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  1. Violence, Social Mobility and Gangs in Cape Town

    By Marie Lindegaard

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    Cape Town has some of the highest figures of violent crime in the world but how is it that young men avoid and enact physical aggression and navigate stressful and dangerous situations?This book offers an ethnographic study of young men in Cape Town and considers why violence occurs so often in...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Migration, Family and the Welfare State

    Integrating Migrants and Refugees in Scandinavia

    Edited by Karen Fog Olwig, Birgitte Romme Larsen, Mikkel Rytter

    Migration, Family and the Welfare State explores understandings and practices of integration in the Scandinavian welfare societies of Denmark, Norway and Sweden through a comprehensive range of detailed ethnographic studies. Chapters examine discourses, policies and programs of integration in the...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Beyond Methodological Nationalism

    Research Methodologies for Cross-Border Studies

    Edited by Anna Amelina, Devrimsel D. Nergiz, Thomas Faist, Nina Glick Schiller

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    Cross-border studies have become attractive for a number of fields, including international migration, studies of material and cultural globalization, and history. While cross-border studies have expanded, the critique on nation-centered research lens has also grown. This book revisits drawbacks of...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Is There a Home in Cyberspace?

    The Internet in Migrants' Everyday Life and the Emergence of Global Communities

    By Heike Mónika Greschke

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    How is global togetherness possible? How does the availability of the Internet alter migrants' everyday lives and senses of belonging? This book introduces an 'alien people' inhabiting a specific common virtual space in the World Wide Web, while the members of this space - most of them ethnic...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Argonauts of the Western Pacific

    By Bronislaw Malinowski

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Bronislaw Malinowski’s pathbreaking Argonauts of the Western Pacific is at once a detailed account of exchange in the Melanesian islands and a manifesto of a modernist anthropology. Malinowski argued that the goal of which the ethnographer should never lose sight is ‘to grasp the native’s point of...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Social Science Research Ethics for a Globalizing World

    Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Keerty Nakray, Margaret Alston, Kerri Whittenbury

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    Increasing globalisation within the social sciences and education sector has necessitated greater reflections on the various dimensions of ethics involved in carrying out research in cross-cultural contexts, within and across national boundaries. Within this context, this volume draws on...

    Published March 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Changing Lives, Changing Drug Journeys

    Drug taking decisions from adolescence to adulthood

    By Lisa Williams

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    This book describes how a group of young people make decisions about drug taking. It charts the decision making process of recreational drug takers and non-drug takers as they mature from adolescence into young adulthood. With a focus upon their perceptions of different drugs, it situates their...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Regimes of Mobility

    Imaginaries and Relationalities of Power

    Edited by Noel B. Salazar, Nina Glick Schiller

    Mobility studies emerged from a postmodern moment in which global ‘flows’ of capital, people and objects were increasingly noted and celebrated. Within this new scholarship, categories of migrancy are all seen through the same analytical lens. This book builds on, as well as critiques, past and...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Surveillance, Capital and Resistance

    Theorizing the Surveillance Subject

    By Michael McCahill, Rachel L. Finn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Surveillance, Capital and Resistance is a major contribution to current debates on the subjective experience of surveillance. Based on a large research project undertaken in a Northern City in the UK and focusing mainly on the use of surveillance in the context of policing and security, the book...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Anthropology in the Making

    Research in Health and Development

    By Laurent Vidal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    In Anthropology in the Making, Laurent Vidal takes the reader into the world of research in the fields of health and development, providing a fresh and provocative perspective on the practice of anthropology. This volume investigates the “science of otherness” across four multi-disciplinary...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge