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Suzanne S. Finney,Mary Mostafanezhad,Guido Carlo's At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia PDF

By Suzanne S. Finney,Mary Mostafanezhad,Guido Carlo Pigliasco,Forrest Wade Young

ISBN-10: 0824847598

ISBN-13: 9780824847593

ISBN-10: 0824853792

ISBN-13: 9780824853792

Crossing disciplinary barriers, At domestic and within the box is an anthology of twenty-first century ethnographic learn and writing concerning the worldwide worlds of domestic and disjuncture in Asia and the Pacific Islands. those tales demonstrate novel insights into the serendipitous nature of fieldwork. distinct in its inclusion of "homework"—ethnography that at once engages with matters and identities during which the ethnographer unearths political unity and belonging in fields at home—the anthology contributes to starting to be tendencies that complicate the excellence among "insiders" and "outsiders." The responsibilities that fieldwork engenders between researchers and native groups are exemplified by way of members who're frequently socially engaged with the peoples and areas they paintings. In its specialize in Asia and the Pacific Islands, the gathering deals ethnographic updates on issues that variety from ritual cash burning in China to the militarization of Hawai'i to the social function of textual content messages in making a choice on marriage companions in Vanuatu to the cultural strength of robots in Japan. idea frightening, occasionally funny, those cultural encounters will resonate with readers and supply worthy speaking issues for exploring the human range that makes the learn of ourselves and every different at the same time worthwhile and challenging.

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