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  • Other Side of Edenby Hugh Brody

    D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 21.95

    Part memoir, part adventure story, part intellectual voyage, The Other Side of Eden begins in the High Arctic of the 1970s. This was where Hugh Brody first lived with hunting peoples and where, as he explains, he first encountered a way of being that would transform how he saw the world. In this marvellous new book, Brody?s travels take him... more...

  • Genre and the Cityby Michael Shapiro

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book?s chapters analyze aspects of urban politics with a combination of critical thinking (influenced by Walter Benjamin, Jacques Ranciere, Henri Lefebvre, and Achille Mbembe, among others) and readings of artistic genres (film, literature, and architecture). The coverage of cities includes, Tokyo, Paris, New York, Nairobi, Boston, Berlin and... more...

  • Performing Indigeneityby Laura R. Graham; H. Glenn Penny

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 35.00

    This engaging collection of essays discusses the complexities of ?being? indigenous in public spaces. Laura R. Graham and H. Glenn Penny bring together a set of highly recognized junior and senior scholars, including indigenous scholars, from a variety of fields to provoke critical thinking about the many ways in which individuals and social groups... more...

  • Pastoralistsby Philip Carl Salzman

    Westview Press 2009; US$ 22.99

    Drawing upon the author's extensive field research among pastoral peoples in the Middle East, India, and the Mediterranean, and on more than 30 years of comparative study of pastoralists around the world, Pastoralists is an authoritative synthesis of the varieties of pastoral life. At an ethnographic level, the concise volume provides detailed analyses... more...

  • Nomadic Pathways in Social Evolutionby N. Kradin; J. Barfield

    MeaBooks Inc 2003; US$ 23.00

    The book is written by anthropologists, historians, and archaeologists specializing in nomadic studies. All the chapters presented here discuss various aspects of one significant problem: how could small nomadic peoples at the outskirts of agricultural civilizations subjugate vast territories between the Mediterranean and the Pacific? What was the... more...

  • Gypsy and Traveller Ethnicityby Brian A Belton

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    The book explores the notion of Gypsy and Traveller ethnicity and provides a critique of the conceptual basis of racial and ethnic categorisation. An analysis of the post-war housing situation is given in order to illustrate a connection between social and economic conditions, legislation affecting gypsies and travellers and the visibility and general... more...

  • The Present Politics of the Pastby Seán Patrick Eudaily

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    This work applies Jacques Derrida's framework of "spectropolitics" to (post)coloniality in order to investigate the emergence of indigenous peoples' movements, advances a poststructural approach to the analysis of liberal politics based upon the historical sociology of Michel Foucault, and critically engages the literatures on ethnic politics, critical... more...

  • Desert Peoplesby Peter Veth; Mike Smith; Peter Hiscock

    Wiley 2008; US$ 152.95

    Desert Peoples: Archaeological Perspectives provides an issues-oriented overview of hunter-gatherer societies in desert landscapes that combines archaeological and anthropological perspectives and includes a wide range of regional and thematic case studies. Brings together, for the first time, studies from deserts as diverse as the sand... more...

  • Indigenous Peoples and Governance Structuresby Garth Nettheim; Gary Meyers; Donna Craig

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2002; US$ 58.00

    Indigenous Australians share with the Indigenous peoples of the world, a commitment to govern their lands. Increasingly, international law standards are providing for the right of Indigenous participation in decisions affecting natural resources and land use. This book examines the policies and practices of Canada, the United States, Greenland, Denmark,... more...

  • Ethnic Landscapes in an Urban World, Volume 8by Ray Hutchison; J Krase

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 99.95

    This series addresses the major subject areas of urban sociology, ethnic and minority groups within the city, social network of urban residents, location of retail and industrial activities within the metropolitan complex, decline of the central cities and emergence of suburban lifestyles, and the core question of community integration itself. more...