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Environment, Labour and Capitalism at SeaWorking the Ground' in Scotland

Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Penny McCall Howard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

How do fishers extend their bodies and senses to work beneath the surface of the sea in places they cannot see, have never been, and could not survive in? And at what risk? This book explores how ... More

Factories for LearningMaking Race, Class and Inequality in the Neoliberal Academy

Factories for Learning: Making Race, Class and Inequality in the Neoliberal Academy

Christy Kulz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116178
eISBN:
9781526128430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116178.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book draws on empirical research based at Dreamfields Academy, a celebrated secondary academy in a large English city, to explore how the heightened marketization and centralization of education ... More

Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Jonathan Benthall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This book is the fruit of twenty years’ reflection on Islamic charities, both in practical terms and as a key to understand the crisis in contemporary Islam. On the one hand Islam is undervalued as a ... More

The RoadAn Ethnography of (Im)mobility, Space, and Cross-border Infrastructures in the Balkans

The Road: An Ethnography of (Im)mobility, Space, and Cross-border Infrastructures in the Balkans

Dimitris Dalakoglou

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526109330
eISBN:
9781526124234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109330.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book is an ethnographic and historical study of the main Albanian-Greek cross-border highway. It is not merely an ethnography on the road but an anthropology of the road. Complex sociopolitical ... More

Salvage Ethnography in the Financial SectorThe Path to Economic Crisis in Scotland

Salvage Ethnography in the Financial Sector: The Path to Economic Crisis in Scotland

Jonathan Hearn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719087998
eISBN:
9781526128492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087998.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book takes ethnographic data collected in 2001-2, during a year’s fieldwork in the Bank of Scotland and HBOS, and revisits it from the perspective of the present, that is, after the global ... More

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