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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95
Adoption is currently subject to a great deal of media scrutiny. High-profile cases of international adoption via the internet and other unofficial routes, have drawn attention to the relative ease with which children can be obtained on the global circuit, and have brought about legislation which regulates the exchange of children within and between... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 125.95
In Death, Mourning, and Burial , an indispensable introduction to the anthropology of death, readers will find a rich selection of some of the finest ethnographic work on this fascinating topic. Comprised of six sections that mirror the social trajectory of death: conceptualizations of death; death and dying; uncommon death; grief and mourning; mortuary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
First published in 1939 by Routledge, this classic ethnography portrays the aboriginal woman as she really is - a complex social personality with her own prerogatives, duties, problems, beliefs, rituals and point of view. This groundbreaking and enduring study was researched in North-West Australia between 1935 and 1936 and was written by a woman who... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 105.00
Focuses on market systems and market liberalization in local communities. Divided into 4 parts, this book addresses topics which include the oil industry and the gulf coast, negotiating values in the market, and more. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1991; US$ 26.50
A 'landmark in Australian anthropology' when it first appeared in 1880, this is the first major analysis of Aboriginal social structure, adopting a model today termed 'social Darwinist'. While this theory is now rejected, it exerted tremendous influence on European attitudes for decades. Kamilaroi and Kurnai is of particular relevance to Koories of... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 32.00
A study of the role of clan networks in Central Asia from the early twentieth century through 2004. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 24.00
Female circumcision or, more precisely, female genital cutting (FGC), remains an important cultural practice in many African countries, often serving as a coming-of-age ritual. It is also a practice that has generated international dispute and continues to be at the center of debates over womens rights, the limits of cultural pluralism,... more...