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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...

  • Les Structures Élémentaires de la Parentéby Claude Lévi-Strauss

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 91.00

    In Les Structures Élémentaires de la Parenté , the early opus magnum of French Structuralism, Lévi-Strauss tries to explain the systems of kinship and marriage in their enormous diversity and their frequently bizarre institutions, by means of a single principle: the exchange. Exchange is perceived to be the manifestation of fundamental... more...

  • Locality and Belongingby Nadia Lovell

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 53.95

    Locality and Belonging provides an international overview of the close relationship between territory and cultural identity. The issue of 'belonging' has long been recognized as crucial to the study of identity within anthropology. Here, contributors from Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, France and the UK present rigorous case studies of 'belonging'... more...

  • Negotiating Territorialityby Allan Charles Dawson; Laura Zanotti; Ismael Vaccaro

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This edited collection disrupts dominant narratives about space, states, and borders, bringing comparative ethnographic and geographic scholarship in conversation with one another to illuminate the varied ways in which space becomes socialized via political, economic, and cognitive appropriation. Societies must, first and foremost, do more than wrangle... 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...

  • 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...

  • Same-Sex Cultures and Sexualitiesby Jennifer Robertson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 152.95

    This book demonstrates the centrality of sex, gender, and sexuality to theories of human behaviors and practices. Moves beyond other “lesbian and gay studies” readers by presenting a broader view of the significance of studying same-sex cultures and sexualities across cultures. Offers readings from all four subfields of anthropology:... more...

  • Situated Livesby Louise Lamphere; Helena Ragone; Patricia Zavella

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    Situated Lives brings together the most important recent feminist and critical research that situates gender in relationship to the historical and material circumstances where gender, race, class and sexual orientation intersect and shape everyday interaction. Contributors include: Barbara Babcock, Jean Comaroff, Sarah Franklin, Faye Ginsburg, Matthew... more...

  • Small-Group Culturesby Tom McFeat; Cyril S. Belshaw

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Small-Group Cultures examines the issues that stems from the concepts of society and culture. The title provides an in-depth analysis of small-group association with culture. The text first provides a comparative study between experimental and natural small-groups. Next, the selection tackles the natural small-group culture. The next chapter deals... more...

  • Social Geographiesby Gill Valentine

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Most social geography undergraduate textbooks are structured around different social categories, splintering the discussion of gender, class, race and increasingly now sexuality and disability, into separate chapters. This has the effect, firstly, of making social relations rather than space (the raison d'etre of human geography) the focus of undergraduate... more...