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  • 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-à-vis... more...

  • Ethnicity and Cultural Authorityby Daniel G. Williams

    Edinburgh University Press 2005; US$ 119.40

    Writing in 1903, W. E. B. Du Bois suggested that the goal for the African-American was ?to be a co-worker in the kingdom of culture'. He was evoking ?culture? as a solution to the divisions within society, thereby adopting, in a very different context, an idea that had been influentially expressed by Matthew Arnold in the 1860s. Du Bois questioned... more...

  • Ethnic Constructs in Antiquityby Ton Derks; Nico Roymans

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 65.00

    A bold and original examination of the relationships between ethnicity and political power in the ancient world more...

  • 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...

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

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 19.00

    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...

  • Rethinking Ethnicityby Richard P Jenkins

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 56.00

    "A welcome and brilliantly crafted overview of this field. It represents a major advance in our understanding of how ethnicity works in specific social and cultural contexts. The second edition will be an invaluable resource for both students and researchers alike." - John Solomos, City University, London The first edition of Rethinking... more...

  • Welfare, Ethnicity and Altruismby Frank Salter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Welfare, Ethnicity, and Altruism applies the controversial theory of 'Ethnic Nepotism', first formulated by Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt and Pierre van den Berghe, to the modern welfare state (both are authors in this volume). This theory states that ethnic groups resemble large families whose members are prone to cooperate due to 'kin altruism'. Recent... more...

  • Ethnicity: Anthropological Constructionsby Marcus Banks

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95

    Ethnicity has been a key concept in anthropology and sociology for many years, yet many people still seem uncertain as to its meaning, its relevance, and its relationship to other concepts such as `race' and nationalism. In Ethnicity: Anthropological Constructions the major anthropological and sociological approaches to ethnicity, covering much of... more...

  • The Territorial Management of Ethnic Conflictby John Coakley

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    The object of this book is to look at the manner in which states attempt to cope with ethnic conflict through territorial approaches. This revised edition has new chapters covering Northern Ireland, South Africa and Yugoslavia. more...

  • Feminist Reviewby The Feminist Review Collective

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 22.95

    Focuses on feminist analyses of race and ethnicity - currently one of the most immediate issues facing feminist thinking. The volume ranges from a study of the social geographes of whiteness in the USA to a variety of perspectives on the break-up in Yugoslavia. more...