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Book review: Resonance: beyond the words

Lee, Jia Hui (2013) Book review: Resonance: beyond the words. LSE Review of Books (29 May 2013). Website.

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"Resonance: Beyond the Words." Unni Wikan. University of Chicago Press. February 2013. --- Resonance gathers together forty years of anthropological study by a researcher and writer with one of the broadest fieldwork résumés in anthropology: Unni Wikan. In its twelve essays, this book covers encounters with transvestites in Oman, childbirth in Bhutan, poverty in Cairo, and ‘honour’ killings in Scandinavia. Whether an anthropologist, a student of immigration law, or a policy maker, Wikan’s essays will provide readers with a striking yet compassionate framework for understanding how people across time and place deal with global contemporary concerns, writes Jia Hui Lee.

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Divisions: LSE
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2013 12:00
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 18:52

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