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- Wiley 2009; US$ 33.95
NAPA Bulletin is a peer reviewed occasional publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods. peer reviewed publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology dedicated to the practical problem-solving... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 125.00
In order to do business effectively in contemporary South Asia, it is necessary to understand the culture, the ethos, and the region's new trading communities. In tracing the modern-day evolution of business communities in India, this book uses social history to systematically document and understand India's new entrepreneurial groups. more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 46.00
A fresh, timely book from a rising star - this is an excellent resource for students and researchers of everyday life, activism and sustainability across the social sciences. It provides a useful theoretical and methodological framework for understanding everyday practices, and uses real world case-studies to bring it to life. more...
- Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 34.95
Over the last two decades, anthropological studies have highlighted the problems of 'development' as a discursive regime, arguing that such initiatives are paradoxically used to consolidate inequality and perpetuate poverty. This volume constitutes a timely intervention in anthropological debates about development, moving beyond the critical stance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 55.95
While the diffusion of modernity and the spread of development schemes may bring prosperity, optimism and opportunity for some, for others it has brought poverty, a deterioration in quality of life and has given rise to violence. This collection brings an anthropological perspective to bear on understanding the diverse modernities we face in the contemporary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
Throughout the 1980s there have been calls, often from development organizations of global repute, for the incorporation of social science perspectives into the design and management of sustainable development programmes. Practising Development is the first collection to offer first-hand critical assessments of the success and failures found within... more...
- BRILL 2002; US$ 151.00
Examines the Chinese approach to the subject of privacy, showing that concepts of privacy have been part of discourse in China from the earliest recorded times to the present, with varying contents, mechanisms, functions and values at different times and among different groups of people. more...
- CABI 2002; US$ 120.00
Hired seasonal labour forms a significant part of the agricultural workforce in many countries. This book focuses on labour used in agriculture in the US, Canada and Australia. The perpective is interdisciplinary, with contributions from economists, sociologists and anthropologists. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 20.00
Scholars have long recognized that ethnographic method is bound up with the construction of theory in ways that are difficult to teach. The reason, Allaine Cerwonka and Liisa H. Malkki argue, is that ethnographic theorization is essentially improvisatory in nature, conducted in real time and in necessarily unpredictable social situations. In a... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 102.00
Surveying Cultures uniquely employs techniques rooted in survey methodology to discover cultural patterns in social science research. Examining both classical and emerging methods that are used to survey and assess differing norms among populations, the book successfully breaks new ground in the field, introducing a theory of measurement for ethnographic... more...