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Elite Ethnography: Studying Up or Down in US and French Sociology

Lynn S. Chancer

in Beyond the Case: The Logics and Practices of Comparative Ethnography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190608484
eISBN:
9780190608521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608484.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

As a comparison of three journals reveals, ethnographers in the field of US sociology have largely tended to “study up” rather than “study down.” In other words, problems facing marginalized groups ... More


Introduction

Lakshmi Srinivas

in House Full: Indian Cinema and the Active Audience

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226361420
eISBN:
9780226361734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226361734.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 1 introduces the field of Indian cinema, its public culture characterized by diversity and the diversity of its audiences. It also introduces Bangalore city, the field setting for the study. ... More


The Good Life Deferred and Risks of Remobilization

Alexander L. Fattal

in Guerrilla Marketing: Counterinsurgency and Capitalism in Colombia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226590509
eISBN:
9780226590783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226590783.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 4 considers the economic reintegration of former guerrillas once they demobilize. It questions the Colombian government’s attempt to transform Marxist rebels into entrepreneurs. The analysis ... More


Skateboarding LA: Inside Professional Street Skateboarding

Gregory J. Snyder

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814769867
eISBN:
9780814729205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769867.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Skateboarding LA is about professional street skateboarding, a highly refined, athletic, and aesthetic pursuit, from which a large number of people profit. (Skateboarding has been estimated to be a ... More


Action

Massimo Bressan

in Tight Knit: Global Families and the Social Life of Fast Fashion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226557915
eISBN:
9780226558103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226558103.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

Unfathomable economic pressures have warped the Italian textile district of Prato. Residents grapple with bewildering transformations and contrasts in work rhythms. A Gramscian perspective exposes ... More


The Chosen Ones: Black Men and the Politics of Redemption

Nikki Jones

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520288348
eISBN:
9780520963313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288348.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In The Chosen Ones, sociologist and feminist scholar Nikki Jones shares the compelling story of a group of Black men living in San Francisco's historically Black neighborhood, the Fillmore. Against ... More


Introduction: Dengue in the Landscape

Alex M. Nading

in Mosquito Trails: "Ecology, Health, and the Politics of Entanglement"

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282612
eISBN:
9780520958562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282612.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter introduces the book’s main setting, Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua, a low-income city on the outskirts of Managua. It does so through a particular case history of dengue fever, showing how ... More


Missing the Revolution

Kinohi Nishikawa

in Street Players: Black Pulp Fiction and the Making of a Literary Underground

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226586885
eISBN:
9780226587073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226587073.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Sleaze inevitably found its way into urban black neighborhoods, where politically conscious elements of the community were deeply skeptical of Iceberg Slim’s, and Holloway House’s, intentions. This ... More


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