Children In The Field

Children In The Field

by Joan Cassell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439903612
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 04/28/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Joan Cassell is a Research Associate in the Department of Anthropology, Washington University, and the author of Expected Miracles: Surgeons at Work (Temple) and Life and Death in Intensive Care (Temple).

Table of Contents

CONTENTS 1. "Oh No, They're Not My Shoes!": Fieldwork in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica - Joan Cassell 2. Children in the Amazon - Christine Hugh-Jones 3. A Tale of Simeon: Reflections on Raising a Child While Conducting Fieldwork in Rural South India - Mimi Nichter and Mark Nichter 4. "Daddy's Little Wedges": On Being a Child in France - Jonathan Wylie 5. Birthing in the Bush: Participant Observationin Trinidad - Morton Klass and Sheila Solomon Klass 6. Three Children in Rural Jamaica - Melanie Dreher 7. Our Ulleri Child - Patricia Hitchcock 8. Children and Parents in the Field: Reciprocal Impacts - Renate Fernandez 9. A Children's Diary in the Strict Sense of the Term: Managing Culture-Shocked Children in the Field - Nancy Scheper-Hughes 10. "Drink from the Nile and You Shall Return": Children and Fieldwork in Egypt and the Sudan - Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban and Richard Lobban Conclusion - Joan Cassell

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