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At home and in the field : ethnographic encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands / edited by Suzanne S. Finney, Mary Mostafanezhad, Guido Carlo Pigliasco, Forrest Wade Young

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Finney, Suzanne S.  Search this
Mostafanezhad, Mary  Search this
Pigliasco, Guido Carlo 1963-  Search this
Young, Forrest Wade  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 331 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Tempting the Naga: local knowledge and mysteries of the Mekong / Carl J. Hefner -- An anthropologist behaving badly: the case of the missing watch on Waya Island, Fiji / Lisa Humphrey -- Attacked in the field: encountering a street gang while studying peace in Java / Jaida Kim Samudra -- A question of permission in Pohnpei / Suzanne S. Finney -- Grandmothers, sharks and other dangerous things: persistent crises in Mangareva, French Polynesia / Alexander Mawyer -- Fieldwork as transformative experience: learning to see positive Maori urban identities / Serge A. Marek -- Fieldwork on two wheels in Hanoi, Vietnam, or, How I learned to stop worrying and enjoy the ride / Margaret Barnhill Bodemer -- The cultural power of robots in Japan / Hirofumi Katsuno -- Encountering Maoist propaganda in pastoral Inner Mongolia / Hong Jiang -- When the field is your home: doing advocacy work and academic work in Hawaiʻi / Jonathan Y. Okamura -- Systemic culture shock: meeting Fu Lai Ming on the Tibetan plateau / Naomi C.F. Yamada -- Shoon Pakin, soou tittilap: researching narrative discourse in Micronesia / Emerson Lopez Odango -- Talking with the moai in Easter Island: placing Rapa Nui language / Forrest Wade Young -- Blogging in Papua New Guinea / Steven Edmund Winduo -- Prostitutes, menstrual blood, minor-wives, and feeding the ducks: learning about gender in Thailand / LeeRay M. Costa -- Manning up: on being a Chamorro researcher with a home court (dis)advantage on Guam / James Perez Viernes -- Contested belonging of North Korean refugees in South Korea / Hyeon Ju Lee -- "You Filipino, ya?" / Roberick N. Labrador -- Sorry, wrong number!: locating marriage partners through wrong numbers and text messages in Vanuatu / Ashley Vaughan -- The invisible firewalker: negotiating sentiment and inalienable possessions on a Fijian island / Guido Carlo Pigliasco -- "You can do it, Japan!": social networks and natural disasters / Pamela L. Runestad -- Head candy/gut connection: how reenacting a historic event changes the present in Hawaiʻi / Lynette Hiʻilani Cruz --
Tales of the tala (dollar): notes on cars, consumption, and class in American Samoa / Faʻanofo Lisaclaire Uperesa -- Working class hospitality and etiquette in a bowl of ramen noodles in Tokyo, Japan / Satomi Fukutomi -- Entering Molokaʻi Hawaiian style / Mary Tuti Baker -- From nuclear exodus to cultural reawakening: a navigator's journey in the Marshall Islands / Joseph H. Genz -- "They came for nature": a political ecology of volunteer tourism development in northern Thailand / Mary Mostafanezhad -- The forest of contradictions: coffee versus conservation at Indonesia's Kerinci Seblat National Park / Keith Andrew Bettinger -- Heʻeia kupuna mapping workshops: unearthing the past, inspiring the future in Hawaiʻi / Hokulani K. Aikau, Nahaku Kalei, Bradley Wong -- Narrratives of the vulval curse in Bontok and Kalinga, Philippines / Melisa Casumbal-Salazar -- Digitalizing the wantok system in West Papua / James Stiefvater -- Embattled stories of occupied Hawaiʻi / Ty P. Kawika Tengan -- Taʻaroa is great, good and maʻohi: nationalism and spiritual identity in contemporary Tahiti / Lorenz Gonschor -- Tip-toeing among the knowledge of the bodies and the bodies of knowledge in Tonga / Gaia Cottino -- Being and time in Nagasaki, Japan / Toru Hamada -- Losing my mind and loving mosquitoes, crickets, and other jungle inhabitants: reflections on field research and its frustrations at a Buddhist meditation retreat in southern Thailand / Geoff Ashton -- "Papa! what's money?": an enduring question finds answers in burning it for the spirits of the dead in China / C. Fred Blake
Ethnology--Fieldwork  Search this
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