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  • Mensch und Marktby

    Gabler Verlag 2011; US$ 99.00

    Die ethische Dimension wirtschaftlichen Handelns ist ein Topthema in der Öffentlichkeit. Während sich die Ökonomie auf eine ausschließlich an Effizienz ausgerichtete ökonomische Rationalität stützt, sind Fragen der Menschen- und Umweltgerechtigkeit in die Sphäre einer außerökonomischen Ethik verwiesen. more...

  • Childbirth Across Culturesby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 269.00

    Childbirth Across Cultures presents birth as a biocultural event, studying management models and rituals surrounding the process from variety of cultures and communities. Power relationships are revealed by examining who makes crucial delivery decisions. more...

  • Le culture del ciboby

    Springer Milan 2013; US$ 19.99

    L?alimentazione, oltre a soddisfare un bisogno primario e a svolgere un ruolo chiave nella prevenzione delle malattie, ha importanti implicazioni culturali, sociali e psicologiche. Nutrirsi è un atto appreso e di natura cognitiva, ed è sempre influenzato dalle idee, dalla religione e dalla tradizione famigliare di un individuo. L?atto del mangiare... more...

  • The Taking and Displaying of Human Body Parts as Trophies by Amerindiansby

    Springer US 2007; US$ 44.95

    This edited volume mainly focuses on the practice of taking and displaying various body parts as trophies in both North and South America. The editors and contributors (which include Native Peoples from both continents) examine the evidence and causes of Amerindian trophy taking. Additionally, they present objectively and discuss dispassionately the... more...

  • Kinship and Demographic Behavior in the Pastby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 99.00

    This book examines the ways kinship affects demographic behavior, including mortality patterns to determine the influence of fertility patterns, the contribution of parents? longevity, and the affects of a family history of disease. more...

  • Genital Cutting: Protecting Children from Medical, Cultural, and Religious Infringementsby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 219.00

    In this volume, an international panel of experts in the fields of medicine, law, ethics, anthropology, sociology, history, religion, and politics, thoroughly examine this violation of human rights and correct widely held medical misinformation. more...

  • Soil and Cultureby

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 279.00

    This book explores the perception of soil in ancient, traditional, and modern societies. It looks at the visual arts, prose & poetry, religion, philosophy, anthropology, archaeology, wine production, health & diet, and disease & warfare. more...

  • Lithic Materials and Paleolithic Societiesby Brian Adams; Brooke Blades

    Wiley 2009; US$ 133.00

    Lithic Materials and Paleolithic Societies provides a detailed examination of the Paleolithic procurement and utilization of the most durable material in the worldwide archaeological record. The volume addresses sites ranging in age from some of the earliest hominin occupations in eastern and southern Africa to late Pleistocene and post-Pleistocene... more...

  • Symbolism 14by Rüdiger Ahrens; Klaus Stierstorfer

    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...

  • Psychosocial Impact of Polygamy in the Middle Eastby Alean Al-Krenawi

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book examines such elements of family structure as father-mother, father-children, mother-children relationships, and relationships between offspring of different mothers. Explores the role of Islam, and the social and economic consequences of polygamy. more...