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  • Desert Peoplesby Peter Veth; Mike Smith; Peter Hiscock

    Wiley 2008; US$ 157.95 US$ 136.89

    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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • The New Imperial Orderby Makere Stewart-Harawira

    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...

  • Beyond Multiculturalismby Dr Giuliana B Prato; Dr Italo Pardo

    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...

  • Imagining the Good Lifeby Francis Khek Gee Lim

    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...

  • Mexican Memoir: A Personal Account of Anthropology and Radical Politics in Oaxacaby Howard Campbell

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 27.95

    Ensconced in the tight kinship network of a local household in Oaxaca, Mexico, the author embarked on a challenging study of a radical ethnic political movement, COCEI. An anthropologist who married a Zapotec Women, the author chronicles his fieldwork in this memoir. His research is interwoven with his personal experiences, addressing the political... more...

  • ?kubo Diary (Routledge Revivals)by Brian Moeran

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1985, this Routledge Revival is a lively and colourful account of life in the Japanese countryside, as seen through the eyes of an anthropologist who did fieldwork there for four years. Part journal, part ethnographic observation, part social and moral commentary, this very personal and sensitive book depicts not only the intricate... more...

  • The Hadzaby Frank Marlowe

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    In The Hadza , Frank Marlowe provides a quantitative ethnography of one of the last remaining societies of hunter-gatherers in the world. The Hadza, who inhabit an area of East Africa near the Serengeti and Olduvai Gorge, have long drawn the attention of anthropologists and archaeologists for maintaining a foraging lifestyle in a region that is key... more...