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Cultural

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Letters From The Promised Landby

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 57.00

    H Arnold Barton has contributed to Letters from the Promised Land: Swedes in America, 1840- 1914 as an author.H. Arnold Barton, professor of history at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, is the author of "The Search for Ancestors: A Swedish-American Family Saga, "and "Scandinavia in the Revolutionary Era, 1760-1815.  more...

  • Querelles. Jahrbuch für Frauenforschung 2000by "Ergebnisse der Frauenforschung an der Freien Universität Berlin"; Elfi Bettinger; Angelika Ebrecht

    J.B. Metzler 2017; US$ 27.11

    Der Topos Grenzgängerinnen des moralischen Geschlechts markiert einen prekären Umgang mit der Position idealisierter Weiblichkeit, die der Frau mit der Aufklärung zugewiesen wurde. Grenzgängerinnen verunsichern jene Prozesse kultureller Selbstverständigung, die seit der frühen Neuzeit beständig Grenzziehungen vornehmen, um Weiblichkeit zu normieren.... more...

  • Querelles. Jahrbuch für Frauenforschung 1999.by "Ergebnisse der Frauenforschung an der Freien Universität Berlin"; Ulla Bock; Dorothee Alfermann

    J.B. Metzler 2016; US$ 27.11

    Androgynie ist eine Gedankenfigur, in der Weiblichkeit und Männlichkeit - die gemeinhin als zwei entgegengesetzte Merkmale menschlichen Seins gelten - vereint vorgestellt werden. Welchen Sinn macht es, diesen Begriff auch in den aktuellen Diskursen der Gender-Forschung, in denen es um die radikale Dekonstruktion der Geschlechter geht, beizubehalten?... more...

  • Querelles. Jahrbuch für Frauenforschung 2001by "Ergebnisse der Frauenforschung an der Freien Universität Berlin"; Irmela von der Lühe; Anita Runge

    J.B. Metzler 2016; US$ 27.11

    Wiewohl theoretisch und ästhetisch gern kritisiert, erfreuen sich Biographien und biographische Romane bei Verlagen und Publikum nachhaltiger Beliebtheit. more...

  • Reluctant Intimaciesby Ś; Beata witek

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 29.95

    Based on seventeen months of ethnographic research among Indonesian eldercare workers in Japan and Indonesia, this book is the first ethnography to research Indonesian care workers' relationships with the cared-for elderly, their Japanese colleagues, and their employers. Through the notion of intimacy, the book brings together sociological and anthropological... more...

  • Participant Observationby Kathleen Musante (DeWalt); Billie R. DeWalt

    AltaMira Press 2010; US$ 43.00

    Qualitative research in such diverse areas as anthropology, sociology, education, nursing, and medical research draws on the insights gained through the use of participant observation for gaining greater understanding of phenomena from the point of view of participants. This book serves as a basic primer for the beginning researcher and as a useful... more...