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Culture and cultural processes Including social change, structuralism, diffusion, etc.

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  • Knowledge and Learning in the Andesby Henry Stobart; Rosaleen Howard

    Liverpool University Press 2003; US$ 28.50

    The aim of this book is to explore the current research into the ways in which Andean peoples create, transmit, maintain and transform their knowledge in culturally significant ways, and how processes of teaching and learning relate to these. The contributions, from eminent researchers in anthropology, sociology, cultural studies and linguistics, include... more...

  • Digital Cultureby Charlie Gere

    Reaktion Books 2009; US$ 27.00

    In this revised and expanded second edition, taking account of new developments such as Facebook and the iPhone, Charlie Gere charts in detail the history of digital culture, as marked by responses to digital technology in art, music, design, film, literature and other areas. more...

  • The New Individualismby Anthony Elliott; Prof Charles Lemert

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 51.95

    This is a new and revised edition of a book which has had a major impact upon the social sciences and public political debate. Anthony Elliott and Charles Lemert's THE NEW INDIVIDUALISM inspired readers with the dramatic suggestion that 'the reinvention craze' - from self-help and therapy culture to management restructurings and corporate downsizings... more...

  • Ancient Chiefdoms of the Tombigbeeby John H. Blitz

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    A Dan Josselyn Memorial Publication Within the last 50 years archaeologists have discovered that around the 10th century A.D., native southeastern peoples began a process of cultural change far more complex than anything that had occurred previously. These late prehistoric societies?known as Mississippian?have come to be regarded as chiefdoms.... more...

  • Mind the Gapby Peter M Kappeler; Joan Silk

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 129.00

    The contributors to this book pursue both approaches, in an effort to understand how evolution has shaped modern human behavior and societies. more...

  • The Robot's Rebellionby Keith E. Stanovich

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 18.00

    The idea that we might be robots is no longer the stuff of science fiction; decades of research in evolutionary biology and cognitive science have led many esteemed scientists to the conclusion that, according to the precepts of universal Darwinism, humans are merely the hosts for two replicators (genes and memes) that have no interest in us except... more...

  • Becoming Yellowby Michael Keevak

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.00

    In their earliest encounters with Asia, Europeans almost uniformly characterized the people of China and Japan as white. This was a means of describing their wealth and sophistication, their willingness to trade with the West, and their presumed capacity to become Christianized. But by the end of the seventeenth century the category of whiteness was... more...

  • Humanity 2.0by Steve Fuller

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 32.50

    Social thinkers in all fields are faced with one unavoidable question: What does it mean to be human in the 21st century?This ambitious and groundbreaking book provides the first synthesis of historical, philosophical and sociological insights needed to address this question in a thoughtful and creative manner. more...

  • Tales from Facebookby Daniel Miller

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95 US$ 60.62

    Facebook is now used by nearly 500 million people throughout the world, many of whom spend several hours a day on this site. Once the preserve of youth, the largest increase in usage today is amongst the older sections of the population. Yet until now there has been no major study of the impact of these social networking sites upon the lives of their... more...

  • Taking Humour Seriouslyby Mr Jerry Palmer; Jerry Palmer

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 33.95

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...