Anthropology

    Culture and Communication

    By James M. Wilce

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    James M. Wilce's new textbook introduces students to the role of linguistic analysis in anthropology. Featuring a range of study aids and online resources, it is an essential resource for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students taking introductory courses on culture and communication, and linguistic anthropology.

    Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi

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    The many political lives of an Indian Ocean metropolis, as seen through the eyes of scholars, writers and activists.

    Debating Civilisations

    By Jeremy C. A. Smith

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    Debating civilisations offers an up-to-date evaluation of the re-emerging field of civilisational analysis, tracing its main currents and comparing it to rival paradigms such as Marxism, globalisation theory and postcolonial sociology. The book suggests that civilisational analysis offers an alternative approach to understanding globalisation, one that focuses on the dense...

    Communicating Development with Communities

    By Linje Manyozo

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    Development theory and practice are often taught in a manner that strips them of their historical context and obscures alternative intellectual assumptions and critical frameworks. This prevents students from acquiring a holistic understanding of the world and consequently, when it comes to development practice, most lack the skills to live...

    Raising Children

    By David F. Lancy

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    Drawing on a lifetime's experience as an anthropologist, David F. Lancy takes us on a journey across the globe to show how children are raised differently in different cultures. Intriguing, and sometimes shocking, his discoveries demonstrate that our ideas about children are recent, untested, and often contrast starkly with those...

    Mary Douglas

    By Paul Richards

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    This valuable book introduces Mary Douglas's theories, and outlines the ways in which her work is of continuing importance for the future of the social sciences.

    International African Library

    By Maxim Bolt

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    Maxim Bolt explores the lives of Zimbabwean migrant labourers, of settled black farm workers and their dependants, and of white farmers and managers, as they intersect on the Zimbabwean-South African border. Focusing on one farm, the book investigates the role of a hub of wage labour in a place of...

    Being Godless: Ethnographies of Atheism and Non-Religion

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    Drawing on ethnographic inquiry and the anthropological literature on doubt and atheism, this volume explores people's reluctance to pursue religion.

    Antiquarianisms: Contact, Conflict, Comparison

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    Ten papers draw on case studies in the Mediterranean and the Americas examining both how a culture studies its own past and how external people study a `foreign' culture. Differing antiquarian traditions emerge that when merged produce new perceptions of the past.

    Mediterranean Incarnate

    By Naor Ben-Yehoyada

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    In The Mediterranean Incarnate, anthropologist Naor Ben-Yehoyada takes us aboard the Naumachos for a thirty-seven-day voyage in the fishing grounds between Sicily and Tunisia. He also takes us on a historical exploration of the past eighty years to show how the Mediterranean has reemerged as a modern transnational region. From...

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