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- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 28.00
In this culmination of his search for anthropological concepts and practices appropriate to the twenty-first century, Paul Rabinow contends that to make sense of the contemporary anthropologists must invent new forms of inquiry. He begins with an extended rumination on what he gained from two of his formative mentors: Michel Foucault and Clifford... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2010; US$ 49.00
This Ebook describes the hazardous effects of magnetic fields and explains how exposure to high voltage transmission line magnetic field could affect human lives. It explains how newly developed methods enable experts to completely mitigate the magnetic field at any point of consideration and also to simultaneously achieve noticeable cancellation of... more...
- AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 42.99
Utilizing almost 40 years' work, Andrew Smith presents a detailed portrait of modern herdsmen and their historical antecedents. Following the assumption that Africa has never been isolated from the rest of the world, Smith illuminates key topics ranging from material culture and rituals, to future prospects for pastoralists. more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 37.00
In this book Walter Gam Nkwi documents the complexities and nuances embedded in African modernities and mobilities which have been overlooked in historical discourses in Africa and Cameroon. Using an ethnographic historical approach and drawing on the intricacies of what it has meant to be and belong in Kom? an ethnic community in the Northwest Region... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 53.95
This collection addresses the theme of representation in anthropology. Its fourteen articles explore some of the directions in which contemporary anthropology is moving, following the questions raised by the "writing culture" debates of the 1980s. It includes discussion of issues such as: * the concept of caste in Indian society * scottish ethnography... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95
Agricultural Decision Making: Anthropological Contributions to Rural Development presents the impact of farmers' choices in agricultural production. This book discusses how individual decisions determine household profits and well-being, capital requirements, land use, and the adoption of technology. Organized into three parts encompassing 14 chapters,... more...
- Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 120.00
How will we live in the future? Are we moving towards global homogeneity? Will the world succumb to the global spread of fast food and Hollywood movies? Or are there other possibilities? In this book, Samuel Collins argues not only for the importance of the future of culture, but also stresses its centrality in anthropological thought over the last... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 21.76
Für diesen Band wurden aus dem umfangreichen Oeuvre der international renommierten Matriarchatsforscherin Heide Göttner-Abendroth 20 Beiträge ausgewählt, die das Themenspektrum der modernen Matriarchatsforschung in seiner Komplexität und Differenziertheit zeigen. Beginnend mit grundsätzlichen Klärungen und gesellschaftskritischen Analysen, spannt sich... more...
- AltaMira Press 2012; US$ 36.99
Analysis and Interpretation of Ethnographic Data: A Mixed Methods Approach, Second Edition , is a comprehensive treatment of analysis strategies used in ethnographic research, addressing the ?crunching? and manipulation of both qualitative and quantitative ethnographic data. more...