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"I Love Learning; I Hate School"

An Anthropology of College

by Susan D. Blum

<p>Frustrated by her students’ performance, her relationships with them, and her own daughter’s problems in school, Susan D. Blum, a professor of anthropology, set out to understand why her students found their educational experience at a ...

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"Jesus Saved an Ex-Con"

Political Activism and Redemption after Incarceration

by Edward Orozco Flores

<p><strong>An examination of the efforts of faith-based organizations to expand the rights of the formerly incarcerated</strong></p> <p>The use of religion to rehabilitate and redeem formerly incarcerated individuals has been a cultural ...

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'Brothers' or Others?: Propriety and Gender for Muslim Arab Sudanese in Egypt

by Fabos, Anita

<p> Muslim Arab Sudanese in Cairo have played a fundamental role in Egyptian history and society during many centuries of close relations between Egypt and Sudan. Although the government and official press describes them as "brothers" in a ...

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'Hang Onto These Words'

Johnny David's Delgamuukw Evidence

by Antonia Mills

<p>In 1985 and 1986, ninety-year-old Witsuwit'en Chief, Maxlaxlex – or Johnny David as he is better known - was the first Witsuwit'en to give Commission Evidence in the <em>Delgamuukw</em> land claims case in which the Witsuwit'en and Gitxsan of

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'Identity Culture' and 'Cultural Identity' in a Postmodern World

by Jitendra Jain

<p>Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject Cultural Studies - Empiric Cultural Studies, grade: 2.0, Ruhr-University of Bochum (European Culture &amp; Economy), course: MA (ECUE), language: English, abstract: End of the 20th century has ...

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'Tribal' Heritage

An Overlooked Chapter of Indian History

by Promode Kumar Misra

<p>The book is a product of life long research in Anthropology by its author. It provides a critique of the concept of tribe and shows that there was never a distinct category of tribe in India. The people now known as tribe have always been, ...

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50 Great Myths of Human Sexuality

by Pepper Schwartz & Martha Kempner

<p><em>50 Great Myths of Human Sexuality</em> seeks to dispel commonly accepted myths and misunderstandings surrounding human sexuality, providing an enlightening, fascinating and challenging book that covers the fifty areas the author’s believe

ISBN: 9781118611203

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A Bibliography of Canadian Folklore in English

by Edith Fowke & Carole Henderson-Carpenter

<p>This book is the only comprehensive bibliography of Canadian folklore in English. The 3877 different items are arranged by genres: folktales; folk music and dance; folk speech and naming; superstitions, popular beliefs, folk medicine, and the

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A Brief History Of Bali

Piracy, Slavery, Opium and Guns: The Story of a Pacific Paradise

by Willard A. Hanna

<p><strong>This book tells the story of Bali—the &quot;paradise island of the Pacific&quot;—its rulers and its people, and their encounters with the Western world.</strong></p> <p>Bali is a perennially popular tourist destination. It is also ...

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A brief history of thrift

by Alison Hulme

<p>This book surveys 'thrift' through its moral, religious, ethical, political, spiritual and philosophical expressions, focussing in on key moments such as the early Puritans and Post-war rationing, and key characters such as Benjamin Franklin,

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A Century of Violence in a Red City

Popular Struggle, Counterinsurgency, and Human Rights in Colombia

by Lesley Gill

<p>In <em>A Century of Violence in a Red City</em> Lesley Gill provides insights into broad trends of global capitalist development, class disenfranchisement and dispossession, and the decline of progressive politics. Gill traces the rise and ...

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A Clash of Cultures?

Impacts of the growing Muslim population on cross-cultural relations in England

by Nicole Reuter

<p>Seminar paper from the year 2008 in the subject Cultural Studies - Miscellaneous, grade: B , Aalborg University (Humanities), course: Communication, Identity and Globalization, 43 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: In ...

ISBN: 9783640271337

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A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology

by David B. Kronenfeld, Giovanni Bennardo, Victor C. de Munck & others

<p>A <em>Companion to Cognitive Anthropology</em> offers a comprehensive overview of the development of cognitive anthropology from its inception to the present day and presents recent findings in the areas of theory, methodology, and field ...

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A Companion to Cultural Resource Management

by Thomas F. King

<p><em>A Companion to Cultural Resource Management</em> is an essential guide to those wishing to gain a deeper understanding of CRM and heritage management. Expert contributors share their knowledge and illustrate CRM's practice and scope, as ...

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A Companion to Folklore

by Regina F. Bendix & Galit Hasan-Rokem

<p><em>A Companion to Folklore</em> presents an original and comprehensive collection of essays from international experts in the field of folklore studies. Unprecedented in depth and scope, this state-of-the-art collection uniquely displays the

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A Companion to Heritage Studies

by William Logan, Ullrich Kockel & Máiréad Nic Craith

<p><em>A Companion to Heritage Studies</em> is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art survey of the interdisciplinary study of cultural heritage.</p> <ul> <li>Outlines the key themes of research, including cultural preservation, environmental ...

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A Companion to Medical Anthropology

by Merrill Singer & Pamela I. Erickson

<p><em>A Companion to Medical Anthropology</em> examines the current issues, controversies, and state of the field in medical anthropology today.</p> <ul> <li>Provides an expert view of the major topics and themes to concern the discipline ...

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A Companion to Moral Anthropology

by Didier Fassin

<p><em>A Companion to Moral Anthropology</em> is the first collective consideration of the anthropological dimensions of morals, morality, and ethics. Original essays by international experts explore the various currents, approaches, and issues ...

ISBN: 9781118290583

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A Companion to the Anthropology of Africa

by Roy Richard Grinker, Stephen C. Lubkemann, Christopher B. Steiner & others

<p>Anthropology conducted in Africa has been central to the methodological and theoretical development of the discipline since it was first institutionalized in the late 19th century.  Written and edited by a team of leading cultural ...

ISBN: 9781119251514

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A Companion to the Anthropology of Education

by Mica Pollock & Bradley A. Levinson

<p><em>A Companion to the Anthropology of Education</em> presents a comprehensive and state-of-the-art overview of the field, exploring the social and cultural dimension of educational processes in both formal and nonformal ...

ISBN: 9781444396706

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