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- Springer US 2011; US$ 209.00
From the reviews: "This book aims to provide a physical anthropological perspective on osteoporosis by bringing together contributions from researchers with medical and anthropological backgrounds. ? it forms a user-friendly introduction to the bone biology involved and is a useful gateway to the vast medical literature on osteoporosis. It is... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00
Explores contemporary immigration from†social, political, legal and economic perspectives Provides policy recommendations and directions for future research Includes cross-cultural comparisons of issues facing immigrants from a variety of groups more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00
Provides empirical evidence of both commonalities and differences among the new middle classes of different countries Considers evidence of both consumerism and environmental concern Proffers conclusions in view of modernization theory and a better understanding of what globalization means in regard to lifestyles and their impact on resource consumption... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 129.00
Includes numerous case studies from around the world, including several chapters on Middle Eastern heritage sites Concentrates on the changing nature of cities Explores the relationship between architecture, urban planning, and people from an anthropological perspective more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 269.00
The topic of Applied Demography is clearly evolving as its practitioners become involved in the emerging trends of the Twenty-First Century. This book derived from the first post-2000 national conference on Applied Demography, held in San Antonio, Texas, January 7-9, 2007, at The University of Texas. The conference presented a unique opportunity and... more...
- Springer US 2010; US$ 59.95
Comprehensive coverage of the field of human ecology Provides insight into the current state of the field as well as future directions Published and highly-cited articles are updated with new research since publication and contextual introductions more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95
This collection unravels the stereotypical images of gender and space and presents a series of new explorations into both 'lived' and 'imagined' spaces. In New Frontiers of Space, Bodies and Gender leading contemporary writers from across an eclectic mix of disciplines, examine an exciting array of issues such as: * Jamaican Ragga music and female... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 77.00
Hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure are part of a mysterious world of African American spirituality that has long captured the popular imagination. These magical beliefs and practices have figured in literary works by such authors as Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Ishmael Reed, and they have been central to numerous films, such as The Skeleton Key. Written... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
Going beyond the celebrated 'hot-spots' of economic development, this book draws upon evidence from a broader range of cities and regions to help fill some important gaps in our knowledge of how clusters operate within the contemporary global economy. This book was previously published as a special issue of the journal Urban Studies . more...