Anthropology: Kinship & Community

  • The Lao: Gender, Power, and Livelihood book cover

    The Lao

    Gender, Power, and Livelihood, 1st Edition

    By Carol Ireson-Doolittle, Geraldine Moreno-Black

    The Lao discusses culture and village life in Laos, exploring topics of kinship and family, gender relations, households, religion, livelihood strategies, and ethnicity. In particular, the effects of recent development projects on the relative power of men and women in rural Lao society, and the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • Fulbe Voices: Marriage, Islam, and Medicine In Northern Cameroon book cover

    Fulbe Voices

    Marriage, Islam, and Medicine In Northern Cameroon, 1st Edition

    By Helen A. Regis

    Fulbe Voices is based on everyday conversations in the West African village of Domaayo, Cameroon, where men and women struggle with the multiple cultural contradictions and social tensions emerging from their varied perspectives as farmers and entrepreneurs, schoolboys and elders, married and free…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge

  • Aging in the Family book cover

    Aging in the Family

    1st Edition

    By George E. Dickinson, Brenda S. Sanders

    With a rapidly aging population throughout the world, the issue of larger percentages of older adults has repercussions for both policy and the job market. Whether a university student about to seek a full-time job or a caregiver for an older person, Aging in the Family should enhance the reader’s…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

  • Kinship and Gender: An Introduction book cover

    Kinship and Gender

    An Introduction, 6th Edition

    By Linda Stone, Diane E. King

    Does kinship still matter in today’s globalized, increasingly mobile world? Do family structures continue to influence the varied roles that men and women play in different cultures? Answering with a resounding ‘yes!’, Linda Stone and Diane E. King offer a lively introduction to and working…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Indians of the Great Plains book cover

    Indians of the Great Plains

    2nd Edition

    By Daniel J. Gelo

    This book provides a thorough and engaging study of Plains Indian life. It covers both historical and contemporary aspects and contains wide and balanced treatment of the many different tribal groups, including Canadian and southern populations. Daniel J. Gelo draws on years of ethnographic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge

  • Gender Circuits: Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age book cover

    Gender Circuits

    Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age, 2nd Edition

    By Eve Shapiro

    The new edition of Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies. Examining the complex intersections between gender ideologies, social scripts, information and biomedical technologies…

    Paperback – 2015-02-02
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Media and Middle Class Moms: Images and Realities of Work and Family book cover

    Media and Middle Class Moms

    Images and Realities of Work and Family, 1st Edition

    By Lara J. Descartes, Conrad Kottak

    Written by nationally recognized anthropologists Conrad Kottak and Lara Descartes, this ethnography of largely white, middle class families in a town in the midwest explores the role that the media play in influencing how those families cope with everyday work/family issues. The book…

    Paperback – 2009-02-05
    Routledge

  • Interracial Families: Current Concepts and Controversies book cover

    Interracial Families

    Current Concepts and Controversies, 1st Edition

    By George Alan Yancey, Richard Lewis, Jr.

    A unique book offering both a research overview and practical advice for its readers, this text allows students to gain a solid understanding of the research that has been generated on several important issues surrounding multiracial families, including intimate relations, family dynamics…

    Paperback – 2008-11-26
    Routledge

  • White Weddings: Romancing Heterosexuality in Popular Culture book cover

    White Weddings

    Romancing Heterosexuality in Popular Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Chrys Ingraham

    This is a groundbreaking study of our culture's obsession with weddings. By examining popular films, commercials, magazines, advertising, television sitcoms and even children's toys, this book shows the pervasive influence of weddings in our culture and the important role they play in maintaining…

    Paperback – 2008-01-31
    Routledge

  • From Mukogodo to Maasai: Ethnicity and Cultural Change In Kenya book cover

    From Mukogodo to Maasai

    Ethnicity and Cultural Change In Kenya, 1st Edition

    By Lee Cronk

    This book focuses on the strategic manipulation of ethnic identity by the Mukogodo of Kenya. It is about how Mukogodo people changed their way of life to a radically different one, that is their change as Maasai people, giving them a new way of living, a new language, and a new set of beliefs.…

    Paperback – 2004-08-06
    Routledge
    Case Studies in Anthropology

  • The Lao: Gender, Power, and Livelihood book cover

    The Lao

    Gender, Power, and Livelihood, 1st Edition

    By Carol Ireson-Doolittle, Geraldine Moreno-Black

    The Lao discusses culture and village life in Laos, exploring topics of kinship and family, gender relations, households, religion, livelihood strategies, and ethnicity. In particular, the effects of recent development projects on the relative power of men and women in rural Lao society, and the…

    Paperback – 2003-09-12
    Routledge
    Case Studies in Anthropology

  • Fulbe Voices: Marriage, Islam, and Medicine In Northern Cameroon book cover

    Fulbe Voices

    Marriage, Islam, and Medicine In Northern Cameroon, 1st Edition

    By Helen A. Regis

    Fulbe Voices is based on everyday conversations in the West African village of Domaayo, Cameroon, where men and women struggle with the multiple cultural contradictions and social tensions emerging from their varied perspectives as farmers and entrepreneurs, schoolboys and elders, married and free…

    Paperback – 2002-08-14
    Routledge
    Case Studies in Anthropology

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