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  • Coranderrkby Giordano Nanni; Andrea James

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    Drawing from firsthand accounts, court testimony, and contemporary records, this history tells the story of Coranderrk, an Aboriginal community that operated successfully as a supplier of wheat and hops to Melbourne before an Aboriginal Protection Board?spurred Parliamentary Inquiry in 1881 deprived it of the bulk of its workforce. The first-person... more...

  • African Religionsby Jacob K. Olupona

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 9.99

    What are African religions? African Religions: A Very Short Introduction answers this question by examining primarily indigenous religious traditions on the African continent, as well as exploring Christianity and Islam. It focuses on the diversity of ethnic groups, languages, cultures, and worldviews, emphasizing the continent's regional diversity.... more...

  • The Manchester Schoolby T. M. S. (Terry) Evens; Don Handelman

    Berghahn Books 2006; US$ 29.95

    Pioneered by Max Gluckman to demonstrate the way in which social practice and structure together constitute and are themselves constituted by the situational flow of social life, the extended case method became diagnostic of the Manchester School of Social Anthropology. Anticipating practice theory, and implicitly politically charged, it was developed... more...

  • Tarzan Was an Eco-touristby Luis Vivanco; Robert Gordon

    Berghahn Books 2006; US$ 32.00

    Adventure is currently enjoying enormous interest in public culture. The image of Tarzan provides a rewarding lens through which to explore this phenomenon. In their day, Edgar Rice Burrough's novels enjoyed great popularity because Tarzan represented the consummate colonial-era adventurer: a white man whose noble civility enabled him to communicate... more...

  • For Ethnographyby Paul Anthony Atkinson

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 48.00

    A major statement on the field from one of the world's foremost authorities on ethnography in the social sciences . more...

  • Kluft am Kapby Henning Hues

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 22.38

    Zwischen Bildungsplanung in Form von Curricula und Bildungspraxis in Form des Unterrichtsgeschehens existiert ein Kontrast: Der Annahme, dass der Lehrplan mit seinen Zielen, Idealen und Perspektiven linear umgesetzt wird, werden Anwendungs- und Modifikationsebenen entgegengestellt. Diese Arbeit widmet sich der empirischen Ausleuchtung des spannungsreichen... more...

  • Terminology Science in Russia todayby Larissa Alexandrovna Manerko; Klaus-Dieter Baumann; Hartwig Kalverkämper

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 65.32

    The study of terminology has always occupied a unique place in the field of specialized language research. Its object, the terminology of various domains, encompasses more than just the descriptive linguistic level of lexicology and its application, specialized lexicography. Morphology, syntax and the textual level, as well as the role of culture in... more...

  • Der Grenzbereich zwischen öffentlichem Strafanspruch und intimer Lebensgestaltungby Simon Kanwischer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 30.78

    Seit der Entstehung des Strafgesetzbuchs (StGB) wurde die Frage, inwieweit eine gesellschaftlich konsentierte Vorstellung von Moral und Sittlichkeit zum Maßstab öffentlicher Strafe werden darf, immer wieder kontrovers diskutiert. Am Beispiel des Inzestverbots zeichnet der Autor den Einfluss historisch bedingter Moralvorstellungen und Sittlichkeitsüberlegungen... 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...

  • Indigenous Studies and Engaged Anthropologyby Paul Sillitoe

    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...