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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.95
Questioning the utopian image of western knowledge as a uniquely successful achievement in its application to economic and social development, this provocative volume, the latest in the EIDOS series, argues that it is unacceptable to dismiss problems encountered by development projects as the inadequate implementation of knowledge. Rather, it suggests... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 35.00
Originally published in German, Christoph Wulf?s Anthropology sets its sights on a topic as ambitious as its title suggests: anthropology itself. Arguing for an interdisciplinary and intercultural approach to anthropology that incorporates science, philosophy, history, and many other disciplines, Wulf examines?with breathtaking scope?all the ways... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99
Covers the latest competing theories in the field Get a handle on the fundamentals of biological and cultural anthropology When did the first civilizations arise? How many human languages exist? The answers are found in anthropology - and this friendly guide explains its concepts in clear detail. You'll see how anthropology developed as a science,... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 110.00
The scholarship of Ulf Hannerz is characterized by its extraordinary breadth and visionary nature. He has contributed to the understanding of urban life and transnational networks, and the role of media, paradoxes of identity and new forms of community, suggesting to see culture in terms of flows rather than as bounded entities. Contributions honor... more...
- 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...
- Zed Books 2005; US$ 38.95
This book re-establishes the relevance of mainstream anthropological (and sociological) approaches to development processes and simultaneously recognizes that contemporary development ought to be anthropologys principal area of study. Professor de Sardan argues for a socio-anthropology of change and development that is a deeply empirical, multidimensional,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 34.95
Anthropology and the Politics of Representation examines the inherently problematic nature of representation and description of living people, specifically in ethnography and more generally in anthropological work as a whole. In Anthropology and the Politics of Representation volume editor Gabriela Vargas-Cetina brings together a group... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 52.00
In 1999 (August 30 ? September 2) the Pan African Anthropological Association (PAAA) marked the 10th anniversary of its creation by holding its 9th Annual Conference in Yaounde, Cameroon ? the city and country of its birth. The conference, themed ?The Anthropology of Africa: Challenges for the 21st Century?, was attended by some seventy participants,... more...