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  • Pommes und Scampiby Ricarda Berlin

    tredition 2014; US$ 5.49

    Tanja Karpinski ist die Tochter von bodenständigen, einfachen Eltern aus dem Ruhrpott, die es mit viel Fleiß und Geschäftstüchtigkeit zu mehreren Imbiss-Buden und damit zu Wohlstand gebracht haben. Doch Tanja leidet ein bisschen unter dem "kulturellen Background" ihrer Lieben, vor allem, nachdem sie ihre Freundin Lioba kennenlernt, die aus... more...

  • Cultural Histories of Sociabilities, Spaces and Mobilitiesby Colin Divall

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    For the majority of us the opportunity to travel has never been greater, yet differences in mobility highlight inequalities that have wider social implications. Exploring how and why attitudes towards movement have evolved across generations, the case studies in this essay collection range from medieval to modern times and cover several continents. more...

  • Mein amerikanischer alpTraumby Karl-Heinz Bergbauer

    tredition 2015; US$ 8.38

    Gaby und Karl geben ihre gut bezahlten Jobs in Deutschland auf, um im Sommer1999 in den USA einen Neustart zu wagen. Im Land der scheinbar unbegrenzten Möglichkeiten begann ein Spielchen mit der Einwanderungsbehörde. Sie konnten nicht ahnen, dass sich mit dem 11.09.2001 vieles ändern sollte, sowohl für die Amerikaner als auch für die Immigranten. Und... more...

  • Applications in Computing for Social Anthropologistsby Michael Fischer

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95

    As increasing numbers of social anthropologists use a computer for wordprocessing, interest in other applications inevitably follows, Computer Applications in Social Anthropology covers research activities shared by all social anthropologists and introduces new methods for organizing and interpreting data. Lucidly written, and sympathetic to the particular... more...

  • An Anthropology of the Subjectby Roy Wagner

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76

    An Anthropology of the Subject rounds out the theoretical-philosophical cosmos of one of the twentieth century's most intellectually adventurous anthropologists. Roy Wagner, having turned "culture" and "symbols" inside out (in The Invention of Culture and Symbols That Stand for Themselves, respectively), now does the same for the "subject" and... more...

  • Lost Paradises and the Ethics of Research and Publicationby Francisco M. Salzano

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 18.99 US$ 16.33

    Concerned about the ethics of biomedical anthropological research and the anti-scientism of books like Tierney's Darkness in El Dorado (2000), Salzano (emeritus, Federal U. of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil) and Hurtado (U. of New Mexico) introduce ten papers addressing issues raised over work with Venezuela's Yanomamo Indians and analyzing aspects of i more...

  • The Admonishment of Vegetarian Great Auntby Saskia Eleonora Wieringa

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 10.50

    Great Aunt Reflections on Sexual and Gender Multiplicity and Culture Inaugural Lecture delivered on the appointment to the chair of Gender and Women's Same-Sex Relations Cross-culturally at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences more...

  • 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...

  • Trendwende zur Reurbanisierung in Leipzig?by Claudia Wiegandt

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 45.02

    Hauptbeschreibung Die ostdeutsche Siedlungsentwicklung wurde nach der Wiedervereinigung vor allem durch die Bevölkerungsabwanderung in die Alten Bundesländer, die nachholende Suburbanisierung und einem Einbruch der Geburtenraten infolge des demographischen Wandels geprägt. Dabei gelten sozioökonomische Ungleichheiten als ein Auslöser räumlicher Wanderungsbewegungen,... more...

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