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  • The Use of Signing Space in a Shared Sign Language of Australiaby Anastasia Bauer

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00

    In this book, an Australian Aboriginal sign language used by Indigenous people in the North East Arnhem Land (Northern Territory) is described on the level of spatial grammar. Topics discussed range from properties of individual signs to structure of interrogative and negative sentences. The main interest is the manifestation of signing space - the... more...

  • Sound, Space and Sociality in Contemporary Japanby Joseph D. Hankins; Carolyn S. Stevens

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book examines sonic practices in contemporary Japan in a range of areas ? social movements, popular culture and avant-garde art forms. It explores how the production and perception of sound is affected by the spaces in which sonic practices occur, how sonic practices reflect politics, aesthetics and ethics, and how human relations are entrenched... more...

  • Across the Great Divideby Bronwen Douglas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

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

  • Turbulent Times and Enduring Peoplesby Jean Michaud; Jan Ovesen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    Scattered across the South-East Asian massif, a few dozen ethnic groups (numbering around 50 million) maintain highly original cultural identities and political and economic traditions, against pressure from national majorities. They face the same challenges. The means by which social change has been imposed by the lowlanders are similar from country... more...

  • Indigenous Rightsby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    There is still much to be done to close the gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and the rest of the population in terms of social and economic development, culture, land, education, health, justice and human rights. This book looks at the progress of key rights issues confronting Australia’s indigenous peoples, including historical... more...

  • Holding Yawulyuby De Ishtar Zohl

    Spinifex Press 2005; US$ 22.95

    Mapping inter-cultural relationships as they are played out in a remote Aboriginal settlement in Western Australia's Great Sandy Desert, this book challenges White Australians to reconsider their relationship with Indigenous peoples. more...

  • Women of the Placeby Margaret Jolly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Generations Pastby Andrew Burton; Hélène Charton-Bigot

    Ohio University Press 2010; US$ 23.99

    Contemporary Africa is demographically characterized above all else by its youthfulness. In East Africa the median age of the population is now a striking 17.5 years, and more than 65 percent of the population is age 24 or under. This situation has attracted growing scholarly attention, resulting in an important and rapidly expanding literature on... more...

  • Broken Circlesby Anna Haebich

    Fremantle Press 2000; US$ 12.99

    This major work reveals the dark heart of the history of the Stolen Generations in Australia. It shows that, from the earliest times of European colonization, Aboriginal Australians experienced the trauma of loss and separation, as their children were abducted, enslaved, institutionalized, and culturally remodeled. Providing a moving and comprehensive... more...

  • Law and the Public Sphere in Africaby Jean Godefroy Bidima; Laura Hengehold

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    Jean Godefroy Bidima?s La Palabre examines the traditional African institution of palaver as a way to create dialogue and open exchange in an effort to resolve conflict and promote democracy. In the wake of South Africa?s Truth and Reconciliation Commissions and the gacaca courts in Rwanda, Bidima offers a compelling model of how to develop an African... more...