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  • Is the Sacred for Saleby Alison M Johnston

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    'Definitely a book that sheds light on perspectives and perceptions about today's global economy. A must read for tourists and corporations alike - also heads of state, the media and environment groups - all of whom need to be informed on this key subject.' Chief Garry John, Chair and Spokesperson, St'at'imc Chiefs' Council 'an activist's call to... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Gypsy and Traveller Ethnicityby Brian A Belton

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 180.00

    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...

  • Present Politics of the Pastby Seán Patrick Eudaily

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 146.00

    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...

  • The Origins of Indigenismby Ronald Niezen

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    International indigenism may sound like a contradiction in terms, but it is indeed a global phenomenon and a growing form of activism. In his fluent and accessible narrative, Ronald Niezen examines the ways the relatively recent emergence of an internationally recognized identity--"indigenous peoples"--intersects with another relatively recent international... more...

  • Desert Peoplesby Peter Veth; Mike Smith; Peter Hiscock

    Wiley 2008; US$ 147.95

    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 dunes... 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...

  • 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...

  • Indigenous Cultures in an Interconnected Worldby Claire Smith; Graeme K. Ward

    Allen & Unwin 2000; US$ 36.35

    Globalisation creates both risks and opportunities for Indigenous peoples. This book describes successful strategies that have been used by Indigenous peoples to protect and promote their identities and cultural values in the face of pressures arising from an interconnected world. more...