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  • Spirits without Bordersby Karen Fjelstad; Nguyen Thi Hien

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 30.00

    Spirits without Borders is an ethnographic study of the transnational and multicultural expansion of Vietnam's Mother Goddess Religion and its spirit possession ritual. The product of collaborative research by an American anthropologist and a Vietnamese folklorist, the work explores how and why the ritual spread from Vietnam to the US and back again,... more...

  • Imagining the Post-Apartheid Stateby John T. Friedman

    Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 34.95

    In northwest Namibia, people's political imagination offers a powerful insight into the post-apartheid state. Based on extensive anthropological fieldwork, this book focuses on the former South African apartheid regime and the present democratic government; it compares the perceptions and practices of state and customary forms of judicial administration,... more...

  • Playing Different Gamesby Dereje Feyissa

    Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 120.00

    Focusing on ethnicity and its relation to conflict, this book goes beyond sterile debates about whether ethnic identities are 'natural' or 'socially constructed'. Rather, ethnic identity takes different forms. Some ethnic boundaries are perceived by the actors themselves as natural, while others are perceived to be permeable. The argument is substantiated... more...

  • Globalizing Indiaby Jackie Assayag; Chris Fuller

    Anthem Press 2005; US$ 29.95

    This is one of the first books to present a collection of writings on the effects of globalization on India and Indian society. more...

  • Aboriginal Autonomyby Herbert Cole Coombs; Mick Dodson

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 38.00

    A plea for a just society, this book is about reconciliation with Australia's Aboriginal people. more...

  • Obliged to be Difficultby Tim Rowse

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 38.00

    This book, first published in 2000, is an account of government policies and a biographical slice of an outstanding Australian. more...

  • Saltwater Socialityby Katharina Schneider

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 34.95

    The inhabitants of Pororan Island, a small group of 'saltwater people' in Papua New Guinea, are intensely interested in the movements of persons across the island and across the sea, both in their everyday lives as fishing people and on ritual occasions. From their observations of human movements, they take their cues about the current state of social... more...

  • Disassembling and Decolonizing School in the Pacificby David W. Kupferman

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 134.29

    Offering a counter-discourse to the accepted liberal metanarrative of schooling in Micronesia, this volume argues that across the Pacific region, American-developed school systems are today non-neutral cultural players with quasi-colonialist credentials. more...

  • Becoming ? An Anthropological Approach to Understandings of the Person in Javaby Konstantinos Retsikas

    Anthem Press 2012; US$ 99.00

    The volume is an ethnographic monograph centring on the island of Java that also makes a singular contribution to the anthropological theorising of the person. more...

  • Warrigal's Wayby Warrigal Anderson

    University of Queensland Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    Autobiography of Warrigal Anderson, an aborigine who runs away from the Department he thinks is coming to get him in Moonee Ponds and hops a train he thinks will take him to Swan Hill. Instead he finds himself travelling around Australia through Brisbane and Broome to NZ returning to Melbourne via Sydney. It describes his life and adventures along... more...