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  • Witchcraft, Sorcery, Rumors and Gossipby Pamela J. Stewart; Andrew Strathern

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 28.00

    This book demonstrates the role gossip plays in accusations of witchcraft and in widespread social violence. more...

  • Peace-Making and the Imaginationby Andrew Strathern; Pamela J Stewart

    University of Queensland Press 2012; US$ 17.99

    A compelling new book that presents a thoughtful and creative approach to transforming violent discordances, this work examines the intractable issues of revenge and restitution in a conflict context. It argues that in communities where violence must be paid for through compensation, violent conflict can be contained. With primary reference to the... more...

  • Remaking the Worldby Pamela J. Stewart; Andrew Strathern

    Smithsonian 2014; US$ 44.95

    Drawing on both their own fieldwork from 1991 to 1999 and older written sources, Stewart and Strathern explore how the Duna have remade their rituals and associated myths in response to the outside influences of government, Christianity, and large-scale economic development, specifically mining and oil prospecting. The authors provide in-depth ethnographic... more...

  • Kinship in Actionby Andrew Strathern; Pamela J Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    For courses in Social Organization, Kinship, and Cultural Ecology. Kinship has made a come-back in Anthropology.  Not only is there a line of noted, general, introductory works and readers in the topic, but theoretical discussions have been stimulated both by technological changes in mechanisms of reproduction and by reconsiderations of how to define... more...

  • Working in the Fieldby Pamela J. Stewart; Andrew J. Strathern

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    How are ethnographic knowledge and anthropological theory created out of field experiences? Spanning Papua New Guinea, Taiwan, and Scotland, and Ireland, Stewart and Strathern show how fieldwork in apparently different areas can lead to unexpected comparisons and discoveries of similarities in human cross-cultural patterns of behavior. more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Anthropologyby Andrew J. Strathern; Pamela J. Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 175.00

    This companion provides an indispensable overview of contemporary and classical issues in social and cultural anthropology. Although anthropology has expanded greatly over time in terms of the diversity of topics in which its practitioners engage, many of the broad themes and topics at the heart of anthropological thought remain perennially vital,... more...

  • Breaking the Framesby Pamela J. Stewart; Andrew J. Strathern

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.45

    This book argues that the breaking and re-making of frames of analysis underlie the history of theorizing in anthropology. Pamela J. Stewart and Andrew J. Strathern note that this mode of analysis risks fabricating over-essentialized dichotomies between viewpoints. The authors advocate  a mindful, nuanced, people-centered approach to all theorizing-one... more...

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