Introducing Urban Anthropology

Author: Rivke Jaffe
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317363973
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This book provides an up-to-date introduction to the important and growing field of urban anthropology.

Urban Anthropology In China

Author: Gregory Eliyu Guldin
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004096202
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anthropological concern with ethnicity, here explored in its urban context,
receives highly significant data from China which covers an extraordinary range
and depth in both time and space and which has hardly been considered
elsewhere. China officially has 55 recognized minority nationalities (minzu).
Many other small ethnic groups did not succeed in winning official recognition.
The impressive continuities ...

Urban Anthropology And Studies Of Cultural Systems And World Economic Development

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Low, Setha (2003). Behind the Gates: Life, Security and the Pursuit of Happiness
in Fortress America. New York: Routledge Books. Maskovsky, Jeff, and Catherine
Kingfisher (2001). Introduction. Urban Anthropology 30(2- 3): 105-120.
Maskovsky, Jeff (2001). The Other War at Home: The Geopolitics of U.S. Poverty.
Urban Anthropology 30(2-3): 215-228. Mead, Helen (1995). "Stockade Fences"
Row Mars Dream Village Bid. Telegraph & Argus, 3 May. Needham, Catherine (

A Companion To Urban Anthropology

Author: Donald M. Nonini
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118378652
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Donald M.Nonini It is customary to begin any introduction to a major reader in
cultural anthropology with arequired ritual genuflection in thedirection ofthe
importance of ethnography. Inorder to observe good form, Iinvitethe
readertoenvision my making that bow ofdeep respect and deference: now. But
thenImust go on to immediately remind you that ethnography is not so mucha
solution to the theoretical questionsposed by anthropology – whether theseare
connected to globalization, ...


Author: Anja Schwanhäußer
Publisher: Birkhäuser
ISBN: 3035607354
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The city is more than demography and architecture, it is a state of mind.

Urban Anthropology

Author: Richard Gabriel Fox
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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The most significant common understandings among urban anthropologists are
that cities are important research locales and that anthropology is able to make
important methodological and theoretical contributions to the study of urban
places. Beyond this agreement lie several different urban anthropologies, each
accentuating certain characteristic features of anthropology lCf. Jack R.
Rollwagen, "Introduction," Urban Anthropology, IV, 1 (Spring, 1975), p. 002: "The
most noticeable ...

Urban Anthropology

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Introduction The term "hierarchy of resort" was introduced to anthropology (more
specifically, to medical anthropology) by Ro- manucci-Ross, who, in her
landmark publication in 1969, described the various sequences through which
the peoples of the rapidly acculturating Admiralty lslands in Melanesia sought
cures for serious illnesses that remained unresolved after initial (often traditional)
therapy. By tracing the sequences of these curative events, Romanucci-Ross was
able to ...

Urban Anthropology In The 1990 S

Author: Irene Glasser
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Introduction We are proud to present this revised and expanded URBAN
ANTHROPOLOGY IN THE 1990's. This collection of 49 syllabi of urban
anthropologists throughout North America is the third edition of collected syllabi
sponsored by the Society for Urban Anthropology. We know that this is a useful
tool for professors of urban-focussed courses who would like ideas on classroom
activities, films, required readings, scholarly sources for student research, and
field opportunities in ...

Theorizing The City

Author: Setha M. Low
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813527208
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Five images of the city--the divided city, the contested city, the global city, the modernist city, and the postmodern city--serve as the framework for the selected essays.