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Societal groups, ethnocentrism, diplomacy, warfare, etc.

  • 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...

  • Children's Knowledge, Beliefs and Feelings about Nby Martyn Barrett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a state-of-the-art account of how people's subjective sense of national identity, and attitudes towards countries and national groups, develop through the course of childhood and adolescence. It offers a comprehensive review of the research which has been conducted into: . children's understanding of nations as geographical territories... more...

  • Virtual War and Magical Deathby Neil L. Whitehead; Sverker Finnström

    Duke University Press 2013; US$ 89.95

    The contributors to this provocative collection scrutinize the relations between anthropology and contemporary global war, contending that modern high-tech warfare is analogous to rituals of magic and sorcery, and examining the U.S. military's exploitation of ethnographic research. 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 and Education in England and Europeby Ian Law; Sarah Swann

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 109.95

    Presenting comparative, cross-national analyses of ethnic inequalities and policy interventions, Ethnicity and Education in England and Europe makes a significant contribution to debates in the fields of migration, ethnicity and education, and will be of interest to both scholars and policy makers concerned with questions of race and educational outcome. more...

  • Die Relevanz von Interkultureller Kompetenz für deutsche Unternehmen im Ausland: Am Fallbeispiel Japansby Tim Schalow

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 21.55

    Hauptbeschreibung Das Thema "interkulturelle Kompetenz" ist zu einem wichtigen Schlagwort für international agierende Unternehmen geworden. In einem zunehmend internationaler gewordenen Geschäftsumfeld und mit einer immer multinationaler aufgestellten Mitarbeiterstruktur, hat sich eine reibungslose interkulturelle Kommunikation zu einem entscheidenden... 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...

  • Ethnic Diversity in European Labor Marketsby Martin Kahanec; Klaus F. Zimmermann

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This highly accessible book illustrates how policy makers can address and nurture the effects of growing ethnic diversity in European labor markets. The contributors present an unprecedented large-scale study on ethnic diversity in European labor markets via a combination of hard data analysis with expert evaluation of integration practices and policy... more...

  • Religion und Konfliktby Ingolf U. Dalferth; Heiko Schulz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 74.83

    Die Beiträge des vorliegenden Bandes gehen größtenteils auf eine Tagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Religionsphilosophie zurück. Die erste Hälfte ('Grundlagen: Zur Theorie religiöser Konflikte') behandelt das Thema in sechs Beiträgen aus philosophischer und fundamentaltheologischer Perspektive, und zwar primär mit Blick auf die ontologischen bzw.... 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...