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  • Reclaiming a Scientific Anthropologyby Lawrence A. Kuznar

    AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 31.99

    Lawrence Kuznar makes a compelling case that it is even more important today, a decade after the publication of the first edition of Reclaiming a Scientific Anthropology, for anthropology to return to its roots in empirical science. more...

  • Remarks and Inventionsby Rodney Needham

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This volume scrutinizes the questions of conceptualization, method and history in the fields of kinship, social anthropology and structuralism. It puts forward a radical revision of the conventional approaches and criteria. Exploring analysis and method in the disparity between relative age and kinship categories as means of social classification,... more...

  • Repatriierung: Unterstützungsmaßnahmen und Wirkung der Rückanpassung auf unternehmensrelevante Bereicheby Dominikus Plaschg

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 45.02

    Hauptbeschreibung Für einen Mitarbeiter eines Unternehmens stellt die Rückkehr aus einem langfristigen Auslandsaufenthalt ein kritisches Element seiner Auslandserfahrung dar. Die Rückanpassung an die neuen Verhältnisse der Arbeit im Heimatland und die Veränderungen des sozialen Umfelds werden von den Repatriates häufig als problematischer empfunden,... more...

  • Rethinking Marriage and Kinshipby Rodney Needham

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This volume is concerned with two of the fundamental topics of social anthropology, kinship and marriage, approached from a variety of viewpoints by an international group of contributors of diverse experience and background. The wide range of subjects examined includes: Incest, epistemology, linguistics, prescriptive alliance and methodology. Fieldwork... more...

  • The Samburuby Paul Spencer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    In an era of rapid change for Africa, this nomadic tribe clings to its traditional way of life. This book examines their society, and provides the first full published description of human life in the area. The author, a social anthropologist, spent more than two years among the Samburu; as an adopted member of one of their clans, he perceived how... more...

  • Social Memory and Historyby Jacob J. Climo; Maria G. Cattell

    AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 36.99

    An examination of social memory developed within communities from the perspective of anthropology. Many case studies from around the world. more...

  • Society and Natureby Hans Kelsen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

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

  • Spirit Mediumship and Society in Africaby John Beattie; John Middleton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Gathering together under a single cover material from a wide range of African societies, this volume allows similarities and differences to be easily perceived and suggests social correlates of these in terms of age, sex, marital status, social grading and wealth. It includes material on both traditional and modern cults. more...

  • The Status of Women in Preindustrial Societiesby Martin King Whyte

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 31.00

    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...

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

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Symbolic representation is a crucial subject for and a potent heuristic instrument of diaspora studies. This special focus inquires into the forms and functions of symbols of diaspora both in aesthetic practice and in critical discourse, analyzing and theorizing symbolic practices from Shakespeare to Bollywood as well as in critical writings... more...