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

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 69.99

    Verwandtschaft ist eine soziale Denk- und Handlungskategorie, die zwar im Alltag eine wichtige Rolle spielt, die aber in der Soziologie und im speziellen Feld der Familiensoziologie eine fast vergessene Thematik ist. Dies gilt insbesondere für die über die Kernfamilie hinausreichenden erweiterten Familienbeziehungen. Nina Jakoby zeigt, dass die erweiterte... 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$ 29.00

    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 2012; US$ 39.99

    Die Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften lud zwischen 2006 und 2011 zu drei Kolloquien ein, die dem Thema Alter und Altern gewidmet waren. Nach den Dokumentationen der ersten beiden Symposien zur Frage Was ist Alter und zur Perspektive der Naturwissenschaften dokumentiert dieser Band das 3. Symposium, bei dem Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaftler das... more...

  • Am Anfang die Mütter - matriarchale Gesellschaft und Politik als Alternativeby Heide Göttner-Abendroth

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 21.76

    Für diesen Band wurden aus dem umfangreichen Oeuvre der international renommierten Matriarchatsforscherin Heide Göttner-Abendroth 20 Beiträge ausgewählt, die das Themenspektrum der modernen Matriarchatsforschung in seiner Komplexität und Differenziertheit zeigen. Beginnend mit grundsätzlichen Klärungen und gesellschaftskritischen Analysen, spannt sich... 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 Anthropological Study of Class and Consciousnessby E. Paul Durrenberger

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 60.00

    Presenting prehistoric, historic, and ethnographic data from Mongolia, China, Iceland, Mexico, Brazil, and the United States, The Anthropological Study of Class and Consciousness offers a first step toward examining class as a central issue within anthropology. Contributors to this volume use the methods of historical materialism, cultural ecology,... 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$ 99.99

    Geoffrey Vitale is a former professor at the University of Quebec. more...