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Fieldwork on Two Wheels in Hanoi, Vietnam, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Enjoy the Ride

Margaret Barnhill Bodemer

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/9780824847593.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses an important lesson in participant observation in fieldwork, by positioning the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology—or rather, its location—as the center of a vibrant periphery that ... More


The Girl Effect as Apparatus

Kathryn Moeller

in Gender Effect: Capitalism, Feminism, and the Corporate Politics of Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520286382
eISBN:
9780520961623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286382.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 1 theorizes the Girl Effect as a global apparatus of power. Employing this conceptualization, the book moves beyond studying discrete institutions, their policies, and intended effects on ... More


Introduction

Magdalena Wong

in Everyday Masculinities in 21st-Century China: The Making of Able-Responsible Men

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9789888528424
eISBN:
9789882203570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528424.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The chapter introduces a discussion about what the term 'a real man' means to interlocutors, opening up a wider consideration of hegemonic masculinity and Chinese masculinities. The study diverges ... More


Introduction: Afghan Traders Across Modern Frontiers

Magnus Marsden

in Trading Worlds: Afghan Merchants Across Modern Frontiers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190247980
eISBN:
9780190492205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247980.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The introduction introduces the aims and scope of the book and its over-arching arguments. It situates the book’s ethnographic material on Afghan traders in relationship to scholarly work on ... More


Introduction

Cristina Rocha

in John of God: The Globalization of Brazilian Faith Healing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190466701
eISBN:
9780190466749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466701.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction sets out the research questions and themes of the book. It explains its methodology, arguments, and theoretical framework, and summarizes each of the chapters. In particular, it ... More


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