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A Thrice-Told Tale: Feminism, Postmodernism, and Ethnographic Responsibilit…



A Thrice-Told Tale is one ethnographer’s imaginative and powerful response to the methodological issues raised by feminist and postmodernist critics of traditional ethnography. The author, a feminist anthropologist, uses three texts developed out of her research in Taiwan—a piece of fiction, anthropological fieldnotes, and a social science article—to explore some of these criticisms.
Each text takes a different perspective, is written in a different style, and has different “outcomes,”…


A Thrice Told Tale

Pub Date : 1992 | Author : Margery Wolf | Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0804719802
ISBN 13 : 9780804719803

A Thrice-Told Tale is one ethnographer's imaginative and powerful response to the methodological issues raised by feminist and postmodernist critics of traditional ethnography. The..


Feminism Postmodernism Development

Pub Date : 2003-09-02 | Author : Marianne H Marchand | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134846542
ISBN 13 : 1134846541

In a world where global restructuring is leading to both integration and fragmentation, the meaning and practice of development are increasingly contested. New voices from the Sout..


The Poverty Of Privacy Rights

Pub Date : 2017-06-27 | Author : Khiara M. Bridges | Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781503602304
ISBN 13 : 1503602303

The Poverty of Privacy Rights makes a simple, controversial argument: Poor mothers in America have been deprived of the right to privacy. The U.S. Constitution is supposed to besto..


Black Autonomy

Pub Date : 2016-11-30 | Author : Jennifer Goett | Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781503600553
ISBN 13 : 1503600556

Decades after the first multicultural reforms were introduced in Latin America, Afrodescendant people from the region are still disproportionately impoverished, underserved, police..


The Limits Of Whiteness

Pub Date : 2017-09-05 | Author : Neda Maghbouleh | Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781503603431
ISBN 13 : 1503603431

When Roya, an Iranian American high school student, is asked to identify her race, she feels anxiety and doubt. According to the federal government, she and others from the Middle ..


One Blue Child

Pub Date : 2017-06-06 | Author : Susanna Trnka | Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781503602465
ISBN 13 : 150360246X

Radical changes in our understanding of health and healthcare are reshaping twenty-first-century personhood. In the last few years, there has been a great influx of public policy a..


Staged Seduction

Pub Date : 2016-03-09 | Author : Akiko Takeyama | Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780804798556
ISBN 13 : 0804798559

In the host clubs of Tokyo's Kabuki-chō red-light district, ambitious young men seek their fortunes by selling love, romance, companionship, and sometimes sex to female consumers ..


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