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- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 115.00
How often has an American or European businessman been astonished to have his Mexican or Brazilian counterpart break off discussions without explanation and refuse to return his calls? This book helps non-Latin American businessmen or MBA students address the region. If you want to study or work in Latin America this is a must read. more...
- AltaMira Press 2010; US$ 38.99
This textbook explores Southeast Asia's modern peoples and their cultural ways and patterns of adaptation. It introduces the region's geography, languages, prehistory, and history, then delves into religion, ethnic complexity, food production, development, and tourism, and the changes that these evolving aspects of life have upon Southeast Asia's peoples... more...
- Spinifex Press 2006; US$ 15.95
This deeply moving, historical account of indigenous culture?specifically, the elder women of Wirrimanu?offers profound insight into white culture's impact on indigenous women's Yawulyu (law) and an analysis of the competing interests that can make indigenous and white interactions complex, painful, and fraught with problems. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1991; US$ 26.95
Bringing together the results of research by anthropologists on the social life of people formerly labeled “part-Aborigines? or “urban Aborigines,? this volume discusses issues including the bases of identity, the ties of family, the structure of community, ways of speaking, beliefs and feelings about the country, and attitudes toward history. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 30.00
Spirits without Borders is an ethnographic study of the transnational and multicultural expansion of Vietnam's Mother Goddess Religion and its spirit possession ritual. The product of collaborative research by an American anthropologist and a Vietnamese folklorist, the work explores how and why the ritual spread from Vietnam to the US and back again,... more...
- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 34.95
In northwest Namibia, people's political imagination offers a powerful insight into the post-apartheid state. Based on extensive anthropological fieldwork, this book focuses on the former South African apartheid regime and the present democratic government; it compares the perceptions and practices of state and customary forms of judicial administration,... more...
- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 120.00
Focusing on ethnicity and its relation to conflict, this book goes beyond sterile debates about whether ethnic identities are 'natural' or 'socially constructed'. Rather, ethnic identity takes different forms. Some ethnic boundaries are perceived by the actors themselves as natural, while others are perceived to be permeable. The argument is substantiated... more...