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Adventure and Society

by Simon Beames, Chris Mackie & Matthew Atencio

<p>This book provides a broad overview of the ways in which ‘adventurous practices’ influence, and are influenced by, the world around them. The concept of adventure is one that is too often tackled within subject silos of philosophy, education,

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Adventures in Archaeology

The Wreck of the Orca II and Other Explorations

by P.J. Capelotti

<p>Remnants of the curious and peculiar ways humankind has marked the archaeological landscape are abundant but often ignored: wrecked aircraft, abandoned airfields, old highway billboards, derelict boats, movie props, and deserted mining ...

ISBN: 9780813063614

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Advertising and Cultural Politics in Global Times

by Pamela Odih

<p>Advertising and Cultural Politics in Global Times traces daringly transgressive convergences between cultural politics and global advertising media. It engages with a range of interpolations between cultural politics and advertising ...

ISBN: 9781317185017

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Affective States

Entanglements, Suspensions, Suspicions

by Mateusz Laszczkowski & Madeleine Reeves

<p>In recent years, political and social theory has been transformed by the heterogeneous approaches to feeling and emotion jointly referred to as ‘affect theory’. These range from psychological and social-constructivist approaches to emotion to

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Affectivity and Race

Studies from Nordic Contexts

by Assoc Prof Kathrine Vitus & Assoc Prof Rikke Andreassen

<p>This book presents new empirical studies of social difference in the Nordic welfare states, in order to advance novel theoretical perspectives on the everyday practices and macro-politics of race and gender in multi-ethnic societies. With ...

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Affectivity and the Social Bond

Transcendence, Economy and Violence in French Social Theory

by Tiina Arppe

<p>Affectivity and the Social Bond offers a fresh and original perspective on the relationship between affectivity and transcendence in nineteenth and twentieth century French social theory. Engaging in a conceptual analysis of the works of ...

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Afflictions

Steps Toward a Visual Psychological Anthropology

by Robert Lemelson & Annie Tucker

<p>This book is one of the first to integrate psychological and medical anthropology with the methodologies of visual anthropology, specifically ethnographic film. It discusses and complements the work presented in <em>Afflictions: Culture and ...

ISBN: 9783319599847

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Affluence Without Abundance

What We Can Learn from the World's Most Successful Civilisation

by James Suzman

<p><strong>'Insightful' YUVAL NOAH HARARI</strong></p> <p><strong>'Fascinating' <em>SUNDAY TIMES</em></strong></p> <p><strong>'Elegant and absorbing' <em>FINANCIAL TIMES</em></strong></p> <p><strong>'Profoundly moving' <em>IRISH ...

ISBN: 9781526615503

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Affluence Without Abundance

The Disappearing World of the Bushmen

by James Suzman

<p><strong>&quot;Insightful and well-written . . . [Suzman chronicles] how much humankind can still learn from the disappearing way of life of the most marginalized communities on earth.†?</strong> -<strong>Yuval Noah Harari, author of SAPIENS: ...

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Africa from MIS 6-2

Population Dynamics and Paleoenvironments

by Sacha C. Jones & Brian A. Stewart

<p>Bringing together archaeological, paleoenvironmental, paleontological and genetic data, this book makes a first attempt to reconstruct African population histories from out species' evolution to the Holocene. Africa during Marine Isotope ...

ISBN: 9789401775205

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Africa Now!

Emerging Issues and Alternative Perspectives

by Adebusuyi Adeniran & Lanre Ikuteyijo

<p>This book presents relevant and timely endogenous procedures for addressing the challenge of transforming ideas into sustainable opportunities in Africa. It explores how Africa could be understood in the context of emerging global realities, ...

ISBN: 9783319624433

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Africa's Population: In Search of a Demographic Dividend

by Hans Groth & John F. May

<p>This book examines the promises as well as the challenges the demographic dividend brings to sub-Saharan Africa as fertility rates in the region fall and the labor force grows. It offers a detailed analysis of what conditions must be met in ...

ISBN: 9783319468891

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African Agrarian Systems

by Daniel Biebuyck

<p>Originally published in 1963 this volume surveys various aspects of the complex relations between rights in land, social organization and economic interests in tropical Africa. The papers - in English and French but with summaries in the ...

ISBN: 9781351037648

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African American Boys

Identity, Culture, and Development

by Faye Z. Belgrave & Joshua K. Brevard

<p> This book discusses current research on identity formation, family and peer influences, risk and resilience factors, and concepts of masculinity and sexuality in African American boys. Sorting out genuine findings from popular misconceptions

ISBN: 9781493917174

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African American Slang

A Linguistic Description

by Maciej Widawski

<p>In this pioneering exploration of African American slang - a highly informal vocabulary and a significant aspect of African American English - Maciej Widawski explores patterns of form, meaning, theme and function, showing it to be a ...

ISBN: 9781316234945

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African Civilizations

An Archaeological Perspective

by Graham Connah

<p>This new revised edition of African Civilizations re-examines the physical evidence for developing social complexity in Africa over the last six thousand years. Unlike the two previous editions, it is not confined to tropical Africa but ...

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African Dream Machines

Style, Identity and Meaning of African Headrests

by Anitra Nettleton

<p>African Dream Machines takes African headrests out of the category of functional objects and into the more rarefied category of ‘art’ objects. Styles in African headrests are usually defined in terms of western art and archaeological ...

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African Farmers in Rhodesia

Old and New Peasant Communities in Karangaland

by A K H Weinrich

<p>Originally published in 1975 this book analyses the factors making for success and failure in agricultural development among black Zimbabweans during the 20th century. A detailed analysis is given of 2 tribal trust lands, including government

ISBN: 9780429939525

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African Futures

Essays on Crisis, Emergence, and Possibility

by Brian Goldstone & Juan Obarrio

<p>Civil wars, corporate exploitation, AIDS, and Ebola—but also democracy, burgeoning cities, and unprecedented communication and mobility: the future of Africa has never been more uncertain. Indeed, that future is one of the most complex issues

ISBN: 9780226402413

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African Immigrant Families in the United States

Transnational Lives and Schooling

by Serah Shani

<p>Sub-Saharan African immigrants are emerging as the new model minority in the United States, excelling in education and social mobility. In <em>African Immigrant Families in the United States: Transnational Lives and Schooling</em>, Serah ...

ISBN: 9781498562102

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