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  • Toward an Anthropology of Ambient Sound book cover

    Toward an Anthropology of Ambient Sound

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Guillebaud

    This volume approaches the issue of ambient sound through the ethnographic exploration of different cultural contexts including Italy, India, Egypt, France, Ethiopia, Scotland, Spain, Portugal, and Japan. It examines social, religious, and aesthetic conceptions of sound environments, what types of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 

  • Linguistic Variation and Social Practices of Normative Masculinity: Authority and Multifunctional Humour in a Dublin Sports Club book cover

    Linguistic Variation and Social Practices of Normative Masculinity

    Authority and Multifunctional Humour in a Dublin Sports Club, 1st Edition

    By Fergus O'Dwyer

    This book explores the ways in which linguistic variation and complex social practices interact toward the formation of male interactional identities in a sports club in Dublin, illustrating the affordances of studying sporting contexts in contributing to advancing sociolinguistic theory.//…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Micro And Macro Levels Of Analysis In Anthropology: Issues In Theory And Research book cover

    Micro And Macro Levels Of Analysis In Anthropology

    Issues In Theory And Research, 1st Edition

    By Pertti J Pelto

    This book reviews the history of micro/macro issues in anthropology and provides a framework for a more systematic examination of potential linkages among levels. It also provides empirical examples of the articulation of micro/macro theory and methods in sociocultural research.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Kilowatts And Crisis: Hydroelectric Power And Social Dislocation In Eastern Panama book cover

    Kilowatts And Crisis

    Hydroelectric Power And Social Dislocation In Eastern Panama, 1st Edition

    By Alaka Wali

    This book describes the social history of the events surrounding the construction of the Bayano Dam and its aftermath in Eastern Panama. It clarifies the local level consequences, national motives, and the international economic framework that shaped the Bayano Dam project.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Lands At Risk In The Third World: Local-level Perspectives book cover

    Lands At Risk In The Third World

    Local-level Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Peter D. Little

    This book presents case studies highlighting social, economic, political, and biological dimensions of environmental degradation in the Third World. It uses local data to examine, test, and refine larger explanatory models and theories. .…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Agricultural Geography book cover

    Agricultural Geography

    1st Edition

    By Leslie Symons

    This book provides a historical summary of agricultural development and representative ways in which agricultural production is undertaken in different social, economic and physical environments. It describes concepts and methodology for understanding any area or type of farming.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Cities And Regions As Nonlinear Decision Systems book cover

    Cities And Regions As Nonlinear Decision Systems

    1st Edition

    By Robert W Crosby

    This book presents an exposition of ongoing research in the fields of non-linear dynamic systems driven by the decisions of human beings and cognitive science as they relate to urban and regional analysis. It aims to illuminate the social and economic functioning of cities and regions.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Involuntary Migration And Resettlement: The Problems And Responses Of Dislocated People book cover

    Involuntary Migration And Resettlement

    The Problems And Responses Of Dislocated People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Art Hansen

    This book addresses the issues and the wide variety of contexts in which migration and resettlement schemes have occurred. It examines responses of dislocated people facing dislocation and resettlement and specifically presents question: What are the common stresses of dislocation and resettlement?…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Collaborative Research And Social Change: Applied Anthropology In Action book cover

    Collaborative Research And Social Change

    Applied Anthropology In Action, 1st Edition

    By Donald D Stull

    This book presents community case studies that involve long-term community-based research, close collaboration between researchers and representatives of the host community, and the application of research methods and findings to social-change goals within the community.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Articulating Change In The

    Articulating Change In The ""Last Unknown""

    1st Edition

    By Frederick K. Errington

    This book explores questions of identity and value posed by people living on (or near) the small Pacific island of Karavar in Papua New Guinea, focusing on how the Karavarans' long-term preoccupation has played out in various social contexts.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Migrants To Amazonia: Spontaneous Colonization In The Brazilian Frontier book cover

    Migrants To Amazonia

    Spontaneous Colonization In The Brazilian Frontier, 1st Edition

    By Judith Lisansky

    This book is the story of one Amazonian community located along the middle Araguaia River in the northeastern comer of the state of Mato Grosso. It is based on fourteen months of fieldwork in 1976, 1978, and 1979.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

  • Arid Lands: Today And Tomorrow book cover

    Arid Lands

    Today And Tomorrow, 1st Edition

    By Charles Hutchinson

    This book represents the efforts of scientists and other individuals who, through their various disciplines, are addressing the problems of and opportunities presented by the arid lands of the world.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

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