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  • 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...

  • Negotiating Territoriality: Spatial Dialogues Between State and Traditionby Allan Charles Dawson; Laura Zanotti; Ismael Vaccaro

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • The Gulf Familyby Alanoud Alsharekh

    Saqi 2012; US$ 18.94

    The six Arab States of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are all monarchies, but their societies, economies and politics are organised primarily through kinship, in the form of extended families and tribes. No other region in the world consists of states so traditional in their organisation, developing at rates well above global averages, are ultra-modern... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 29.00

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

  • Anthropology of Childhood and Youthby Geoffrey Vitale

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 99.99

    In this book, Geoffrey Vitale shows the ways in which people understand, raise, and educate children and youth differently from century to century and from country to country according to the culture, lifestyle, politics, and economics of their place of origin. He also introduces a professional anthropological perspective on the topic. more...

  • Ethnographies of Youth and Temporalityby Anne Line Dalsgard; Martin Frederiksen; Susanne Hojlund; Lotte Meinert; Michael G. Flaherty

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 85.50

    As we experience and manipulate time—be it as boredom or impatience—it becomes an object: something materialized and social, something that affects perception, or something that may motivate reconsideration and change. The editors and contributors to this important new book, Ethnographies of Youth and Temporality, have provided a diverse... more...

  • Inzestverbot und Gesetzgebungby Karl Ubl

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    From the 6th to 11th centuries, the prohibition of marriage between relatives (incest) often headed the agenda of legislative assemblies and can be seen as a key topic of this age. The reasons for this unique development have occupied ethnologists, sociologists and historians for quite some time. This book is the first to trace the radical expansion... more...

  • Jugendliche begleitenby Joachim Armbrust

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 12.27

    Die Pubertät ist eine Umbruchzeit, eine Herausforderung für die Heranwachsenden wie auch für die Erwachsenen in ihrer Umgebung, z.B. Eltern und LehrerInnen.Jugendliche brauchen gut vorbereitete sanktionsarme Räume für eine wertbildende Kommunikation. Sie wollen Grenzerfahrungen machen, sie hinken mal der Lerngruppe hinterher, preschen ihr aber auch... more...

  • Same-Sex Cultures and Sexualitiesby Jennifer Robertson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 147.95

    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...