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- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 54.00
Kunnen de computerwetenschappers bijdragen aan een oplossing van sociale problemen? Kan logica gebruikt worden om sociale interactie te modelleren? Zijn er regels op te stellen om groepen met afwijkende voorkeuren tot redelijke besluiten te laten komen?. Discourses on Social Software biedt de lezer een ideale inleiding op (nog nieuwe) gebied van sociale... more...
- Policy Press 2002; US$ 32.50
This book provides a rigorous and challenging review of recent research in the realms of communication and cultural diversity. Focusing, in particular, on health communication interventions concerning service users who may lack fluency in English, it shows that meeting the needs of all health service users, depends on both structures and processes... more...
- SAGE India 2005; US$ 24.95
In almost all developing and developed societies, tribals are viewed as the otheran anachronism or an object of curiosity. Initially marginalized by the creation of the boundaries of the nation-state, these indigenous peoples were further hedged in by colonialism and, then, by the indifferent or patronizing modern state. This volume... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 38.95
In the foreword to the first edition, renowned anthropologist Victor Turner wrote that this book was a succinct and lucid account of the sporadic growth of political anthropology over the past four decades . . . the introduction we have all been waiting for. Unique in its field, this book offers a comprehensive overview of political anthropology,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 134.95
Demonstrating both that identity is fluid and multifaceted rather than fixed, and that people of an interethnic background do not necessarily experience identity conflict as proposed by some social scientists, Multifaceted Identity of Inter-ethnic Young People explores the manner in which interethnic young people define their identities. As such, it... more...
- Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 29.95
Psychologists have done a great deal of research on the effects of trauma on the individual, revealing the paradox that violent experiences are often secreted away beyond easy accessibility, becoming impossible to verbalize explicitly. However, comparatively little research has been done on the transgenerational effects of trauma and the means by... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95
Violence Expressed explores the diverse expressions and manifestations through which the meaning of violent experiences and events are (re)produced. A compelling contribution to ongoing discussions on anthropological writing, this book will be of interest more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 34.99
Why does political decentralization seem reduce intrastate conflict more in some countries than in others? This question constitutes the central focus of Peace by Design. Brancati argues that the ability of decentralization to reduce intrastate conflict hinges on the electoral strength of regional parties. According to Brancati, regional parties tend... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
This highly accessible book illustrates how policy makers can address and nurture the effects of growing ethnic diversity in European labor markets. The contributors present an unprecedented large-scale study on ethnic diversity in European labor markets via a combination of hard data analysis with expert evaluation of integration practices and policy... more...