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  • Disassembling and Decolonizing School in the Pacificby David W. Kupferman

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    Offering a counter-discourse to the accepted liberal metanarrative of schooling in Micronesia, this volume argues that across the Pacific region, American-developed school systems are today non-neutral cultural players with quasi-colonialist credentials. more...

  • Drawn from the Groundby Jennifer Green

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Provides a multimodal analysis of women's sand stories from Central Australia, showing how speech, sign, gesture and drawing work together. more...

  • Encountering Aboriginesby Kenelm Burridge; Cyril S. Belshaw

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Encountering Aborigines: A Case Study: Anthropology and the Australian Aboriginal details the concerns in contemporary anthropological research of aboriginal Australians. The title covers the various aspects of anthropological studies conducted on Australian Aboriginals. The text discusses the contemporary attitude of the modern world toward Aborigines.... more...

  • Espaces, culture materielle et identites en Senegambieby Ibrahima Thiaw

    CODESRIA 2011; US$ 20.90

    This book re-examines historical, ethnographic and anthropological productions in various spaces in Senegambia. Just like language, material culture in original forms is powerful in the transmission and affirmation of identity. Unfortunately, archeology has so far played a very minor role in this domain in Senegambia, as the discipline has been confined... more...

  • Ethnic Life-worlds in North-East Indiaby Prasenjit Biswas; Chandan Suklabaidya

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 65.95

    Ethnic Life-worlds in North-East India: An Analysis draws upon the phenomenological. notion of the life-world to understand the culturally-embedded construction of. communities, for whom the lived experience of cultural politics constitutes their. identity. It analyses the cultural and political determinants of ethnic- and identity-oriented. struggles... more...

  • Ethnographic Encounters in Israelby Fran Markowitz

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    Israel is a place of paradoxes, a small country with a diverse population and complicated social terrain. Studying its culture and social life means confronting a multitude of ethical dilemmas and methodological challenges. The first-person accounts by anthropologists engage contradictions of religion, politics, identity, kinship, racialization, and... more...

  • An Ethnography of Knowledgeby Netsayi Mudege

    BRILL 2007; US$ 58.00

    The book analyses how social processes impact on knowledge production and dissemination; investigates how differences between actors impact on knowledge dissemination and appropriation; explores how existing knowledge frameworks affect knowledge analysis and acceptance and how people bridge the gap between ?outside? and ?local? forms of knowledge. more...

  • Excision: Les jeunes changent l?Afrique par les TICby Marie-H?l?ne Mottin-Sylla; Jo?lle Palmieri

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 27.55

    Assessing the impact of twenty-five years of action to promote the discontinuation of female circumcision (FGM) in Francophone West Africa, should consider a key issue: the contribution of the digital revolution, and how young people - girls and boys - have been associated. As victims, subjects, objects, actors, citizens, leaders and family and community... more...

  • Fantastic Dreamingby Jane Lydon

    AltaMira Press 2009; US$ 38.99

    Focusing on the archaeological investigation of a Moravian mission in southeastern Australia, the traditional country of the Wergaia-language speakers,Fantastic Dreaming examines how spatial organization, the consumption of Western goods, and the practices required by domesticity were used to transform Aboriginal people. more...

  • Fighters and Singersby Isobel White; Diane Barwick; Betty Meehan

    Allen & Unwin 1985; US$ 13.63

    The literature on Australian Aborigines is vast, but much of it is strangely silent about the experiences and activities of women. This collection of stories of the eventful lives and strong characters of a number of Aboriginal women offers a more intimate and personal view. more...