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- NYU Press 2016; US$ 23.80
Asian American Sporting Cultures delves into the American sports arena to explore the long history of Asian American sporting cultures and considers how identities and communities are negotiated on sporting fields. Through a close examination of Asian American sporting cultures ranging from boxing and basketball to spelling bees and wrestling,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
If the social does not exist as a special domain but, in Bruno Latour?s words, as ?a peculiar movement of re-association and reassembling?, what implications does this have for how ?the cultural? might best be conceived? What new ways of thinking the relations between culture, the economy and the social might be developed by pursuing such lines of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 99.00
The current obsession with the 'end of the millennium' illustrates the enduring power of the idea of endings. This fascination cannot be simply dismissed as faulty logic, a form of madness, or a primitive survival of childish thinking. Opening a path of understanding between ancient conceptions of meaning and the sceptical predicates of modern science,... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 16.03
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics look set to make 2012 as successful as the royal weddings of 2011 when it comes to creating a surge of patriotism across our once self-assured land. But despite the latest wave of nostalgic British pride, Britain is in the midst of an identity crisis, with British values and identity the butt of scorn and... more...
- Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 95.00
For the Orang Rimba of Sumatra ? and tropical foragers in general ? life in the forest engenders a kind of connectedness that is contingent not only on harmonious relations between people, but also between people and the non-human environment, including those supernatural agencies of the forest that people depend on for their spiritual and emotional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
The articles in this influential journal placed it in the thick of a turbulent period for anthropology. Reacting to current research interests and launching what were often heated debates, it set the agenda for disciplinary change and new research. Once described the American Anthropological Association as creating 'a strong voice for anthropology... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00
Nineteenth-century European intellectual history has given rise to such varied and abundant research that one is surprised to find certain important problems long identified and yet still relatively unexplored. Such is the case for certain aspects of the crucial transition from Hegel to Marx, for minority tendencies among French socialists and for... more...
- University of California Press 1995; US$ 33.95
This impressive array of essays considers the contingent and shifting meanings of gender and the body in contemporary Southeast Asia. By analyzing femininity and masculinity as fluid processes rather than social or biological givens, the authors provide new ways of understanding how gender intersects with local, national, and transnational forms of... more...