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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...

  • Kinship in Actionby Andrew Strathern; Pamela J Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    For courses in Social Organization, Kinship, and Cultural Ecology. Kinship has made a come-back in Anthropology.  Not only is there a line of noted, general, introductory works and readers in the topic, but theoretical discussions have been stimulated both by technological changes in mechanisms of reproduction and by reconsiderations of how to define... 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...

  • 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...

  • Markets and Market Liberalizationby N. Dannhaeuser; C. Werner

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 105.00

    Focuses on market systems and market liberalization in local communities. Divided into 4 parts, this book addresses topics which include the oil industry and the gulf coast, negotiating values in the market, and more. more...

  • Discourse and the Construction of Societyby Bruce Lincoln

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 19.95

    This original work considers three modes of discourse - myth, ritual and classification - as effective instruments for the construction, deconstruction and reconstruction of society. more...