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  • Anthropology in the Cityby Italo Pardo; Giuliana Prato

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95

    With half of humanity already living in towns and cities and that proportion expected to increase in the coming decades, society - both Western and non-Western - is fast becoming urban and even mega-urban. As such, research in urban settings is evidently timely and of great importance. Anthropology in the City brings together a leading team of anthropologists... more...

  • Indigenous Nations and the Modern Stateby Rudolph C. Ryser

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    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$ 55.95

    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 2012; US$ 34.95

    This essential volume explores the ways in which imperialism is embedded in disciplines of knowledge, and argues that the decolonization of research methods will help reclaim control over indigenous ways of knowing and being. This eagerly awaited second edition includes substantial revisions, with important additions on new indigenous literature and... more...

  • Nomadic and Indigenous Spacesby Judith Miggelbrink; Joachim Otto Habeck; Nuccio Mazzullo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    This volume is devoted to aspects of space that have thus far been largely unexplored. How space is perceived and cognised has been discussed from different stances, but there are few analyses of nomadic approaches to spatiality. Nor are there a sufficient number of studies on indigenous interpretations of space, despite the importance of territory... more...

  • The Urban Ethnography Readerby Mitchell Duneier; Philip Kasinitz; Alexandra Murphy

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 30.99

    Urban ethnography is one of the oldest traditions of American social science and has helped define how we think about cities and city dwellers since its inception in the early twentieth century. Renewed interest in urban poverty, the immigrant experience, and gentrification among the public and scholars alike has focused attention on qualitative methods... more...

  • Indigenous Networks: Mobility, Connections, and Exchangeby Jane Carey; Jane Lydon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This edited collection argues for the importance of recovering Indigenous participation within global networks of imperial power and wider histories of "transnational" connections. It takes up a crucial challenge for new imperial and transnational histories: to explore the historical role of colonized and subaltern communities in these processes,... more...

  • Victims of Progressby John H. Bodley

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 48.99

    This compelling account of how technology and development affect indigenous peoples throughout the world provides a provocative context in which students can think about civilization and its costs. more...

  • Native on the Netby Kyra Landzelius

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    Exploring the influence of the Internet on the lives of indigenous and diasporic peoples, Kyra Landzelius leads a team of expert anthropologists and ethnographers who go on-site and on-line to explore how a diverse range of indigenous and transnational diasporic communities actually use the Internet. From the Taino Indians of the Caribbean,... more...

  • Watching the Englishby Kate Fox

    Hodder & Stoughton 2005; US$ 20.08

    In "Watching The English" anthropologist Kate Fox takes a revealing look at the quirks, habits and foibles of the English people. She puts the English national character under her anthropological microscope, and finds a strange and fascinating culture, governed by complex sets of unspoken rules and byzantine codes of behaviour. The rules of weather-speak.... more...