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  • Alter und Alternby Peter Graf Kielmansegg; Heinz Häfner

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 39.99

    Mit Unterstützung der Robert Bosch Stiftung behandelte die Heidelberger Akademie das Thema ? Alter und Altern ? in einer Reihe von drei wissenschaftlichen Kolloquien. Das erste zur umfassenden Frage ? Was ist Alter ?? fand 2006 statt, das zweite, das den Naturwissenschaften einschließlich der Medizin und den Technikwissenschaften gewidmet war, folgte... more...

  • Caste Ideology and Interactionby Dennis B. McGilvray

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 34.00 US$ 27.88

    The four papers collected here and published in 1982 are all concerned with caste ideology and caste interaction in different locales of South Asia. more...

  • Being Femaleby Dana Raphael

    De Gruyter 1975; US$ 112.27

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  • Learning From the Childrenby Jacqueline Waldren; Ignacy-Marek Kaminski

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 29.95

    Children and youth, regardless of their ethnic backgrounds, are experiencing lifestyle choices their parents never imagined and contributing to the transformation of ideals, traditions, education and adult?child power dynamics. As a result of the advances in technology and media as well as the effects of globalization, the transmission of social and... more...

  • Surgical Guide to Circumcisionby David A. Bolnick; Martin A. Koyle; Assaf Yosha

    Springer London 2012; US$ 189.00

    With fully one third of the world?s males having undergone the procedure, a focused guide to circumcision is long overdue. This superbly illustrated surgical reference covers protocols and historiography and explains the operation?s administrative aspects. more...

  • Ehemuster von Migranten in Westdeutschlandby Julia Henrike Schroedter

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 44.99

    Das Ausmaß von Ehen zwischen Migranten und Angehörigen der Aufnahmegesellschaft gilt als einer der härtesten Indikatoren der sozialen Integration. Von transnationalen Ehen, die über Ländergrenzen hinweg mit Mitgliedern der eigenethnischen Gruppe geschlossen werden, wird dagegen ein eher hemmender Einfluss auf den Integrationsprozess einer Migrantengruppe... more...

  • Consanguinity, Inbreeding, and Genetic Drift in Italy (MPB-39)by Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza; Antonio Moroni; Gianna Zei

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 75.00 US$ 60.00

    In 1951, the geneticist Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza was teaching in Parma when a student--a priest named Antonio Moroni--told him about rich church records of demography and marriages between relatives. After convincing the Church to open its records, Cavalli-Sforza, Moroni, and Gianna Zei embarked on a landmark study that would last fifty years and... more...

  • Primitive Passionsby Marianna Torgovnick

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 26.00

    Beginning with early 20th-century figures--among them Carl Jung, Isak Dinesen, and Georgia O'Keeffe--who found in "the primitive" a medium for soul-searching and personal change, Torgovnivk probes how the return to the primitive has signaled a quest to transcend the limitations of the body in a variety of contemporary practices, from genital piercing... more...

  • Interweaving Worldsby Toby C. Wilkinson; Susan Sherratt; John Bennet

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 51.17

    How do we understand the systemic interactions that took place in and between different regions of prehistoric Eurasia and their consequences for individuals, groups and regions on both a theoretical and empirical basis? Such interactions helped create economic and cultural spheres that were mutually dependent yet distinct. This volume, emerging from... more...

  • Childbirth, Midwifery and Concepts of Timeby Christine McCourt

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 34.95

    All cultures are concerned with the business of childbirth, so much so that it can never be described as a purely physiological or even psychological event. This volume draws together work from a range of anthropologists and midwives who have found anthropological approaches useful in their work. Using case studies from a variety of cultural settings,... more...