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Watching the English free pdf Kate Fox, the social anthropologist who put the quirks and hidden conditions of the English under a microscope, is back with more biting insights about the nature of Englishness. This updated and revised edition of "Watching the English" features a new foreword and fresh chapters on the unwritten rules and foibles of "squaddies," bikers, horse-riders, and more. Fox revisits a strange and fascinating culture, governed by complex sets of unspoken rules and bizarre codes of behavior. She demystifies the peculiar cultural rules that baffle us: the rules of weather-speak, the ironic-gnome rule, the reflex apology rule, the paranoid-pantomime rule, class anxiety tests, the money-talk taboo, and many more. An international bestseller, "Watching the English" is both an incisive and hilarious look at the English and their society.Kate Fox is co-director of the Social Issues Research Centre in Oxford. Her work involves monitoring and assessing global sociocultural trends, and has included research, publications, and broadcasts on many aspects of human behavior.

About Kate Fox

Kate Fox, a social anthropologist, is Co-Director of the Social Issues Research Centre in Oxford. Her work involves monitoring and assessing global sociocultural trends, and has included research, publications and broadcasts on many aspects of human behavior including: social aspects of drinking, sex differences, flirting, body image, pub culture, gossip, eating, health issues, taboos, horse racing, mobile phones, email, stress, drugs, crime, violence and disorder.

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Author : Kate Fox
Publisher : Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Data Published : 01 July 2014
ISBN : 185788616X
EAN : 9781857886160
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 583 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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