Tag: New Books in British Studies

Adam Kuper, “Anthropology and Anthropologists: The British School in the Twentieth-Century” (Routledge, 2014)

Jeff Bristol , June 20th, 2018


Adam Kuper‘s Anthropology and Anthropologists: The British School in the Twentieth-Century (Fourth Edition; Routledge, 2014)is an excellent, comprehensive tour through one of the most important … Visit New…


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Ray Cashman, “Packy Jim: Folklore and Worldview on the Irish Border” (U Wisconsin Press, 2016)

Timothy Thurston , January 17th, 2018


How do individuals on national or societal peripheries make use of tradition and to what ends? How can narratives discursively construct a complex worldview? These are some of…


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Gareth M. Thomas, “Down’s Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics: Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic” (Routledge, 2017)

Nivedita Kar , August 15th, 2017


Drawing on an ethnography of Downs syndrome screening in two UK clinics, Gareth M. Thomas‘ Down’s Syndrome and Reproductive Politics: Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic…


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Christopher Woolgar, “The Culture of Food in England, 1200-1500” (Yale UP, 2016)

Mark Klobas , September 30th, 2016


Food was central to the lives of people in England during the Middles Ages in ways different than it is today. As Christopher Woolgar reveals in his book…


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Emma Jackson, “Young Homeless People and Urban Space: Fixed in Mobility” (Routledge, 2015)

Dave O'Brien , April 8th, 2016


What is the experience of young homeless people? What does this experience tell us about space, place and society? In Young Homeless People and Urban Space: Fixed in Mobility…


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