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- Springer Fachmedien 2008; US$ 69.99
- 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...
- Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 10.50
Great Aunt Reflections on Sexual and Gender Multiplicity and Culture Inaugural Lecture delivered on the appointment to the chair of Gender and Women's Same-Sex Relations Cross-culturally at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 28.00
Kinship has historically been central to the discipline of anthropology but what sort of future does it have? Janet Carsten gives an approachable and original view of the past, present, and future of kinship in anthropology, which will be of interest not just to anthropologists but to social scientists generally. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 42.95
Scholars in Egyptology have often debated the following question: was the ancient Egyptian society organized along patrilineal or matrilineal lines? In taking a fresh and innovative look at the ancient Egyptian family, Allen attempts to solve this long-standing puzzle. Allen argues that the matrilineal nature of the ancient Egyptian family and social... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 60.00
Presenting prehistoric, historic, and ethnographic data from Mongolia, China, Iceland, Mexico, Brazil, and the United States, The Anthropological Study of Class and Consciousness offers a first step toward examining class as a central issue within anthropology. Contributors to this volume use the methods of historical materialism, cultural ecology,... more...
- SAGE India 2008; US$ 29.95
Anthropologists Inside Organisations: South Asian Case Studies responds. to a shift in anthropology over the past decade towards working with and studying. organisations. This book brings together seven fresh case studies on how anthropologists. have negotiated the issues related to interacting with organisations. While providing. examples of how research... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 179.99
Circumcision is a cultural phenomenon that affects 15.3 million children and young adults annually. This book explores the problem of male and female circumcision in modern society from religious, psychological, medical, and ethical perspectives. It illuminates the vulnerability of human society to medical, economic, and historical pressures. more...