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  • International and Regional Perspectives on Cross-Cultural Mediation

    Intercultural and cross-cultural mediation in the Western world has emerged as an object of research that has attracted a growing attention over the past thirty years. Meanwhile, static and essentialist notions of culture in communication have been challenged… (Harde kaft)

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  • Ideas of | for Europe

    The current attempt in European politics to develop a European identity makes scientific research about discourses on Europe especially relevant. This book takes an analytical gaze at philosophical and political attempts to conceptualise Europe from antiquity… (Harde kaft)

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  • Polycarp Africanus boeken
    Polycarp Africanus - Female genital cutting and gender relations in Kurya society

    This book deals with reasons for the persistence of the practice of female genital cutting (FGC) among the Kurya in Tanzania. The author identifies contradictory understandings of meanings regarding the practice among government representatives, activists who… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Assigning Cultural Values

    Assigning Cultural Values is a collection of thirteen essays focusing on the analysis of cultural value in light of aestheticization or aesthetic practices. Reflecting the fruits of the Research Council of Norway's comprehensive programme for cultural research… (Harde kaft)

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  • Japan Copes with Calamity

    Bringing together studies by experienced researchers of Japan from field sites around the disaster zone, this book presents the survivors' struggles in their own words: from enduring life in shelters and temporary housing, through re-creating the fishing… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Negotiating Disasters: Politics, Representation, Meanings

    A wide spectrum of events are covered ranging from floods, the tsunami of 2004, earthquakes and landslides to such long-term processes as the decline of pastures or coastlines. The diversity of the case studies opens up questions on method and the… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Cornel Micu boeken
    Cornel Micu - From Peasants to Farmers? Agrarian Reforms and Modernisation in Twentieth Century Romania

    The underdevelopment of agriculture was an important subject during the negotiations for Romania's accession to the European Union. The problem of backwardness in rural areas is, however, far from new and during the twentieth century several agrarian reforms… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Shuxue Li boeken
    Shuxue Li - Lewis Mumford

    Lewis Mumford's achievements as an architectural critic, literary critic and urbanist are well known. However, his contribution to the American studies movement and to cultural studies in general has almost been forgotten in recent years. By situating… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Breaking the Panel!

    At the beginning of the 21st century, comics are a medium `on the rise' in scholarship and in schools. This collection of essays, which emerged from a graduate student conference at TU Dortmund University, demonstrates their immense medial, artistic, and… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Habitus in Habitat I. Emotion and Motion

    What is the relationship between habits and emotions? What is the role of the embodiment of emotions in a cultural habitat? What is the role of the environment for the formation of emotions and subjectivity? One way to address these questions is through… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Ugo E. M. Fabietti boeken
    Ugo E. M. Fabietti - Ethnography at the Frontier

    "This book is the result of a field research carried out by the author among a community of agriculturists in what was till recently the uttermost part of Southern Pakistani Balochistan. It deals with themes such as ways of living and representing spaces,… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Contemporary Asian Modernities

    This book is a collection of selected essays presented at the International Symposium on 'Contemporary Asian Modernities: Transnationality, Interculturality and Hybridity' hosted by the Humanities Programme of Hong Kong Baptist University in September 2006. As… (Harde kaft)

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  • Models of Personal Conversion in Russian cultural history of the 19<SUP>th</SUP> and 20<SUP>th</SUP> centuries

    This volume offers a view of modern Russian intellectual culture as shaped by the dynamic of conversions. The individual contributions examine a rich variety of personal conversions occurring in a culture in which the written word enjoyed a privileged status… (Harde kaft)

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  • Faces and Masks of Ugliness in Literary Narratives

    This collection of essays deals primarily with the idea of ugliness as represented in a variety of literary narratives in English. Shakespeare's Caliban and his depiction in The Tempest and its contemporary film adaptations are dealt with, just as Joseph… (Harde kaft)

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  • D.A.

    «D.A.» represents a cultural science handbook of «Design Anthropology», providing an epistemology, phenomenology and survey of the varieties of the extended concept of design. Here the design concept is placed at the centre of the nexus of meaning of… (Harde kaft)

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  • Invisibility Studies

    Invisibility Studies explores current changes in the relationship between what we consider visible and what invisible in different areas of contemporary culture. Contributions trace how these changes make their marks on various cultural fields and investigate… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Assembling Japan

    Assembling Japan focuses on Japan's modernization as a long-term process that is reliant on changing technology and that has led to the nation's full engagement with the global system. This process forms a complex field of tensions, full of interesting… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Katarzyna Majbroda boeken
    Katarzyna Majbroda - Clifford Geertz's Interpretive Anthropology

    Over the last decades Clifford Geertz' interpretive anthropology has played an important role in the field of socio-cultural anthropology. The study presents the critical reception of his thoughts in Western countries and Polish anthropology. Interpretive… (Harde kaft)

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  • Fusion Fashion

    "The focus of "Fusion Fashion" is on Orientalism as a sartorial practice, which has to be differentiated from the common knowledge of/on Orientalism by means of its organization, constitution and reception. The book offers historic as well as systematic… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Asma Agzenay boeken
    Asma Agzenay - Returning the Gaze

    This book is proposed as a contribution to postcolonial critiques of the colonial and postcolonial exotic. It investigates the exotic as a representation of colonial cultural difference in colonial discourse, culture and history, and its oppositional… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Sexual Fantasies

    This book expands the notion of sexual fantasies from the field of psychology into the realms of cultural studies, anthropology, philosophy, and sociology. So far, much research on sexual fantasies has dealt with issues of gender differences, the effect of… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Mededelingen Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde Indian Detours

    With tourism becoming the largest single sector of the global economy it cannot but impact traditional societies in many ways, both detrimental and beneficial. Nowhere is the history of the tourist encounter between Native peoples and Euro-Americans as long… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Yan Yuan boeken
    Yan Yuan - A Different Place in the Making

    "The last three decades have seen dramatic changes in Chinese cities. While many tend to read these changes as the result of institutional reforms, macro planning, and top-down development, the author of this study focuses on the undercurrent at the bottom,… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Matías Bruera boeken
    Matías Bruera - Mapping the Tasteland

    This book draws together the results of extensive research into the complex relationships that some modern European and Argentinean writers have enjoyed with food and wine. The European writers considered include Roland Barthes, Walter Benjamin, Honoré de… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Johanna Siméant, Christophe Traïni boeken
    Johanna Siméant, Christophe Traïni - Protest and Social Movements Bodies in Protest

    Research on social movements has historically focused on the traditional weapons of the working class, especially labour strikes and street demonstrations-but everyday actions, such as eating or singing, which can also be turned into a means of protest, have… (Harde kaft)

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