Opening the Lunchbox: What Distinction Looks Like from the Playground

PDF Vasquez, Carla R. 2013. Opening the Lunchbox: What Distinction Looks Like from the Playground. Global Ethnographic. Carla Rey Vasquez   Victoria University of Wellington, M.A. Abstract Through an ethnographic investigation of school lunchboxes, this paper explores how health, gender, and ethnicity are understood through children’s interactions. It examines the way children construct, affirm and/or challenge social distinctions and issues […]

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Teaching Anthropology in Schools

PDF Hendry, J. 2013. Teaching Anthropology In Schools. Global Ethnographic. Joy Hendry Professor Emerita, Oxford Brookes University MacGeorge Fellow, University of Melbourne In the autumn of 1910, anthropology was offered for the first time as a subject examined at the Advanced (A) level of the General Certificate of Education to pupils in their last two years of secondary education in […]

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Intracultural and Intercultural Dynamics of Capoeira

PDF Mason, P. 2013. Intracultural & Intercultural Dynamics of Capoeira. Global Ethnographic. Paul H. Mason Department of Anthropology Macquarie University Abstract In the port-cities of Brazil during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, a distinct form of combat-dancing emerged from the interaction of African, European and indigenous peoples. The acrobatic movements and characteristic music of this art have come to be […]

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Red Wave Art in Oceania

PDF Watanabe, F. 2013. Red Wave Art In Oceania. Global Ethnographic. writing service Fumi Watanabe Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science & at Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan. watanabefumi81@gmail.com Abstract This paper draws on anthropological fieldwork conducted at the Oceania Centre for Arts and Culture between 2004 and 2011. It describes the formation of the […]

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Welcome to Global Ethnographic! We’ve Launched, January 2014!

2-Format Publishing: Global Ethnographic is finally here! After years of planning and development our readers are now invited to share our vision. Read on and browse the site to see how you can: Scribble on us, Share us, & Push the Possibilities of Academic Publishing Whether academics or interested public readers, by publishing our articles as print geared PDFs  alongside […]

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Reconstructing Minority Identities In 21st Century Japan

PDF Nishimura, Y. 2013. Reconstructing Minority Identites in 21st Century Japan. Global Ethnographic. Yuko Nishimura Professor, Komazawa University, Tokyo Introduction In 1968, Shintaro Ishihara (now the governor of Tokyo) stated, ‘there is no other country like Japan, people who are virtually mono-ethnic, who speak the same language which is like no other country’s and which has a unique culture’ (Oguma 1995:358). […]

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