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  • Ethnic Studies Researchby Timothy P. Fong

    AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 64.99

    An invaluable resource for students and service practitioners alike, Ethnic Studies Research reflects on important trends in ethnic studies offering a breadth of understanding on critical topics pertaining to the discipline. more...

  • Ethics and the Profession of Anthropologyby Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban

    AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 32.99

    This revised second edition of Ethics and the Profession of Anthropology renews the challenge to anthropologists to engage in a dialogue concerning their commitment to professional ethical conduct. With a majority of new chapters, this edition redefines what it means to conduct anthropological research ethically, as the discipline becomes less isolated... more...

  • The Ethnographic Imaginationby Paul Willis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    In this book Paul Willis, a renowned sociologist and ethnographer, aims to renew and develop the ethnographic craft across the disciplines. Drawing from numerous examples of his own past and current work, he shows that ethnographic practice and the ethnographic imagination are vital to understanding the creativity and irreducibility of experience in... more...

  • A Passage to Anthropologyby Kirsten Hastrup

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    The postmodernist critique of Objectivism, Realism and Essentialism has somewhat shattered the foundations of anthropology, seriously questioning the legitimacy of studying others. By confronting the critique and turning it into a vital part of the anthropological debate, A Passage to Anthropology provides a rigorous discussion of central theoretical... more...

  • Ethics and Anthropologyby Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban

    AltaMira Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    Ethics and Anthropology: Ideas and Practice is the first comprehensive and up-to-date book embracing issues and dilemmas faced by anthropologists in the discipline?s four fields. more...

  • The Observation of Savage Peoplesby Joseph-Marie Degerando

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    All the major techniques of inquiry which anthropology students now take for granted were first set out in this book. In 1800 Degerando wrote these Considerations on the Various Methods to Follow in the Observation of Savage Peoples as a memoir to serve as guidance to the members of the Societe des Observateurs de l'Homme in an impending expedition... more...

  • Café Societyby Aksel Tjora; Graham Scambler

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    While tracing the historical emergence of the café as a social institution and noting its multiple faces and functions in the modernity of the occident, three themes run like threads of varying texture through the chapters: the social connectivity and inclusion of cafés, café as surrogate office, and café as site of exchange for news and views. more...

  • A Passion for Differenceby Henrietta L. Moore

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.50

    In this new book Henrietta Moore examines the nature and limitations of the theoretical languages used by anthropologists and others to write about sex, gender and sexuality. Moore begins by discussing recent feminist debates on the body and the notion of the non-universal human subject. She then considers why anthropologists have contributed relatively... more...

  • Time and the Work of Anthropologyby Johanne Fabian

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    The development of the dialogical approach, the autobiographical perspective and the central role of text-interpretation are all seen as characteristics of post-modern ethnography, arising from the daily chores of field research. The breakthrough into time and history, away from the timeless theorizing of structuralism and functionalism, is seen as... more...

  • Visualizing Theoryby Lucien Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Visualizing Theory is a lavishly illustrated collection of provocative essays, occasional pieces, and dialogues that first appeared in Visual Anthropology Review between 1990 and 1994. It contains contributions from anthropologists, from cultural, literary and film critics and from image makers themselves. Reclaiming visual anthropology as a space... more...