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  • Childbirth Across Culturesby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 269.00

    Childbirth Across Cultures presents birth as a biocultural event, studying management models and rituals surrounding the process from variety of cultures and communities. Power relationships are revealed by examining who makes crucial delivery decisions. more...

  • Kinship and Demographic Behavior in the Pastby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 99.00

    This book examines the ways kinship affects demographic behavior, including mortality patterns to determine the influence of fertility patterns, the contribution of parents? longevity, and the affects of a family history of disease. more...

  • Genital Cutting: Protecting Children from Medical, Cultural, and Religious Infringementsby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 189.00

    In this volume, an international panel of experts in the fields of medicine, law, ethics, anthropology, sociology, history, religion, and politics, thoroughly examine this violation of human rights and correct widely held medical misinformation. more...

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

    Wiley 2009; US$ 123.95

    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...

  • The Ancient Egyptian Familyby Troy D. Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 46.95

    Scholars in Egyptology have often debated the following question: was the ancient Egyptian society organized along patrilineal or matrilineal lines? In taking a fresh and innovative look at the ancient Egyptian family, Allen attempts to solve this long-standing puzzle. Allen argues that the matrilineal nature of the ancient Egyptian family and social... more...

  • The Gulf Familyby Alanoud Alsharekh

    Saqi 2012; US$ 17.99

    The six Arab States of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are all monarchies, but their societies, economies and politics are organised primarily through kinship, in the form of extended families and tribes. No other region in the world consists of states so traditional in their organisation, developing at rates well above global averages, are ultra-modern... more...

  • Young Men in Uncertain Timesby Vered Amit; Noel Dyck

    Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 34.95

    Anthropology is particularly well suited to explore the contemporary predicament in the coming of age of young men. Its grounded and comparative empiricism provides the opportunity to move beyond statistics, moral panics, or gender stereotypes in order to explore specific aspects of life course transitions, as well as the similar or divergent barriers... 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...

  • Jugendliche begleitenby Joachim Armbrust

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 11.44

    Die Pubertät ist eine Umbruchzeit, eine Herausforderung für die Heranwachsenden wie auch für die Erwachsenen in ihrer Umgebung, z.B. Eltern und LehrerInnen.Jugendliche brauchen gut vorbereitete sanktionsarme Räume für eine wertbildende Kommunikation. Sie wollen Grenzerfahrungen machen, sie hinken mal der Lerngruppe hinterher, preschen ihr aber auch... more...

  • Natural Conflict Resolutionby Filippo Aureli; F. B. M. de Waal

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95

    Aggression and competition are customarily presented as the natural state of affairs in both human society and the animal kingdom. Yet, as this book shows, our species relies heavily on cooperation for survival as do many others--from wolves and dolphins to monkeys and apes. more...