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Societal groups, ethnocentrism, diplomacy, warfare, etc.

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  • Braving Troubled Watersby Rob van Ginkel

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 49.95

    An anthropological exploration of the daily life in the Dutch fishing community from the eighteenth century to present day more...

  • Interkulturelles Trainingby Christel Kumbruck; Wibke Derboven

    Springer 2009; US$ 49.99

    In einer Welt mit global agierenden Unternehmen und multikulturellen Gesellschaften kommt der Fähigkeit, mit Mitarbeitern aus verschiedenen Kulturen kommunizieren zu können, existenzielle Bedeutung zu. Diese interkulturelle Kompetenz vermitteln die Autorinnen anhand eines Trainingsprogramms. Dabei finden sie genau die richtige Mischung aus theoretischem... more...

  • Separation, Assimilation, or Accommodationby Terrence E. Cook

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 80.00

    Delineates six broad alternative directions in ethnic minority policy, emphasizing ethnic group differences, similarities, or a mix of both. more...

  • Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societiesby Assaad E. Azzi; Xenia Chryssochoou; Bert Klandermans; Bernd Simon

    Wiley 2011; US$ 134.95

    Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies presents an original discussion in an edited volume of how the links between identity, political participation, radicalization, and integration can provide a scientific understanding of the complex issue of coexistence between groups in culturally diverse societies. Offers a scientific understanding... more...

  • War before Civilizationby Lawrence H. Keeley

    Oxford University Press, USA 1996; US$ 19.99

    The myth of the peace-loving "noble savage" is persistent and pernicious. Indeed, for the last fifty years, most popular and scholarly works have agreed that prehistoric warfare was rare, harmless, unimportant, and, like smallpox, a disease of civilized societies alone. Prehistoric warfare, according to this view, was little more than a ritualized... more...

  • Negative Ethnicityby Koigi Wa Wamwere

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 10.95

    "Negative ethnicity" is Koigi wa Wamwere’s name for the deep-seated tensions in Africa that the world has seen flare so terrifyingly. The genocide in Rwanda and "ethnic" killing in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, and elsewhere stand out as examples. Wa Wamwere argues that these clashes cannot properly be described as ethnically motivated;... more...

  • Structural Prevention of Ethnic Violenceby Dr Christian P. Scherrer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 155.00

    Today, ethnic violence accounts for the majority of the world's conflicts. The question is how ethnic difference is to be recognized. The task is to pre-empt destructive forms of interaction between states and peoples. Autonomy arrangements have, since the 1920s, helped to resolve ethno-national conflicts in Europe. Measures include cultural independence... more...

  • War! What Is It Good For?by Ian Morris

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 30.99

    A powerful and provocative exploration of how war has changed our society?for the better ?War! . . . . / What is it good for? / Absolutely nothing,? says the famous song?but archaeology, history, and biology show that war in fact has been good for something. Surprising as it sounds, war has made humanity safer and richer. In War! What Is It... more...

  • Diaspora and Hybridityby Virinder Kalra; Raminder Kaur; John Hutnyk

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 56.00

    Diaspora & Hybridity deals with those theoretical issues which concern social theory and social change in the new millennium. The volume provides a refreshing, critical and illuminating analysis of concepts of diaspora and hybridity and their impact on multi-ethnic and multi-cultural societies? - Dr Rohit Barot, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology,... more...

  • Extremely Violent Societiesby Christian Gerlach

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    Investigation of the causes of twentieth-century mass violence worldwide beyond terms such as 'genocide' and 'ethnic cleansing'. more...