Margaret Blackman composes a remarkable life history of Florence Davidson on the book ‘During My Time: Florence Edenshaw Davidson’. Davidson is an indigenous Haida woman from the village Masset that is now formally known as Queen Charlotte Islands that is located in the Northwest coast of Canada. As the book During My Time emphases the Haida […]Read more "“During My Time” A Haida Woman – Margaret B. Blackman"
“Every man who lives is born to die…that recognition is tragic enough, but the reality is sadder still. We try to pack in a few worthwhile things between birth and death, and quite often succeed. It is, however, hard to achieve anything significant if, as in sub-Saharan Africa, the median age at death is less than […]Read more "PATHOLOGIES OF POWER (REVIEW) BY DAMMY JOHNSON"
Final Ethnography Review Blog – A Review of Paul Farmer’s Pathologies of Power By Dylan Sobey 201503031 ANTH 233.20: Ethnographic Studies Saint Francis Xavier University Dr. Christina Holmes Paul Farmer’s Pathologies of Power is undeniably eye-opening in its nature, bringing the reader to a closer understanding of some of our world’s most troubling realities. The […]Read more
Paul Farmer offers us a sneak peak into the world of medical anthropology in his ethnography “Pathologies of Power”. Farmer is not only an anthropologist but also a doctor which gives him significant privilege and power over those who he chooses to study. He is using a downwards approach in way he chooses to study […]Read more "Review of Paul Farmer’s Pathologies of Power by Alicia David"
In Georges Woke Up Laughing, the ethnography was developed during a research trip in the year of 1996 that contains an ethnography based on ground field work in the country of Haiti. From there the study expanded on the process by which Haitian citizens immigrated to the United States and described how life was like […]Read more "Georges Woke Up Laughing Review By Kyle McCluskey"
Paula Holmes-Eber’s ethnography “Daughters of Tunis: Women, Family, and Networks in a Muslim City” examines the lives of Muslim women in the predominantly Muslim country of Tunisia. Holmes-Eber specifically tells the stories of women in the city of Tunis and explains in detail the experiences she had while carrying out her research. She focuses much […]Read more "Views From Tunis by Scott Ferris"
Review by: Keeley MacCuish Rae Bridgman Safe Haven: The Story of a Shelter For Homeless Women Summary Safe Haven is an ethnography that tells the stories of marginalized women in Toronto who are living their lives categorized as chronically homeless, literally homeless, episodically homeless, and single. Rae Bridgeman uses this ethnography as a way to share […]Read more "Down, but Not Out: Marginalized Women Living Homeless"