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Collected ethnographies

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  • 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 Italo Pardo; Giuliana Prato

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    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 the Modern Stateby Rudolph C. Ryser

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    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...

  • Nomadic and Indigenous Spacesby Judith Miggelbrink; Joachim Otto Habeck; Nuccio Mazzullo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    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 are there a sufficient number of studies on indigenous interpretations of space, despite the importance of territory... more...

  • The Urban Ethnography Readerby Mitchell Duneier; Philip Kasinitz; Alexandra Murphy

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 30.99

    Urban ethnography is one of the oldest traditions of American social science and has helped define how we think about cities and city dwellers since its inception in the early twentieth century. Renewed interest in urban poverty, the immigrant experience, and gentrification among the public and scholars alike has focused attention on qualitative methods... more...

  • Native on the Netby Kyra Landzelius

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    Exploring the influence of the Internet on the lives of indigenous and diasporic peoples, Kyra Landzelius leads a team of expert anthropologists and ethnographers who go on-site and on-line to explore how a diverse range of indigenous and transnational diasporic communities actually use the Internet. From the Taino Indians of the Caribbean,... more...

  • Victims of Progressby John H. Bodley

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 48.99

    This compelling account of how technology and development affect indigenous peoples throughout the world provides a provocative context in which students can think about civilization and its costs. more...

  • Gypsy and Traveller Ethnicityby Brian A Belton

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 180.00

    The book explores the notion of Gypsy and Traveller ethnicity and provides a critique of the conceptual basis of racial and ethnic categorisation. An analysis of the post-war housing situation is given in order to illustrate a connection between social and economic conditions, legislation affecting gypsies and travellers and the visibility and general... more...

  • The Present Politics of the Pastby Seán Patrick Eudaily

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 146.00

    This work applies Jacques Derrida's framework of "spectropolitics" to (post)coloniality in order to investigate the emergence of indigenous peoples' movements, advances a poststructural approach to the analysis of liberal politics based upon the historical sociology of Michel Foucault, and critically engages the literatures on ethnic politics, critical... more...