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  • 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...

  • Conceptualizing Societyby Adam Kuper

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Ethnographic Methodsby Karen O'Reilly

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95

    Ethnography isn't a prescribed set of methods - it's a methodology that acknowledges the complexity of human experience and the need to research it by close and sustained observation of human behaviour. In this comprehensive, yet concise introduction, Karen O'Reilly introduces the reader to the technical, practical and philosophical issues that... more...

  • Working Imagesby Ana Isabel Alfonso; Laszlo Kurti; Sarah Pink

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 50.95

    Visual methods such as drawing, painting, video, photography and hypermedia offer increasingly accessible and popular resources for ethnographic research. In Working Images , prominent visual anthropologists and artists explore how old and new visual media can be integrated into contemporary forms of research and representation. Drawing upon projects... more...

  • International Relations and the Problem of Differenceby Naeem Inayatullah; David L. Blaney

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95

    International Relations and the Problem of Difference has developed out of the sense that IR as a discipline does not assess the quality of cultural interactions that shape, and are shaped by, the changing structures and processes of the international system. In this work, the authors re-imagine IR as a uniquely placed site for the study of differences... more...

  • History and Theory in Anthropologyby Alan Barnard

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 40.00

    An overview of anthropological theory covering the historical contexts of the great debates. more...

  • Pathways of Powerby Eric R. Wolf

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95

    This collection of twenty-eight essays by renowned anthropologist Eric R. Wolf is a legacy of some of his most original work, with an insightful foreword by Aram Yengoyan. Of the essays, six have never been published and two have not appeared in English until now. Shortly before his death, Wolf prepared introductions to each section and individual... more...

  • Social and Cultural Anthropology: A Very Short Introductionby John Monaghan; Peter Just

    OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 7.99

    This Very Short Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology combines an accessible account of some of the disciplines guiding principles and methodology with abundant examples and illustrations of anthropologists at work. Peter Just and John Monaghan begin by discussing anthropologys most important contributions to modern thought, and then examine... more...

  • Natural Selection and Social Theoryby Robert Trivers

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 50.00

    Robert Trivers is a pioneering figure in the field of sociobiology. For Natural Selection and Social Theory, he has selected eleven of his most influential papers, including several classic papers from the early 1970s on the evolution of reciprocal altruism, parent-offspring conflicts, and asymmetry in sexual selection, which helped to establish the... more...

  • The Reinvention of Primitive Societyby Adam Kuper

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 46.95

    The Invention of Primitive Society , Adam Kuper?s best selling critique of ideas about the origins of society and religion that have been much debated since Darwin, has been hugely influential in anthropology and post-colonial studies. This topical new edition, entitled The Reinvention of Primitive Society , has been thoroughly revised and updated... more...

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