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  • Female Genital Cutting in Industrialized Countries: Mutilation or Cultural Tradition?by Mary Nyangweso

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Reversals and Gender Culturesby Sabrina Petra Ramet

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    Gender Reversals and Gender Cultures is a collection of specially commissioned essays taking a cross cultural and cross historical perspective on the subject. The book documents the universality of gender reversals, with chapters ranging from early Christianity up to the present. It examines how gender reversals are bound up with taboo, and how this... more...

  • Infancy and Cultureby Hiram E. Fitzgerald; Rosalind B. Johnson; Laurie A. Van Egeren; Domini R. Castellino; Carol Barnes Johnson; Mary Judge-Lawton

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 155.00

    Infancy and Culture: An International Review and Source Book provides a cross-indexed, annotated guide to social and behavioral studies of infants of color. Derived from five major data bases of published scientific literature, this volume was designed to elevate the scientific study of infants of color to a level reflecting their majority status in... more...

  • Gendered Anthropologyby Teresa del Valle

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    In the last three decades, a remarkable degree of progress has occurred in the study of gender within anthropology. Gendered Anthropology offers a thought-provoking, lively examination of current debates focusing on sex and gender, race, ethnicity, politics and economics and provides insights which are still too often lacking in mainstream anthropology.... more...

  • Cross-Cultural Approaches to Adoptionby Fiona Bowie

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95

    Adoption is currently subject to a great deal of media scrutiny. High-profile cases of international adoption via the internet and other unofficial routes, have drawn attention to the relative ease with which children can be obtained on the global circuit, and have brought about legislation which regulates the exchange of children within and between... more...

  • Death, Mourning, and Burialby Antonius C. G. M. Robben

    Wiley 2009; US$ 133.95

    In Death, Mourning, and Burial , an indispensable introduction to the anthropology of death, readers will find a rich selection of some of the finest ethnographic work on this fascinating topic. Comprised of six sections that mirror the social trajectory of death: conceptualizations of death; death and dying; uncommon death; grief and mourning;... more...

  • Aboriginal Woman Sacred and Profaneby Phyllis Kaberry

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 51.95

    First published in 1939 by Routledge, this classic ethnography portrays the aboriginal woman as she really is - a complex social personality with her own prerogatives, duties, problems, beliefs, rituals and point of view. This groundbreaking and enduring study was researched in North-West Australia between 1935 and 1936 and was written by a woman who... more...

  • The Roman Clanby C. J. Smith

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 40.00

    Compares the ancient sources and modern interpretative models to present a new interpretation of the Roman gens. more...