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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
The historization of anthropology has entailed a radically new view upon history and the nature of history. This collection of papers from the first conference of the newly formed European Association of Social Anthropologists demonstrate how ways of thinking about history are important features of any production of history, and how cultural concepts... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2004; US$ 19.88
Kulturbegrebet trænger sig på. Det er ikke længere forbeholdt de få at udtale sig om kultur, fordi globalisering, migrationer og højteknologisk kommunikation har konfronteret de fleste med billeder af og viden om helt andre måder at leve på. Kultur er blevet et af de globale begreber, der bruges til at forstå verdens mangfoldighed med.Kultur knytter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.99
On the basis of empirical studies, this book explores nature as an integral part of the social worlds conventionally studied by anthropologists. The book may be read as a form of scholarly "edgework," resisting institutional divisions and conceptual routines in the interest of exploring new modalities of anthropological knowledge making. The present... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
The postmodernist critique of Objectivism, Realism and Essentialism has somewhat shattered the foundations of anthropology, seriously questioning the legitimacy of studying others. By confronting the critique and turning it into a vital part of the anthropological debate, A Passage to Anthropology provides a rigorous discussion of central theoretical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95
Anthropology poses an explicit challenge to standard notions of scientific knowledge. It claims to produce genuine insights into the workings of culture in general on the basis of individual social experience in the field. Social Experience and Anthropological Knowledge traces the process from the ethnographic experience to the analytical results,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Drawing on a combination of perspectives from diverse fields, this volume offers an anthropological study of climate change and the ways in which people attempt to predict its local implications, showing how the processes of knowledge making among lay people and experts are not only comparable but also deeply entangled. Through analysis of predictive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00
Climate change is a lived experience of changes in the environment, often destroying conventional forms of subsistence and production, creating new patterns of movement and connection, and transforming people?s imagined future. This book explores how people across the world think about environmental change and how they act upon the perception of... more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 110.00
In one form or another, water participates in the making and unmaking of people's lives, practices, and stories. Contributors' detailed ethnographic work analyzes the union and mutual shaping of water and social lives. This volume discusses current ecological disturbances and engages in a world where unbounded relationalities and unsettled frames... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95
Culture has been subject to critical debate in anthropology during the past decade and this is related to a shift in emphasis from the bounded local culture to transnational cultural flows. At the same time that cultural mobility is being emphasized, the people studied by anthropologists are recasting culture as a place of belonging as they construct... more...