Changes in the Heart of Europe - Hall, Timothy McCajor;Read, Rosie
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From WW II until the Velvet Revolution, few outside anthropologists had access to Czechoslovakia, while only a handful of Czech and Slovak ethnologists published in Western journals. In recent years, anthropological interest in Slovakia and the Czech Republic has increased substantially. This volume brings together a broad sample of recent cutting-edge ethnographic studies by Czech and Slovak ethnographers as well as American and western European anthropologists. Contents: Raymond June on measuring corruption in Czech society; David Karjanen on structural violence and economic change in…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
From WW II until the Velvet Revolution, few outside anthropologists had access to Czechoslovakia, while only a handful of Czech and Slovak ethnologists published in Western journals. In recent years, anthropological interest in Slovakia and the Czech Republic has increased substantially. This volume brings together a broad sample of recent cutting-edge ethnographic studies by Czech and Slovak ethnographers as well as American and western European anthropologists. Contents: Raymond June on measuring corruption in Czech society; David Karjanen on structural violence and economic change in Slovakia; Karen Kapusta-Pofahl, Hana Haková, and Marta Koláová on womens civic organizing; Rebecca Nash on Czech feelings about social support and welfare reform; Denise Kozikowski on womens experience of breast cancer; Vra Sokolová on population policy and the sterilization of Romani women in Czechoslovakia, 1972-1989; James Quin on pornography and the commodification of queer bodies in Slovakia;
Ben Hill Passmore on working women in a Moravian factory; Krista Hegburg on Roma social workers; Zdenk Uherek and Kateina Plochová on ethnic Czechs in Bosnia and Herzegovina; Leo atavaon ethnic identity and language among Sorbian youth; Haldis Haukanes on history and autobiography in a Czech village; Davide Torsello on memory, geography, and local history in southern Slovakia; Peter Skalník reviews Czech and Slovak community (re)studies in a European context. Afterword by Zdenk Salzmann.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: ibidem
  • 23. Auflage
  • Deutsch, Englisch
  • Abmessung: 210mm x 148mm x 19mm
  • Gewicht: 444g
  • ISBN-13: 9783898216067
  • ISBN-10: 3898216063
  • Artikelnr.: 20760724
Autorenporträt
Timothy McCajor Hall, MD, PhD, is a psychiatric anthropologist who has studied sexuality and alcoholism in the Czech Republic. In 2005-2007, he was a post-doctoral fellow at the Center on Aging at NORC & The University of Chicago.
Rosie Read, PhD, has researched gender, work, and care for the elderly in the Czech Republic. She is a researcher at the Institute of Health and Community Studies at Bournemouth University, UK.
The afterword
Zdenek Salzmann, PhD, a linguistic anthropologist, is the author of several ethnographies of the fomer Czechoslovakia.