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  • Forensic Recovery of Human Remainsby Tosha L. Dupras; John J. Schultz; Sandra M. Wheeler; Lana J Williams

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 121.95

    This reference, now in its second edition, is a comprehensive guide that focuses on the practical aspects of excavating and recovering human remains, as well as any associated evidence, from crime scenes. It highlights the protocols and techniques that are used to successfully survey, map, recover, document, collect, and transport evidence. New additions... more...

  • Staged Seductionby Akiko Takeyama

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 22.95

    In the host clubs of Tokyo's Kabuki-cho red-light district, ambitious young men seek their fortunes by selling love, romance, companionship, and sometimes sex to female consumers for exorbitant sums of money. Staged Seduction reveals a world where all intimacies and feigned feelings are fair game for the hosts who employ feathered bangs, polished... more...

  • Globalization and Militarismby Cynthia Enloe

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 27.99

    Written by one of the world?s leading feminist scholars, this masterful and provocative new, up-dated edition charts how women?s desires to be patriotic yet feminine and men?s fears of being feminized are being manipulated to globalize militarism?and thus what it will take to roll back militarization anywhere. more...

  • EU Borders and Shifting Internal Securityby Raphael Bossong; Helena Carrapico

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    This edited volume analyzes recent key developments in EU border management. In light of the refugee crises in the Mediterranean and the responses on the part of EU member states, this volume presents an in-depth reflection on European border practices and their political, social and economic consequences. Approaching borders as concepts in flux, the... more...

  • To Swear like a Sailorby Paul A. Gilje

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 28.00

    This book explores American maritime world, including cursing, language, logbooks, storytelling, sailor songs, reading, and material culture. more...

  • Migration und Demokratieby Stefan Rother

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Dieser Sammelband zeigt die vielfältigenVerbindungen von Migration und Demokratie auf. In Zeiten zunehmendertransnationaler Migration stellt sich die Frage nach der politischenPartizipation von Migrantinnen und Migranten auf einer Vielzahl von Ebenen: ImZiel- wie im Herkunftsland, in der Kommune, durch transnationales politischesEngagement sowie... more...

  • Batik: Traditional Textiles of Indonesiaby Rudolf Smend; Donald Harper

    Tuttle Publishing 2016; US$ 29.99

    Batik occupies a special place in Indonesian culture. Each fabric has a rich story to tellas a reflection of the nation's religious beliefs, sophisticated court cultures and cosmopolitan history. The extraordinary textiles in this book are from the collections of Rudolf Smend and Donald Harper. Most date from the period 1880 to 1930 when the art... more...

  • Agricultural Decision Makingby Peggy F. Barlett

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Agricultural Decision Making: Anthropological Contributions to Rural Development presents the impact of farmers' choices in agricultural production. This book discusses how individual decisions determine household profits and well-being, capital requirements, land use, and the adoption of technology. Organized into three parts encompassing 14 chapters,... more...

  • The Practice of Eatingby Alan Warde

    Wiley 2016; US$ 22.95

    This book reconstructs and extends sociological approaches to the understanding of food consumption. It identifies new ways to approach the explanation of food choice and it develops new concepts which will help reshape and reorient common understandings. Leading sociologist of food, Alan Warde, deals both with abstract issues about theories of practice... more...

  • Caravansby Scott Levi

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 16.00

    Caravans tells the fascinating story of countless Punjabi Khatri merchants who built great business empires through their ingenuity and spirit of adventure. Operating during the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries, these merchants risked everything and travelled across Afghanistan, Central Asia, Iran and Russia. They used sophisticated techniques... more...