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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Cultural Anthropologyby John H. Bodley

    AltaMira Press 2011; US$ 74.99

    This introductory text introduces basic concepts in cultural anthropology by comparing cultures of increasing scale and focusing on specific universal issues throughout human history. It uniquely challenges students to consider the big questions about the nature of cultural systems. more...

  • A Passion for Differenceby Henrietta L. Moore

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.50

    In this new book Henrietta Moore examines the nature and limitations of the theoretical languages used by anthropologists and others to write about sex, gender and sexuality. Moore begins by discussing recent feminist debates on the body and the notion of the non-universal human subject. She then considers why anthropologists have contributed relatively... more...

  • The Ethnographic Imaginationby Paul Willis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    In this book Paul Willis, a renowned sociologist and ethnographer, aims to renew and develop the ethnographic craft across the disciplines. Drawing from numerous examples of his own past and current work, he shows that ethnographic practice and the ethnographic imagination are vital to understanding the creativity and irreducibility of experience in... 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...

  • A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalismby Ato Quayson; Girish Daswani

    Wiley 2013; US$ 200.95

    A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism offers a ground-breaking combined discussion of the concepts of diaspora and transnationalism. Newly commissioned essays by leading scholars provide interdisciplinary perspectives that link together the concepts in new and important ways. A wide-ranging collection which reviews the most significant... more...

  • Experiments in Holismby Ton Otto; Nils Bubandt

    Wiley 2011; US$ 138.95

    Experiments in Holism : Theory and Practice in Contemporary Anthropology presents a series of essays from leading anthropologists that critically reexamine the relevance of holism as a foundational tenet of anthropology, and its theoretical and methodological potential in today's world. Represents the first volume to consider the modern role... more...

  • Anthropologie und Ethik des Enhancementsby Jan-Christoph Heilinger

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 119.00

    Advances in biotechnology have enabled interventions in the human organism (genetic, psychopharmological, and technical) that promise to increase physical and intellectual performance over the 'normal' or 'natural' boundary, as well as to make possible targeted changes in human experience. The author investigates ethical debates surrounding... more...

  • Foragers, Farmers, and Fossil Fuels: How Human Values Evolveby Ian Morris; Stephen Macedo; Margaret Atwood; Christine M. Korsgaard; Richard Seaford; Jonathan D. Spence; Stephen Macedo

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Most people in the world today think democracy and gender equality are good, and that violence and wealth inequality are bad. But most people who lived during the 10,000 years before the nineteenth century thought just the opposite. Drawing on archaeology, anthropology, biology, and history, Ian Morris, author of the best-selling Why the West Rules?for... more...