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Title A companion to the anthropology of Europe / edited by Ullrich Kockel, Máiréad Nic Craith, and Jonas Frykman
Published Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (626 pages)
Series Blackwell Companions to Anthropology
Blackwell companions to anthropology.
Contents Front Matter -- Introduction: The Frontiers of Europe and European Ethnology / Ullrich Kockel, M̀iřad Nic Craith, Jonas Frykman -- Europe's Cardinal Directions. The Anthropology of Mediterranean Societies / Christian Giordano -- Nordic Reflections on Northern Social Research / Hugh Beach -- Multiculturalism in North America and Europe / Reginald Byron -- Anthropology in Postsocialist Europe / Michal Buchowski -- Europe in Eurasia / Chris Hann -- Mitteleuropean Ethnology in Transition / Gabriela Kilìnov̀ -- European Integration. Anthropological Studies of European Identity Construction / Lisanne Wilken -- Memory, Citizenship, and Consumer Culture in Postsocialist Europe / Ksenija Vidmar Horvat -- The Europe of Regions and Borderlands / Thomas M Wilson -- Citizenship(s) in European Contexts / Catherine Neveu, Elena Filippova -- Local Practices of European Identity on the New Eastern Borders of the EU / Justyna Straczuk -- European Politics, Policies, and Institutions / Marion Demossier -- European Heritages. Presencing Europe's Pasts / Sharon Macdonald -- An Anthropology of War and Recovery: Lived War Experiences / Maja Povrzanovic Frykman -- European Religious Fragmentation and the Rise of Civil Religion / Peter Jan Margry -- Studying Muslims of Europe / Gabriele Marranci -- Roma and Sinti: The ₃Other₄ within Europe / Sabrina Kopf -- Landscape, Landscape History, and Landscape Theory / Norbert Fischer -- Cultural Practice. European Tourism / Orvar Ḻfgren -- The Diversity of European Food Cultures / Gisela Welz -- Language, Power, and Politics in Europe / M̀iřad Nic Craith -- Europe at the Crossroads of Rights and Culture(s) / Valdimar Tr Hafstein, Martin Skrydstrup -- Corporate Social Responsibility and Cultural Practices on Globalizing Markets / Christina Garsten -- Extreme Neo-Nationalist Music Scenes at the Heart of Europe / David Murphy -- Anthropological Perspectives on the European Urban Landscape / Christiane Schwab -- Disciplinary Boundary Crossings. Medical Anthropology and Anthropological Studies of Science / Maryon McDonald -- Uses of the Internet in European Ethnographic Research / Elisenda Arďvol, Adolfo Estalella -- Visual Culture, Ethnography, and Interactive Media / Terence Wright -- Hybrid Worlds of Europe: Theoretical and Practical Aspects / Elka Tschernokoshewa -- An Anthropological Perspective on Literary Arts in Ireland / Helena Wulff -- Toward an Ethnoecology of Place and Displacement / Ullrich Kockel -- A Tale of Two Disciplines: European Ethnology and the Anthropology of Europe / Jonas Frykman -- Index
Introduction / Ullrich Kockel, Máiréad Nic Craith and Jonas Frykman -- The anthropology of Mediterranean societies / Christian Giordano -- Hot issues, cold places : Nordic reflections on northern social research / Hugh Beach -- Through a looking glass : multiculturalism in North America and Europe / Reginald Byron -- Anthropology in postsocialist Europe / Michał Buchowski -- Europe in Eurasia / Chris Hann -- Mitteleuropean ethnology in transition / Gabriela Kiliánová -- Creating Europeans' anthropological studies of European identity construction 'from above' and 'from below' / Lisanne Wilken -- Europe consumed : memory, border imaginaries and consumer culture in Slovenia post-1991 / Ksenija Vidmar Horvat -- The Europe of regions and borderlands / Thomas M. Wilson -- Citizenship(s) in European contexts / Catherine Neveu and Elena Filippova -- In search of the heart of Europe : on the new eastern borders of the EU / Justyna Straczuk -- European politics, policies and institutions / Marion Demossier -- Past presencing / Sharon Macdonald -- Anthropology of war and recovery : contesting 'ethnic hatred' as an explanation for the Yugoslav wars, 1991-95 / Maja Povrzanović Frykman -- One's own choice : the existential in Europe : religious fragmentation and the rise of civil religion / Peter Jan Margry -- Studying Muslims of Europe : a critical discussion / Gabriele Marranci -- Roma and Sinti : the 'other' within Europe / Sabrina Kopf -- Landscape, landscape history and landscape theory / Norbert Fischer -- European tourism / Orvar Löfgren -- European food cultures : diversity, regulation, and heritage production / Gisela Welz -- 'Unity in diversity'? : language, power and politics in Europe / Máiréad Nic Craith -- Cultural rights / Valdimar Tr. Hafstein and Martin Skrydstrup -- Corporate social responsibility : cultural practices on globalizing markets / Christina Garsten -- At the heart of Europe : the limits of expression in extreme right wing music scenes / David Murphy -- Particular places : toward an anthropology of cities / Christiane Schwab -- Medical anthropology and anthropological studies of science / Maryon McDonald -- Beyond virtual ethnography : the uses of the Internet in ethnographic research / Elisenda Ardévol and Aldofo Estalella -- Visual culture, ethnography and interactive media (a carnival of bricolage) / Terence Wright -- Hybrid worlds : theoretical and practical aspects / Elka Tschernokoshewa -- Creative writing : an anthropology of literary arts in Ireland / Helena Wulff -- Re-placing ourselves across space and time : an interdisciplinary meditation / Ullrich Kockel -- European ethnology and the anthropology of Europe / Jonas Frykman
Summary A Companion to the Anthropology of Europe offers a survey of contemporary Europeanist anthropology and European ethnology, and a guide to emerging trends in this geographical field of research. Providing a synthesis of the different traditions and contemporary approaches, the book is both thematic and fully cross-European in its approach. Provides an authoritative guide for researchers, instructors and students of anthropology and European studiesDiscusses important emerging trends in this broadening field of researchIncludes established names and rising stars who will shape the discipline in
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Anthropology -- Europe.
Ethnic groups -- Europe.
Ethnology -- Europe.
Form Electronic book
Author Frykman, Jonas, 1942-
Kockel, Ullrich.
Nic Craith, Máiréad.
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