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  • Zeitgenössische soziologische Theorienby Thomas Kron

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 29.99

    Das Lehrbuch bietet einen spannenden Einblick in die gegenwärtige soziologische Theorie in Deutschland. Es werden wichtige Theorien - von Beck über Esser, Joas und Münch zu Schimank - verständlich dargestellt. Zusätzlich liegen dem Buch zwei DVDs mit Interviews der behandelten Theoretiker bei: Ulrich Beck, Hartmut Esser, Hans Joas, Richard Münch... more...

  • Advances in Culture and Psychology, Volume 4by Michele J. Gelfand; Chi-yue Chiu; Ying-yi Hong

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 57.99

    With applications throughout the social sciences, culture and psychology is a rapidly growing field that has experienced a surge in publications over the last decade. From this proliferation of books, chapters, and journal articles, exciting developments have emerged in the relationship of culture to cognitive processes, human development, psychopathology,... more...

  • Ancestors in Our Genome: The New Science of Human Evolutionby Eugene E. Harris

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In 2001, scientists were finally able to determine the full human genome sequence, and with the discovery began a genomic voyage back in time. Since then, we have sequenced the full genomes of a number of mankind's primate relatives at a remarkable rate. The genomes of the common chimpanzee (2005) and bonobo (2012), orangutan (2011), gorilla (2012),... more...

  • An Anthropology of Names and Namingby Gabriele vom Bruck; Barbara Bodenhorn

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 36.00

    This book provides the tools through which we examine the politics and power of names. more...

  • The Anthropology of Performanceby Frank J. Korom

    Wiley 2013; US$ 106.95

    The Anthropology of Performance is an invaluable guide to this exciting and growing area.  This cutting-edge volume on the major advancements in performance studies presents the theories, methods, and practices of performance in cultures around the globe. Leading anthropologists describe the range of human expression through performance and... more...

  • Anthropometry, Apparel Sizing and Designby Deepti Gupta; Norsaadah Zakaria

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 230.00

    One of the greatest challenges for the apparel industry is to produce garments that fit customers properly. Anthropometry, Apparel Sizing and Design addresses the need for improved characterization of our populations in order to tailor garments according to size, weight, and shape of consumers. This book reviews techniques in anthropometry, sizing... more...

  • Applied Evolutionary Anthropologyby Mhairi A. Gibson; David W. Lawson

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 129.00

    As a species, we are currently experiencing dramatic shifts in our lifestyle, family structure, health, and global contact. Evolutionary Anthropology provides a powerful theoretical framework to study such changes, revealing how current environments and legacies of past selection shape human diversity. This book is the first major review of the emerging... more...

  • The Aquatic Ape Hypothesisby Elaine Morgan

    Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 14.57

    Why do humans differ from other primates? What do those differences tell us about human evolution? Elaine Morgan gives a revolutionary hypothesis that explains our anatomic anomalies--why we walk on two legs, why we are covered in fat, why we can control our rate of breathing? The answers point to one conclusion: millions of years ago our ancestors... more...

  • Bioarchaeology of East Asiaby Kate Pechenkina; Marc Oxenham

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 99.95

    Interprets human skeletal collections from a region where millets, rice, and several other important cereals were cultivated, leading to attendant forms of agricultural development that were accompanied by significant technological innovations. The contributors follow the diffusion of these advanced ideas to other parts of Asia, and unravel a maze... more...

  • Biology and Knowledge Revisitedby Sue Taylor Parker; Jonas Langer; Constance Milbrath

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Based on the Annual Symposium of the Jean Piaget Society, Biology and Knowledge Revisited focuses on the classic issue of the relationship between nature and nurture in cognitive and linguistic development, and their neurological substrates. Contributors trace the history of ideas concerning the relationship between evolution and development, and... more...

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