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  • Zwischen Gehen und Bleibenby Till Kathmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 49.99

    Till Kathmann untersucht den Entscheidungsprozess zwischen Gehen und Bleiben wie auch die Migrationsgründe der gerade in den letzten Jahren gestiegenen Anzahl deutscher Auswanderer. Dafür greift der Autor auf eine qualitative Erhebung mit zwei Befragungswellen zurück, in der potentielle Migranten sowohl vor der Auswanderung als auch danach untersucht... more...

  • Composing Ethnographyby Carolyn Ellis; Arthur P. Bochner

    AltaMira Press 1996; US$ 38.99

    I highly recommend this book....Each of their authors provides a well-crafted example of social science writing that is evocative, embodied, artistic, and often deeply emotional..... more...

  • The Girl from the Great Sandy Desertby Jukuna Mona Chuguna; Pat Lowe

    Magabala Books 2015; US$ 9.99

    The Girl from the Great Sandy Desert is the remarkable account of the life of Mana, a young Walmajarri girl and her family in the desert country of north-west Australia. A collection of accessible stories that elucidate the rich cultural lives of pre-contact Aboriginal Australians, this book is a valuable resource for educators and young readers, and... more...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 200.95

    "An exhilarating mix of emerging and experienced scholars address the themes of diaspora and transnationalism. Anthropological and historical perspectives are particularly notable, but there is plenty here for those from other disciplines too." Robin Cohen, University of Oxford "Diasporas and transnationalism cannot be theorized without reference... more...

  • The Ethnographic Imaginationby Paul Willis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    Paul Willis is Professor of Social and Cultural Studes at Wolverhampton University. He is also the Founding Editor of the journal Ethnography . 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...