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  • Global Culture, Island Identityby Karen Fog Olwig

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 50.95

    Looking at the development of cultural identity in the global context, this text uses the approach of historical anthropology. It examines the way in which the West Indian Community of Nevis, has, since the 1600s, incorporated both African and European cultural elements into the framework of social life, to create an Afro-Caribbean culture that was... more...

  • Small Islands, Large Questionsby Karen Fog Olwig

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    This book focuses on the post-emancipation period in the Caribbean and how local societies dealt with the new socio-economic conditions. Scholars from Jamaica, the Virgin Islands, England, Denmark and The Netherlands link this era with the contemporary Caribbean. more...

  • Siting Cultureby Kirsten Hastrup; Karen Fog Olwig

    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...

  • Children's Placesby Karen Fog Olwig; Eva Gullov

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Children's Places examines the ways in which children and adults, from their different vantage-points in society, negotiate the 'proper place' of children in both social and spatial terms. It looks at some of the recognised constructions of children, including perspectives from cultures that do not distinguish children as a distinct category of people,... more...

  • Climate Change and Human Mobilityby Kirsten Hastrup; Karen Fog Olwig

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 92.00

    This book examines general questions and particular cases of climate-change related mobility and explores their implications for the social sciences. more...

  • Work and Migrationby Karen Fog Olwig; Ninna Nyberg Sorensen

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 170.00

    Using case-studies from those who have moved either transnationally or internally within their own country, international contributors offer various definitions of what it means to make a living on the move. more...

  • Migration Family Welfare Stateby Karen Fog Olwig; Birgitte Romme Larsen; Mikkel Rytter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Migration, Family and the Welfare State explores understandings and practices of integration in the Scandinavian welfare societies of Denmark, Norway and Sweden through a comprehensive range of detailed ethnographic studies. Chapters examine discourses, policies and programs of integration in the three receiving societies, studying how these are... more...

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