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Applied anthropology

  • Speaking the language of powerby USA). University Edited by David Fetterman (Professor of Stanford

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Practising Developmentby Johan Pottier

    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...

  • Other Historiesby Kirsten Hastrup

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Explores the nature of history and assesses the position of history within social anthropology. Using historical and ethnographic material, the contributors show how cultural concepts act as forces of historical causation. more...

  • Situating Everyday Lifeby Sarah Pink

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 44.00

    The study of everyday life is fundamental to our understanding of modern society. . . This agenda-setting book provides a coherent, interdisciplinary way to engage with everyday activities and environments. Arguing for an innovative, ethnographic approach, it uses detailed examples, based in real world and digital research, to bring its theories to... more...

  • Differentiating Developmentby Soumhya Venkatesan; Thomas Yarrow

    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...

  • Community Resilience and Environmental Transitionsby Geoff Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    This book discusses the resilience of communities in both developed and developing world contexts. It investigates the notion of ?resilience? and the challenges faced by local communities around the world to deal with disturbances (natural hazards or human-made) that may threaten their long-term survival. Using global examples, specific emphasis is... more...

  • Statistics for Anthropologyby Lorena Madrigal

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 38.00

    A clear, step-by-step guide to statistical methods for anthropology students, providing a solid footing in basic statistical techniques. more...

  • Ethnobiologyby E. N. Anderson; Deborah Pearsall; Eugene Hunn; Nancy Turner

    Wiley 2012; US$ 97.95

    The single comprehensive treatment of the field, from the leading members of the Society of Ethnobiology The field of ethnobiology—the study of relationships between particular ethnic groups and their native plants and animals—has grown very rapidly in recent years, spawning numerous subfields. Ethnobiological research has produced a wide... more...

  • The Rights of Indians and Tribesby Stephen Pevar

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 18.99

    The Rights of Indians and Tribes, first published in 1983, has sold over 100,000 copies and is the most popular resource in the field of Federal Indian Law. The book, which explains this complex subject in a clear and easy-to-understand way, is particularly useful for tribal advocates, government officials, students, practitioners of Indian law, and... more...

  • The Psychology of Social and Cultural Diversityby Richard J. Crisp

    Wiley 2011; US$ 110.95

    Promoting a scholarly understanding of the psychology of social and cultural diversity in the early stages of 21st century, this volume encourages an in-depth appreciation of the value in diversity while directly addressing social intervention and policy implications. Offers, for the very first time, an integrated approach to the issues raised by ... more...