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Places of Redemption: Theology for a Worldly Church

Mary McClintock Fulkerson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296477
eISBN:
9780191711930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296477.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The primary aim of this book is to explore the contradiction between the widely shared beliefs in the USA about racial inclusiveness and equal opportunity for all, and the fact that most churches are ... More


Negotiations and Identities

Daniel Lefkowitz

in Words and Stones: The Politics of Language and Identity in Israel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195121902
eISBN:
9780199788347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121902.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents the purpose of the book, which is to examine Israeli national identity, looking at the ways in which it is imagined and at the ways various imaginings are deployed in the ... More


Living with Embodied Omens

Margaret Lock

in The Alzheimer Conundrum: Entanglements of Dementia and Aging

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149783
eISBN:
9781400848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149783.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter begins with a brief consideration of the anthropological literature on divination. This is followed by a condensed discussion composed primarily of ethnographic research findings about ... More


Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Joseph Henrich, Robert Boyd, Samuel Bowles, Colin Camerer, Ernst Fehr, and Herbert Gintis (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book is the result of a collaborative effort by eleven anthropologists and six economists, and questions the motives that underlie the ways that humans interact socially, and whether these are ... More


Leading public sector innovation: Co-creating for a better society

Christian Bason

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426345
eISBN:
9781447302681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426345.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

In a time of unprecedented turbulence, how can public sector organisations increase their ability to find innovative solutions to society's problems? This book shows how government agencies can use ... More


Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore: Gender, Religion, Medicine and Money

Marjorie Topley

Jean DeBernardi (ed.)

in Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore: Gender, Religion, Medicine and Money

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028146
eISBN:
9789882206663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028146.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book collects the published articles of Dr. Marjorie Topley, who was a pioneer in the field of social anthropology in the postwar period. Her ethnographic research in Singapore and Hong Kong ... More


Keep Listening: Ethnography and Reading

Jonathan Boyarin

in The Ethnography of Reading

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079557
eISBN:
9780520913431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079557.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Reading has not been among the rubrics of standard ethnographic research and writing. Why this should have been so is a question that should be asked, not that reading is a topic of ethnography. The ... More


Ethnographic Fieldwork on Sexual Behavior: Developing Ethical Guidelines for Native Researchers

Marcelo Montes Penha, Michele G. Shedlin, Carol A. Reisen, Paul J. Poppen, Fernanda T. Bianchi, Carlos U. Decena, and Maria Cecilia Zea

in AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034317
eISBN:
9780813039312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034317.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

In conducting ethnographic research, it is important that fieldworkers have ethical guidelines to provide direction concerning ethical standards, professional conduct, and methods of obtaining ... More


Criminology's Disney World: The Ethnographer's Ride of South African Criminal Justice

Clifford Shearing and Monique Marks

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter is divided into three parts. The first part explains the meaning of ethnography and provides examples from the authors' own ethnographic research endeavours. Second, it explores ways of ... More


Culturally Competent Research: Using Ethnography as a Meta-Framework

Mo Yee Lee and Amy Zaharlick

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199846597
eISBN:
9780199315918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846597.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Communities and Organizations

This book provides a practical, step-by-step, hands-on guide for social work researchers, doctoral students, and professionals who are interested in conducting culturally competent research with ... More


Introduction

Ellen Seiter

in Television and New Media Audiences

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198711421
eISBN:
9780191694905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198711421.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The author of this book, as a qualitative audience researcher, observes that a typical situation in a nursery school might usually exhibit how popular television shows plays a major part in ... More


Troubling Violence: A Performance Project

M. Heather Carver and Elaine J. Lawless

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732085
eISBN:
9781604733471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732085.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book, which follows the collaboration between the author, a performance studies professor, and ethnographic folklorist Elaine J. Lawless, traces the creative development of a performance troupe ... More


Introduction

Suzanne S. Finney, Mary Mostafanezhad, Guido Carlo Pigliasco, and Forrest Wade Young

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides a brief overview of the book as well as a summary of the emerging trends in ethnographic studies. It explains how contemporary fieldwork and ethnographic writing ... More


Research and policy in ethnic relations: Compromised dynamics in a neoliberal era

Charles Husband (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447314899
eISBN:
9781447314929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314899.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book provides a critical discussion of the fault lines in the contemporary relationship between university based researchers, research funders, and the policy sector in the production and ... More


Sex Education Research and Policies

Nancy Kendall

in The Sex Education Debates

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922270
eISBN:
9780226922294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922294.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter reviews current research on sex education in the United States, and describes the settings and methodology of the present study. This book is informed by two-and-a-half years of ... More


The Sex Education Debates

Nancy Kendall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922270
eISBN:
9780226922294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922294.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Educating children and adolescents in public schools about sex is a deeply inflammatory act in the United States. Since the 1980s, intense political and cultural battles have been waged between ... More


Somalis Abroad: Clan and Everyday Life in Finland

Stephanie R. Bjork

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040931
eISBN:
9780252099458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040931.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This ethnography is the first work to consider the role of clan in the Somali diaspora and the only book that considers women’s perspectives in addition to the traditionally recognized men’s ... More


Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore: Gender, Religion, Medicine and Money

Marjorie Topley

Jean DeBernardi (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028146
eISBN:
9789882206663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028146.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This volume contains published articles by the author, who was a pioneer in the field of social anthropology in the post-war period and also the first president of the revived Hong Kong Branch of the ... More


My Expulsion

Alessandro Orsini

in Sacrifice: My Life in a Fascist Militia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709838
eISBN:
9781501709630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709838.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This concluding chapter recounts the author's expulsion from Sacrifice. The author's research was divided into three stages: approach, entry, and departure. During the approach stage, the author ... More


Introduction: <i>Embouteillage</i>

Caroline Melly

in Bottleneck: Moving, Building, and Belonging in an African City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226488875
eISBN:
9780226489063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226489063.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter introduces the reader to the profound cultural paradox at the heart of this book: that mobility—particularly transnational migration—is both a cherished collective value and an ... More


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