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  • Organizing Bronze Age Societiesby Timothy Earle; Kristian Kristiansen

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    In-depth, comparative study of household economy and settlement in three Bronze Age micro-regions: the Mediterranean, Central Europe, and Northern Europe. more...

  • Alter und Alternby Peter Graf Kielmansegg; Heinz Häfner

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.99

    Die Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften lud zwischen 2006 und 2011 zu drei Kolloquien ein, die dem Thema Alter und Altern gewidmet waren. Nach den Dokumentationen der ersten beiden Symposien zur Frage Was ist Alter und zur Perspektive der Naturwissenschaften dokumentiert dieser Band das 3. Symposium, bei dem Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaftler das... more...

  • Haut ab!by Alfred Bodenheimer

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 4.77

    Hauptbeschreibung Eine Schrift gegen die Bedenkenlosigkeit der Beschneidungsgegner, gegen die Sprachlosigkeit der Juden. Das "Kölner Urteil", das im Frühjahr 2012 die religiöse Beschneidung eines Knaben als strafbaren Akt wertete, hat in Deutschland und anderen Staaten eine hitzige Debatte zu diesem Thema ausgelöst. Für die europäische Gesellschaft... more...

  • La contraception masculineby Roger Mieusset; Jean-Claude Soufir

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.95

    La contraception masculine est une pratique très ancienne, même si sa médicalisation est plus récente. Les enquêtes montrent que si «une pilule pour homme » existait, elle serait accueillie positivement par la majorité des hommes et des femmes.Cet ouvrage fait le point sur les différentes méthodes de... more...

  • The Many Faces of Homosexualityby Evelyn Blackwood

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This groundbreaking book examines the diverse manifestations of homosexuality in various historical periods and non-Western cultures. The distinguished authors examine Kimam male ritualized homosexual behavior, Mexican homosexual interaction in public contexts, male homosexuality and spirit possession in Brazil, and much more. more...

  • The Ethics of Kinshipby James Faubion

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 38.99

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  • New Directions in Anthropological Kinshipby Linda Stone

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 38.99

    Following periods of intense debate and eventual demise, kinship studies is now seeing a revival in anthropology. New Directions in Anthropological Kinship captures these recent trends and explores new avenues of inquiry in this re-emerging subfield. The book comprises contributions from primatology, evolutionary anthropology, archaeology, and cultural... more...

  • The Manner Bornby Lauren Dundes

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 33.99

    This essential collection on maternal and child health focuses on the rites of giving birth from a cross-cultural perspective. The distinguished list of contributors describe the many customs surrounding birth through infancy, highlighting a wide range of variation in practices across cultures. They discuss attitudes and techniques in childbirth, the... more...

  • Mortality, Immortality and Other Life Strategiesby Zygmunt Bauman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 28.50

    Zygmunt Bauman's new book is a brilliant exploration, from asociological point of view, of the 'taboo' subject in modernsocieties: death and dying. The book develops a new theory of theways in which human mortality is reacted to, and dealt with, insocial institutions and culture. The hypothesis explored in thebook is that the necessity of human beings... more...

  • Incest Avoidance and the Incest Taboosby Arthur Wolf

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    Why do most people never have sex with close relatives? And why do they disapprove of other people doing so? Incest Avoidance and Incest Taboos investigates our human inclination to avoid incest and the powerful taboo against incest found in all societies. Both subjects stir strong feelings and vigorous arguments within and beyond academic circles.... more...