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  1. Methods for the Ethnography of Communication

    Language in Use in Schools and Communities

    By Judith Kaplan-Weinger, Char Ullman

    Methods for the Ethnography of Communication is a guide to conducting ethnographic research in classroom and community settings that introduces students to the field of ethnography of communication, and takes them through the recursive and nonlinear cycle of ethnographic research....

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Interculturalization and Teacher Education

    Theory to Practice

    By Cheryl Hunter, Donna Pearson

    Series: Routledge Research in Teacher Education

    Institutions of higher education are keen to improve teachers’ intercultural experiences, communication, and understanding, but offer few resources for bringing the research literature to direct application in teacher education programs. This volume addresses that gap by examining what...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Biological Affinity in Forensic Identification of Human Skeletal Remains

    Beyond Black and White

    Edited by Gregory E. Berg, Sabrina C Ta'ala

    Ancestry determination in the identification of unknown remains can be a challenge for forensic scientists and anthropologists, especially when the remains available for testing are limited. There are various techniques for the assessment of ancestry, ranging from traditional to new microbiological...

    Published December 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt

    By Sonia Zakrzewski, Andrew Shortland, Joanne Rowland

    Series: Routledge Studies in Egyptology

    There is a notable lack of archaeological science used in Egyptology and Egyptian archaeology today. The reasons behind this are twofold: one, the discipline started with the early translation of Hieroglyphs which, combined with the large amount of written and pictorial material available, has long...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. An Ethnography of Global Environmentalism

    Becoming Friends of the Earth

    By Caroline Gatt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    Based on nine years of research, this is the first book to offer an in-depth ethnographic study of a transnational environmentalist federation and of activists themselves. The book presents an account of the daily life and the ethical strivings of environmental activist members of Friends of the...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Foodies

    Democracy and Distinction in the Gourmet Foodscape, 2nd Edition

    By Josee Johnston, Shyon Baumann

    Series: Cultural Spaces

    This important cultural analysis tells two stories about food. The first depicts good food as democratic. Foodies frequent ‘hole in the wall’ ethnic eateries, appreciate the pie found in working-class truck stops, and reject the snobbery of fancy French restaurants with formal table service. The...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Anthropologies of Cancer in Transnational Worlds

    Edited by Holly F. Mathews, Nancy Burke, Eirini Kampriani

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    This volume brings together original empirical essays from a diverse group of anthropologists working in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas to demonstrate how the study of cancer as a global health problem can promote theoretical understandings of the politics and pragmatics of suffering and...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development

    Edited by Patricia M. Greenfield, Rodney R. Cocking

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development was the first volume to analyze minority child development by comparing minority children to children in their ancestral countries, rather than to children in the host culture. It was a ground-breaking volume that not only offered an historical...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Anthropology and Anthropologists

    The Modern British School, 3rd Edition

    By Adam Kuper

    On its first publication in 1973 Adam Kuper's entertaining history of half a century of British social anthropology provoked strong reactions. But his often irreverent account soon established itself as one of the introductions to anthropology.Since the second revised edition was published in 1983,...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The World of Indigenous North America

    Edited by Robert Warrior

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    The World of Indigenous North America is a comprehensive look at issues that concern indigenous people in North America. Though no single volume can cover every tribe and every issue around this fertile area of inquiry, this book takes on the fields of law, archaeology, literature,...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge