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  • Narrating the Closetby Tony E Adams

    Left Coast Press 2012; US$ 34.95

    Motivated by the death of his partner, Adams seeks to redefine the closet as a relational construct between all people and all sexualities. The closet is explored at each stage—entering it, inhabiting it, and coming out of it—and strategies are offered for reframing difficult closet experiences. Adams makes use of interviews, personal... more...

  • From Foraging to Farming in the Andesby Tom D. Dillehay

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 78.00

    This book proposes a new and more complex model for understanding the transition from hunting and gathering to cultivation. more...

  • Same Sex, Different Culturesby Gilbert H Herdt

    Westview Press 1998; US$ 39.00

    "Because homoerotic relations can be found in so many cultures, Gilbert Herdt argues that we should think of these relations as part of the human condition. This new cross-cultural study of gays, lesbi" more...

  • Caste Ideology and Interactionby Dennis B. McGilvray

    Cambridge University Press 1982; US$ 34.00

    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...

  • The Anthropological Study of Class and Consciousnessby E. Paul Durrenberger

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 60.00

    Presenting prehistoric, historic, and ethnographic data from Mongolia, China, Iceland, Mexico, Brazil, and the United States, The Anthropological Study of Class and Consciousness offers a first step toward examining class as a central issue within anthropology. Contributors to this volume use the methods of historical materialism, cultural ecology,... more...

  • Being Femaleby Dana Raphael

    De Gruyter 1975; US$ 133.00

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

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 24.95

    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... more...

  • Ehemuster von Migranten in Westdeutschlandby Julia Henrike Schroedter

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.95

    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... 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; John Bennet; Susan Sherratt

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 55.00

    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...