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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 595.00
This study of minorities involves the difficult issues of rights, justice, equality, dignity, identity, autonomy, political liberties, and cultural freedoms. The A-Z Encyclopedia presents the facts, arguments, and areas of contention in over 560 entries in a clear, objective manner. For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 255.00
In an era of rapid change for Africa, this nomadic tribe clings to its traditional way of life. This book examines their society, and provides the first full published description of human life in the area. The author, a social anthropologist, spent more than two years among the Samburu; as an adopted member of one of their clans, he perceived how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Ethnicity has been a key concept in anthropology and sociology for many years, yet many people still seem uncertain as to its meaning, its relevance, and its relationship to other concepts such as `race' and nationalism. In Ethnicity: Anthropological Constructions the major anthropological and sociological approaches to ethnicity, covering much of... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95
In this extensively revised edition, Steve Fenton updates his concise and accessible introduction to ethnicity, drawing on new published work and recent social and historical changes. Discussing an extended range of theorists and illustrations from around the world, Fenton explores and clarifies the core meanings and the shifting ground of this contested... more...
- Left Coast Press 2013; US$ 89.00
Do all people desire democracy? For at least a century, the idea that democracy is a universal good has been an article of faith for American policy makers. Paula Sabloff challenges this conventional wisdom about who wants democracy and why. Arguing that certain universal human aspirations exist, she shows how local realities are highly particularistic... more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 40.29
Hauptbeschreibung Der Verlust der Heimat infolge von Krieg, Gewalt und politischer Unterdrückung gehört zu den einschneidendsten menschlichen Erfahrungen. Doch nicht selten ist der Aufenthalt auch im Zielland von Unsicherheit geprägt. Vor diesem Hintergrund untersucht Antje Krueger am Beispiel der Schweiz, wie traumatisierte und psychisch belastete... 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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.95
Politische Gewalt ist eine Grundkonstante, die in der Geschichte durchgehend auftritt und sich als mögliches Mittel der Politik auch nicht beseitigen lässt. Dieses Handbuch behandelt systematisch die Grundformen politischer Gewalt: Widerstand, Revolution, Krieg, Terror und Extremismus. more...