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  • Animal Actsby Jennifer Ham; Matthew Senior

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    Animal Acts records the history of the fluctuating boundary between animals and humans as expressed in literary, philosophical and scientific texts, as well as visual arts and historical practices such as dissection, circus acts, the hunt and zoos. The essays document a persistent return of animality, a becoming animal that has always existed within... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00

    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,... more...

  • Culture, Health and Illnessby Cecil G. Helman

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

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  • Fieldwork in the Global Southby Jenny Lunn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Choosing to do fieldwork overseas, particularly in the Global South, is a challenge in itself. The researcher faces logistical complications, health and safety issues, cultural differences, language barriers, and much more. But permeating the entire fieldwork experience are a range of intermediating ethical issues. While many researchers seek to follow... more...

  • The Moral Discourse of Health in Modern Cairoby Mohammed Tabishat

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    In The Moral Discourse of Health in Modern Cairo: Persons, Bodies, and Organs, Mohammed Tabishat uses anthropological descriptive methods and discourse analytic perspectives to focus on health care practices in a holistic fashion aimed at preserving and improving life in contemporary Cairo. Tabishat employs therapeutic data as a complex index mirroring... more...

  • Human Purpose and Transhuman Potentialby Ted Chu

    Origin Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    For millennia, great thinkers have contemplated the meaning and purpose of human existence; but while most assumed that humanity was the end point of creation or the pinnacle of evolution, Ted Chu makes the provocative claim that the human race may in fact be a means rather than an end?that humankind will give rise to evolutionary successors. In this... more...

  • The Future of the Mindby Michio Kaku

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 28.95

    NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ?Compelling?.Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip? ?The New York Times Book Review The New York Times best-selling author of PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE, PHYSICS OF THE FUTURE and HYPERSPACE tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: ... more...

  • The Future of the Mindby Michio Kaku

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available

    Recording memories, mind reading, videotaping our dreams, mind control, avatars, and telekinesis - no longer are these feats of the mind solely the province of overheated science fiction. As Michio Kaku reveals, not only are they possible, but with the latest advances in brain science and recent astonishing breakthroughs in technology, they already... more...

  • Cross-cultural Roots of Minority Child Developmentby Patricia M. Greenfield; Rodney R. Cocking

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    This book constitutes the first time in the field of developmental psychology that cross-cultural roots of minority child development have been studied in their ancestral societies in a systematic way--and by an international group of researchers. Most child development and child psychology texts take cultural diversity in development into account... more...

  • The Science of Human Originsby Claudio Tuniz; Giorgio Manzi; David Caramelli

    Left Coast Press 2014; US$ 94.00

    Our understanding of human origins has been revolutionized by new discoveries in the past two decades. In this book, three leading paleoanthropologists and physical scientists illuminate, in friendly, accessible language, the amazing findings behind the latest theories. They describe new scientific and technical tools for dating, DNA analysis, remote... more...