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  • Handbook of Intercultural Trainingby Dan Landis; Richard W. Brislin

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Handbook of Intercultural Training, Volume II: Issues in Training Methodology is a major attempt to describe, critique, and summarize the major known ways to provide cross-cultural training. The collection of essays discusses the stresses of intercultural encounter, as well as how to reduce these. This volume is divided in two parts. The first part... more...

  • Handbook of Intercultural Trainingby Dan Landis; Richard W. Brislin

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Handbook of Intercultural Training, Volume III: Area Studies in Intercultural Training deals with information about the countries in which people will be living and working, where trainers want new and better country-specific information that can be incorporated into their programs. This volume contains two parts, wherein the first part deals with... more...

  • Introducing Anthropology of Religionby Jack David Eller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This clear and engaging guide introduces students to key areas of the field and shows how to apply an anthropological approach to the study of religion in the contemporary world. Written by an experienced teacher, it covers major traditional topics including definitions, theories and beliefs as well as symbols, myth and ritual. The book also explores... more...

  • Clothesby John Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    Clothes protect our vulnerable skin and they keep us warm or cool. They help us show that we are young or old, rich or poor, at work or play, and whether we may be good to know. But though they are basic, much as food and shelter are - and also may be beautiful - they have long had a bad press in serious, moral and philosophical writing. The main reason... more...

  • Symbolism 14by Rüdiger Ahrens; Klaus Stierstorfer; Florian Kläger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 147.92

    Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed annual dedicated to pursuing fundamental questions on the forms and functions of the symbolic. Symbolism publishes high-profile research on various topics related to the use of figurative language, thought and signification in artistic... more...

  • Astronomy and Cultureby Edith Hetherington; Norriss Hetherington

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 72.00

    While astronomy is a burgeoning science, with tremendous increases in knowledge every year, it also has a tremendous past, one that has altered humanity's understanding of our place in the universe. The impact of astronomy on culture - whether through myths and stories, or through challenges to the intellectual status quo - is incalculable. This volume... more...

  • The Status of Women in Preindustrial Societiesby Martin King Whyte

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 33.95 US$ 30.89

    How does the status of women in different cultures actually compare with that of men? How does this position vary from one realm?religious, political, economic, domestic, or sexual?to another? To examine these questions, Martin King Whyte draws on a cross-cultural sample of 93 preindustrial societies throughout the world. His analysis describes women's... more...

  • Handbook of Racial and Ethnic Minority Psychologyby Guillermo Bernal; Joseph E. Trimble; Ann Kathleen Burlew; Frederick T. L. Leong

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 32.00

    During the past 30 years, the study of racial and ethnic minority issues in psychology has evolved into what can now be considered a significant and rapidly growing field of study. This handbook presents a thorough, scholarly overview of the psychology of racial, ethnic, and minority issues in the United States. It covers the breadth of psychology... more...

  • The Handbook of Ethical Research with Ethnocultural Populations and Communitiesby Joseph E. Trimble; Celia B. Fisher

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 148.00

    The Handbook of Ethical Research With Ethnocultural Populations and Communities, edited by Joseph E. Trimble and Celia B. Fisher, addressES key questions in the first major work to focus specifically on ethical issues involving work with ethnocultural populations. Filling gaps and questions left unanswered by general rules of scientific conduct such... more...

  • The Life of Linesby Tim Ingold

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    To live, every being must put out a line, and in life these lines tangle with one another. This book is a study of the life of lines. Following on from Tim Ingold's groundbreaking work Lines: A Brief History , it offers a wholly original series of meditations on life, ground, weather, walking, imagination and what it means to be human. In the... more...