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A Social Negotiation of Hope

Male West African Youth, ‘Waithood’ and the Pursuit of Social Becoming through Football

Christian Ungruhe and James Esson

various studies and long-term ethnographic fieldwork among footballers in urban southern Ghana between 2010 and 2016. Mainly, it entailed informal conversations, formal interviews (biographical and narrative) as well as participant observation of the

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Young Delinquency as a Social Product in an Age of Correction

The Chicago School’s Struggle to Humanize Transgression

Shane Blackman

were really engaging in the development of experimental social research methods, actively trying to resolve fieldwork issues. In this sense, David Matza (1969) was accurate when he identified that the work of the Chicago School is built around

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Jay Mechling

behavior in adolescent males. This official agenda of the formal organization, though, means nothing without an informal folk culture in the adolescent male friendship that reinforces the value of altruism. Only ethnographic fieldwork with living boys and

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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