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Ageing selves and everyday life in the north of England: Years in the making

Cathrine Degnen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083082
eISBN:
9781781706244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083082.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Seeking to better understand what it means to grow older in contemporary Britain from the perspective of older people themselves, this richly detailed ethnographic study engages in debates over ... More


Modernity'S Ear: Listening to Race and Gender in World Music

Roshanak Kheshti

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479867011
eISBN:
9781479861125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867011.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Fearing the rapid disappearance of indigenous cultures, twentieth-century American ethnographers turned to the phonograph to salvage native languages and musical practices. Prominent among these ... More


Performing Englishness: Identity and politics in a contemporary folk resurgence

Trish Winter and Simon Keegan-Phipps

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097300
eISBN:
9781781708699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097300.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Performing Englishness looks in detail at the growth in popularity and profile of the English folk arts in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Based on original research within English folk ... More


An ethnography of English football fans: Cans, cops and carnivals

Geoff Pearson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087219
eISBN:
9781781706145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087219.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This is an ethnographic account of English football fans who travel home and away with their team, based upon sixteen years’ participant observation. The author identifies a distinct sub-culture of ... More


The 9/11 Generation: Youth, Rights, and Solidarity in the War on Terror

Sunaina Marr Maira

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479817696
eISBN:
9781479866069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817696.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In The 9/11 Generation, Sunaina Marr Maira uses extensive ethnography to understand the meaning of political subjecthood and mobilization for Arab, South Asian, and Afghan American youth. Maira ... More


Dodworth: people and place

Degnen Cathrine

in Ageing selves and everyday life in the north of England: Years in the making

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083082
eISBN:
9781781706244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083082.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Based on the fundamental premise that experience and the self cannot be understood in a social vacuum, Chapter Two historicises the research locale, immersing the reader into the ethnographic ... More


Conclusions

Degnen Cathrine

in Ageing selves and everyday life in the north of England: Years in the making

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083082
eISBN:
9781781706244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083082.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter Seven, the concluding chapter, ties the book’s themes together. It offers a series of reflections on the ethnographic method and older age by directly addressing this thematic strand that ... More


Next Year in Washington: The Jerusalem Program—Postponement and Rebirth

Amy Horowitz

in Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805980
eISBN:
9781496806024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805980.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes a program initiated in 1992 that brought together Muslim and Jewish researchers to document the cultural assets of their communities in Jerusalem. Though this work did not ... More


Introduction

Trish Winter and Simon Keegan-Phipps

in Performing Englishness: Identity and politics in a contemporary folk resurgence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097300
eISBN:
9781781708699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097300.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 introduces the main themes of book, the scholarly contexts within which the research is situated, and the methods by which the research for the book was conducted. It begins by giving a ... More


Conclusion: Searching for Monte Refusals

Dixa Ramírez

in Colonial Phantoms: Belonging and Refusal in the Dominican Americas, from the 19th Century to the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479850457
eISBN:
9781479812721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850457.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This epilogue offers a brief synopsis of each previous chapter and the overall arguments of the book. It also ponders how subaltern subjects, before the democratization of who can record and ... More


Ethnography: Theory, Method and Practice

Geoff Pearson

in An ethnography of English football fans: Cans, cops and carnivals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087219
eISBN:
9781781706145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087219.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter provides an introduction to the discipline of ethnography and ethnographic modes of research, and an explanation of their appropriateness for the study of football crowds. It details how ... More


Introduction

Sunaina Marr Maira

in The 9/11 Generation: Youth, Rights, and Solidarity in the War on Terror

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479817696
eISBN:
9781479866069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817696.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Introduction outlines the major questions regarding Muslim American youth and the turn to rights-based activism and cross-ethnic coalitions that are the focus of the book. It discusses why the ... More


Boys Only!: Gender-Based Pedagogical Practices in a Commercial Dance Studio

Carolyn Hebert

in Dance and Gender: An Evidence-Based Approach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062662
eISBN:
9780813051956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062662.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This ethnographic case study discusses the experiences of nine competitive male hip hop dancers as they participated in an all-male jazz technique class, which was taught by the researcher, in a ... More


Introduction

Debra Majeed

in Polygyny: What It Means When African American Muslim Women Share Their Husbands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060774
eISBN:
9780813051253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060774.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Here the author introduces the purpose, limitations, and scope of polygyny. It reflects upon her positionality as a former Christian, now Muslim, who came to Islam through the guidance of the ... More


Introduction

Sonia Ryang

in Eating Korean in America: Gastronomic Ethnography of Authenticity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839352
eISBN:
9780824868222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839352.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Opening with a question whether authentic national food exists or not, the Introduction invites the reader into the world of inquiry into Korean food in the United States. A brief history of food in ... More


Wounding Attachment: Suffering, Surviving, and Community in Delhi

Yasmeen Arif

in Life, Emergent: The Social in the Afterlives of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517900540
eISBN:
9781452955308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517900540.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The third chapter centers around the events of the Sikh Carnage of 1984, where the assassination of the Indian prime minister by her Sikh bodyguards led to a genocidal killing of Sikh men in many ... More


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