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  • The Art of Fieldworkby Harry F. Wolcott

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 33.99

    In this long-anticipated second edition of The Art of Fieldwork, prominent anthropologist Harry F. Wolcott updates his original groundbreaking text, which both challenges and petitions anthropology and its practitioners to draw not only on the traditional precepts of science, but also on the richness of artistry in the collection, interpretation, and... more...

  • Invitation to Anthropologyby Luke Eric Lassiter

    AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 47.99

    Lassiter's accessible introduction to anthropology encourages students to evaluate its relevance in our increasingly complex world. Part I focuses on the underlying assumptions and concepts that have driven anthropological theory and practice since its modern inception. Part II explores cross-cultural human issues showing how anthropological studies... more...

  • Chronicling Culturesby Robert V. Kemper; Anya Peterson Royce

    AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 36.99

    Description of methods used in long-term anthropological field projects, some extending over half a century. more...

  • Quick Ethnographyby Penn W. Handwerker

    AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 33.99

    Quick Ethnography takes traditional anthropological fieldwork techniques and applies them to contemporary applied research problems. For most applied projects, time is of the essence, and QE shows how ethnographic work can be successfully accomplished in a matter of weeks. Handwerker guides the reader through the use of research teams, highly focussed... more...

  • Ethics and Anthropologyby Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban

    AltaMira Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    Ethics and Anthropology: Ideas and Practice is the first comprehensive and up-to-date book embracing issues and dilemmas faced by anthropologists in the discipline?s four fields. more...

  • Ethics and the Profession of Anthropologyby Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban

    AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 32.99

    This revised second edition of Ethics and the Profession of Anthropology renews the challenge to anthropologists to engage in a dialogue concerning their commitment to professional ethical conduct. With a majority of new chapters, this edition redefines what it means to conduct anthropological research ethically, as the discipline becomes less isolated... more...

  • Ethnic Studies Researchby Timothy P. Fong

    AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 64.99

    An invaluable resource for students and service practitioners alike, Ethnic Studies Research reflects on important trends in ethnic studies offering a breadth of understanding on critical topics pertaining to the discipline. more...

  • Am Anfang die Mütter - matriarchale Gesellschaft und Politik als Alternativeby Heide Göttner-Abendroth

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 24.00

    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...

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

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 73.07

    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...

  • Kluft am Kapby Henning Hues

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 25.04

    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...