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Collected ethnographies

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  • Watching the Englishby Kate Fox

    Hodder & Stoughton 2005; US$ 15.04

    In "Watching The English" anthropologist Kate Fox takes a revealing look at the quirks, habits and foibles of the English people. She puts the English national character under her anthropological microscope, and finds a strange and fascinating culture, governed by complex sets of unspoken rules and byzantine codes of behaviour. The rules of weather-speak.... more...

  • Tribal Communities in the Malay Worldby Geoffrey Benjamin; Cynthia Chou

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2003; US$ 75.00

    The Malay World (Alam Melayu), spanning the Malay Peninsula, much of Sumatra, and parts of Borneo, has long contained within it a variety of populations. Most of the Malays have been organized into the different kingdoms (kerajaan Melayu) from which they have derived their identity. But the territories of those kingdoms have also included tribal peoples... more...

  • Being Ethnographicby Raymond Madden

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 48.00

    This book provides theoretical, practical and critical lessons which allow researchers of all levels of experience to successfully engage with their ethnographic research more...

  • Indigenous Peoples and Demographyby Per Axelsson; Peter Skold

    Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 34.95

    When researchers want to study indigenous populations they are dependent upon the highly variable way in which states or territories enumerate, categorise and differentiate indigenous people. In this volume, anthropologists, historians, demographers and sociologists have come together for the first time to examine the historical and contemporary... more...

  • Daily Life of the Inuitby Pamela Stern

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00

    This wide-ranging treatment of daily life in the contemporary Inuit communities of Alaska, Canada, and Greenland reveals the very modern ways of being Inuit. more...

  • Anthropology in the Cityby Dr Giuliana B Prato; Dr Italo Pardo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    With half of humanity already living in towns and cities and that proportion expected to increase in the coming decades, society - both Western and non-Western - is fast becoming urban and even mega-urban. As such, research in urban settings is evidently timely and of great importance. Anthropology in the City brings together a leading team of anthropologists... more...

  • Indigenous Nations and Modern Statesby Rudolph C. Ryser

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Indigenous peoples throughout the world tenaciously defend their lands, cultures, and their lives with resilience and determination. They have done so generation after generation. These are peoples who make up bedrock nations throughout the world in whose territories the United Nations says 80 percent of the world?s life sustaining biodiversity remains.... more...

  • Ethnography and the Cityby Richard E. Ocejo

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95

    The only collection of its kind on the market, this reader gathers the work of some of the most esteemed urban ethnographers in sociology and anthropology. Broken down into sections that cover key aspects of ethnographic research, Ethnography and the City will expose readers to important works in the field, while also guiding students to the study... more...

  • Decolonizing Methodologiesby Linda Tuhiwai Smith

    Zed Books 2012; US$ 16.99

    This essential volume explores the ways in which imperialism is embedded in disciplines of knowledge, and argues that the decolonization of research methods will help reclaim control over indigenous ways of knowing and being. This eagerly awaited second edition includes substantial revisions, with important additions on new indigenous literature and... more...

  • Nomadic and Indigenous Spacesby Dr Joachim Otto Habeck; Dr Judith Miggelbrink; Dr Nuccio Mazzullo; Mr Peter Koch

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    This volume is devoted to aspects of space that have thus far been largely unexplored. How space is perceived and cognised has been discussed from different stances, but there are few analyses of nomadic approaches to spatiality. Nor is there a sufficient number of studies on indigenous interpretations of space, despite the importance of territory... more...