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- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 34.00
In this original and controversial book Professor Rawls argues that Durkheim's The Elementary Forms of Religious Life has been consistently misunderstood. It is his crowning achievement and an attempt to establish a unique epistemological basis for the study of sociology and moral relations. more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2005; US$ 52.95
The Anthropology of Development and Globalization is a collection of readings that provides an unprecedented overview of this field that ranges from the field’s classical origins to today’s debates about the “magic” of the free market. Explores the foundations of the anthropology of development, a field newly animated by... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 60.00
For more than a century, anthropologists have studied the economic lives and institutions of people around the world. The results of their research and reflection on economy have generally stayed within the discipline and have not been available in an accessible form to a broader readership. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 305.00
One of the most fascinating men of his generation, W.H.R. Rivers was a British doctor and psychiatrist as well as a leading ethnologist. Immortalized as the hero of Pat Barker's award-winning Regeneration trilogy, Rivers was the clinician who, in the First World War, cared for the poet Siegfried Sassoon and other infantry officers injured on the... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2002; US$ 120.95
In the wake of the American and French revolutions, European culture saw the evolution of a new leisure regime never previously enjoyed. Now we speak of modern leisure societies, but the history of leisure, its experiences and expectations, its scop e and variability, still remains largely a matter of conjecture. One message that has emerged from... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2003; US$ 109.95
Through its artful engagement with consumers, advertising subtly shapes our everyday worlds. It plays upon powerful emotions -- envy, fear, lust and ambition. But the industry itself is far more subtle and complex than many people might assume. Throu gh an innovative mix of business strategy and cultural theory, this pioneering book provides a behind-the-scenes... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 121.95
This book brings together a range of anthropological writings that are inspired by the French philosopher Michel Foucault and examine Foucault’s contribution to current theories of modernity. Treats modernity as an ethnographic object by focusing on its concrete manifestations. Tackles issues of broad interest: from colonialism and globalization... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 35.00
Many philosophers and linguists suggest that names are 'just' labels, but parents internationally are determined to get their children's names 'right'. This book illustrates the intersection of names and naming with current interests in political processes, the relation between bodies and personal identities, ritual, and daily social life. more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2009; US$ 121.95
This innovative reader brings together classic theoretical texts and cutting-edge ethnographic analyses of specific state institutions, practices, and processes and outlines an anthropological framework for rethinking future study of “the state”. Focuses on the institutions, spaces, ideas, practices, and representations that constitute... more...