Markt, Kultur und Gesellschaft

zur Aktualität von 25 Jahren Entwicklungsforschung ; Festschrift zum 65. Geburtstag von Hans-Dieter Evers
Author: Heiko Schrader,Markus Kaiser,Rüdiger Korff
Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster
ISBN: 9783825852917
Category: Economic development
Page: 251
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Colonialism and Change

Essays presented to Lucy Mair
Author: Maxwell Owusu
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110812630
Category: Social Science
Page: 264
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Anthropology in Use

A Bibliographic Chronology of the Development of Applied Anthropology
Author: John Van Willigen
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780913178669
Category: Reference
Page: 150
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First Published in 1980. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Applied Anthropology in Australasia

Author: Sandy Toussaint,Jim Taylor
Publisher: Uwa Pub
ISBN: 9781876268282
Category: Social Science
Page: 296
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Intended for students of anthropology, consultants, academics and applied anthropologists, this text examines issues such as the importance of cultural analysis, representation, ethics, advocacy, reflexivity, the limitations and advantages of short-term and long-term research, and the relationship between pure and applied anthropology.

Leadership and Change in the Western Pacific

Essays Presented to Sir Raymond Firth on the Occasion of His Ninetieth Birthday
Author: Raymond Firth,Richard Feinberg,Karen Ann Watson-Gegeo
Publisher: Berg Publishers
Category: Social Science
Page: 416
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An ethnographic exploration of the rise of new forms of leadership at community and national levels with islanders are synthesising traditional and Western models.

Crisis in anthropology

view from Spring Hill, 1980
Author: Edward Adamson Hoebel,Richard L. Currier,Susan Kaiser
Publisher: Scholarly Title
Category: Social Science
Page: 546
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Community in the Balance

Morality and Social Change in an Indonesian Society
Author: James Hagen
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317262190
Category: Social Science
Page: 256
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Community in the Balance presents a fresh perspective on some classic social science issues. It examines the conflicts and tensions that permeate day-to-day interactions of a people in a remote region of the eastern Indonesian province of Maluku. The Maneo openly tout the pleasures of living alone in the forests of Seram away from the demands of kith and kin and the scrutiny that comes from life in villages in close proximity. The option is real. Yet while the incessant social demands and low-level enmities they attribute to village life are also felt, most acutely in the peril of sorcery, the accounts of strife are exaggerated to help establish the mutuality of the terms on which people do associate-as a collective sacrifice and virtue. Drawing on Aristotelian ideas of morality and exploring the modalities of recognition, desire, and displacement, the book focuses on the strategies of negotiation and obfuscation Maneo employ to foster community life. As volition is central to moral practice, the book's analysis of the subsequent religious conflagration that swept the province between 1999 and 2002 illuminates how fears and rumors of attack narrowed options that might otherwise have enabled enough people to opt out, condemn the violence, and perhaps contain it.

Living with Separation in China

Anthropological Accounts
Author: Charles Stafford
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134404018
Category: Political Science
Page: 208
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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Tikopia Ritual and Belief (Routledge Revivals)

Author: Raymond Firth
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136505431
Category: Social Science
Page: 372
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First published in 1967, this book gives some of the fruits of the author's study of Tikopia ways of thought as the result of three field expeditions. Most Polynesians became Christians more than a century ago but Tikopia had a substantial pagan population until quite recent years. This book of essays describes rites and beliefs of a people who still maintained their traditional institutions remote from civilization. Studies of totemism, of magic and of beliefs in the fate of the soul in the afterworld, not only throw new light on Polynesian attitudes but also contribute some novel ideas to the interpretation of standard theoretical problems in social anthropology. Studies of rumour, suicide, and a new essay on spirit mediumship, also provide links between social anthropology and psychology. A general review based on the author's visit in 1966 describes the modern position after the adoption of Christianity.

Anthropology and Archaeology

A Changing Relationship
Author: Chris Gosden
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134716206
Category: Social Science
Page: 248
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Anthropolgy and Archaeology provides a valuable and much-needed introduction to the theories and methods of these two inter-related subjects. This volume covers the historical relationship and contemporary interests of archaeology and anthropology. It takes a broad historical approach, setting the early history of the disciplines with the colonial period during which the Europeans encountered and attempted to make sense of many other peoples. It shows how the subjects are linked through their interest in kinship, economics and symbolism, and discusses what each contribute to debates about gender, material culture and globalism in the post-colonial world.

Government and Rural Development in East Africa

Essays on Political Penetration
Author: L. Cliffe,J.S. Coleman,M.R. Doornbos
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401010307
Category: Political Science
Page: 344
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The gestation period of this collection has been lengthy even by academic stan dards. Some of our long-suffering contributors prepared their original drafts for a workshop held in Nairobi in 1967, and although they have all up-dated their contributions they are still essentially reporting on research conducted in the late 1960s. However, we feel that their various findings and analyses of the issues they respectively treat have a continuing validity in our comprehension of the problem of rural development. Other contributions reporting on more recent work have been incorporated at different times since, most of them not commissioned especially for this symposium but all adding something to our understanding of the problem. The slow accumulation of material which makes up this fmal collection parallels an evolution in our own collective thinking, if indeed not that of most students of 'development' over the past decade. The progression has not been towards fmal clarification of the complex and changing East African realities, nor towards formulation of an accepted model for their analysis; rather, it has been marked by the questioning of the initial, somewhat simplistic assumptions with which some of us started out and a continuing debate and widening polar ization of views about the significance of that process of government 'pene tration' of the rural areas which is our focus, about the positive or negative value of 'development' policies in East Africa and, indeed, about the appropri ate theoretical approaches to the study of 'development' in general.

Essays on Social Organization and Values

Author: Raymond Firth,London School of Economics and Political Science
Publisher: Berg Publishers
ISBN: 9780485196283
Category: Social Science
Page: 326
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In this volume Professor Firth has brought together and commented upon a number of his papers on anthropological subjects published over the last thirty years. All these essays relate in different ways to his continuing interest in the study of social process, especially in the significance within a social context of individual choice and decision. Although some specialist studies are included, e.g. the group of papers dealing with the Polynesian island of Tikopia, the main themes of the book are broad ones and there are important general essays on such topics as social change; social structure and organization; modern society in relation to scientific and technological progress; and the study of values, mysticism, and religion by anthropologists. There is also a hitherto unpublished chapter on anthropology as a developing science.