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By Italo Pardo,Giuliana B. Prato

ISBN-10: 1138248967

ISBN-13: 9781138248960

ISBN-10: 1409408337

ISBN-13: 9781409408338

With half humanity already residing in cities and towns and that share anticipated to extend within the coming many years, society - either Western and non-Western - is speedy changing into city or even mega-urban. As such, learn in city settings is obviously well timed and of significant value. Anthropology within the urban brings jointly a number one staff of anthropologists to handle the advanced methodological and theoretical demanding situations posed through field-research in city settings, basically settling on the importance of the anthropological paradigm in city examine and its centrality either to mainstream educational debates and to society extra commonly. With essays from specialists on wide-ranging ethnographic learn from fields as different as China, Europe, India, Latin and North the US and South East Asia, this booklet demonstrates the contribution that empirically-based anthropological research could make to our figuring out of our more and more city world.

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