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Rematerialising Children'S Agency: Everyday practices in a post-socialist estate

Matej Blazek

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447322740
eISBN:
9781447322764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322740.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book is a detailed study of children’s everyday practices in a small deprived neighbourhood of post-socialist Bratislava, called Kopčany. It provides a novel empirical insight on what it is like ... More


Kids, Cars, or Cashews?: Debating and Remembering Consumption in Socialist Hungary

Tamas Dombos and Lena Pellandini-Simanyi

in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

As of the 1960s, various factors converged within the Eastern Bloc that allowed for higher consumption levels. But as basic needs were largely satisfied, what sort of “higher level needs” socialism ... More


Children of Marx and Coca-Cola: Chinese Avant-garde Art and Independent Cinema

Xiaoping Lin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833367
eISBN:
9780824870607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833367.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book affords a deep study of Chinese avant-garde art and independent cinema from the mid-1990s to the beginning of the twenty-first century. It situates selected artworks and films in the ... More


Introduction

Matej Blazek

in Rematerialising Children'S Agency: Everyday practices in a post-socialist estate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447322740
eISBN:
9781447322764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322740.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The introductory chapter articulates the three-fold novel contribution of the book: as an ethnography of children’s agency developed into a theory of action; as a geographically-informed inquiry ... More


Locating the field

Matej Blazek

in Rematerialising Children'S Agency: Everyday practices in a post-socialist estate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447322740
eISBN:
9781447322764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322740.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter introduces Kopčany within the local and regional context of Bratislava and the broader East and Central European region. It locates the neighbourhood within the concept of post-socialism ... More


Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory: Class, Ethnicity, and Productivity on the Shop Floor in Globalizing China

Jaesok Kim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784542
eISBN:
9780804786126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784542.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book draws on research into a multinational corporation (MNC) in Qingdao, China, and delves deep into the power dynamics at play between Korean management, Chinese migrant workers, local-level ... More


Tragic Spirits: Shamanism, Memory, and Gender in Contemporary Mongolia

Manduhai Buyandelger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226086552
eISBN:
9780226013091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226013091.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

When state socialism collapsed in Mongolia and the chaos of neoliberal “shock therapy” took hold, like most other herders throughout the country, the ethnic nomadic Buryats were left without means of ... More


Introduction

Jaesok Kim

in Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory: Class, Ethnicity, and Productivity on the Shop Floor in Globalizing China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784542
eISBN:
9780804786126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784542.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Discusses how the non-western origin of Nawon, a multinational garment corporation located in Qingdao, China, contributed to creating a specific form of locally embedded globalization. The Nawon ... More


Pitfalls of Globalization: Local Connections and Their Impact on the Factory Regime

Jaesok Kim

in Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory: Class, Ethnicity, and Productivity on the Shop Floor in Globalizing China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784542
eISBN:
9780804786126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784542.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Six examines the increasing tension between the Korean management and the Chinese government officials against the backdrop of the “merger of the black and the white,” a case of ... More


Faith Interpreted as Madness: Religion, Poverty, and Psychiatry in the Life of a Romanian Woman

Jack R. Friedman

in Our Most Troubling Madness: Case Studies in Schizophrenia Across Cultures

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291089
eISBN:
9780520964945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291089.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Alexandria is a poor Romanian woman who obtains solace and support from a community of evangelical Christians. Alexandria lives with delusional guilt that she is responsible for many evil crimes. ... More


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