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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 157.95
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...
- 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 117.99
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...
- 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$ 149.95
While the anthropological field initially shied away from the debate on multiculturalism, it has been widely discussed within the fields of political theory, social policy, cultural studies and law. Beyond Multiculturalism is the first volume of its kind to offer a comparative, worldwide view of multiculturalism, considering both traditional multicultural/multiethnic... 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...