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  • (Wahl-)Verwandtschaft - Zur Erklärung verwandtschaftlichen Handelnsby Nina Jakoby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 54.88

    Diese Arbeit stellt eine leicht überarbeitete Version meiner Dissertation an der RWTH Aachen dar. Mein größter Dank gilt meiner Freundin Michaela, die mich immer uneingeschränkt unterstützt und ermutigt hat, an die Fertigstellung der Arbeit zu glauben. Sie hat einen g- ßeren Beitrag zu der Dissertation geleistet, als ihr wahrscheinlich bewusst ist.... 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 Admonishment of Vegetarian Great Auntby Saskia Eleonora Wieringa

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 10.50

    Great Aunt Reflections on Sexual and Gender Multiplicity and Culture Inaugural Lecture delivered on the appointment to the chair of Gender and Women's Same-Sex Relations Cross-culturally at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences more...

  • After Kinshipby Janet Carsten

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    An approachable and original view of the past, present, and future of kinship in anthropology. more...

  • Alter und Alternby Peter Graf Kielmansegg; Heinz Häfner

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 24.69

    Mit Unterstützung der Robert Bosch Stiftung behandelte die Heidelberger Akademie das Thema ? Alter und Altern ? in einer Reihe von drei wissenschaftlichen Kolloquien. Das erste zur umfassenden Frage ? Was ist Alter ?? fand 2006 statt, das zweite, das den Naturwissenschaften einschließlich der Medizin und den Technikwissenschaften gewidmet war, folgte... more...

  • The Ancient Egyptian Familyby Troy D. Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Anthropology of Childhood and Youthby Geoffrey Vitale

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 44.99

    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...

  • Being Femaleby Dana Raphael

    De Gruyter 1975; US$ 108.82


  • Bodily Integrity and the Politics of Circumcisionby George C. Denniston; Pia Grassivaro Gallo; Frederick M. Hodges; Marilyn Fayre Milos; Franco Viviani

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 185.07

    How is it that, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, it is still possible for males and females to be denied their inherent right to keep all the body parts with which they were born? Circumcision is a cultural phenomenon that affects 15.3 million children and young adults annually. In terms of gender, 13.3 millions boys and 2 million girls... more...