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Anthropology

  • Measuring and Mapping Culturesby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 121.00

    Based on the data from the European and World Values Studies, this volume discuss basic theoretical and methodological issues of value research and focus on some the most basic processes of value change: cultural globalization, individualization, secularization and democratization. more...

  • Locating Cultural Changeby

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 48.00

    Locating Cultural Change: Theory, Method, Process is concerned with defining the 'local' through case studies of specific cultural processes. The focus is on the institutionalization of 'local' concerns where the 'local' is the site of ideas and issues, and how these in turn influence us. The central premise of this collection is that in order to... more...

  • Thinking About Dementiaby

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 31.95

    Bringing together essays by nineteen respected scholars, this volume approaches dementia from a variety of angles, exploring its historical, psychological, and philosophical implications. The authors employ a cross-cultural perspective that is based on ethnographic fieldwork and focuses on questions of age, mind, voice, self, loss, temporality, memory,... more...

  • Methodological Issues and Practices in Ethnographyby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 118.99

    What counts as ethnography and what counts as good ethnography are both highly contested. This volume presents a diversity of views on the issues and practices in ethnographic methodology. It does not try to present a single coherent view but, through its heterogeneity, illustrates the strengths and impact of the debate. more...

  • Choice in Economic Contextsby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 123.99

    Part of the "Research in Economic Anthropology" series, this work contains 12 original papers, nine empirical ethnographic studies and three theoretical essays - all linked by a common concern with economic choice in various social and cultural situations. more...

  • Rewriting History.by

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 93.60

    Peter Carey is one of the most richly awarded and critically acclaimed novelists of the present day. Most of his fictions relate to questions of Australian history and identity. Rewriting History argues that taken together Carey’s novels make up a fictional biography of Australia. The reading proposed here considers both key events in the life of the... more...

  • Margins of Faithby

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 36.00

    This volume documents the ethnographies of regionally distinct Dalit and tribal Christian communities, raising new arguments pertaining to the autonomy and distinct identity of these communities in adverse social set-ups. Stressing upon the plurality of identities, the essays reject the idea of determining these exclusively on the basis of religion.... more...

  • Critical Issues Editing Exploration Textby

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1995; Not Available

    The papers in this collection deal with a cultural problem central to the study of the history of exploration: the editing and transmission of the texts in which explorers relate their experiences.  Electronic Format Disclaimer: Images removed at the request of the rights holder. more...

  • Studies in Law, Politics, and Societyby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 123.99

    Presents a diverse array of articles by an interdisciplinary group of scholars. This work covers political science, policy studies, and law. Divided into two parts - conflict, violence, and legal processes; and deciding cases, charting progress - it focuses on the sources of conflict and violence as well as law's response to both. more...

  • Children's Lives and Schooling across Societiesby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 123.99

    In decades, sociological research has investigated the nature of the school institution and its uneven effects on the progress of families, societies, and the global community. This book speaks to the diverse contexts in which children function around the world, and to how these contexts shape school experiences and outcomes. more...