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  • Ashkenazim and Sephardim: A European Perspective

    This volume is devoted to selected aspects of the culture and language of the two largest Jewish Diaspora groups, Sephardim and Ashkenazim. The authors analyze the latest European research tendencies related to both Jewish factions. Questions concern the… (Harde kaft)

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  • Sleeping Beauties in Victorian Britain

    Artists, scientists and the wider public of the Victorian era all seem to have shared a common interest in the myth of the Briar Rose and its contemporary implications, from the Pre-Raphaelites and late Victorian aesthetes to the fascinated crowds who visited… (Zachte 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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  • 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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    110,95
  • 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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    48,95
  • Bis dat, qui cito dat

    Bis dat, qui cito dat - never has a proverb more aptly applied to an individual than does this Medieval Latin saying to Wolfgang Mieder. 'He gives twice who gives quickly' captures the essence of his entire career, his professional as well as personal life. As… (Harde kaft)

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    128,95
  • Sonja Lenk boeken
    Sonja Lenk - Consciousness in Oscillation

    The thesis addresses the question of human consciousness in its oscillation between conditioning and transcendence: the impact of cultural worldviews on the individual's lifeworld and their gradual transcendence as a form of spiritual practice. At the centre… (Zachte kaft)

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    39,95
  • 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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    42,95
  • Juan A. Ríos Vega boeken
    Juan A. Ríos Vega - Counterstorytelling Narratives of Latino Teenage Boys

    Counterstorytelling Narratives of Latino Teenage Boys presents an ethnographic portrait of the experiences and counterstories of nine Latino teenage boys representing different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds attending a high school in North Carolina.… (Harde kaft)

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    82,95
  • Marek Golebiowski boeken
    Marek Golebiowski - An Encyclopedia of American Culture

    This encyclopedia aims to provide a ready reference to various aspects of American culture. The time frame is from the colonial period to the end of the 20th century. The areas covered are fine arts (painting, sculpture, photography); performing… (Harde kaft)

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    81,95
  • Juan A. Ríos Vega boeken
    Juan A. Ríos Vega - Counterstorytelling Narratives of Latino Teenage Boys

    Counterstorytelling Narratives of Latino Teenage Boys presents an ethnographic portrait of the experiences and counterstories of nine Latino teenage boys representing different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds attending a high school in North Carolina.… (Zachte kaft)

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    37,95
  • Talking Back to Globalization

    Globalization is one of the most widely circulated, high-stakes buzzwords of the past generation; yet discussion of the topic is often encased in paradox and contention over what globalization is, to whom and where it may (or may not) apply, and to what effect… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Talking Back to Globalization

    Globalization is one of the most widely circulated, high-stakes buzzwords of the past generation; yet discussion of the topic is often encased in paradox and contention over what globalization is, to whom and where it may (or may not) apply, and to what effect… (Harde kaft)

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    136,95
  • 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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    88,95
  • 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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    38,95
  • 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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