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Women in Transition
Women in Transition (July 1998)
Voices from Lithuania
Suzanne LaFont - Editor

Written by leading women scholars, this first and only book published about Lithuanian women details the historical, social, economic, and political issues affecting women during the transition from communism to democracy.

Women in Transition addresses the historical, social, economic and political dynamics affecting the lives of women during Lithuania's transition from communism to democracy. This book demonstra...(Read More)
 
 
Subversions of International Order
Subversions of International Order (December 1997)
Studies in the Political Anthropology of Culture
John Borneman - Author

Uses ethnographic tools to analyze political disorder and its representation at the end of the Cold War.

"This book takes up burning problems in new ways by someone deeply versed in his field with a sensitivity to nuance and detail no less than to an acute sense of urgency. The reality to which most of the essays are dedicated is one never or rarely discussed by anthropologists, namely East Germany and neighboring state...(Read More)
 
 
Tourism and Culture
Tourism and Culture (July 1997)
An Applied Perspective
Erve Chambers - Editor

Essays and case studies by anthropologists provide insight into what measures might be necessary to mitigate the potentially harmful effects of tourism on host communities.

Anthropologists and other social scientists have only recently undertaken systematic studies of modern tourism. The need for such research is apparent given the fact that the travel and tourism industry has become one of the largest industries in the ...(Read More)
 
 
Desert Songs
Desert Songs (July 1996)
Western Images of Morocco and Moroccan Images of the West
John Maier - Author

Examines American and Middle Eastern texts in studies of Orientalism and Occidentalism, and argues for a new approach to cultural studies that incorporates a wider variety of materials.

In an unusual approach to cultural studies, John Maier examines a wide variety of modern Western and Eastern texts. He brings together very different forms of cultural production: modern and postmodern fiction and folktales, advertisin...(Read More)
 
 
Person to Person
Person to Person (March 1996)
Fieldwork, Dialogue, and the Hermeneutic Method
Barry P. Michrina - Author
CherylAnne Richards - Author

Guides students through the step-by-step procedure of qualitative social research using the dialogical hermeneutic method of analysis.

The first undergraduate guide to qualitative ethnographic fieldwork, this book describes a step-by-step procedure called the dialogical hermeneutic method of analysis, including its philosophical basis, practical application, and ethical implications. The authors delineate the characte...(Read More)
 
 
The Two Milpas of Chan Kom
The Two Milpas of Chan Kom (March 1996)
Scenarios of a Maya Village Life
Alicia Re Cruz - Author

An ethnographic account of Chan Kom, a contemporary Maya community in Yucatan, Mexico that focuses on the social schism within the community resulting from an accelerated process of migration to Cancun, a major tourist center.

Chan Kom is a Maya community in the Yucatan peninsula that is currently undergoing a process of transformation due to increasing migration to Cancun, Mexico. The author demonstrates the significanc...(Read More)
 
 
Biocultural Dimensions of Chronic Pain
Biocultural Dimensions of Chronic Pain (November 1995)
Implications for Treatment of Multi-Ethnic Populations
Maryann S. Bates - Author

Based on qualitative and quantitative studies in the United States and Puerto Rico, this book demonstrates the significant effect of patients' and health care providers' ethnic and cultural backgrounds on chronic pain.
"What I like most about this book is that first it addresses an important issue: the role of ethnicity and culture in chronic pain.. Much of what Bates says also applies not only to chronic disease but virtually all types ...(Read More)
 
 
Violence and Mediation in Contemporary Culture
Violence and Mediation in Contemporary Culture (November 1995)
Ronald Bogue - Editor
Marcel Cornis-Pope - Editor

This collection of essays addresses two major issues of contemporary culture: the problem of violence in relation to notions of "difference" and power; and the role of mediation in making possible non-conflictive play of cultural differences.

Two major issues in contemporary culture are explored in this book: the problem of violence in relation to the much-debated notions of difference, representation, and power; and the...(Read More)
 
 
Demon Hordes and Burning Boats
Demon Hordes and Burning Boats (November 1995)
The Cult of Marshal Wen in Late Imperial Chekiang
Paul R. Katz - Author

Provides a lively description of how the cult of a popular plague-fighting deity named Marshal Wen arose and spread in late imperial China.

One of the few full-length regional studies of popular religion in late imperial China, this book presents the history of the cult of Marshal Wen, a plague-fighting deity whose cult flourished through Chekiang and its neighboring provinces. The author provides a lively account of t...(Read More)
 
 
Lukang
Lukang (October 1995)
Commerce and Community in a Chinese City
Donald R. DeGlopper - Author

An anthropological study of the social organization and local history in Lukang, a city in Taiwan.
"The book is written in a clean, clear style with a wit rare in anthropology. It is attractive as such classics as Ruth Benedict's Patterns of Culture and Raymond Firth's We, the Tikopia. It is important as one of the few (and certainly the very best) account of the social structure of the petty capitalists that were the motor...(Read More)
 
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