At home and in the field : ethnographic encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands /

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Finney, Suzanne S. (Editor), Mostafanezhad, Mary (Editor), Pigliasco, Guido Carlo, 1963- (Editor), Young, Forrest Wade (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2015]
Table of Contents:
  • Tempting the Naga: local knowledge and mysteries of the Mekong / Carl J. Hefner
  • An anthropologist behaving badly: the case of the missing watch on Waya Island, Fiji / Lisa Humphrey
  • Attacked in the field: encountering a street gang while studying peace in Java / Jaida Kim Samudra
  • A question of permission in Pohnpei / Suzanne S. Finney
  • Grandmothers, sharks and other dangerous things: persistent crises in Mangareva, French Polynesia / Alexander Mawyer
  • Fieldwork as transformative experience: learning to see positive Maori urban identities / Serge A. Marek
  • Fieldwork on two wheels in Hanoi, Vietnam, or, How I learned to stop worrying and enjoy the ride / Margaret Barnhill Bodemer
  • The cultural power of robots in Japan / Hirofumi Katsuno
  • Encountering Maoist propaganda in pastoral Inner Mongolia / Hong Jiang
  • When the field is your home: doing advocacy work and academic work in Hawaiʻi / Jonathan Y. Okamura
  • Systemic culture shock: meeting Fu Lai Ming on the Tibetan plateau / Naomi C.F. Yamada
  • Shoon Pakin, soou tittilap: researching narrative discourse in Micronesia / Emerson Lopez Odango
  • Talking with the moai in Easter Island: placing Rapa Nui language / Forrest Wade Young
  • Blogging in Papua New Guinea / Steven Edmund Winduo
  • Prostitutes, menstrual blood, minor-wives, and feeding the ducks: learning about gender in Thailand / LeeRay M. Costa
  • Manning up: on being a Chamorro researcher with a home court (dis)advantage on Guam / James Perez Viernes
  • Contested belonging of North Korean refugees in South Korea / Hyeon Ju Lee
  • "You Filipino, ya?" / Roberick N. Labrador
  • Sorry, wrong number!: locating marriage partners through wrong numbers and text messages in Vanuatu / Ashley Vaughan
  • The invisible firewalker: negotiating sentiment and inalienable possessions on a Fijian island / Guido Carlo Pigliasco
  • "You can do it, Japan!": social networks and natural disasters / Pamela L. Runestad
  • Head candy/gut connection: how reenacting a historic event changes the present in Hawaiʻi / Lynette Hiʻilani Cruz
  • Tales of the tala (dollar): notes on cars, consumption, and class in American Samoa / Faʻanofo Lisaclaire Uperesa
  • Working class hospitality and etiquette in a bowl of ramen noodles in Tokyo, Japan / Satomi Fukutomi
  • Entering Molokaʻi Hawaiian style / Mary Tuti Baker
  • From nuclear exodus to cultural reawakening: a navigator's journey in the Marshall Islands / Joseph H. Genz
  • "They came for nature": a political ecology of volunteer tourism development in northern Thailand / Mary Mostafanezhad
  • The forest of contradictions: coffee versus conservation at Indonesia's Kerinci Seblat National Park / Keith Bettinger
  • Heʻeia kupuna mapping workshops: unearthing the past, inspiring the future in Hawaiʻi / Hokulani K. Aikau, Nahaku Kalei, Bradley Wong
  • Narrratives of the vulval curse in Bontok and Kalinga, Philippines / Melisa Casumbal-Salazar
  • Digitalizing the wantok system in West Papua / James Stiefvater
  • Embattled stories of occupied Hawaiʻi / Ty P. Kawika Tengan
  • Taʻaroa is great, good and maʻohi: nationalism and spiritual identity in contemporary Tahiti / Lorenz Gonschor
  • Tip-toeing among the knowledge of the bodies and the bodies of knowledge in Tonga / Gaia Cottino
  • Being and time in Nagasaki, Japan / Toru Hamada
  • Losing my mind and loving mosquitoes, crickets, and other jungle inhabitants: reflections on field research and its frustrations at a Buddhist meditation retreat in southern Thailand / Geoff Ashton
  • "Papa! what's money?": an enduring question finds answers in burning it for the spirits of the dead in China / C. Fred Blake.