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  • - Domestication Reconsidered
    af Rebecca Cassidy & Molly Mullin
    329,94 - 1.463,95 kr.

    An examination of the concept of domestication against the shifting background of relationships among humans, animals and plants. It explores the relevance of domestication for anthropologists and scholars in related fields who are concerned with understanding ongoing change in processes affecting humans as well as other species.

  • - Value Transformation in the Global Economy
     
    1.463,95 kr.

    An investigation of the power of the private property concept, and an exploration of how the global economy may be subtly, even invisibly, changing what property means and how we relate to it. This book examines not only the changing character of the property concept, but also its ideological foundations and political usages.

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    1.463,95 kr.

    Ritual communication extends beyond collective religious expression. It is an intrinsic part of everyday interactions, ceremonies, theatrical performances, shamanic chants, political demonstrations and rites of passage. This title examines how people create and express meaning through verbal and non-verbal ritual.

  • - Disciplinary Transformations within Systems of Power
     
    1.463,95 kr.

    Aims to assess the diversity of relations between regional or national anthropologies and a contested, power-laden Western discourse. Critically examining the international dissemination of anthropology within and across national power fields, this book provides the outline for a veritable world anthropologies project.

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    483,95 kr.

    This important book is an essential guide for all anthropologists who wish to be active contributors to the discussion on ethics and the ethical practice of their profession.

  • - Essays on Sound, Listening and Modernity
     
    1.463,95 kr.

    Presents an important approach to understanding our world. This book answers questions such as: Did people in Shakespeare's time hear differently from us? Why do people in Egypt increasingly listen to taped religious sermons? It shows how sound offers a refreshing lens through which to examine culture and complex social issues.

  • - Culture, Cognition and Interaction
     
    1.643,95 kr.

    Marks a convergence towards the idea that human culture and cognition are rooted in the character of human social interaction, which is unique in the animal kingdom. This work attempts to explore the underlying properties of social interaction viewed across many disciplines, and examines their origins in infant development and in human evolution.

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    1.463,95 kr.

    Draws together essays by prominent scholars in anthropology and other fields examining the varied face of indigenous politics in Bolivia, Botswana, Canada, and Chile, amongst others. This book challenges accepted notions of indigeneity as it examines the transnational dynamics of contemporary native culture and politics around the world.

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    463,95 kr.

    Draws together essays by prominent scholars in anthropology and other fields examining the varied face of indigenous politics in Bolivia, Botswana, Canada, and Chile, amongst others. This book challenges accepted notions of indigeneity as it examines the transnational dynamics of contemporary native culture and politics around the world.

  • - Disciplinary Transformations within Systems of Power
     
    449,95 kr.

    Aims to assess the diversity of relations between regional or national anthropologies and a contested, power-laden Western discourse. Critically examining the international dissemination of anthropology within and across national power fields, this book provides the outline for a veritable world anthropologies project.

  • - Essays on Sound, Listening and Modernity
     
    463,95 kr.

    'Hearing Cultures' is an examination of the elusive, often evocative, and sometimes cacophonous auditory sense - from the intersection of sound and modernity through to the relationship between audio-technological advances and issues of personal and urban space.

  • - Value Transformation in the Global Economy
     
    483,95 kr.

  • - Infected Spaces Past and Present
     
    1.463,95 kr.

    Whether in popular media or scientific literature, plagues are currently a topic of tremendous interest and anxiety. Through an excellent range of case studies, this volume provides a broad and engaging study of the plague and its effects both historically and today.

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    366,95 kr.

    How do anthropologists work today and how will they work in future? This volume shows that anthropology is put to work in diverse ways. Its goal is to help graduate students and early-career scholars accept the changes without feeling something essential to anthropology has been lost.

  • - Colonialism, Museums and Material Culture
     
    483,95 kr.

    Anthropologists of the senses have long argued that cultures differ in their sensory registers. This book applies this idea to material culture and the social practices that endow objects with meanings in both colonial and post colonial relationships. It challenges the privileged position of the sense of vision in the analysis of material culture.

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