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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Zed Books 2005; US$ 38.95
The New Imperial Order discusses the political economy of world order and the basic ideological and ontological grounds upon which the emergent global order is based. Starting from a Maori perspective it examines the development of international law and the world order of nation states. In engaging with these issues across macro and micro levels, the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95
Beyond Multiculturalism is the first volume of its kind to offer a comparative view of multiculturalism in a variety of countries worldwide. It considers both traditionally multicultural/multiethnic societies and those where cultural pluralism is relatively new, to offer this fascinating account of multiculturalism in urban everyday life. This exciting... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 96.00
Presents a variety of themes from the historical and modern periods of Bhutan, illustrating change and adaptation to new realities. This work explores topics such as: the early history, Buddhism and the lives of Bhutanese Buddhist saints, the changing role of local, non-Buddhist religious practitioners in society, and more. more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 115.00
Combining ethnographic research and theoretical reflections on the pursuit of the good life in a Tibetan community in the Nepal Himalaya, this book offers a perspective in seeking to understand contemporary experience of development and globalization. more...