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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 48.00
This book comprehensively examines the practice of female genital mutilation and proposes new intervention programs and community-based initiatives that protect the rights of children and women who live with the serious risks and long-term consequences of the practice. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95
This is the first book which examines the nature and significanceof a feminist critique in anthropology. It offers a clearintroduction to, and balanced assessment of, the theoretical andpractical issues raised by the development of a feministanthropology. Henrietta Moore situates the development of a feminist approach inanthropology within the context... more...
- 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...