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  • Visual Anthropologyby Fadwa El Guindi

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 31.99

    El Guindi provides a comprehensive guide to visual anthropology and the use of film in ethnographic research. She shows how visual media is now an accepted part of anthropological methodology, a vital tool that produces knowledge about the range of cultures and about culture itself. It is an excellent guide for ethnographic research, and for film and... more...

  • Why Minorities Play or Don't Play Soccerby Kausik Bandyopadhyay

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Soccer, the most popular mass spectator sport in the world, has always remained a marker of identities of various sorts. Behind the façade of its obvious entertainment aspect, it has proved to be a perpetuating reflector of nationalism, ethnicity, community or communal identity, and cultural specificity. Naturally therefore, the game is a complex... more...

  • Borders and Orders in Central Asiaby Bernd Kuzmits

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 68.33

    Borders and Orders in Central Asia : Transactions and Attitudes between Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan more...

  • Waitingby Ghassan Hage Hage

    Melbourne University Press 2009; US$ 33.32

    In this rich and insightful collection of essays, leading anthropologist Ghassan Hage brings together academics across political science, philosophy, anthropology and sociology for an examination into the experience of waiting. What is it to wait? What do we wait for? And how is waiting connected to the social worlds in which we live?From Beckett's... more...

  • Brücken bauen - Perspektiven aus dem Einwanderungsland Deutschlandby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2013; US$ 16.22

    Hauptbeschreibung Ethnische und religiöse Vielfalt ist in Deutschland inzwischen Realität - ist sie aber auch gelebte und anerkannte Normalität? Menschen mit Migrationshintergrund, Bindestrichdeutsche, Neudeutsche - es gibt viele Bezeichnungen für Menschen, die sowohl deutsch als auch türkisch, vietnamesisch oder italienisch fühlen, leben und so... more...

  • Wandern, Weiden, Welt erkundenby Christine Taube; Charlotte Schubert; Michaela Rücker

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 206.10

    Die Erforschung des Nomadentums erlebt im Zuge der Globalisierung eine Renaissance ? nicht zuletzt aufgrund der Faszination, die jede Beschäftigung mit dem Thema bereitet. Die Wechselwirkungen zwischen Nomaden und Sesshaften in der Antike stehen im Mittelpunkt dieses Bandes. Während Leben und Verhaltensmuster der sesshaften Bevölkerung aufgrund der... more...

  • A Theory of Shoppingby Daniel Miller

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    A Theory of Shopping offers a highly original perspective on one of our most basic everyday activities - shopping. We commonly assume that shopping is primarily concerned with individuals and materialism. But Miller rejects this assumption and follows the surprising route of analysing shopping by means of an analogy with anthropological studies of... more...

  • Interkulturelle Kommunikationby Hamid Reza Yousefi

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 91.58

    Im Zeitalter der Globalisierung, die viele Dimensionen unseres Lebens beeinflusst und verändert, besteht ein grundlegender Revisionsbedarf in der Debatte um Interkulturalität und interkulturelle Kommunikation. Es müssen neue Umgangsformen gefunden werden, um eine tragfähige Kommunikation in interkultureller Absicht gestalten und pädagogisch angemessen... more...

  • Water Management through Indigenous Knowledge: A Case of Historic Settlement of Bhaktapur City, Nepalby Dipendra Gautam

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 32.40

    Techno-Anthropological approach has been formulated in researching a traditional settlement of Bhaktapur City, Nepal. The practices of indigenous people have been analyzed by juxtaposing the science along with the indigenous technology. It has been significantly concluded that, the impetus behind the city sustainability is primarily the indigenous... more...

  • Elements of Human and Social Geographyby Eric Sunderland; W. B. Fisher

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Elements of Human and Social Geography: Some Anthropological Perspectives examines elements of human and social geography from an anthropological perspective, with emphasis on aspects of socialization. The peasant way of life is described, principally with reference to Middle Eastern communities. This book is comprised of four chapters and begins... more...

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