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  • Tribeswomen of Iranby Julia Huang

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 14.95

    Since the revolution in 1979, the Islamic Republic of Iran has permitted few Western scholars to conduct research in the country. Here Julia Huang provides a remarkable account of local tribal life in Iran and depicts a community largely beyond the scope and reach of foreign travellers and the Western media. Huang documents the difficult livelihoods... more...

  • Settling for Lessby Steven C. Dinero

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • Being Ethnographicby Raymond Madden

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 48.00

    This book provides theoretical, practical and critical lessons which allow researchers of all levels of experience to successfully engage with their ethnographic research more...

  • Tribal Communities in the Malay Worldby Geoffrey Benjamin; Cynthia Chou

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2003; US$ 75.00

    The Malay World (Alam Melayu), spanning the Malay Peninsula, much of Sumatra, and parts of Borneo, has long contained within it a variety of populations. Most of the Malays have been organized into the different kingdoms (kerajaan Melayu) from which they have derived their identity. But the territories of those kingdoms have also included tribal peoples... more...

  • Indigenous Peoples and Demographyby Per Axelsson; Peter Sköld

    Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 34.95

    When researchers want to study indigenous populations they are dependent upon the highly variable way in which states or territories enumerate, categorise and differentiate indigenous people. In this volume, anthropologists, historians, demographers and sociologists have come together for the first time to examine the historical and contemporary construct... more...

  • Daily Life of the Inuitby Pamela Stern

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00

    Daily Life of the Inuit is the first serious study of contemporary Inuit culture and communities from the post-World War II period to the present. Beginning with an introductory essay surveying Inuit prehistory, geography, and contemporary regional diversity, this exhaustive treatment explores the daily life of the Inuit throughout the North American... more...

  • The Politics of Indigeneityby Sita Venkateswar; Emma Hughes; Avril Bell; Katharine McKinnon; Simron Jit Singh; Elizabeth Allen; Justin Kenrick; Benno Glauser; Hine Waitere; Christopher Kidd; Teanau Tuiono

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    Provocative and original, The Politics of Indigeneity explores the concept of indigeneity across the world - from the Americas to New Zealand, Africa to Asia - and the ways in which it intersects with local, national and international social and political realities. Taking on the role of critical interlocutors, the authors engage in extended dialogue... more...

  • Indigenous Nations and Modern Statesby Rudolph C. Ryser

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Indigenous peoples throughout the world tenaciously defend their lands, cultures, and their lives with resilience and determination. They have done so generation after generation. These are peoples who make up bedrock nations throughout the world in whose territories the United Nations says 80 percent of the world?s life sustaining biodiversity remains.... more...

  • Ethnography and the Cityby Richard E. Ocejo

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95

    The only collection of its kind on the market, this reader gathers the work of some of the most esteemed urban ethnographers in sociology and anthropology. Broken down into sections that cover key aspects of ethnographic research, Ethnography and the City will expose readers to important works in the field, while also guiding students to the study... more...

  • Decolonizing Methodologiesby Linda Tuhiwai Smith

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    A call by an indigenous researcher for the decolonizing of research methods, which critically examines the historical and philosophical base of Western research. The book provides a literature which validates frustrations with various Western paradigms, academic traditions and methodologies. more...