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  • Intervention Researchby Bernadette Melnyk; Dianne Morrison-Beedy

    Springer Publishing Company 2012; US$ 80.00

    This book is a practical, user-friendly guide for health care researchers across multiple disciplines who are involved in intervention research. It provides all of the essential elements needed for understanding how to design, conduct, analyze, and fund intervention studies that are replicable and can withstand the scrutiny of the Institutional Review... more...

  • Border Wallsby Reece Jones

    Zed Books 2012; US$ 29.95

    Two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, why are the notable democracies of the US, India, and Israel building massive walls and fences on their borders? Despite predictions of a borderless world through globalization, these three countries alone have built security barriers totaling an astonishing 5,700 km. Border Walls analyzes how these controversial... more...

  • Landscape, Ethnicity and Identity in the archaic Mediterranean Areaby Gabriele Cifani; Simon Stoddart

    Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 35.00

    The main concern of this volume is the multi-layered concept of ethnicity. Contributors examine and contextualise contrasting definitions of ethnicity and identity as implicit in two perspectives, one from the classical tradition and another from the prehistoric and anthropological tradition. They look at the role of textual sources in reconstructing... more...

  • Ethnicityby Steve Fenton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    In this extensively revised edition, Steve Fenton updates his concise and accessible introduction to ethnicity, drawing on new published work and recent social and historical changes. Discussing an extended range of theorists and illustrations from around the world, Fenton explores and clarifies the core meanings and the shifting ground of this contested... more...

  • Ethnic Identityby De George A. Vos; Takeyuki Tsuda; Lola Romanucci-Ross

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 38.99

    In this thought-provoking reader of mostly new chapters, an international group of scholars link ethnicity to language, nationalism, localism, religion, and other issues in various crucial areas around the globe. Ethnic identities are examined in countries around the globe, including Africa, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Macedonia,... more...

  • Encyclopedia of the World's Minoritiesby Carl Skutsch

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 625.00

    This study of minorities involves the difficult issues of rights, justice, equality, dignity, identity, autonomy, political liberties, and cultural freedoms. The A-Z Encyclopedia presents the facts, arguments, and areas of contention in over 560 entries in a clear, objective manner. For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the ... more...

  • Language, Ethnic Identity and the Stateby William Safran; J.A. Laponce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 170.00

    This new study powerfully asserts the pivotal importance of the interplay between language and ethnicity, which is often underestimated as a component for political stability. more...

  • Ethnicity: Anthropological Constructionsby Marcus Banks

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95

    While ethnicity has become a blunt and overused concept in the anthropological vocabulary it is finding increasing currency in public language and thought. The author does not attempt to define the term but rather to understand its public life. more...

  • Elite Culturesby Stephen Nugent; Cris Shore

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95

    What makes an elite? This authoritative new volume examines elite groups in power across Europe, North America, Mexico, Peru, Indonesia and Africa to answer this question fully at a time of their increasing dominance. more...

  • Anthropology of Violence and Conflictby Bettina Schmidt; Ingo Schroeder

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    The study of wars in Sarajevo and Sri Lanka as well as numerous less publicised conflicts, aim to create a theory of violence as cross-culturally applicable as possible. This book develops a method of cross-cultural analysis. more...