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  • 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...

  • Childbirth, Midwifery and Concepts of Timeby Christine McCourt

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 32.00

    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...

  • The Cultural Construction of Sexualityby Pat Caplan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Feminism and Anthropologyby Henrietta L. Moore

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95

    '... essential reading ...' Sociology 'I do not know of any other work which gives one such a sense of the scope and substance of feminist scholarship within anthropology. This is no abstract debate about possibilities: with rare intelligence Moore sanely and superbly charts what has already been done and consequently what lies ahead. The book's... more...

  • Gender, Kinship and Powerby Mary Jo Maynes; Ann Waltner; Birgitte Soland; Ulrike Strasser

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Through twenty engaging essays exploring cultures ranging from ancient Judaic civilization to contemporary Brazil, Gender, Kinship and Power places important contemporary issues related to kinship--such as parental responsibility and female-headed households--in their proper comparative and historical framework. 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...

  • 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 collection... more...

  • Kamilaroi and Kurnaiby Lorimer Fison

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1991; US$ 20.99

    A landmark in Australian anthropology when it first appeared in 1880, this is the first major analysis of Aboriginal social structure, adopting a model today termed "social Darwinist." While this theory is now rejected, it exerted tremendous influence on European attitudes for decades. 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...

  • Negotiating Territorialityby 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...