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  • Transcultural Bodiesby Ylva K Hernlund; Bettina K Shell-Duncan

    Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 34.95

    Bringing together thirteen essays,  Transcultural Bodies  provides an ethnographically rich exploration of FGC among African diasporas in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Australia. Contributors analyze changes in ideologies of gender and sexuality in immigrant communities, the frequent marginalization of African women's voices in debates over FGC,... more...

  • Ghosts of Memoryby Janet Carsten

    Wiley 2008; US$ 133.95

    Ghosts of Memory provides an overview of literature on relatedness and memory and then moves beyond traditional approaches to the subject, exploring the subtle and complex intersections between everyday forms of relatedness in the present and memories of the past. Explores how various subjects are located in personal and familial histories... more...

  • No Heavenly Delusion?by Michael Tyldesley

    Liverpool University Press 2003; US$ 30.00

    No Heavenly Delusion? analyses three movements of communal living, the Kibbutz, the Bruderhof and the Integrierte Gemeinde, all of which can trace their origins to the German Youth Movement of the first part of the twentieth century. The book looks at the alternative societies and economies the movements have created, their interactions with the wider... more...

  • Anthropologists inside Organisationby Devi Sridhar

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 29.95

    Anthropologists Inside Organisations: South Asian Case Studies responds. to a shift in anthropology over the past decade towards working with and studying. organisations. This book brings together seven fresh case studies on how anthropologists. have negotiated the issues related to interacting with organisations. While providing. examples of how research... more...

  • Early Human Kinshipby Nicholas J. Allen; Hilary Callan; Robin Dunbar; Wendy James

    Wiley 2009; US$ 127.95

    Early Human Kinship brings together original studies from leading figures in the biological sciences, social anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics to provide a major breakthrough in the debate over human evolution and the nature of society. A major new collaboration between specialists across the range of the human sciences including evolutionary... more...

  • Circumcision and Human Rightsby George Denniston; Frederick Hodges; Marilyn Fayre Milos

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 259.00

    All over the world, millions of infant boys and girls have part or all of their sexual organs cut off for abhorrent reasons. In this text, experts from an array of fields present the latest research on this tragedy and outline steps to end it. more...

  • Primitive Classification (Routledge Revivals)by Emile Durkheim; Marcel Mauss

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    In this influential work, first published in English in 1963, Durkheim and Mauss claim that the individual mind is capable of classification and they seek the origin of the ?classificatory function? in society. On the basis of an intensive examination of forms and principles of symbolic classification reported from the Australian aborigines, the Zuņi... more...

  • Safe, Voluntary, Informed Male Circumcision and Comprehensive HIV Prevention Programmingby UNAIDS

    World Health Organization 2008; US$ 15.00

    Throughout the world HIV prevalence is generally lower in populations that practice male circumcision than in populations where most men are uncircumcised. This has been observed over the years of the epidemic and has been confirmed by three randomized controlled trials concluded in 2005-2006.The results have led to the conclusion that male circumcision... more...

  • UNAIDS Legal and Regulatory Self-Assessment Tool for Male Circumcision in sub-Saharan Africaby UNAIDS

    World Health Organization 2008; US$ 10.00

    This self-assessment tool provides practical guidance on legal, regulatory, and policy considerations associated with implementation and scale-up of male circumcision services for HIV transmission prevention in sub-Saharan Africa more...

  • The Social Construction of Communitiesby Mark D. Varien; James M. Potter

    AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 92.99

    The Social Construction of Communities examines formation of ancient communities in the Southwest, focusing especially on the fundamental theoretical concepts of structure, agency, and identity construction. more...