that uses everyday experience as a lens to examine social relations and social organization. This sociology from women's standpoints reveals the present but largely unseen social relations of everyday life. This will be a foundational text for classes in sociology, ethnography, and women's... more...
- Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 34.95
Anthropological practice has been dominated by the so-called "great" traditions (Anglo-American, French, and German). However, processes of decolonization, along with critical interrogation of these dominant narratives, have led to greater visibility of what used to be seen as peripheral scholarship. With contributions from leading anthropologists... more...
- AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 33.99
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 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 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...