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  1.  10
    ‘What Will the Neighbours Say?’: Legitimacy, Social Control and the Sociocultural Influence of Neighbourhoods in India.Janaki Abraham - 2018 - Diogenes:039219211774004.
    This article focuses on the everyday practices that make the place of the neighbourhood – social control, legitimacy and support, while also looking at how gender is produced in everyday life in th...
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    Transnational Chicago: The Local and Translocal Networks and Loyalties of Post-Socialist Lithuanian Immigrants.Vytis Čiubrinskas - 2018 - Diogenes:039219211774004.
    The processes of post-socialist transformation, especially large-scale migration from Eastern Europe to the Western hemisphere, are creating an ‘expansion of space’ from the local to the supra-loca...
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    The Debate in Urban Anthropology and the Development of the Empirical Investigation of Governance.Paola De Vivo - 2018 - Diogenes:039219211774002.
    The complexity of our ‘object’ of study, leading to the question ‘what is really the city?’ requires the use of different levels of analyses. At the same time, a way must be found to develop an exp...
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    Ethnicity in the City: Tatar Urban Youth Culture in Kazan, Tatarstan.Andrea Friedli - 2018 - Diogenes:039219211774003.
    In this article, the city and the urban space shall be understood as a political platform, where identities and powers are bargained, and as a screen on which they are projected. In this context, I...
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    The Social Organization of an Urban Diaspora: Corporate Groups, Factions and Networks Amongst Penang’s Malaysian-Chinese.Christian Giordano - 2018 - Diogenes:039219211774003.
    The social organization of the Chinese diaspora in Malaysia has emerged as a very diversified phenomenon so that it is hard to speak of a coherent social and cultural community. Starting from the c...
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    Positioning Urban Anthropology: A Road Map for a History of Ideas.Wolfgang Kaltenbacher - 2018 - Diogenes:039219211774002.
    Anthropological research in urban contexts reflects the fundamental mutations in social sciences. The boundaries between the traditional academic disciplines have become blurred. New clusters of in...
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    Ethnography: Bridging the Qualitative-Quantitative Divide.Jerome Krase - 2018 - Diogenes:039219211774002.
    This analytic autoethnographic and autobiographical essay addresses several interrelated questions regarding the use of ethnographic and otherwise ‘qualitative’ research methods in the study of con...
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    Italian Elite Groups at Work: A View From the Urban Grassroots.Italo Pardo - 2018 - Diogenes:039219211774002.
    Western élite groups’ moralities and actions can and should be studied empirically. Contrary to belief held in the 1980s in mainstream social anthropology that fieldwork in the classic anthropologi...
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    European Urban Traditions: An Anthropologist’s View on Polis, Urbs, and Civitas.Giuliana B. Prato - 2018 - Diogenes:039219211774002.
    The argument developed in this article originates from the reflection that what constitutes a city or what is meant by urban are differently understood in different parts of the world and by differ...
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    ‘Being Urban’ in the Context of Global Urbanization: The Case of India.Subhadra Mitra Channa - 2018 - Diogenes.
    Western intellectual sources have dominated the social sciences to an extent that most definitions originate from a Eurocentric meaning system; words like urban, wild, nature, and culture being no...
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    A Genesis of Street Communality: With Special Reference to the Political Culture of Street Violence in Nairobi.Matsuda Motoji - 2018 - Diogenes.
    The aim of this study is to elucidate the genesis of communality in the urban street. Although in the modern world cities have long been seen as research laboratories, in today’s context of globali...
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    Placing Urban Anthropology: The Production of Empirically-Based Knowledge and its Significance to Society.Italo Pardo, Giuliana B. Prato & Wolfgang Kaltenbacher - 2018 - Diogenes.
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    Varieties of Yin and Yang in the Han: Implicit Mode and Substance Divisions in Heshanggong’s Commentary on the Daodejing.Misha Tadd - 2018 - Diogenes.
    In the study of Chinese thought, the products of the Han dynasty have historically been identified as those most antithetical to Western rationalism. In many of these narratives, the commentarial t...
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