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Sharon A. Kowalsky

themselves within their social milieus through their dress. Drawing material from oral histories, Sitar highlights the fluidity of social class in socialist Slovenia as women negotiated, defined, and challenged ideas about social status. Slovenia's proximity

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Cannabis Culture on Display

Deviant Heritage Comes Out of the Shadows

Rachel F. Giraudo

mind when he decided to start documenting the oral histories of medical cannabis activists and farmers from Northern California. Hoover recognized the peculiar absence of cannabis prohibition from official historical records several years ago, when he

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Stiletto Socialism

Social Class, Dressing Up, and Women's Self-Positioning in Socialist Slovenia

Polona Sitar

, filling a gap by focusing on the cultural and social experiences of people's lives rather than political systems. Methodologically, the article employs oral history research, incorporating subjective interpretations of women. Oral interviews provide a view

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Research Methodology in Kurdish Studies

Interactions between Fieldwork, Epistemology and Theory

Mehmet Orhan

between the research question, method and empirical observations. If we aim to examine how Kurds became nationalist in a gradual manner, a longue durée 5 approach, in a particular place (village, district or town), we can then conduct oral history

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Marcos Farias Ferreira, Máiréad Nic Craith, Markéta Slavková, Linda M. Mülli, Mariann Vaczi, Annika Lems, and Işıl Karataş

Nikolai Leskov ’, International Journal of Oral History 2 , no. 3 : 195 – 204 . Frykman , J . ( 2005 ), ‘ Bracketing ’, Ethnologia Europaea 35 , no. 1–2 : 47 – 52 . 10.16995/ee.977 Ó Giolláin , D. ( 2000 ), Locating Irish Folklore

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Appropriate Targets

Global Patterns in Interaction and Conflict Surrounding Cetacean Conservation and Traditional Marine Hunting Communities

Florence Durney

. Hunters were both careful and adamant in explaining to me that the community has its own ethical norms about what is acceptable prey. The most common example I was given is that Lamalerans do not hunt blue whales. According to their oral history, a blue

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Narratives of the Invisible

Autobiography, Kinship, and Alterity in Native Amazonia

Vanessa Elisa Grotti and Marc Brightman

, Ellen B. 1995 . The Last Cannibals: A South American Oral History . Austin : University of Texas Press . Basso , Ellen B. , and Gunter Senft . 2009 . “ Introduction .” Pp. 1 – 20 in Senft and Basso 2009 . Biocca , Ettore . [ 1969 ] 1996

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Black October

Comics, Memory, and Cultural Representations of 17 October 1961

Claire Gorrara

participate in the political arena as voters, nor do they have access to the justice system to air their grievances. Instead, Octobre noir emphasizes the centrality of the cultural sphere as an alternative space where Algerian protesters can speak out. Oral

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Anthropological Knowledge and Practice in Global Health

Rodney Reynolds and Isabelle L. Lange

's value to global health, and ask us to consider how that value arises in practice. Erica Nelson, a historian with applied and academic research experience utilising oral history and ethnography to analyse health systems in Latin America and globally

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Joost Beuving and Geert de Vries

, qualitative sociology, organisational fieldwork, interpretive research, oral history, narrative research, and so on. Each of these has its own official, disciplinary canon, but, methodologically, they all belong to the same family. Their shared artisanal core