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  • Marginality, Power and Social Structureby Rutledge Dennis

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 112.99

    Intended to be a corrective to the literature on marginality. In addition to theoretical and methodological concerns a major theme for this volume is the combination of both theory and method towards an investigation of issues and problems that emanate from the social structure, and are closely linked to power and domination. more...

  • Choice in Economic Contexts, Volume 25by Donald Wood

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 117.99

    This 25th volume in the "Research in Economic Anthropology" series contains 12 original papers, nine empirical ethnographic studies and three theoretical essays - all linked by a common concern with economic choice in various social and cultural situations, and authored by researchers in anthropology, economics, and sociology. The ethnographic studies... more...

  • The New Black, Volume 14by Rodney Coates; Rutledge Dennis

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 117.99

    The contributions to this series consist of original research papers from an international community of specialists on race and ethnic relations. The purpose of this series is to explore recent theoretical and empirical developments in the field. more...

  • Extraordinary Anthropologyby Jean-Guy A. Goulet

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 34.95

    What happens when anthropologists lose themselves during fieldwork while attempting to understand divergent cultures? When they stray from rigorous agendas and are forced to confront radically unexpected or unexplained experiences? In Extraordinary Anthropology leading ethnographers from across the globe discuss the importance of the deeply personal... more...

  • Materiality and Societyby Tim Dant

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00

    This book examines the relationships between society and material culture: the interaction between people and things. Tim Dant argues that the traditional approach to material culture has focused on the symbolic meanings of objects, largely overlooking the material impact that objects have on everyday life in late modernity. Dant resists the now well-established... more...

  • Conocimiento Indigenaby Louise Grenier

    International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 20.00

    This guidebook zeros in on what indigenous knowledge can contribute to a sustainable development strategy that accounts for the potential of the local environment and the experience and wisdom of the indigenous population. Through an extensive review of field examples as well as current theory and practice, it provides a succinct yet comprehensive... more...

  • The Racial Politics of Booker T. Washingtonby Donald Cunnigen; Myrtle Gonza Glascoe; Rutledge M. Dennis

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 122.99

    An interdisciplinary look at an influential American more...

  • Reclaiming Cultureby Joy Hendry

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 39.00

    A look at how and why endangered cultures around the world should be rekindled. more...

  • Hunting and Gathering in the Corporate Tribeby Keith Wilcock

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95

    A corporate anthropologist draws telling parallels between primitive tribal roles and life in today’s corporation, and shows how to interpret and survive in that jungle. more...

  • Material Culture in the Social Worldby Tim Dant

    McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 42.00

    In what ways do we interact with material things? How do material objects affect the way we relate to each other? This book draws on theoretical work to explore a variety of things - from stone cairns to denim jeans, televisions to penis rings, houses to works of art - to understand something of how we live with them. more...