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  • 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...

  • Critically Modernby Bruce M. Knauft

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 17.55

    "Critically Modern makes a critical intervention in one of the great debates of the moment. It offers a variety of rich and fascinating empirical analyses of 'modern' phenomena from diverse societies, and contributes a powerful (and largely missing) voice to the growing literature on globalization and... more...

  • Anthropology and Autobiographyby Judith Oakley; Helen Callaway

    Taylor and Francis 1992; US$ 45.95

    Anthropological writings by anthropologists in the field have long been a valuable tool to the profession. But until now, the theoretical implications of its use have not been fully explored. Anthropology and Autobiography provides unique insights into the fieldwork, autobiographical materials and/or textual critiques of anthropologists, many of... more...

  • Contemporary Futuresby Sandra Wallman

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95

    In industrial societies imagining the future is a serious business; our assumptions about the future govern the present management of domestic, national and global resources, and are projected, some would say inflicted, on societies whose visions are different. Contemporary Futures focuses not so much on whether the future can be known, but on interpreting... more...

  • Social Experience and Anthropological Knowledgeby Kirsten Hastrup; Peter Hervik

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95

    Anthropology poses an explicit challenge to standard notions of scientific knowledge. It claims to produce genuine insights into the workings of culture in general on the basis of individual social experience in the field. Social Experience and Anthropological Knowledge traces the process from the ethnographic experience to the analytical results,... more...

  • Counterworksby Richard Fardon

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95

    Globalization is often described as the spread of western culture to other parts of the world. How accurate is the depiction of 'cultural flow'? In Counterworks , ten anthropologists examine the ways in which global processes have affected particular localities where they have carried out research. They challenge the validity of anthropological concepts... more...

  • Key Debates in Anthropologyby Tim Ingold

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    Every year, leading social anthropologists meet to debate a motion at the heart of current theoretical developments in their subject and this book includes the first six of these debates, spanning the period from 1988 to 1993. Each debate has four principal speakers: one to propose the motion, another to oppose it, and two seconders. The first debate... more...

  • Constructing the Fieldby Vered Amit

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 51.95

    Ethnographic fieldwork is traditionally seen as what distinguishes social and cultural anthropology from the other social sciences. This collection responds to the inte nsifying scrutiny of fieldwork in recent years. It challenges the idea of the necessity for the total immersion of the ethnographer in the field, and for the clear separation of professional... more...

  • History and Theory in Anthropologyby Alan Barnard

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 37.00

    Overview of anthropological theory covering the historical contexts of the great debates. more...