Taylor & Francis India: Social Sciences

  • Good Company: A Study of Nyakyusa Age-Villages book cover

    Good Company

    A Study of Nyakyusa Age-Villages, 1st Edition

    By Monica Wilson

    Originally published in 1951 this book is a study of village system in southern Tanzania, which at the time of publication was thought to be unique. Each village consisted not of a group of kinsmen but an age-set: a group of male contemporaries, together with their wives and young children. The…

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    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Communal Rituals of the Nyakyusa book cover

    Communal Rituals of the Nyakyusa

    1st Edition

    By Monica Wilson

    Originally published in 1959, this book includes detailed accounts of Nyakyusa traditions of origin,  osmology and moral values, often in direct quotations from informants, while part of the book is devoted to a description of Christian missions, the growth of African churches and the conflict…

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    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Rituals of Kinship Among the Nyakyusa book cover

    Rituals of Kinship Among the Nyakyusa

    1st Edition

    By Monica Wilson

    Originally published in 1957, analyses the rituals celebrated by groups of kinsmen on the occasion of births, marriages and deaths within the age villages of the Nyakyusa. the connection between the form of the rituals and the kinship structure is examined. The symbolism of the rituals throws great…

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    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Sectarianism in Southern Nyasaland book cover

    Sectarianism in Southern Nyasaland

    1st Edition

    By R. L. Wishlade

    Originally published in 1965, this is a study of Christian secessionist sects in the southern Province of Nyasaland (Malawi). It discusses the nature and context of sectarianism in Africa and analyses the developemnt of the sects, their ritual and worship and the roles of their officials in the…

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    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Urban Transport: A Century of Progress? book cover

    Urban Transport

    A Century of Progress?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Hey, John Sheldrake

    First published in 1997, this volume enters the debate on urban transport, dealing with a range of issues from questions of ownership and network planning to such matters as investment, usage and technological change.…

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  • Youth and Policy: Contexts and Consequences book cover

    Youth and Policy

    Contexts and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Howard Williamson

    First published in 1997, this volume is concerned primarily, though not exclusively, with one particular vulnerable group: unqualified young men on the margins. These young men, whose cultures of machismo, manualism and anti-mentalism previously served to prepare them for the manual labour market,…

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  • Technology and Rationality book cover

    Technology and Rationality

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Krogh

    First published in 1998, this volume deals with the position and role that the technology of modern society has traditionally had and ought to have within modern social philosophy and social theory. These two considerations are by no means one and the same. This selectivity is expressed both by…

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  • The Social History of the Brazilian Samba book cover

    The Social History of the Brazilian Samba

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Shaw

    First published in 1999, this volume examines the impact of political, social and cultural developments on the nation’s most popular musical form, samba, in the context of the period 1930-45, one of huge social change in Brazil, with the introduction of industrialization under the authoritarian…

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  • Grasping the World: The Idea of the Museum book cover

    Grasping the World

    The Idea of the Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Preziosi, Claire Farago

    First published in 2004, this volume recognises that there is much more to museums than the documenting, monumentalizing, or theme-parking of identity, history and heritage. This landmark anthology aims to make strange the very existence of museums and to plot a critical, historical and ethical…

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  • Homelessness: The (In)Appropriate Applicant book cover

    Homelessness

    The (In)Appropriate Applicant, 1st Edition

    By David Cowan

    First published in 1997, this volume presents the results of in-depth research into the application of the UK homelessness legislation in relation to community care, the Children Act 1989, violence to women, and racial harassment. This is supplemented with a consideration of policies and practices…

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  • Human Rights: New Dimensions and Challenges book cover

    Human Rights

    New Dimensions and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janusz Symonides

    First published in 1998, this first volume of The Manual on Human Rights Education for Universities has been prepared in the hope that it will serve as a teaching aid for institutions of higher education, as well as for UNESCO Chairs, and focuses on new dimensions and challenges. UNESCO’s long…

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  • White Counsellors – Black Clients: Theory, Research and Practice book cover

    White Counsellors – Black Clients

    Theory, Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Nick Banks

    Published in 1999. British cross-cultural counselling practice issues are examined through a survey of the attitudes of white British Counsellors and their self-reported practices with African-Caribbean and South Asian clients. The book has sections which review the literature on cross-cultural…

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