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  • Time and the Work of Anthropologyby Johanne Fabian

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    The development of the dialogical approach, the autobiographical perspective and the central role of text-interpretation are all seen as characteristics of post-modern ethnography, arising from the daily chores of field research. The breakthrough into time and history, away from the timeless theorizing of structuralism and functionalism, is seen as... more...

  • Visualizing Theoryby Lucien Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Visualizing Theory is a lavishly illustrated collection of provocative essays, occasional pieces, and dialogues that first appeared in Visual Anthropology Review between 1990 and 1994. It contains contributions from anthropologists, from cultural, literary and film critics and from image makers themselves. Reclaiming visual anthropology as a space... more...

  • Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropologyby R. (Reece) Jon McGee; Richard L. Warms

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 312.00

    Social and cultural anthropology and archaeology are rich subjects with deep connections in the social and physical sciences.  Over the past 150 years, the subject matter and different theoretical perspectives have expanded so greatly that no single individual can command all of it.  Consequently, both advanced students and professionals may be confronted... more...

  • The Manchester Schoolby T. M. S. (Terry) Evens; Don Handelman

    Berghahn Books 2006; US$ 34.95

    Pioneered by Max Gluckman to demonstrate the way in which social practice and structure together constitute and are themselves constituted by the situational flow of social life, the extended case method became diagnostic of the Manchester School of Social Anthropology. Anticipating practice theory, and implicitly politically charged, it was developed... more...

  • Speaking the language of powerby USA). University Edited by David Fetterman (Professor of Stanford

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • For Ethnographyby Paul Anthony Atkinson

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 38.00

    A major statement on the field from one of the world's foremost authorities on ethnography in the social sciences . more...

  • Terminology Science in Russia todayby Larissa Alexandrovna Manerko; Klaus-Dieter Baumann; Hartwig Kalverkämper

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 66.24

    The study of terminology has always occupied a unique place in the field of specialized language research. Its object, the terminology of various domains, encompasses more than just the descriptive linguistic level of lexicology and its application, specialized lexicography. Morphology, syntax and the textual level, as well as the role of culture in... more...

  • Kluft am Kapby Henning Hues

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 22.70

    Zwischen Bildungsplanung in Form von Curricula und Bildungspraxis in Form des Unterrichtsgeschehens existiert ein Kontrast: Der Annahme, dass der Lehrplan mit seinen Zielen, Idealen und Perspektiven linear umgesetzt wird, werden Anwendungs- und Modifikationsebenen entgegengestellt. Diese Arbeit widmet sich der empirischen Ausleuchtung des spannungsreichen... more...

  • Der Grenzbereich zwischen öffentlichem Strafanspruch und intimer Lebensgestaltungby Simon Kanwischer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 31.22

    Seit der Entstehung des Strafgesetzbuchs (StGB) wurde die Frage, inwieweit eine gesellschaftlich konsentierte Vorstellung von Moral und Sittlichkeit zum Maßstab öffentlicher Strafe werden darf, immer wieder kontrovers diskutiert. Am Beispiel des Inzestverbots zeichnet der Autor den Einfluss historisch bedingter Moralvorstellungen und Sittlichkeitsüberlegungen... more...

  • Anthropology and Anthropologistsby Adam Kuper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Anthropology and Anthropologists provides an entertaining and provocative account of British social anthropology from the foundations of the discipline, through the glory years of the mid-twentieth century and on to the transformation in recent decades. The book shocked the anthropological establishment on first publication in 1973 but soon established... more...

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