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  • Handbuch Politische Gewaltby Birgit Enzmann

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.95

    Politische Gewalt ist eine Grundkonstante, die in der Geschichte durchgehend auftritt und sich als mögliches Mittel der Politik auch nicht beseitigen lässt. Dieses Handbuch behandelt systematisch die Grundformen politischer Gewalt: Widerstand, Revolution, Krieg, Terror und Extremismus. more...

  • The Many Faces of Homosexualityby Evelyn Blackwood

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This groundbreaking book examines the diverse manifestations of homosexuality in various historical periods and non-Western cultures. The distinguished authors examine Kimam male ritualized homosexual behavior, Mexican homosexual interaction in public contexts, male homosexuality and spirit possession in Brazil, and much more. more...

  • Formen und Funktionen sozialen Erinnernsby René Lehmann; Florian Öchsner; Gerd Sebald

    Springer 2013; US$ 29.95

    Theorien sozialer Gedächtnisse moderner Gesellschaften stehen vor dem Problem, soziale Dynamiken und Differenzierungsprozesse zu integrieren und dabei sowohl interaktionistisch konstituierende Gruppengedächtnisse als auch höherstufige Gedächtnisformen (Systeme, Diskurse, Nation etc.) im Blick zu behalten. Dieser Band versammelt... more...

  • How We Think They Thinkby Maurice E F Bloch

    Westview Press 2008; US$ 41.00

    These essays by one of anthropology?s most original theorists consider such fundamental questions as: Is cognition language-based? How reliable a guide to memory are people?s narratives about themselves? What connects the ?social recalling? studied by anthropologists to the ?autobiographical memory? studied by psychologists? Now gathered in accessible... more...

  • Hormones, Heredity, and Raceby Cheryl A. Logan

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 68.00

    In the early twentieth century, arguments between ?nature? and ?nurture? pitted a rigid genetic determinism against the idea that genes were flexible and open to environmental change. This book tells the story of three Viennese biologists who sought to show how the environment could shape heredity through the impact of hormones and explores the dynamic... more...

  • Crime and Custom in Savage Societyby Bronislaw Malinowski

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This volume discusses aspects of small scale societies, including the study of the mental processes, as well as indigenous economics and law. more...

  • Border Fetishismsby Patricia Spyer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Doing Anthropological Researchby Natalie Konopinski

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    A practical and methodological toolkit for carrying out anthropological research. more...

  • Elementary Structures Reconsideredby Francis Korn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 280.00

    Constituting a measured but devastating critique of Lévi-Strauss's work on kinship systems, this book deals with prescriptive forms of social classification and had far-reaching implications for anthropological theory when it was originally published. Originally published in 1973. more...

  • The Rites of Passageby Arnold van Gennep

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Van Gennep was the first observer of human behaviour to note that the ritual ceremonies that accompany the landmarks of human life differ only in detail from one culture to another, and that they are in essence universal. more...