Collected ethnographies

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Treading Lightly: The hidden wisdom of the world's oldest people

Treading Lightly

The hidden wisdom of the world's oldest people

Allen & Unwin (2006)
US$22.72

Australian Aboriginals taught themselves thousands of years ago how to build a sustainable society...

Language and Culture in Aboriginal Australia
US$31.00

What are Australian Aboriginal languages like and how many are there? What kinds of new language...

Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor

Pathologies of Power

Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor

Pathologies of Power uses harrowing stories of life—and death—in extreme situations to interrogate...

Islam, Law, and Equality in Indonesia: An Anthropology of Public Reasoning

Islam, Law, and Equality in Indonesia

An Anthropology of Public Reasoning

US$41.50

This book looks at how Muslims in Indonesia struggle to reconcile radically different sets of social...

Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples
Zed Books (2013)
US$34.95

An essential text that critically examines the basis of Western research, and the positioning of the...

Displacement and Dispossession in the Modern Middle East
US$23.50

Traces the history of refugees and migrants within a reconstructed twentieth-century Middle East.

Echoes from Dharamsala: Music in the Life of a Tibetan Refugee Community

Echoes from Dharamsala

Music in the Life of a Tibetan Refugee Community

In Echoes from Dharamsala, Keila Diehl uses music to understand the experiences of Tibetans living...

Perfectly Japanese: Making Families in an Era of Upheaval

Perfectly Japanese

Making Families in an Era of Upheaval

Are Japanese families in crisis? In this dynamic and substantive study, Merry Isaacs White looks...

The Sorrow of the Lonely and the Burning of the Dancers: Second Edition
US$38.00

This classic ethnography, now in its second edition, describes the traditional way of life of the...

The Origins of Indigenism: Human Rights and the Politics of Identity

The Origins of Indigenism

Human Rights and the Politics of Identity

"International indigenism" may sound like a contradiction in terms, but it is indeed a global...