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The Resource Urban life : readings in the anthropology of the city, [edited by] George Gmelch, Robert V. Kemper, Walter P. Zenner

Urban life : readings in the anthropology of the city, [edited by] George Gmelch, Robert V. Kemper, Walter P. Zenner

Label
Urban life : readings in the anthropology of the city
Title
Urban life
Title remainder
readings in the anthropology of the city
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] George Gmelch, Robert V. Kemper, Walter P. Zenner
Title variation
Readings in the anthropology of the city
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
599.97
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GN395
LC item number
.U725 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gmelch, George
  • Kemper, Robert V.
  • Zenner, Walter P
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Urban anthropology
  • Sociology, Urban
Label
Urban life : readings in the anthropology of the city, [edited by] George Gmelch, Robert V. Kemper, Walter P. Zenner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Moscow encounters : ethnography in a global urban village
  • Melissa L. Caldwell
  • Fieldwork in the corporate offices of Jakarta, Indonesia
  • William Leggett
  • Student fieldworkers in village and city
  • George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch
  • Pt. 2.
  • Urban communities.
  • Urbanism as a way of life
  • Louis Wirth
  • Pt. 1.
  • Urban danger : life in a neighborhood of strangers
  • Sally Engle Merry
  • The edge and the center : gated communities and the discourse of urban fear
  • Setha M. Low
  • Rethinking camps : Palestinian refugees in Damascus, Syria
  • Nell Gabiam
  • In motion : transportation and knowledge in São Paulo
  • Derek Pardue
  • Pt. 3.
  • Urban structures and institutions.
  • Urban fieldwork : anthropologists in cities.
  • The culture of poverty
  • Oscar Lewis
  • How urban ethnography counters myths about the poor
  • Judith Goode
  • Office work and the crack alternative among Puerto Rican dealers in East Harlem
  • Philippe Bourgois
  • The view from the front desk : addressing homelessness and the homeless in Dallas
  • Julie Adkins
  • Gangs, poverty, and the future
  • James Diego Vigil
  • Anthropological fieldwork in cities
  • Civic ecology, urban elders, and New York City's community garden movement
  • Jay Sokolovsky
  • Neighbors and kin in Chinese cities
  • William Jankowiak
  • Caste, politics, and criminality in urban India
  • Jeffrey Witsoe
  • Pt. 4.
  • Migration and adaptation.
  • The extended community : migration and transformation in Tzintzuntzan, Mexico
  • Robert V. Kemper
  • George M. Foster and Robert V. Kemper
  • A West Indian life in Britain
  • George Gmelch
  • First Nations migration : the case of Western Canada
  • Martin Cooke and Danièle Bélanger
  • Japanese Brazilian ethnic return migration
  • Takeyuki (Gaku) Tsuda
  • Cityward migration in comparative perspective
  • Caroline B. Brettell and Robert V. Kemper
  • Pt. 5.
  • Globalization and transnationalism.
  • Networks, neighborhoods, and markets : fieldwork in Tokyo
  • Transnationalism, old and new : New York immigrants
  • Nancy Foner
  • From Cuenca, Ecuador to New York, U.S.A. : families and transnational lives
  • Ann Miles
  • Global transactions : Sudanese refugees sending money home
  • Dianna J. Shandy
  • Hyderabad : continuities and transformations
  • Karen Isaksen Leonard
  • Beyond urban and rural communities in the 21st century
  • Walter P. Zenner
  • Theodore C. Bestor
  • Nomads in the city : studying Irish Travellers
  • Sharon Bohn Gmelch
Control code
430843242
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
xii, 427 pages
Isbn
9781577666349
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)430843242
Label
Urban life : readings in the anthropology of the city, [edited by] George Gmelch, Robert V. Kemper, Walter P. Zenner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Moscow encounters : ethnography in a global urban village
  • Melissa L. Caldwell
  • Fieldwork in the corporate offices of Jakarta, Indonesia
  • William Leggett
  • Student fieldworkers in village and city
  • George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch
  • Pt. 2.
  • Urban communities.
  • Urbanism as a way of life
  • Louis Wirth
  • Pt. 1.
  • Urban danger : life in a neighborhood of strangers
  • Sally Engle Merry
  • The edge and the center : gated communities and the discourse of urban fear
  • Setha M. Low
  • Rethinking camps : Palestinian refugees in Damascus, Syria
  • Nell Gabiam
  • In motion : transportation and knowledge in São Paulo
  • Derek Pardue
  • Pt. 3.
  • Urban structures and institutions.
  • Urban fieldwork : anthropologists in cities.
  • The culture of poverty
  • Oscar Lewis
  • How urban ethnography counters myths about the poor
  • Judith Goode
  • Office work and the crack alternative among Puerto Rican dealers in East Harlem
  • Philippe Bourgois
  • The view from the front desk : addressing homelessness and the homeless in Dallas
  • Julie Adkins
  • Gangs, poverty, and the future
  • James Diego Vigil
  • Anthropological fieldwork in cities
  • Civic ecology, urban elders, and New York City's community garden movement
  • Jay Sokolovsky
  • Neighbors and kin in Chinese cities
  • William Jankowiak
  • Caste, politics, and criminality in urban India
  • Jeffrey Witsoe
  • Pt. 4.
  • Migration and adaptation.
  • The extended community : migration and transformation in Tzintzuntzan, Mexico
  • Robert V. Kemper
  • George M. Foster and Robert V. Kemper
  • A West Indian life in Britain
  • George Gmelch
  • First Nations migration : the case of Western Canada
  • Martin Cooke and Danièle Bélanger
  • Japanese Brazilian ethnic return migration
  • Takeyuki (Gaku) Tsuda
  • Cityward migration in comparative perspective
  • Caroline B. Brettell and Robert V. Kemper
  • Pt. 5.
  • Globalization and transnationalism.
  • Networks, neighborhoods, and markets : fieldwork in Tokyo
  • Transnationalism, old and new : New York immigrants
  • Nancy Foner
  • From Cuenca, Ecuador to New York, U.S.A. : families and transnational lives
  • Ann Miles
  • Global transactions : Sudanese refugees sending money home
  • Dianna J. Shandy
  • Hyderabad : continuities and transformations
  • Karen Isaksen Leonard
  • Beyond urban and rural communities in the 21st century
  • Walter P. Zenner
  • Theodore C. Bestor
  • Nomads in the city : studying Irish Travellers
  • Sharon Bohn Gmelch
Control code
430843242
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
xii, 427 pages
Isbn
9781577666349
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)430843242

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