Theses - Social Anthropology
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Recovering Requeche and Classifying Clasificadores: An Ethnography of Hygienic Enclosure and Montevideo’s Waste Commons (2017-11-08)This dissertation centres on Montevideo’s political and moral economy of discards as experienced through the lives and labour of waste-pickers around Uruguay’s largest landfill, Felipe Cardoso. These workers are known as ...
(2017-11-01)This dissertation explores entanglements of body, national identity and nature in contemporary Mongolia. The project is situated within the rising popularity of natural remedies and alternative medicine during a time ...
Making ministers, making Methodism: an anthropological study of an English religious denomination. (2000-10-24)This study employs the methods of social anthropology to analyse the social and cultural dynamics of contemporary English Methodism. My initial premise is that a key aspect of Methodism is the holding together of the ...