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  • Race, Ethnicity, and Nationby Peter Wade

    Berghahn Books 2007; US$ 29.95

    Race, ethnicity and nation are all intimately linked to family and kinship, yet these links deserve closer attention than they usually get in social science, above all when family and kinship are changing rapidly in the context of genomic and biotechnological revolutions. Drawing on data from assisted reproduction, transnational adoption, mixed race... more...

  • The Moral Discourse of Health in Modern Cairoby Mohammed Tabishat

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 83.00

    In The Moral Discourse of Health in Modern Cairo: Persons, Bodies, and Organs, Mohammed Tabishat uses anthropological descriptive methods and discourse analytic perspectives to focus on health care practices in a holistic fashion aimed at preserving and improving life in contemporary Cairo. Tabishat employs therapeutic data as a complex index... more...

  • The Matrifocal Familyby Raymond T. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    The essays in this collection focus attention on the enormous contribution made by women in maintaining family relations in situations of both racial and gender domination. more...

  • Applied Evolutionary Anthropologyby Mhairi A. Gibson; David W. Lawson

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 107.50

    As a species, we are currently experiencing dramatic shifts in our lifestyle, family structure, health, and global contact. Evolutionary Anthropology provides a powerful theoretical framework to study such changes, revealing how current environments and legacies of past selection shape human diversity. This book is the first major review of the emerging... more...

  • Ancestors in Our Genomeby Eugene E. Harris

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    An up-to-date account of the evolution of the human genome amongst the primate group, written from the perspective of population genetics. more...

  • The Shanidar Neandertalsby Erik Trinkaus

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95

    The Shanidar Neandertals describes the functional morphology of the Neanderthals and their place in human evolution based on a paleontological study of fossils discovered at Shanidar Cave in northeastern Iraq. Functional interpretations are provided that describe and discuss the individual fossils. The phylogenetic implications of the Shanidar specimens... more...

  • Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Developmentby Patricia M. Greenfield; Rodney R. Cocking

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development was the first volume to analyze minority child development by comparing minority children to children in their ancestral countries, rather than to children in the host culture. It was a ground-breaking volume that not only offered an historical reconstruction of the cross-cultural roots of minority... more...

  • Homo Sapiens, A Problematic Speciesby Mia Gosselin

    UPA 2014; US$ 36.99

    This book evaluates the Western conception of man. After having examined primitive thought in which Nature comprises everything that exists, including man, the author explains why in Western thought man is usually not only different from Nature, but opposed to it, which may have grave consequences to Nature’s fate. more...

  • Genetic Geographiesby Catherine Nash

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    What might be wrong with genetic accounts of personal or shared ancestry and origins? Genetic studies are often presented as valuable ways of understanding where we come from and how people are related. In Genetic Geographies , Catherine Nash pursues their troubling implications for our perception of sexual and national, as well as racial, difference.... more...

  • Debating Humankind's Place in Nature, 1860-2000by Richard Delisle

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 111.95

    This text, the only one of its kind on the market, surveys the development of the field of human evolution from its inception through today. It provides students with a broad contrast enabling them to fully understand the value and role of current paleoanthropological research. Features: An historical approach - Establishes for students the nature... more...