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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
This book examines sonic practices in contemporary Japan in a range of areas ? social movements, popular culture and avant-garde art forms. It explores how the production and perception of sound is affected by the spaces in which sonic practices occur, how sonic practices reflect politics, aesthetics and ethics, and how human relations are entrenched... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
This text provides a mulitdisciplinary analysis of the ethnic groups of Southeast Asia which have maintained highly original cultural identities and political and economic traditions, against pressure from national majorities. more...
- The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00
There is still much to be done to close the gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and the rest of the population in terms of social and economic development, culture, land, education, health, justice and human rights. This book looks at the progress of key rights issues confronting Australias indigenous peoples, including historical... more...
- Spinifex Press 2005; US$ 22.95
Mapping inter-cultural relationships as they are played out in a remote Aboriginal settlement in Western Australia's Great Sandy Desert, this book challenges White Australians to reconsider their relationship with Indigenous peoples. more...
- AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 38.99
Utilizing almost 40 years' work, Andrew Smith presents a detailed portrait of modern herdsmen and their historical antecedents. Following the assumption that Africa has never been isolated from the rest of the world, Smith illuminates key topics ranging from material culture and rituals, to future prospects for pastoralists. more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 34.99
Jean Godefroy Bidima?s La Palabre examines the traditional African institution of palaver as a way to create dialogue and open exchange in an effort to resolve conflict and promote democracy. In the wake of South Africa?s Truth and Reconciliation Commissions and the gacaca courts in Rwanda, Bidima offers a compelling model of how to develop an African... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 58.00
Analyses how social processes impact on knowledge production and dissemination. This book investigates how differences between actors impact on knowledge dissemination and appropriation. It explores how knowledge frameworks affect knowledge analysis and acceptance and how people bridge the gap between 'outside' and 'local' forms of... more...
- Fremantle Press 2000; US$ 12.99
This major work reveals the dark heart of the history of the Stolen Generations in Australia. It shows that, from the earliest times of European colonization, Aboriginal Australians experienced the trauma of loss and separation, as their children were abducted, enslaved, institutionalized, and culturally remodeled. Providing a moving and comprehensive... more...