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Title Red stamps and gold stars : fieldwork dilemmas in upland socialist Asia / edited by Sarah Turner.

Imprint Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2013.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 295 pages) : illustrations, maps
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Series NIAS studies in Asian topics ; v. 52
NIAS studies in Asian topics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Dilemmas and detours : fieldwork with ethnic minorities in upland southwest China, Vietnam and Laos / Sarah Turner -- Comrades of minority policy in China, Vietnam, and Laos / Jean Michaud -- Blunders in the field : an ethnographic situation among the Drung people in southwest China / Stéphane Gros -- Gifts and debts : the morality of fieldwork in the Wa lands on the China-Burma frontier / Magnus Fiskejö -- The fun and games of taking children to the field in Guizhou, China / Candice Cornet -- Socialist rules and postwar policies : reflections on nationality and fieldwork among the Yao in northern Vietnam / Jennifer Sowerwine -- Doing fieldwork and making friends in upland northern Vietnam : entanglements of the professional, personal, and political / Christine Bonnin -- The backstage of ethnograhy as ethnography of the state : coping with officials in the Lao People's Democratic Republic / Pierre Petit -- Marginality in the margins : serendipity, gatekeeps, and gendered positionalities in fieldwork among the Khmu in northern Laos / Karen McAllister -- Field research on the margins of China and Thailand / Janet C. Sturgeon -- Easier or exile? : comparative observations on doing research among Tibetans in Lhasa and Dharamsala / Isabelle Henrion-Dourcy -- The silenced research assistant speaks her mind / Sarah Turner -- Between engagement and abuse : reflections on the "field" of anthropology and the power of ethnography / Oscar Salemink -- Textual desert-emotional oasis : an unconventional confessional dialogue on field experience/ Stevan Harrell and Li Xingxing -- Red stamps and gold stars on the margin / Sarah Turner.
Language English.
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Subject Socialism -- Southeast Asia.
Geography -- Fieldwork -- Southeast Asia.
Anthropology -- Fieldwork -- Southeast Asia.
Ethnology -- Fieldwork -- Southeast Asia.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Turner, Sarah, 1970-
Other Form: Print version: Red stamps and gold stars. Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2013] 9780774824934 (OCoLC)814661674
ISBN 9780774824958 (e-book)