Rethinking Ethnography in Central Europe

Editors: Cervinkova, Hana, Buchowski, Micha?, Uherek, Zden?k (Eds.)

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In eleven ethnographic chapters of Rethinking Ethnography in Central Europe examines how issues of global economic and cultural dependencies, mobilities, citizens activism, social movements, and socio-political aspects of post-socialist modernities articulate on the level of everyday discourse and practices.

About the authors

Veronika Beranská, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic Alexandra Bitu íková, Matej Bel University in Banska Bystricá, Slovakia Katarzyna Wolanik Boström, Umeå University, Sweden Michal Buchowski, Adam Mickiewicz University in Pozna?, Poland Hana Cervinkova, University of Lower Silesia, Poland Hana Horáková, Metropolitan University Prague, Czech Republic Martin H?íbek, Charles University, Czech Republic Gertrud Hüwelmeier, Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany Agnieszka Ko?cia?ska, University of Warsaw, Poland Waldemar Kuligowski, Adam Mickiewicz University in Pozna?, Poland Izabella Main, Adam Mickiewicz University in Pozna?, Poland Marek Miku , Comenius University, Slovakia Magnus Öhlander, Stockholm University, Sweden Marek Pawlak, Jagiellonian University, Poland Agata Stanisz, Adam Mickiewicz University in Pozna?, Poland Zden?k Uherek, Institute of Ethnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Introduction: On Rethinking Ethnography in Central Europe: Toward Cosmopolitan Anthropologies in the “Peripheries”

    Buchowski, Michal (et al.)

    Pages 1-20

  • Othering the Self: National Identity and Social Class in Mobile Lives

    Pawlak, Marek

    Pages 23-40

  • Renegotiating Symbolic Capital, Status, and Knowledge: Polish Physicians in Sweden

    Boström, Katarzyna Wolanik (et al.)

    Pages 41-57

  • Mobile Entrepreneurs: Transnational Vietnamese in the Czech Republic

    Hüwelmeier, Gertrud

    Pages 59-73

  • Pavlivka Iodine Spring Water: Transnational Entrepreneurship in Post-Transition Contexts

    Uherek, Zdeněk (et al.)

    Pages 75-88

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rethinking Ethnography in Central Europe
Editors
  • Hana Cervinkova
  • Micha? Buchowski
  • Zden?k Uherek
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Hana Cervinkova, Michal Buchowski, and Zden?k Uherek
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-52449-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137524492
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-52448-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 267
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