Encounters: Explorations in Folklore and Ethnomusicology

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  1. Faces of Tradition in Chinese Performing Arts
    Faces of Tradition in Chinese Performing Arts examines the key role of the individual in the development of traditional Chinese performing arts such as music and dance. The contributors to this volume explore the ways in which... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2020
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  2. The Stigmatized Vernacular
    As part of this multilayered conversation about stigma, this volume discusses the relationship between the stigmatized individual and our role as researchers. Here we address our own perspectives as researchers struggling with... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2016
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  3. Grand Theory in Folkloristics
    Why is there no "Grand Theory" in the study of folklore? Talcott Parsons (1902–1979) advocated "grand theory," which put the analysis of social phenomena on a new track in the broadest possible terms. Not all sociologists or... Learn More
    Published: 19th September 2016
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  4. UNESCO on the Ground
    For nearly 70 years, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has played a crucial role in developing policies and recommendations for dealing with intangible cultural heritage. What has been... Learn More
    Published: 12th October 2015
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  5. The Legacy of Dell Hymes
    The accomplishments and enduring influence of renowned anthropologist Dell Hymes are showcased in these essays by leading practitioners in the field. Hymes (1927–2009) is arguably best known for his pioneering work in ethnopoetics,... Learn More
    Published: 25th September 2015
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