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Conditional Freedom

A Portrait of Young Men's Sense of Belonging to the Street in Maputo, Mozambique

Andrea Moreira

This article aims to illustrate how a group of young men, caught between the entrapping circumstances of their lives and their desire to transcend them, negotiated their position in the urban landscape. It is based on extensive fieldwork in Maputo

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Tiffany Pollock

dancing industry. The research involved multisited ethnographic fieldwork conducted in 2015, 2016, and 2019, with contextual data gleaned from three years of living in Thailand. The methods included multiple personal and group interviews, video feedback

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Michael R. M. Ward

on extensive fieldwork, in our final regular article Andrea Moreiras explores how a group of young men construct their sense of belonging to a public space, namely, a market in the capital city of Mozambique, Maputo. The article shows how these young

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Boyz2Men

Male Migrants’ Attitudes to Homosexuality and What Age Has To Do with It

Katarzyna Wojnicka

both insider and outsider positions. In Study 1, fieldwork was conducted by a number of researchers with Polish backgrounds (both female and male) in the Polish language, excluding myself. In this case, the researchers had an insider status, which had

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Reading Raewyn

Reflections on a Lifelong Inspiration

Sara Delamont

been heavily focused only on educating boys ( Acker 1981 ). There was, and is, so little good sociology of elite schooling that finding research on fee-paying schools in Australia was inspirational. I had done my own PhD fieldwork in an elite girls

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Raewyn Connell

how popular political consciousness was formed. In the main fieldwork, I interviewed 119 Australian children, aged from 5 to 16, about their understanding of the political world. This was mostly inspired by Piaget, as my title The Child's Construction

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Cinthia Torres Toledo and Marília Pinto de Carvalho

the Fieldwork Bearing in mind the objectives mentioned above, we conducted ethnographic research at an urban state school in São Paulo. The City of São Paulo produces a significant part of the national wealth and is home to an upper-middle class and

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“I Don't Want to Spend My Life under a Toilet Seat”

Aspiration, Belonging, and Responsible Masculinities in the Lives of White, Working-Class Boys in a Youth Inclusion Program at the YMCA

Ross Wignall

qualitative data from fieldwork conducted at the YMCA, documenting how feelings of belonging become integral to integration into the YMCA corporate culture. Finally, I argue deeper, historically situated understandings of how young people conceptualize and

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Left Behind by COVID-19

Experiences of “Left-Behind” Girls in Rural China

Jue Wang

adjustment for many families, but for some girls in the rural part of China where I conducted my fieldwork, these online education changes that came with the pandemic aggravated pre-existing patterns of physical punishment of girls, which reflect gendered

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A Space of Belonging for Young Gay Men in Seoul

Elias Alexander

Methods Ethnographic data used in this article arises from fieldwork gathered from May to August 2019. Standard anthropological methods included participant observation ( Bernard 2014 ; Spradley 1980 ), written field notes ( Emerson et al. 1995: 66