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Race (General)

  • The Retreat of Scientific Racismby Elazar Barkan

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 46.00

    This fascinating study documents the refutation of scientific foundations for racism in Britain and the United States between the two World Wars. more...

  • Race Decodedby Catherine Bliss

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    In 2000, with the success of the Human Genome Project, scientists declared the death of race in biology and medicine. But within five years, many of these same scientists had reversed course and embarked upon a new hunt for the biological meaning of race. Drawing on personal interviews and life stories, Race Decoded takes us into the world of elite... more...

  • Among friends?by Agnes Brandt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 52.06

    Hauptbeschreibung Freundschaft verbindet. Wie die Autorin zeigt, gilt dies im antiken Griechenland ebenso wie im heutigen Neuseeland. Basierend auf stationären Feldforschungsaufenthalten in Neuseeland widmet sich die ethnographische Fallstudie den lokalspezifischen Konzeptionen und Alltagspraktiken von Freundschaft in ihrem weiteren gesellschaftlichen... more...

  • A Companion to Moral Anthropologyby Didier Fassin

    Wiley 2012; US$ 200.95

    A Companion to Moral Anthropology is the first collective consideration of the anthropological dimensions of morals, morality, and ethics. Original essays by international experts explore the various currents, approaches, and issues in this important new discipline, examining topics such as the ethnography of moralities, the study of moral subjectivities,... more...

  • Advances in Culture and Psychology, Volume 4by Michele J. Gelfand; Chi-yue Chiu; Ying-yi Hong

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 49.99

    With applications throughout the social sciences, culture and psychology is a rapidly growing field that has experienced a surge in publications over the last decade. From this proliferation of books, chapters, and journal articles, exciting developments have emerged in the relationship of culture to cognitive processes, human development, psychopathology,... more...

  • Advances in Culture and Psychology, Volume 2by Michele J. Gelfand; Chi-yue Chiu; Ying-yi Hong

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 84.99

    With applications throughout the social sciences, culture and psychology is a rapidly growing field that has experienced a surge in publications over the last decade. From this proliferation of books, chapters, and journal articles, exciting developments have emerged in the relationship of culture to cognitive processes, human development, psychopathology,... more...

  • A Theory of Raceby Joshua Glasgow

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95

    Social commentators have long asked whether racial categories should be conserved or eliminated from our practices, discourse, institutions, and perhaps even private thoughts. In A Theory of Race , Joshua Glasgow argues that this set of choices unnecessarily presents us with too few options. Using both traditional philosophical tools and recent... more...

  • Race, Ethnicity and Applied Bioanthropologyby Claire C. Gordon

    Wiley 2009; US$ 33.95

    NAPA Bulletin is a peer reviewed occasional publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods. peer reviewed publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology dedicated to the practical problem-solving... more...

  • Skilled Visionsby Cristina Grasseni

    Berghahn Books 2007; US$ 27.95

    Most arguments for a rediscovery of the body and the senses hinge on a critique of ?visualism? in our globalized, technified society. This approach has led to a lack of actual research on the processes of visual ?enskillment.? Providing a comprehensive spectrum of case studies in relevant contexts, this volume raises the issue of the rehabilitation... more...

  • The Anthropology of Performanceby Frank J. Korom

    Wiley 2013; US$ 102.95

    The Anthropology of Performance is an invaluable guide to this exciting and growing area.  This cutting-edge volume on the major advancements in performance studies presents the theories, methods, and practices of performance in cultures around the globe. Leading anthropologists describe the range of human expression through performance and... more...