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  • Anthropology and Anthropologistsby Adam Kuper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    Anthropology and Anthropologists provides an entertaining and provocative account of British social anthropology from the foundations of the discipline, through the glory years of the mid-twentieth century and on to the transformation in recent decades. The book shocked the anthropological establishment on first publication in 1973 but soon established... more...

  • Structured Worldsby Aubrey Cannon

    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...

  • On Migrationby Ruth Padel

    Counterpoint 2013; US$ 26.00

    “Life began with migration.? In a magnificent tapestry of life on the move, Ruth Padel weaves poems and prose, science and religion, wild nature and human history, to conjure a world created and sustained by migration. 'We're all from somewhere else,' she begins. “Migration builds civilization but also causes displacement.? From the Holy Family?s... more...

  • Hunters of the Recent Pastby Leslie B. Davis; Brian O.K. Reeves

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    One of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, which brought together archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, academics from contingent disciplines, and non-academics from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. This book considers prehistoric and more recent manifestations... more...

  • The Sorcerer's Apprenticeby Cyril S. Belshaw

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The Sorcerer's Apprentice: An Anthropology of Public Policy sees the community in a global and national view, raises a statement saying that society itself is policy making, and asks what societies can achieve if they did things differently. The book is divided into five parts. Part I discusses the challenge of policy and explains how anthropology... more...

  • Islamische Seelsorgeby Ednan Aslan; Magdalena Modler-El Abdaoui; Dana Charkasi

    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...

  • Global and Asian Perspectives on International Migrationby Graziano Battistella

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This volume examines key aspects of the migration process that are particularly relevant in the Asian context. It looks into established concepts and theoretical propositions that have found application in other areas, particularly in the West and explores their validity and relevance in understanding the realities of migration in Asia. Global and... more...

  • Imame und Integrationby Ednan Aslan; Evrim Ersan-Akkilic; Jonas Kolb

    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...

  • Ethnographische Erkundungenby Ronald Hitzler; Miriam Gothe

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    ? In diesem Band werden methodische Aspekte ethnographischer Arbeit fokussiert. Unbeschadet dessen erscheint die Reinheit der je eingesetzten Erkundungs- und Deutungstechniken prinzipiell als nachrangig gegenüber der Aufgabe, so Vieles und so Vielfältiges wie möglich über die Welt, in der man sich jeweils bewegt, in Erfahrung zu bringen. Dies gelingt... more...

  • Anthropology: Current and Future Developments Volume 1by Robert G. Bednarik

    Bentham Science Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00

    The First Mariners comprehensively describes the archaeological background and relevant issues of the project and features an extensive pictorial record, of both the experiments and the archaeological basis of this research ? giving a unique experience to readers interested in understanding the earliest marine adventurers from a historical and technical... more...