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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Advancing the rising field of engaged or participatory anthropology that is emerging at the same time as increased opposition from Indigenous peoples to research, this book offers critical reflections on research approaches to-date. The engaged approach seeks to change the researcher-researched relationship fundamentally, to make methods more appropriate... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95
On its first publication in 1973 Adam Kuper's entertaining history of half a century of British social anthropology provoked strong reactions. But his often irreverent account soon established itself as one of the introductions to anthropology. Since the second revised edition was published in 1983, important developments have occurred within British... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
Hunter-gatherer societies are constrained by their environment and the technologies available to them. However, until now the role of culture in foraging communities has not been widely considered. 'Structured Worlds' examines the role of cosmology, values, and perceptions in the archaeological histories of hunter-fisher-gatherers. The essays examine... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
A rich exploration of birth appropriation in the West, New Reproductive Technologies and Disembodiment investigates the assimilation of women's embodied power into patriarchal systems of symbolism, culture and politics through the inversion of women's and men's reproductive roles. Contending that new reproductive technologies represent... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 49.99
Dieser Sammelband nimmt als erste Studie eine Typenbildung der Imame vor und beleuchtet deren Rolle in der Gemeinde und ihren Einfluss auf den Integrationsprozess von Muslimen in Österreich. Analysiert werden die Zusammenhänge ihrer Qualifikation, ihrer Werte- und Normvorstellungen sowie ihrer Bildungs- und Erziehungsideale. Grundlage ist eine dreijährige... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 39.99
Die AutorInnen setzen sich mit theologischen und anthropologischen Grundlagen, die das Fundament für eine islamische Perspektive auf die Seelsorge bilden können, auseinander. Zudem wird die Islamische Seelsorge in den gewachsenen historischen Kontext der christlich und jüdisch geprägten Seelsorgearbeit eingeordnet. Ferner werden nicht nur Aspekte einer... more...