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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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  • 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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  • Memory Work

    This volume is a collection of scholarly articles that maps the concept of memory across a number of academic disciplines. Drawing from a range of academic areas, including Cultural Theory, Film Studies, History, History of Ideas, Literature, Media Studies,… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Lived Space

    This book presents original research on the practical creation or use of places, homes, senses of loyalty and feelings of togetherness among Muslim minorities in Europe. The individual chapters deal with examples of Muslim 'homing' or 'sense-making'… (Harde kaft)

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  • Andrea Nicolas boeken
    Andrea Nicolas - From Process to Procedure. Elders' Mediation and Formality in Central Ethiopia

    This anthropological study describes a specific form of mediation, as it is practiced in Ethiopia (Northeast Africa) by members of the Oromo and Amhara ethnic groups. It introduces elders as male household-heads in their advanced ages, who settle conflicts and… (Harde kaft)

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  • Hajj

    Every year, in the last month of the Islamic calendar, millions of Muslims from around the world come together in Mecca to perform the Hajj, the pilgrimage that all capable Muslims should perform at least once in their lives. In 2013, the National Museum of… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Julia Bernstein boeken
    Julia Bernstein - Food for Thought

    Russischsprachige Juden, die nach Deutschland oder Israel ausgewandert sind, leben in vielschichtigen sozialen Realitäten. Dazu gehört auch die Esskultur, die eine besondere Rolle für die Konstruktion von Identität spielen kann, wie Julia Bernstein zeigt.… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Family, Kinship and State in Contemporary Europe 3

    Over the years, a consensus has grown among European policy specialists that kinship should play a larger role in the welfare state. This title examines the fundamental questions about such kinship ties and seeks to understand how and why family members help… (Zachte kaft)

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Entidades maléficas y conceptos del mal en las religiones latinoamericanas

    CONTENIDO / CONTENTS IRIS GAREIS El mal y sus representaciones en las religiones latinoamericanas / Introducción . Evil and Its Representations in Latin American Religions / Introduction LINDSEY CRICKMAY Outward Change, Inner Continuity: The Andean Concept of… (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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  • Pathways to Empathy

    Dreißig Jahre nach Arlie Hochschilds einflussreicher Studie »The Managed Heart« über die Folgen der Kommodifizierung von Gefühlen für das Individuum ist die Ökonomisierung des vormals Privaten weiter vorangeschritten. Ausgehend von Hochschilds Konzepten… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Chau Giang Bui boeken
    Chau Giang Bui - Changing Lives and Identities

    The Fall of Saigon in 1975 marked the beginning of a rapid period of growth for the Vietnamese diaspora. Over the subsequent decades, Vietnamese refugees spread across five continents, influencing and being influenced by the countries in which they arrived.… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Trophies, relics and curios?

    The British Missionary movement, which began in earnest in the early 19th century, was one of the most extraordinary movements of the last two centuries, radically transforming the lives of people in large parts of the globe, including in Europe itself.By… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Curare. Zeitschrift für Ethnomedizin und transkulturelle Psychiatrie / Objekte sammeln, sehen und deuten.

    Inhalt/Contents: * Ekkehard Schröder & Werner H. Stöcklin+: Objekte sammeln, sehen und deuten im "interdisziplinären Arbeitsfeld Ethnologie & Medizin". Editorial ++ Nachruf / Obituary * Nachruf auf Werner H. Stöcklin (1932-2012), Basler Kinderarzt und… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Francine Brinkgreve boeken
    Francine Brinkgreve - Lamak

    This is the first study to examine in detail ritual objects known as 'Lamak', a fascinating and unique form of ephemeral material culture which is a prominent feature of Balinese creativity.A lamak is a long narrow ritual hanging that is an essential… (Zachte kaft)

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