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  • EU Borders and Shifting Internal Securityby Raphael Bossong; Helena Carrapico

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    This edited volume analyzes recent key developments in EU border management. In light of the refugee crises in the Mediterranean and the responses on the part of EU member states, this volume presents an in-depth reflection on European border practices and their political, social and economic consequences. Approaching borders as concepts in flux, the... more...

  • Migration und Demokratieby Stefan Rother

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Dieser Sammelband zeigt die vielfältigenVerbindungen von Migration und Demokratie auf. In Zeiten zunehmendertransnationaler Migration stellt sich die Frage nach der politischenPartizipation von Migrantinnen und Migranten auf einer Vielzahl von Ebenen: ImZiel- wie im Herkunftsland, in der Kommune, durch transnationales politischesEngagement sowie... more...

  • Agricultural Decision Makingby Peggy F. Barlett

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Agricultural Decision Making: Anthropological Contributions to Rural Development presents the impact of farmers' choices in agricultural production. This book discusses how individual decisions determine household profits and well-being, capital requirements, land use, and the adoption of technology. Organized into three parts encompassing 14 chapters,... more...

  • PISAs fremde Kinderby Miriam Sitter

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    Im Rahmen einer wissenssoziologischenDiskursanalyse arbeitet Miriam Sitter heraus, wie die anhaltenden Bezüge aufdie PISA-Studie dazu beitragen, Kinder mit Migrationshintergrund als Prototypenvon Bildungsbenachteiligungen zu konstituieren. Die Autorin zeigt, dass diekonstanten Verweise auf die ersten PISA-Ergebnisse zu einer Verfremdung von Migrantenkindernführen... more...

  • Muslimas und Muslime in Österreich im Migrationsstressby Paul M. Zulehner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 39.99

    In einer repräsentativen Studie untersucht Paul M. Zulehner den Modernisierungsstress in Bezug auf Freiheitsbewusstsein/Unterwerfungsbereitschaft, Geschlechterrollen, islamische Gläubigkeit, dem viele Muslime aus vormodernen Kulturen, die in westeuropäische Länder migrieren, ausgesetzt werden. Die Daten belegen, dass zumal jüngere Muslimas sich in... more...

  • The Corn Wolfby Michael Taussig

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 22.50

    Collecting a decade of work from iconic anthropologist and writer Michael Taussig, The Corn Wolf pinpoints a moment of intellectual development for the master stylist, exemplifying the ?nervous system? approach to writing and truth that has characterized his trajectory. Pressured by the permanent state of emergency that imbues our times, this approach... more...

  • Muslimische Wohlfahrtspflege in Deutschlandby Rauf Ceylan; Michael Kiefer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 19.99

    Das Buch trägt dem demografischen Wandel in der deutschen Einwanderungsgesellschaft Rechnung, indem es die Notwendigkeit auch muslimische Wohlfahrtsverbände zu gründen herausstellt und Wege zu deren Etablierung aufzeigt. more...

  • Sounding the Limits of Lifeby Stefan Helmreich; Sophia Roosth; Michele Friedner

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 26.95 US$ 21.56

    What is life? What is water? What is sound? In Sounding the Limits of Life , anthropologist Stefan Helmreich investigates how contemporary scientists?biologists, oceanographers, and audio engineers?are redefining these crucial concepts. Life, water, and sound are phenomena at once empirical and abstract, material and formal, scientific and social.... more...

  • International Migration in Southeast Asiaby Lian Kwen Fee; Md Mizanur Rahman; Yabit bin Alas

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book is a collection of work by migration scholars and researchers who are actively conducting fieldwork in Southeast Asia. It presents a wide variety of current research and approaches the field of international labor migration from a regional perspective, acknowledging that the migration process goes beyond local and national boundaries and... more...

  • Phenomenology in Anthropologyby Kalpana Ram; Christopher Houston; Michael Jackson

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    This volume explores what phenomenology adds to the enterprise of anthropology, drawing on and contributing to a burgeoning field of social science research inspired by the phenomenological tradition in philosophy. Essays by leading scholars ground their discussions of theory and method in richly detailed ethnographic case studies. The contributors... more...

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