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- Berghahn Books 2007; US$ 34.95
The 1990s have seen a growing interest in the role of local ecological knowledge in the context of sustainable development, and particularly in providing a set of responses to which populations may resort in times of political, economic and environmental instability. The period 1996-2003 in island southeast Asia represents a critical test case for... more...
- Berghahn Books 2005; US$ 29.95
Classification, as an object of recent anthropological scrutiny came to prominence during the 1960s, exemplified in the British (constructionist) tradition by the writings of Mary Douglas, and in the American ethno-semantics (cognitive) tradition by the likes of Harold Conklin and Brent Berlin. At the time, these approaches seemed by turns to contradict... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95
The first concerted critical examination of the uses and abuses of indigenous knowledge. The contributors focus on a series of interrelated issues in their interrogation of indigenous knowledge and its specific applications within the localised contexts of particular Asian societies and regional cultures. In particular they explore the problems of... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2003; US$ 7.12
Josef Stalin remains one of the greatest enigmas of modern history. Unflinching, impenetrable, inhuman in his cruelty, bathed in misery himself, he represents to many a very paradigm of evil ? perhaps, in his icy rationalism, even more so than Hitler himself. More than a hundred biographies of Stalin have been written since his death in 1953, but 'The... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 34.95
The concept of "cultural transmission" is central to much contemporary anthropological theory, since successful human reproduction through social systems is essential for effective survival and for enhancing the adaptiveness of individual humans and local populations. Yet, what is understood by the phrase and how it might best be studied is highly... more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences 2009; US$ 189.99
The fourth edition of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics?the pioneering, original text? emphasizes children?s assets and liabilities, not just categorical labels. It includes fresh perspectives from new editors?Drs. William Coleman, Ellen Elias, and Heidi Feldman, as well as further contributions from two of the original editors, William B. Carey,... more...
- Gabler Verlag 2011; US$ 48.37
Renommierte Autoren aus Wissenschaft und Praxis haben sich zum Ziel gesetzt, bewährte Erfolgstreiber für den Unternehmenserfolg darzustellen und gleichzeitig besonders nachhaltige Veränderungen aufzuzeigen, damit sie als Chancen für aussichtsreiches wirtschaftliches Handeln begriffen werden können. Schwerpunktmäßig sollen dabei Aspekte aus dem Marketing... more...