Anthropology: Political & Economic Anthropology

  • Rules and Meanings book cover

    Rules and Meanings

    1st Edition

    By Mary Douglas

    First published in 1973, Rules and Meanings is an anthology of works that form part of Mary Douglas' struggle to devise an anthropological modernism conducive to her opposition to reputedly modernizing trends in contemporary society. The collection contains works by Wittgenstein, Schutz, Husserl,…

    Paperback – 2009-02-25
    Routledge

  • Food in the Social Order book cover

    Food in the Social Order

    1st Edition

    By Mary Douglas

    First published in 1984, This work is a cross-cultural study of the moral and social meaning of food. It is a collection of articles by Douglas and her colleagues covering the food system of the Oglala Sioux, the food habits of families in rural North Carolina, meal formats in an Italian-American…

    Paperback – 2009-02-25
    Routledge

  • Globalisation and Japanese Organisational Culture: An Ethnography of a Japanese Corporation in France book cover

    Globalisation and Japanese Organisational Culture

    An Ethnography of a Japanese Corporation in France, 1st Edition

    By Mitchell Sedgwick

    Globalisation – the global movement, and control, of products, capital, technologies, persons and images – increasingly takes place through the work of organisations, perhaps the most powerful of which are multinational corporations. Based in an ethnographic analysis of cross-cultural social…

    Paperback – 2008-11-28
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Flag, Nation and Symbolism in Europe and America book cover

    Flag, Nation and Symbolism in Europe and America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Richard Jenkins

    Although the symbolic and political importance of flags has often been mentioned by scholars of nationalism, there are few in-depth studies of the significance of flags for national identities. This multi-disciplinary collection offers case studies and comparisons of flag history, uses and…

    Paperback – 2007-10-18
    Routledge

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