Children, Mirror Neurons and Bullfights

Children, Mirror Neurons and Bullfights

Get PDF: Terry Stocker. 2017. Children, Mirror Neurons and Bullfights. Global Ethnographic.   Terry Stocker Independent scholar stockerterry@hotmail.com   Children and childhood have long been studied in anthropology and have been central to the overall development of the discipline, as demonstrated by the fact that Margaret Mead’s Coming of Age in Samoa is one of the best-selling books in anthropology. […]

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When Immersive Journalism Met Open Ethnography

Get PDF: Miller, Faye. 2017. When Immersive Journalism Met Open Ethnography. Global Ethnographic. Faye Miller University of Canberra   It’s a rare occasion when a large group of documentary enthusiasts, filmmakers, journalists, popular writers and academic researchers (including ethnographers) are brought together in the same room: an eclectic mix of people who share a common appreciation (or at least curiosity) for […]

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The Last Fertility Dance (in Central Mexico)?

What will anthropology/ethnography be in the future? One could argue that recording cultural variation will decline as it disappears and William Greider’s book title becomes more of a reality: ‘One World Ready or Not: The Manic Logic of Global Capitalism’. In 1992, I co-authored “Our Vanishing Global Ethnicity: Goodbye to Mexico’s Otomí” (The World and I). That article described the […]

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Aspects of Market and Culinary Variation

Dr Terry Stocker What will we eat in the future? Certain food issues are preeminent as the world’s population increases. The following is a microcosm of some culinary habits and change in Mexico and South Korea. This brief ethnographic account of culinary variation needs a timeline. My first anthropological experience was in Mexico, 1970. And going to Mexico on-and-off for […]

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Identity Kits and the Discourse Community of Pickup Basketball or Why I Didn’t Fit In

Joel Wilson, Walters State Community College Image by finessetaker ‘hoop crossover’CC 2.0 Generic As I finished buttoning my shirt and started to thread my belt through my corduroys, my wife approached, and derisively she asked, “You’re going like that?” I nodded because I thought, being in graduate school and conducting my first foray into ethnography, corduroys, a polo shirt, and […]

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Exploring the Digital Information Experiences of Ethnographers

Dr Faye Miller Queensland University of Technology, Australia Over the past year I have had the privilege of being involved in the development of the open access journal Global Ethnographic. So far the work-in-progress has been a virtual collaboration between the editorial team in Japan, Australia and the USA. I have learned that developing an international publication across several different […]

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