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  • Researching Violence in Africaby Christopher Cramer; Laura Hammond; Johan Pottier

    BRILL 2011; US$ 78.00

    This book examines the ethical and methodological issues that researchers working in conflict and other insecure environments regularly face. Based on in-depth research carried throughout Africa, the contributors discuss how they adapt to working in volatile and often dangerous fieldsites. more...

  • Ethnographic Self as Resource, Theby Peter Collins; Anselma Gallinat

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 29.95

    It is commonly acknowledged that anthropologists use personal experiences to inform their writing. However, it is often assumed that only fieldwork experiences are relevant and that the personal appears only in the form of self-reflexivity. This book takes a step beyond anthropology at home and auto-ethnography and shows how anthropologists can... more...

  • Landscapes of Relations and Belongingby Astrid Anderson

    Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 95.00

    Wogeo Island is well-known to anthropologists of Papua New Guinea through the work of Ian Hogbin. Based on substantial fieldwork, the author builds on and expands previous research by showing how Wogeos establish and maintain social relationships and identities connected to place and movement in the physical landscape. This innovative study demonstrates... more...

  • In Praise Of Slowby Carl Honore

    Orion 2010; US$ 19.39

    Across the western world more and more people are slowing down. Slower is better: better work, better productivity, better exercise, better sex, better food. more...

  • Understand Postmodernism: Teach Yourselfby Glenn Ward

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 17.83

    Understand Postmodernism is an indispensable guide to this sometimes challenging domain. Using contemporary examples to further your understanding, it takes a broad look at theorists in a range of disciplines. Whether you're encountering postmodernism for the first time, or you need a quick reference to support your studies, this guide offers a comprehensive... more...

  • Daughter Of The Gangesby Asha Miro

    Random House Australia 2011; US$ 14.10

    This powerful memoir tracing a young woman's journey into her past is a deeply affecting story about love, fate and the true meaning of belonging.'Your father and I wanted to have the children which nature could not give us, and you were clamouring for the parents you were denied. Now we have come to the end of that page. It is time to turn over and... more...

  • Development Anthropologyby Riall Nolan; 2 Nolan

    Westview Press 2001; US$ 33.99

    Development Anthropology illustrates how anthropology is used in international development work, and focuses on how anthropology can provide the understanding of context essential to effective project design and implementation. more...

  • In Praise Of Slowby Carl Honore

    Orion 2010; Not Available

    Across the western world more and more people are slowing down. Slower is better: better work, better productivity, better exercise, better sex, better food. more...

  • Understand Postmodernism: Teach Yourselfby Glenn Ward

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; Not Available

    Understand Postmodernism is an indispensable guide to this sometimes challenging domain. Using contemporary examples to further your understanding, it takes a broad look at theorists in a range of disciplines. Whether you're encountering postmodernism for the first time, or you need a quick reference to support your studies, this guide offers a comprehensive... more...

  • The Two Cultures: Shared Problemsby Carafoli Ernesto; Gian Antonio Danieli; Giuseppe O. Longo

    Springer 2010; US$ 119.00

    The aim of the book is to encourage an in-depth discussion of problems of fundamental importance that are common to the two cultures, but that are traditionally seen from different perspectives. The forum will bring together scientists, philosophers, humanists, musicians with the aim of fostering comprehension of problems that have traditionally troubled... more...