Anthropology: Kinship & Community

  • Global Spaces of Chinese Culture: Diasporic Chinese Communities in the United States and Germany book cover

    Global Spaces of Chinese Culture

    Diasporic Chinese Communities in the United States and Germany, 1st Edition

    By Sylvia Van Ziegert

    This book is an exploration of how Chinese communites in the United States and Germany create and disseminate a sense of diasporic Chinese identity. It not only compares the local conditions of the Chinese communities in the two locations, but also moves to a global dimension to track the…

    Paperback – 2009-04-29
    Routledge
    Studies in Asian Americans

  • 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

  • Highland Homecomings: Genealogy and Heritage Tourism in the Scottish Diaspora book cover

    Highland Homecomings

    Genealogy and Heritage Tourism in the Scottish Diaspora, 1st Edition

    By Paul Basu

    The first full-length ethnographic study of its kind, Highland Homecomings examines the role of place, ancestry and territorial attachment in the context of a modern age characterized by mobility and rootlessness. With an interdisciplinary approach, speaking to current themes in anthropology,…

    Paperback – 2006-12-07
    Routledge

  • Voices of African-American Teen Fathers: I'm Doing What I Got to Do book cover

    Voices of African-American Teen Fathers

    I'm Doing What I Got to Do, 1st Edition

    By Angelia M Paschal

    Find out what it’s like to be young, African-American . . . and a fatherVoices of African-American Teen Fathers is an insightful look at adolescent pregnancy and parenthood through the eyes of fathers aged 14 to 19. This unique book features candid interviews with thirty teens who talk about…

    Paperback – 2006-07-10
    Routledge

  • The Reinvention of Primitive Society: Transformations of a Myth book cover

    The Reinvention of Primitive Society

    Transformations of a Myth, 2nd Edition

    By Adam Kuper

    The Invention of Primitive Society, Adam Kuper’s best selling critique of ideas about the origins of society and religion that have been much debated since Darwin, has been hugely influential in anthropology and post-colonial studies. This topical new edition, entitled The Reinvention of…

    Paperback – 2005-06-23
    Routledge

  • Cross-Cultural Approaches to Adoption book cover

    Cross-Cultural Approaches to Adoption

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Bowie

    Adoption is currently subject to a great deal of media scrutiny. High-profile cases of international adoption via the internet and other unofficial routes, have drawn attention to the relative ease with which children can be obtained on the global circuit, and have brought about legislation which…

    Paperback – 2004-10-07
    Routledge
    European Association of Social Anthropologists

  • 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

  • Dangerous Families: Queer Writing on Surviving book cover

    Dangerous Families

    Queer Writing on Surviving, 1st Edition

    By Matt Bernstein Sycamore

    Queer survivors piece together the clues to discover their own lives! Dangerous Families: Queer Writing on Surviving goes beyond the recovery narrative to create a new queer literature of investigation, exploration, and transformation. Twenty-six stories illuminate the reality of growing up in fear…

    Paperback – 2004-02-26
    Routledge

  • Children's Places: Cross-Cultural Perspectives book cover

    Children's Places

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Fog Olwig, Eva Gullov

    Children's Places examines the ways in which children and adults, from their different vantage-points in society, negotiate the 'proper place' of children in both social and spatial terms. It looks at some of the recognised constructions of children, including perspectives from cultures that do not…

    Paperback – 2003-10-16
    Routledge

  • 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

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