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2017 Anthropology Titles for Review

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  • The Composition of Anthropology

    How Anthropological Texts Are Written

    Edited by Morten Nielsen, Nigel Rapport

    How do anthropologists write their texts? What is the nature of creativity in the discipline of anthropology? This book follows anthropologists into spaces where words, ideas and arguments take shape and explores the steps in a creative process. In a unique examination of how texts come to be…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20

  • Breastfeeding

    New Anthropological Approaches

    Edited by Cecília Tomori, Aunchalee E. L. Palmquist, EA Quinn

    Breastfeeding: New Anthropological Approaches unites sociocultural, biological, and archaeological anthropological scholarship to spark new conversations and research about breastfeeding. While breastfeeding has become the subject of intense debate in many settings, anthropological perspectives…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19

  • Social Justice and Medical Practice

    Life History of a Physician of Social Medicine

    By Merrill Singer, Rebecca Allen

    How do we understand and respond to the pressing health problems of modern society? Conventional practice focuses on the assessment and clinical treatment of immediate health issues presented by individual patients. In contrast, social medicine advocates an equal focus on the assessment and social…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Advances in Critical Medical Anthropology

  • Ethnographic Thinking

    From Method to Mindset

    By Jay Hasbrouck

    This book argues that ‘ethnographic thinking’—the thought processes and patterns ethnographers develop through their practice—offers companies and organizations the cultural insights they need to develop fully-informed strategies. Using real world examples, Hasbrouck demonstrates how shifting the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Anthropology & Business

  • Exploring Atmospheres Ethnographically

    By Sara Asu Schroer, Susanne B. Schmitt

    The notion of atmosphere has always been part of academic discourse, but often refers to something vague and diffuse - a phenomenon connected with our affective engagement with the world that is difficult to grasp. This volume develops and refines the concept of atmosphere, seeking to render it…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07
    Anthropological Studies of Creativity and Perception

  • At the Mountains’ Altar

    Anthropology of Religion in an Andean Community

    By Frank Salomon

    In high-Andean Peru, Rapaz village maintains a temple to mountain beings who command water and weather. By examining the ritual practices and belief systems of an Andean community, this book provides students with rich understandings of unfamiliar religious experiences and delivers theories of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07

  • The Rise and Fall of the Amazon Rubber Industry

    An Historical Anthropology

    By Stephen L. Nugent

    In this engaging book, Stephen Nugent offers an in-depth historical anthropology of a widely recognised feature of the Amazon region, examining the dramatic rise and fall of the rubber industry. He considers rubber in the Amazon from the perspective of a long-term extractive industry that linked…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05