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- University of California Press 2009; US$ 64.00
The second volume in a series dedicated to fossil discoveries made in the Afar region of Ethiopia, this work contains the definitive description of the geological context and paleoenvironment of the early hominid Ardipithecus kadabba. This research by an international team describes Middle Awash late Miocene faunal assemblages recovered from sediments... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 147.00
Medical anthropology is one of the youngest and most dynamic of anthropology's various subdisciplines. Critical medical anthropology has evolved into one of the major perspectives through which faculty and students study the field. It examines health-related issues in precapitalist indigenous and state societies, capitalist societies, and postrevolutionary... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00
Notable anthropologist George Foster defined the first edition as "a very readable introductory text dealing with the sociocultural aspects of health," adding: "[T]he authors do a commendable jobÉ . I have profited from reading The Cultural Context of Health, Illness, and Medicine". With engaging examples, minimal jargon, and updated scholarship, the... more...
- University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 75.00
Dadansoddar gyfrol arloesol hon, am y tro cyntaf erioed, ddylanwadau niferus ar dwf yr Ysgolion Cymraeg, gan godi cwestiynau i finiogi meddwl wrth i Gymru wynebu tonnau newydd o sialensau, ac ysbrydoli eraill i ymaflyd yn yr ymgyrchu dros Ysgolion Cymraeg an treftadaeth genedlaethol mewn byd plwralistig a chyfnewidiol. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00
Shows that it is individual educators who often make critical decisions about what children are taught about evolution. more...
Repatriierung: Unterstützungsmaßnahmen und Wirkung der Rückanpassung auf unternehmensrelevante BereicheDiplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 55.97
Hauptbeschreibung Für einen Mitarbeiter eines Unternehmens stellt die Rückkehr aus einem langfristigen Auslandsaufenthalt ein kritisches Element seiner Auslandserfahrung dar. Die Rückanpassung an die neuen Verhältnisse der Arbeit im Heimatland und die Veränderungen des sozialen Umfelds werden von den Repatriates häufig als problematischer empfunden,... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1985; US$ 14.00
The Hong Kong University Press Occasional Paers' Series is an entirely new series of monographs encompassing the best lectures presented to the University of Hong Kong in recent times.The series will cover all disciplines concomitant to full University studies.Items for inclusion in the series will be selected by the University Press Committee,... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1982; US$ 14.00
EARLY HOMINOIDS In recent years, we have discovered many pongid and hominid fossils of major importance, covering a time span from the beginning of the hominids, or earliest man, to Homo sapiens or modern man. more...
- Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 36.95
Social scientific studies of medicine typically assume that systems of medical knowledge are uniform and consistent. But while anthropologists have long rejected the notion that cultures are discrete, bounded, and rule-drive entities, medical anthropology has been slower to develop alternative approaches to understanding cultures of health. This provocative... more...
- Anthem Press 2010; US$ 24.78
'Fat China' provides an in-depth analysis of the growing problem of obesity and body image in China as urban lifestyles change and a sizeable middle class emerges. Rising obesity rates are examined in relationship to changing diets, modern lifestyles, investment from foreign fast food and supermarket retailers and urban planning. Crucial to this analysis... more...