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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Structured Worldsby Aubrey Cannon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Hunter-gatherer societies are constrained by their environment and the technologies available to them. However, until now the role of culture in foraging communities has not been widely considered. 'Structured Worlds' examines the role of cosmology, values, and perceptions in the archaeological histories of hunter-fisher-gatherers. The essays examine... more...

  • Hunters of the Recent Pastby Leslie B. Davis; Brian O.K. Reeves

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    One of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, which brought together archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, academics from contingent disciplines, and non-academics from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. This book considers prehistoric and more recent manifestations... more...

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