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  • The Anthropology of Moralitiesby Monica Heintz

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 29.95

    Anthropologists have been keenly aware of the tension between cultural relativism and absolute norms, and nowhere has this been more acute than with regards to moral values. Can we study the Other's morality without applying our own normative judgments? How do social anthropologists keep both the distance required by science and the empathy required... more...

  • Understanding Cross-Cultural Psychologyby Pittu D Laungani

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 64.00

    This unique textbook eloquently introduces students to international perspectives on cross-cultural psychology (both Eastern and Western cultures), adopting a truly accessible narrative approach throughout. The main thrust of the book's content is to discuss the framework of culture, family structure, health, and bereavement. Intercultural interaction?and... more...

  • Experiments in Holismby Ton Otto; Nils Bubandt

    Wiley 2011; US$ 143.95 US$ 124.76

    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...

  • Ethnographies of the Videogameby Dr Helen Thornham

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Ethnographies of the Videogame uses the medium of the videogame to explore wider significant sociological issues around new media, interaction, identity, performance, memory and mediation. Addressing questions of how we interpret, mediate and use media texts, particularly in the face of claims about the power of new media to continuously shift the... more...

  • Traditional Knowledge in Policy and Practiceby Suneetha M. Subramanian; Balakrishna Pisupati

    United Nations University Press 2010; US$ 38.00

    Traditional knowledge (TK) has contributed immensely to shaping development and human well-being. Its influence spans a variety of sectors, including agriculture, health, education and governance. However, in today’s world, TK is increasingly underrepresented or under-utilized. Further, while the applicability of TK to human and environmental... more...

  • Cultural Anthropologyby John H. Bodley

    AltaMira Press 2011; US$ 77.99

    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...

  • Zur Aktualität von Victor W. Turnerby Peter J. Bräunlein

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 19.99

    Der Ethnologe Victor W. Turner (1920-1983) gehört zu den einflussreichsten Kulturwissenschaftlern der Nachkriegszeit. Zusammen mit Clifford Geertz und Mary Douglas steht Turner für den "interpretative turn" in den Humanwissenschaften. "Bedeutung" steht über "Funktion", "Kultur" über "Gesellschaft". Maßgeblich inspiriert von seiner Feldforschung bei... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Social Anthropologyby Richard Fardon; Oliva Harris; Trevor H J Marchand; Cris Shore; Veronica Strang; Richard A Wilson; Mark Nuttall

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 220.00

    A contemporary, comprehensive upper level volume for postgraduates and researchers. Sponsored by the ASA and authored by leading global scholars, it is a landmark handbook in the field. more...

  • Partnerschaftszufriedenheit von Deutschen und türkischen Migrantenby Sabine Diabaté

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 54.99

    Sind in Deutschland lebende türkische Paare zufriedener als deutsche Paare? Oder sind türkische Paare aufgrund ihrer sozioökonomischen Deprivation ?krisenanfälliger? und daher unzufriedener? Unter Anwendung von Strukturgleichungsmodellen prüft Sabine Gründler die Wirkung der sozialen Lage auf die Partnerschaftszufriedenheit. Insgesamt sind eingewanderte... more...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 206.95 US$ 179.36

    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...

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