Books in category Social Science – Anthropology

  • Scientific Racism in Modern South Africa

    Scientific Racism in Modern South Africa
    Saul Dubow

    This is the first full-length study of the history of intellectual and scientific racism in modern South Africa.

  • Tales of the Field

    Tales of the Field
    John Van Maanen

    Over the years, the work has both reflected and shaped changes in the field of ethnography. In this second edition, Van Maanen’s substantial new Epilogue charts and illuminates changes in the field since the book’s first publication.

  • Futurewise

    Patrick Dixon

    Patrick Dixon has been at the forefront of those who have identified the ways things are going and in this fourth edition of his highly acclaimed book he brings us right up to date on what the future holds – how things are becoming ever …

  • Researching Lived Experience Second Edition

    Researching Lived Experience, Second Edition
    Max van Manen

    First published in 1990, this book is a classic of social science methodology and phenomenological research, selling tens of thousands of copies over the past quarter century.

  • Giving Women

    Giving Women
    Jill Rappoport

    Drawing on novels, poetry, periodicals, and political pamphlets, Giving Women examines the literary expression and cultural consequences of gift exchange among English women from the 1820s until the end of the First World War.

  • Meadows Of Gold

    Meadows Of Gold

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Consuming Angels

    Consuming Angels
    Lori Anne Loeb

    Stylishly written and featuring 73 reproductions, this book shows how ads used the hedonistic aspects of Victorian culture to sell their wares, glorified consumerism, and mythologized the middle-class life.

  • Rethinking Kinship and Marriage

    Rethinking Kinship and Marriage
    Rodney Needham

    This volume is concerned with two of the fundamental topics of social anthropology, kinship and marriage, approached from a variety of viewpoints by an international group of contributors of diverse experience and background.

  • Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Religion

    Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Religion
    Michael Banton

    Chapters in this book include: Religion as a Cultural System (Clifford Geertz) Colour Classification in Ndembu Religion (Victor W. Turner) Religion: Problems of Definition and Explanation (Melford E. Spiro) Fathers, Elders …

  • The Adapted Mind

    The Adapted Mind
    Jerome H. Barkow, Leda Cosmides, John Tooby

    Second, this collection of cognitive programs evolved in the Pleistocene to solve the adaptive problems regularly faced by our hunter-gatherer ancestors–problems such as mate selection, language acquisition, cooperation, and sexual …

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