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Alternative countrysidesAnthropological approaches to rural Western Europe today

Alternative countrysides: Anthropological approaches to rural Western Europe today

Jeremy MacClancy (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096846
eISBN:
9781526103925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096846.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

In the last three decades the anthropology of Western Europe has become almost exclusively an anthropology of urban life. The anthropology of rural life in Western Europe has been progressively ... More

Anthropology after GluckmanThe Manchester School, colonial and postcolonial transformations

Anthropology after Gluckman: The Manchester School, colonial and postcolonial transformations

Richard Werbner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526138002
eISBN:
9781526155498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138019
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Anthropology after Gluckman places the intimate circle around Max Gluckman, his Manchester School, in the vanguard of modern social anthropology. The book discloses the School’s intense, ... More

Beyond text?Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Rupert Cox, Andrew Irving, and Christopher Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology addresses a series of questions concerning the relationship between anthropological understandings of the world, sensory perception and ... More

Border PorositiesMovements of People, Objects, and Ideas in the Southern Balkans

Border Porosities: Movements of People, Objects, and Ideas in the Southern Balkans

Rozita Dimova

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526140630
eISBN:
9781526166432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140647
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book is a theoretical and ethnographic study of the shifting border between the Republic of North Macedonia and Greece. The central argument is that political borders between states not only ... More

Cairo CollagesEveryday Life Practices after the Event

Cairo Collages: Everyday Life Practices after the Event

Mona Abaza

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145116
eISBN:
9781526152114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145123
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

In Cairo collages, the large-scale political, economic, and social changes in Egypt brought on by the 2011 revolution are set against the declining fortunes of a single apartment building in a ... More

CuratopiaMuseums and the future of curatorship

Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Philipp Schorch and Conal McCarthy (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

What is the future of curatorial practice? How can the relationships between Indigenous people in the Pacific, collections in Euro-American institutions, and curatorial knowledge in museums globally ... More

Disciplined AgencyNeoliberal Precarity, Generational Dispossession and Call Centre Labour in Portugal

Disciplined Agency: Neoliberal Precarity, Generational Dispossession and Call Centre Labour in Portugal

Patrícia Alves de Matos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526134981
eISBN:
9781526158413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134998
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Call centres are a part of the daily lives of most people across the world, as they have become a privileged site of contact between firms and their clients. Drawing on the unusual advantage of ... More

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

Exoticisation UndressedEthnographic Nostalgia and Authenticity in Emberá Clothes

Exoticisation Undressed: Ethnographic Nostalgia and Authenticity in Emberá Clothes

Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781526100832
eISBN:
9781526114969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100832.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Exoticisation Undressed is an innovative ethnography that makes visible the many layers through which our understandings of indigenous cultures are filtered and their inherent power to distort and ... 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

French LondonA Blended Ethnography of a Migrant City

French London: A Blended Ethnography of a Migrant City

Saskia Huc-Hepher

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526143334
eISBN:
9781526166753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143341
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Based on several years of ethnographic fieldwork, French London provides rare insights into the everyday lived experience of a diverse group of French citizens who have chosen to make London home. ... More

Human Remains and IdentificationMass violence, genocide, and the 'forensic turn'

Human Remains and Identification: Mass violence, genocide, and the 'forensic turn'

Élisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097560
eISBN:
9781526104441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097560.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Human remains and identification presents a pioneering investigation into the practices and methodologies used in the search for and exhumation of dead bodies resulting from mass violence. Previously ... More

Human Remains in SocietyCuration and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Genocide and Mass-Violence

Human Remains in Society: Curation and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Genocide and Mass-Violence

Élisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107381
eISBN:
9781526120694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107381.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book addresses the practices, treatment and commemoration of victims’ remains in post-genocide and mass violence contexts. Whether reburied, concealed, stored, abandoned or publically displayed, ... More

ImmersionMarathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

Immersion: Marathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

Karen Throsby

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099625
eISBN:
9781526114976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099625.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book is about the extreme sport of marathon swimming. It provides insight into a social world about which very little is known, while simultaneously exploring the ways in which the social world ... More

Intimacy and Mobility in the Era of Hardening BordersGender, Reproduction, Regulation

Intimacy and Mobility in the Era of Hardening Borders: Gender, Reproduction, Regulation

Haldis Haukanes and Frances Pine (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526150219
eISBN:
9781526166449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526150226
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book is a collection of chapters by anthropologists and other social scientists concerned with gendered labour, care, intimacy, and sexuality, in relation to mobility and the hardening of ... More

Into the WoodsAn Epistemography of Climate Change

Into the Woods: An Epistemography of Climate Change

Meritxell Ramírez-i-Ollé

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526140982
eISBN:
9781526150493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140999
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book is a detailed exploration of the working practices of a community of scientists whose work was questioned in public, and of the making of scientific knowledge about climate change in ... More

Iraqi women in DenmarkRitual performance and belonging in everyday life

Iraqi women in Denmark: Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Marianne Holm Pedersen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089589
eISBN:
9781781706930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089589.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Iraqi women in Denmark is an ethnographic study of ritual performance and place-making among Shi‘a Muslim Iraqi women in Copenhagen. The book explores how Iraqi women construct a sense of belonging ... 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 looking machineEssays on cinema, anthropology and documentary filmmaking

The looking machine: Essays on cinema, anthropology and documentary filmmaking

David MacDougall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526134097
eISBN:
9781526144720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526134097.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The looking machine calls for the redemption of documentary cinema, exploring the potential and promise of the genre at a time when it appears under increasing threat from reality television, ... More

Remaking the urbanHeritage and transformation in Nelson Mandela Bay

Remaking the urban: Heritage and transformation in Nelson Mandela Bay

Naomi Roux

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526140289
eISBN:
9781526161079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140296
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The book focuses on the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in South Africa’s Eastern Cape, using the city as a case study to read the ways in which memory is being written into South African urban space two ... More

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