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  • The Iraqw of Tanzania: Negotiating Rural Development book cover

    The Iraqw of Tanzania

    Negotiating Rural Development, 1st Edition

    By Katherine A. Snyder

    In The Iraqw of Tanzania: Negotiating Rural Development, author Katherine Snyder focuses on how the Iraqw perceive, respond to, and affect development in Tanzania. Snyder explores how the ideology of development affects people's actions, from what crops to plant, to what to wear and do at their…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • 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

  • The Time Of The Gypsies book cover

    The Time Of The Gypsies

    1st Edition

    By Michael Stewart

    Until 1989 it was official Communist policy in eastern Europe to absorb Gypsies into the ?ruling? working class. Since 1989, the Gypsies have become the scapegoat of postcommunism. More Gypsies have had their houses burned and have been killed in racist attacks in the first six postcommunist years…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Roads In The Sky: The Hopi Indians In A Century Of Change book cover

    Roads In The Sky

    The Hopi Indians In A Century Of Change, 1st Edition

    By Richard O. Clemmer

    Despite 100 years with the dominant American culture, Hopi culture today maintains continuity with its aboriginal roots while reflecting the impact of the 20th century.A compelling study of ?fourth worlders? coping with a powerful nation-state, this book depicts Hopi social organization, economy,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Tecpan Guatemala: A Modern Maya Town In Global And Local Context book cover

    Tecpan Guatemala

    A Modern Maya Town In Global And Local Context, 1st Edition

    By Edward F Fischer, Carol Hendrickson

    This case study of a highland Guatemala town examines what it means to be Maya in a rapidly changing and globalized world. In providing an historical synopsis of the Kaqchikel Maya from pre-Columbian and Colonial times to the present day, this volume focuses on the dynamics of clutural boundaries…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • The Articulated Peasant: Household Economies In The Andes book cover

    The Articulated Peasant

    Household Economies In The Andes, 1st Edition

    By Enrique Mayer

    Based on Enrique Mayer's 30 years of research in Peru, this collection of new and revised essays presents in one accessible volume Mayer's most significant statements on Andean peasant economies from pre-colonial times to the present. As a result, The Articulated Peasant is noteworthy as a…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • The Supernatural After the Neuro-Turn book cover

    The Supernatural After the Neuro-Turn

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pieter F. Craffert, John R. Baker, Michael J. Winkelman

    This book takes what is often referred to as the "supernatural" to be normal natural phenomena that are closely linked to the neurobiology of the human species. Reflecting the neurocultural and biocultural perspective, the chapters cover phenomena such as out-of-body experiences, ghosts, and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-12

  • A Moral Economy of Whiteness: Four Frames of Racializing Discourse book cover

    A Moral Economy of Whiteness

    Four Frames of Racializing Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Steve Garner

    A Moral Economy of Whiteness presents a working model for understanding the main ways in which white UK people make ‘race’ through talking about immigration in the twenty-first century. Based on extensive empirical interviews, Steve Garner establishes four overlapping frames through which…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • The Medicalisation of Incest and Abuse: Biomedical and Indigenous Perceptions in Rural Bolivia book cover

    The Medicalisation of Incest and Abuse

    Biomedical and Indigenous Perceptions in Rural Bolivia, 1st Edition

    By Carolina Borda-Niño-Wildman

    Combining biomedical, psychological, and anthropological approaches to intergenerational incestuous violence experienced by rural indigenous [and] peasant women in the Andean region, this book raises new questions surrounding humanness and the normalisation of sexual violence. Through original…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11

  • The Promise of Contemporary Primatology book cover

    The Promise of Contemporary Primatology

    1st Edition

    By Erin P. Riley

    This book argues for a contemporary primatology that recognizes humans as integral components in the ecologies of primates. This contemporary primatology uses a broadened theoretical lens and methodological toolkit to study primate behavior and ecology in increasingly anthropogenic contexts and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-10
    New Biological Anthropology

  • Utopian Movements, Enactments and Subjectivities among Youth in the Global South: Ethnographic Perspectives book cover

    Utopian Movements, Enactments and Subjectivities among Youth in the Global South

    Ethnographic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Oscar Salemink, Susanne Bregnbæk, Dan Vesalainen Hirslund

    Drawing on fine-grained ethnographies from Bissau, Chile, China, Egypt, Ecuador and Nepal, this volume explores how politically, religiously and (sub-)culturally inspired Utopias motivate youth in the Global South to imagine, enact and embody what was missing in the past and present. As a fluid age…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10

  • Risk And Uncertainty In Tribal And Peasant Economies book cover

    Risk And Uncertainty In Tribal And Peasant Economies

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Cashdan

    This book is concerned with how people respond to unpredictable variation in environmental and economic conditions (risk) and lack of information (uncertainty) about those risks. The papers focus on tribal and peasant societies. These societies lack many of the formal institutions that we, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09

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