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  • Other Culturesby John H.M. Beattie

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 50.95

    The first part of this book considers what kind of study social anthropology is, the types of questions social anthropologists ask and how they go about obtaining the answers. The second part discusses the more important fields in which social anthropologists have advanced our knowledge of other cultures: kinship and marriage, social order, economic... more...

  • The International Handbook of Creativityby James C. Kaufman; Robert J. Sternberg

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    This 2006 book presents a diverse set of perspectives on the psychology of human creativity. more...

  • Working with Indigenous Knowledgeby Louise Grenier

    International Development Research Centre 1998; US$ 25.00

    Experience has shown us that development efforts that ignore local technologies, local systems of knowledge, and the local environment generally fail to achieve their desired objectives. Examples abound of western-lead teams of researchers failing to consult properly with indigenous populations,with the resulting "advancements" quickly proving to be... more...

  • In the Way of Developmentby Mario Blaser; Harvey A. Feit; Glenn McRae

    International Development Research Centre 2004; US$ 60.00

    Indigenous peoples today are enmeshed in the expanding modern economy, subject to the pressures of both market and government. This book takes indigenous peoples as actors, not victims, as its starting point in analysing this interaction. It assembles a rich diversity of statements, case studies and wider thematic explorations, primarily from North... more...

  • Lost Paradises and the Ethics of Research and Publicationby Francisco M. Salzano; A. Magdalena Hurtado

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 18.99 US$ 16.33

    In the wake of what was widely construed as a major scientific scandal, this landmark volume lays out in detail the principles and ground rules of anthropological and scientific fieldwork. more...

  • Anthropology and Developmentby Jean-Pierre Olivier De Sardan

    Zed Books 2005; US$ 38.95

    This book re-establishes the relevance of mainstream anthropological (and sociological) approaches to development processes and simultaneously recognizes that contemporary development ought to be anthropology‘s principal area of study. Professor de Sardan argues for a socio-anthropology of change and development that is a deeply empirical, multidimensional,... more...

  • Anthropology For Dummiesby Cameron M. Smith; Evan T. Davies

    Wiley 2009; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    Covers the latest competing theories in the field Get a handle on the fundamentals of biological and cultural anthropology When did the first civilizations arise? How many human languages exist? The answers are found in anthropology - and this friendly guide explains its concepts in clear detail. You'll see how anthropology developed as a science,... more...

  • Anthropology off the Shelfby Alisse Waterston; Maria D. Vesperi

    Wiley 2009; US$ 109.95 US$ 95.29

    In Anthropology off the Shelf , leading anthropologists reflect on the craft of writing and the passions that fuel their desire to write books. First of its kind volume in anthropology in which prominent anthropologists and 3 respected professionals outside the discipline follow the tradition of the ?writers on writing? genre to reflect on all... more...

  • Insider Anthropologyby E. L. Cerroni-Long

    Wiley 2009; US$ 31.95 US$ 27.69

    NAPA Bulletin is a peer reviewed occasional publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods. peer reviewed publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology dedicated to the practical... more...

  • Careers in 21st Century Applied Anthropologyby Carla Guerron-Montero

    Wiley 2009; US$ 33.95 US$ 29.42

    The NAPA Bulletin series is dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods. NAPA Bulletins are peer reviewed, and are distributed free of charge as a benefit of NAPA membership. The NAPA Bulletin seeks to: facilitate the sharing of information among practitioners, academics, and... more...

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