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  • 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

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 120.00

    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...