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  • Reproductive Technologies as Global Form

    In the thirty years since the first "test-tube baby," in-vitro fertilization and other methods of reproductive assistance have become a common aspect of family life and medicine in developed nations--and, increasingly, throughout the world. This collection… (Zachte kaft)

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  • The Governance of Legal Pluralism

    Law is considered by lawyers and sociologists to be at the very center of social integration in Western societies, whereas social anthropological discourses regard law as marginal in Non-Western societies. Empirical studies of multi-sited legal frameworks in… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Africa - Power and Powerlessness

    In Africa the distribution of power and powerlessness seems to be more rigid than on other continents. Political power is in the hands of narrow elites while the overwhelming majority has hardly any access to decision-making. The common denominator of this… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Avata¿saka Buddhism in East Asia

    The volume about Avatasaka Buddhism in East Asia is the result of a symposium organized in France in 2008. 15 contributions reflect the ways of manifestation and of expression of Huayan doctrines in several geographical regions and at different periods.… (Harde kaft)

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  • K. Hough boeken
    K. Hough - The Expression & Perception of Space in Wayana

    Until recently it was assumed that all cultures perceive and express 'space' from the ego. However, this belief in a universal phenomenological bias is currently being challenged by many linguists from several disciplines, who believe that space can also be… (Zachte kaft)

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  • People at the Well

    Water is never just Hv(2)O. It is always more. It has its own ways of world-making and is much more than just a substance or a commodity. Water is also a focal point of religious meanings and inspires cultural practices. The book shows the different forms, the… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Karen Jacobs boeken
    Karen Jacobs - Collecting Kamoro. Objects, encounters and representation on the southwest coast of Papua

    The story of ethnographic collecting is one of cross-cultural encounters. This book focuses on collecting encounters in the Kamoro region of Papua from the earliest collections made in 1828 until 2011. Exploring the links between representation and collecting,… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Iris Edenheiser boeken
    Iris Edenheiser - Tecumseh, Keokuk, Black Hawk

    it der Kolonisierung der Welt durch europäische Mächte setzte eine weitreichende Bildproduktion über die kolonisierten Kulturen und Menschen ein. Bilder von nordamerikanischen Indianern haben dabei einen prominenten Platz in unserer visuellen Kultur inne.… (Harde kaft)

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  • Feelings at the Margins

    Gewalt und Stigmatisierung führen zu einschneidenden psychischen Grenzerfahrungen, denen viele Menschen im gegenwärtigen Indonesien ausgesetzt sind. Aus sozial- und kulturanthropologischer, geschichtlicher und politischer Perspektive beschäftigen sich die… (Zachte kaft)

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  • L. Van Broekhoven, C. Buijs, P. Hovens boeken
    L. Van Broekhoven, C. Buijs, P. Hovens - Sharing Knowledge and Cultural Heritage: First Nations of the Americas

    Sharing Knowledge & Cultural Heritage (SK&CH), First Nations of the Americas, testifies to the growing commitment of museum professionals in the twenty-first century to share collections with the descendants of people and communities from whom the collections… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Jimmy Mans boeken
    Jimmy Mans - Amotopoan Trails. A recent archaeology of Trio movements

    In this book the concept of mobility is explored for the archaeology of the Amazonian and Caribbean region. As a result of technological and methodological progress in archaeology, mobility has become increasingly visible on the level of the individual.… (Zachte kaft)

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  • African Children at Work

    ost children in Africa start working from a very early age - helping the family or earning wages. Should this work be abolished, tolerated, or encouraged? Such questions are the subject of much debate: international and national organizations, employers,… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Travelling Goods, Travelling Moods

    Dass Waren erst durch ihr kulturelles Umfeld Wert und Bedeutung erhalten, und beides umkämpft ist und immer wieder hergestellt werden muss, verdeutlichen die Autorinnen und Autoren in diesem Band. Mit dem Konzept der 'kulturellen Aneignung' bieten sie eine… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Jean Kommers, Eric Venbrux boeken
    Jean Kommers, Eric Venbrux - Cultural styles of knowledge transmission

    Emeritus Antropoloog dr. Ad Borsboom (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen) wijdde zijn academische carrière aan overdracht van culturele kennis. De inzichten die Borsboom hij gedurende vele jaren van veldwerk onder de Australische Aboriginals verwierf deelde hij… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Andrew Gebhart boeken
    Andrew Gebhart - Holland Flowering

    Growing tulip bulbs on the moon, and a tulip shaped island in the North Sea. Frederick Ruysch's wunderkammer and contemporary bloemencorsos. A Dutch-Chinese billionaire, aka the Orchid King, recreates a 'Dutch' town in northeast China complete with a replica… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Jos de Mul boeken
    Jos de Mul - Plessner's philosophical anthropology

    Helmuth Plessner (1892-1985) was one of the founders of philosophical anthropology, and his book The Stages of the Organic and Man, first published in 1928, has inspired generations of philosophers, biologists, social scientists, and humanities scholars. This… (Harde kaft)

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  • Beer in Africa

    This volume on beer in Africa focuses on the making and unmaking of self in the inchoate, dark, exalted and sometimes upsetting context of bars, shebeens and other formal and informal drinking occasions. Beer in Africa takes the production and consumption of… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Ursula Apitzsch boeken
    Ursula Apitzsch - Ethnicity, Belonging and Biography

    The subjects of ethnicity and collective belonging have enjoyed high priority on the agenda of social science research over the last 20 years. Nevertheless there is need (and considerable scope) for further mutual adjustment and refinement of theoretical… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Ina Rösing boeken
    Ina Rösing - White, grey and black Kallawaya healing rituals

    The central characteristics of the Kallawaya culture are the rich traditional "white", "black" and "grey" healing rituals. They are deeply embedded in the Andean religion. (Harde kaft)

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  • Environmental Uncertainty and Local Knowledge

    Southeast Asia is a laboratory showing current worldwide ecological issues. Environmental change, natural resource exploitation as well as global climate change increasingly threaten people's livelihoods. Environmentally based uncertainties foster a high level… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Habitus in Habitat II

    Which are the aspects of cognition not yet focused on as such by brain research? How can one deal with them? This book sheds light on the other sides of cognition, on what they mean for forms and figurations of subjective, cultural and social understanding. In… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Habitus in Habitat III

    A myriad of sensations inform and direct us when we engage with the environment. To understand their influence on the development of our habitus it is important to focus on unifying processes in sensing. This approach allows us to include phenomena that elude… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Arne S. Steinforth boeken
    Arne S. Steinforth - Troubled Minds

    Every society has its own definition of a normal and an abnormal human condition. For persons living with mental disorders, these concepts have a tremendous impact. This study investigates how the abnormal mind is culturally defined in Malawi, South-Eastern… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Al Makin boeken
    Al Makin - Representing the Enemy

    This work claims that Musaylima served as a prophet for his own people in Yamama in more or less the same way as the Prophet Muhammad in Mecca and Medina. However, unlike Islam, Musaylima's religious movement did not survive. Here, a complete story of… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Alexandra von Barsewisch boeken
    Alexandra von Barsewisch - Kumeyaay Courses astride la línea

    This book deals with the meaning of factual and symbolic borders and ways by which these are overcome on the basis of regular activities or in representational and political discourses. The Kumeyaay in Southern California and Northern Baja California are small… (Zachte kaft)

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