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- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 225.00
Innovation and creativity are two of the key characteristics that distinguish cultural transmission from biological transmission. This book explores a number of questions concerning the nature and timing of the origins of human creativity. What were the driving factors in the development of new technologies? What caused the stasis in stone tool technological... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 27.95
Erin N. Winkler uses in-depth interviews with an economically diverse group of African American children and their mothers to reorient the way we look at how children develop their ideas about race. She shows the importance of considering this process from children’s points of view and listening to their interpretations of their experiences.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 29.00
Halal : Arabic, literally "permissible" or "lawful." Johan Fischer's illuminating study proves that in the modern world, halal is no longer an expression of esoteric forms of production, trade, and consumption, but part of a huge and expanding globalized market. Exploring contemporary forms of halal understanding and practice among Malay Muslims in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Why ?Managing across diverse cultures in East Asia?? We re-examine in this book the link between culture and management across the region vis a vis the new economic, political and social landscape that has appeared over the last decade. We accordingly present a set of chapters on East Asian cultures, economies, societies and their management across... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
The Liminal Worker examines the experience of work, employment, employment insecurity and precariousness in a context of high unemployment and welfare state crisis in modern Greece. A theoretically-informed, anthropological exploration of the notion of work in contemporary western society and its relation to processes of political decision making,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 50.00
Considers how the dissemination of texts in ancient Greece led to new forms of expression. more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
In an effort to restyle Cairo into a global capital that would meet the demands of tourists and investors and to achieve President Anwar Sadat's goal to modernize the housing conditions of the urban poor, the Egyptian government relocated residents from what was deemed valuable real estate in downtown Cairo to public housing on the outskirts of the... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95
A unique Israeli national culture?indeed, the very nature of "Israeliness"?remains a matter of debate, a struggle to blend vying memories and backgrounds, ideologies and wills. Identifying popular music as an important site in this wider cultural endeavor, this book focuses on the three major popular music cultures that are proving instrumental in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 32.95
A study of how critical discourse analysis can elucidate the relationship between language and peace. It argues that language is a factor to be considered, along with social and economic factors, in any examination of the social conditions and institutions preventing the achievement of peace. more...