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  • The Politics Of Sufferingby Peter Sutton

    Melbourne University Press 2009; Not Available

    “Incandescent, emotional, tragic and challenging' - Marcia LangtonIn this groundbreaking book, he asks why, after three decades of liberal thinking, has the suffering and grief in so many Aboriginal communities become worse? The picture Sutton presents is tragic. He marshals shocking evidence against the failures of the past, and argues provocatively... more...

  • Sound, Space and Sociality in Contemporary Japanby Joseph D. Hankins; Carolyn S. Stevens

    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...

  • Turbulent Times and Enduring Peoplesby Jean Michaud; Jan Ovesen

    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...

  • Across the Great Divideby Bronwen Douglas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Indigenous Rightsby Justin Healey

    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 Australia’s indigenous peoples, including historical... more...

  • Holding Yawulyuby De Ishtar Zohl

    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...

  • African Herdersby Andrew B. Smith

    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...

  • Law and the Public Sphere in Africaby Jean Godefroy Bidima; Laura Hengehold

    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...

  • An Ethnography of Knowledgeby Netsayi Noris Mudege

    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...

  • Generations Pastby Andrew Burton; Hélène Charton-Bigot

    Ohio University Press 2010; US$ 23.99

    Contemporary Africa is demographically characterized above all else by its youthfulness. In East Africa the median age of the population is now a striking 17.5 years, and more than 65 percent of the population is age 24 or under. This situation has attracted growing scholarly attention, resulting in an important and rapidly expanding literature on... more...