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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...

  • Migration, Ethnicity and Identity in Host Labor Marketsby Amelie F. Constant

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    Covering four main themes: ethnicity, religion, discrimination and exclusion; Citizenship: determinants and employability; Interethnic marriages and economic performance and Ethnic entrepreneurship, this ebook further expands the literature on migration and its effects on the economy, population, employment and many other topics. With authors from... more...

  • Ethnicity, Inc.by John L. Comaroff; Jean Comaroff

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 22.00

    In Ethnicity, Inc. anthropologists John L. and Jean Comaroff analyze a new moment in the history of human identity: its rampant commodification. Through a wide-ranging exploration of the changing relationship between culture and the market, they address a pressing question: Wherein lies the future of ethnicity? Their account begins in South Africa,... more...

  • Our Wealth Is Loving Each Otherby Karen J. Brison

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 32.99

    Our Wealth Is Loving Each Other explores the fluid and context-bound nature of cultural and personal identity among indigenous Fijians. While national identity in Fiji is often defined in opposition to the West through reference to a romanticized pre-modern tradition, individual Fijians are often more concerned with defining their identity vis--vis... more...

  • Light, Bright, and Damned Near White: Biracial and Triracial Culture in Americaby Stephanie Bird

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 64.00

    The election of America's first biracial president brings the question dramatically to the fore. What does it mean to be biracial or tri-racial in the United States today? Anthropologist Stephanie Bird takes us into a world where people are struggling to be heard, recognized, and celebrated for the racial diversity one would think is the epitome of... more...

  • Separation, Assimilation, or Accommodation: Contrasting Ethnic Minority Policiesby Terrence Cook

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 88.00

    Ethnic violence is rampant, but avoidable. Cook compares and contrasts all major options in ethnic minority policy, including forms of separation, assimilation, or accommodation typically favored by subordinate ethnic groups. Topics include segregation and genocide, emigrations and secessionist struggles, attempts at cultural annihilation, assimilating... more...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 143.95

    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... more...

  • Measuring Race and Ethnicityby Larry E. Davis; Ray Engel

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 159.00

    This book gathers psychological measures of common phenomena such as racial identity, acculturation, and intra- and intergroup relations enabling researchers to compare concepts across groups and better evaluate differences and disparities. more...

  • Rethinking the Other in Antiquityby Erich S. Gruen

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 27.95

    Prevalent among classicists today is the notion that Greeks, Romans, and Jews enhanced their own self-perception by contrasting themselves with the so-called Other--Egyptians, Phoenicians, Ethiopians, Gauls, and other foreigners--frequently through hostile stereotypes, distortions, and caricature. In this provocative book, Erich Gruen demonstrates... more...

  • War before Civilizationby Lawrence H. Keeley

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 19.99

    For the last fifty years, most popular and scholarly works have agreed that prehistoric warfare was rare, harmless, and unimportant. According to this view, it was little more than a ritualized game, where casualties were limited and the effects of aggression relatively mild. Lawrence Keeley's groundbreaking War Before Civilization offers a devastating... more...