Tag: Methodology and Research book reviews

Book Review: Charles Booth’s London Poverty Maps by London School of Economics and Mary S. Morgan et al

Rose Deller , October 25th, 2019


Charles Booth’s London Poverty Maps, by London School of Economics and Mary S. Morgan et al, offers a sumptuously illustrated, large format publication of Charles Booth’s project, which…


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Book Review: The Lost Ethnographies: Methodological Insights from Projects that Never Were edited by Robin James Smith and Sara Delamont

Rose Deller , March 28th, 2019


In The Lost Ethnographies: Methodological Insights from Projects that Never Were, Robin James Smith and Sara Delamont bring together a range of contributors who place loss at the centre of…


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Long Read Review: Think Like an Anthropologist by Matthew Engelke

Rose Deller , August 16th, 2018


In Think Like an Anthropologist, Matthew Engelke offers a concise history of anthropology, drawing on a variety of ethnographic works and theoretical tools to dissect nine key concepts…


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Book Review: Cooking Data: Culture and Politics in an African Research World by Crystal Biruk

Rose Deller , August 16th, 2018


In Cooking Data: Culture and Politics in an African Research World, Crystal Biruk offers an analysis of the production of data within HIV-AIDS quantitative survey research conducted in Malawi. This…


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Book Review: Among Wolves: Ethnography and the Immersive Study of Power by Timothy Pachirat

Rose Deller , April 10th, 2018


In Among Wolves: Ethnography and the Immersive Study of Power, Timothy Pachirat offers an experimental contribution to scholarship on social science methodology. Written in the form of a play,…


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Reading List: 12 Recommended Reads on Immigration, Refugee Rights and Asylum

Rose Deller , March 13th, 2018


Image Credit: Mural, Paris, 2017 (Jeanne Menjoulet CC BY 2.0) In this new reading list, we recommend 12 books authored or edited by women whose scholarship delves into the…


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Book Review: Routledge Handbook of International Political Sociology edited by Xavier Guillaume and Pinar Bilgin

Rose Deller , January 24th, 2018


In Routledge Handbook of International Political Sociology, editors Xavier Guillaume and Pinar Bilgin bring together contributors to explore methodologies, theories and sites of analysis emerging out …


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Book Review: Open Data and the Knowledge Society by Bridgette Wessels, Kush Wadhwa, Rachel L. Finn and Thordis Sveinsdottir

Rose Deller , November 23rd, 2017


In Open Data and the Knowledge Society, authors Bridgette Wessels, Kush Wadhwa, Rachel L. Finn and Thordis Sveinsdottir place the management of open data ecosystems at the heart of the…


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