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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
In contrast to other disciplines, social psychology has been slow in responding to the questions posed by the issue of ethnicity. The Social Psychology of Ethnic Identity demonstrates the important contribution that psychology can make. The central aim of this book is to show, on the one hand, that social psychology can be used to develop a better... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
Welfare, Ethnicity, and Altruism applies the controversial theory of 'Ethnic Nepotism', first formulated by Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt and Pierre van den Berghe, to the modern welfare state (both are authors in this volume). This theory states that ethnic groups resemble large families whose members are prone to cooperate due to 'kin altruism'. Recent... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 67.95
Questions of public and private morality, values and choices have become important areas of collective discussion. A key feature of this book is that it takes an ethnographic rather than a philosophical or speculative approach to moral debates. This study examines the contemporary explosion of ethical discourse in the public domain and the growing... more...
- Routledge 1998; US$ 57.95
Bringing archaeological research into contact with the work of ethno-historians and anthropologists, these papers analyze the dynamics of political centralization, and resistance to it, in a wide range of historical and geographical contexts. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 18.95
Focuses on feminist analyses of race and ethnicity - currently one of the most immediate issues facing feminist thinking. The volume ranges from a study of the social geographes of whiteness in the USA to a variety of perspectives on the break-up in Yugoslavia. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 55.95
Broad-ranging and comprehensive, this incisive new textbook examines the shifting meanings of 'race' and ethnicity and collates the essential concepts in one indispensable companion volume. From Marxist views to post-colonialism, this book investigates the attendant debates, issues and analyses within the context of global change. Using international... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2005; US$ 119.40
Writing in 1903, W. E. B. Du Bois suggested that the goal for the African-American was ?to be a co-worker in the kingdom of culture'. He was evoking ?culture? as a solution to the divisions within society, thereby adopting, in a very different context, an idea that had been influentially expressed by Matthew Arnold in the 1860s. Du Bois questioned... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 70.50
The palace of Kano, Nigeria historically housed hundreds of concubines whose influence has been largely overlooked. In Concubines and Power, Heidi J. Nast demonstrates how human-geographical methods can tell us about a place bereft of archaeological work or primary sources. Social forces undoubtedly shaped concubinage, but Nast shows how the women?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 47.95
Mixing theories of the everyday with a wide range of case studies, this book explains the 'character' of ethnicity, from being a political tool of exclusion, to a source of meaning and solidarity, and the relationship between culture, power and identity. Combining theories of the everyday with empirical case studies, this book examines: the... more...