Fieldwork Dilemmas: Anthropologists in Postsocialist States

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Univ of Wisconsin Press, 2000 - Social Science - 250 pages
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Focusing on former socialist states in Eastern Europe, the contributors disclose the political and physical dangers inherent in field research. They reveal how communities undergo political and economic dislocations, plummeting living standards, and ethnic and nationalist violence.
  

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De Soto and Dudwick, both staff anthropologists at the World Bank, have compiled ten reports on the physical and political dangers inherent in doing fieldwork in post-Socialist Eastern European states ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
Fieldwork in Disintegrating and Reintegrating Nations
9
Native and Other Dilemmas
49
How East Berlin Women
73
Fieldwork
119
Negotiating Personal Relationships in
149
Intimations from an Uncertain Place
219
Index
227
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De Soto is a staff anthropologist at the World Bank.

Dudwick is a staff anthropologist at the World Bank.

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