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Edited by K. Ishwaran
This book was entirely conceived and developed by K. Ishwaran. The original concept was to combine two of Ishwaran’s major interests: comparative studies of the monastic systems of South Asia, and criticism of Western anthropological and sociological assumptions of tradition and modernity being ...
Edited by Pat Lauderdale, Arizona State University and Randall Amster, Arizona State University
The chapters in this book offer a critique on nation-statism, rational capitalism, and concentration of power in the post-colonial world, by focussing our attention on the cracks in the armor of the totalizing discourses of the dominant western paradigm, and by illuminating the continuing ...
by H.T. Wilson
This book shows how different a focus on gender is from one on sex, whether in scholarly thinking, professional activity or public policy-making. It indicates how incorrect contemporary renditions of the difference between them is, provides an explanation of this tension and difference based on ...
Loek Halman, Ronald Inglehart, Jaime Díez-Medrano, Ruud Luijkx, Alejandro Moreno and Miguel Basáñez
This book presents the trends in beliefs and values of people in 85 countries around the world from 1981 to 2004. It shows the cultural differences and similarities between countries and how human values are changing.
Donald V. Kurtz, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Contradictions in an Indian university's caste, institutional and regional structures have impelled scholars as political agents to conflict for over forty years. This work demonstrates the value of a subject oriented dialectical political anthropology for analyzing political conflict and ...
Edited by Peter J.M. Nas, Leiden University
This volume consists of twenty articles on the symbols and images of Third World cities, such as Jakarta, Padang, Bangkok, Beijing, Baghdad, Kathmandu, Lucknow, Francistown, Vitoria and Buenos Aires. It provides fascinating new information on a neglected phenomenon in urban studies.
Simon Simonse, Sriwijaya University, Palembang, Indonesia
A comparative study of the political organization of five Eastern Nilotic peoples based on field work and written sources, analyzed in the light of Rene Girard's victimary anthropology. Regicide (several recent case studies) appears as a logical and necessary practice in these political systems ...
Edited by R.F.W. Diekstra, R. Maris, S. Platt, A. Schmidtke and G. Sonneck
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