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  • 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 Giuliana B. Prato

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    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...

  • Bhutanby John A. Ardussi; Francoise Pommaret

    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...

  • 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 Memoirby 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 woman, the author chronicles his fieldwork in this memoir. His research is interwoven with his personal experiences and addresses the political... more...

  • ?kubo Diary (Routledge Revivals)by Brian Moeran

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Corsican Fragmentsby Matei Candea

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 21.20

    The island of Corsica has long been a popular destination for travelers in search of the European exotic, but it has also been a focus of French concerns about national unity and identity. Today, Corsica is part of a vibrant Franco-Mediterranean social universe. Starting from an ethnographic study in... more...

  • The Paleoanthropology and Archaeology of Big-Game Huntingby John D. Speth

    Springer 2010; US$ 79.95

    Since its inception, paleoanthropology has been closely wedded to the idea that big-game hunting by our hominin ancestors arose, first and foremost, as a means for acquiring energy and vital nutrients. This assumption has rarely been questioned, and seems intuitively obvious--meat is a nutrient-rich food with the ideal array of amino acids, and big... more...

  • Settling for Lessby Steven C. Dinero

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 70.00

    The resettlement of the Negev Bedouin (Israel) has been wrought with controversy since its inception in the 1960s. Presenting evidence from a two-decade period, the author addresses how the changes that took place over the past sixty to seventy years have served the needs and interests of the State rather than those of Bedouin community at large.... more...

  • Implementing Environmental and Resource Managementby Michael Schmidt; Vincent Onyango; Dymtro Palekhov; Gerhard Wiegleb

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    This book represents the collected works of Environmental and Resource Management (ERM) Alumni as well as young professionals and researches who are involved in the field of ERM. The connecting theme of these works is the successful implementation of ERM in a wide range of issues including: energy innovation and management, climate change response... more...