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  1. Recasting Ritual

    Performance, Media, Identity

    Edited by Mary M. Crain, Felicia Hughes-Freeland

    Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists

    Recasting Ritual explores how ritualized action diversifies in response to varying cultural, political and physical contexts. The contributors look at how issues such as globalisation and technology affect ritual performance and how minorities often utilise performances to affirm their own...

    Published September 3rd 1998 by Routledge

  2. Locality and Belonging

    Edited by Nadia Lovell

    Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists

    Locality and Belonging provides an international overview of the close relationship between territory and cultural identity. The issue of 'belonging' has long been recognized as crucial to the study of identity within anthropology. Here, contributors from Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, France and...

    Published September 3rd 1998 by Routledge

  3. Anthropology of Policy

    Perspectives on Governance and Power

    Edited by Cris Shore, Susan Wright

    Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists

    Arguing that policy has become an increasingly central concept and instrument in the organisation of contemporary societies and that it now impinges on all areas of life so that it is virtually impossible to ignore or escape its influence, this book argues that the study of policy leads straight...

    Published July 31st 1997 by Routledge

  4. The Ethnography of Moralities

    Edited by Signe Howell

    Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists

    Focusing on the social construction of morality, The Ethnography of Moralities discusses a topic which is complex but central to the study and nature of anthropology. With the recent shift towards an interest in indigenous notions of self and personhood, questions pertaining to the moral and...

    Published December 5th 1996 by Routledge

  5. Inside and Outside the Law

    Edited by Olivia Harris

    Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists

    Inside and Outside the Law analyses the relationship between the law, the state and its citizens. Drawing on general theories and specific case-studies, it examines the diverse ways in which people in different cultural and historical settings have experienced the ambiguities of law. Its theme...

    Published November 14th 1996 by Routledge

  6. Civil Society

    Challenging Western Models

    Edited by Elizabeth Dunn, Chris Hann

    Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists

    Between kinship ties on the one hand and the state on the other, human beings experience a diversity of social relationships and groupings which in modern western thought have come to be gathered under the label 'civil society'. A liberal-individualist model of civil society has become fashionable...

    Published September 5th 1996 by Routledge

  7. Grasping the Changing World

    Edited by Vaclav Hubinger

    Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists

    As different societies merge into one global society and face the concomitant crisis of identity, of purpose and interest, social anthropology urgently needs to bring its methodology up to date: new methods are needed to analyse, compare and understand different cultures across space and...

    Published August 8th 1996 by Routledge

  8. Nature and Society

    Anthropological Perspectives

    Edited by Philippe Descola, Gisli Palsson

    Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists

    The contributors to this book focus on the relationship between nature and society from a variety of theoretical and ethnographic perspectives. Their work draws upon recent developments in social theory, biology, ethnobiology, epistemology, sociology of science, and a wide array of ethnographic...

    Published July 25th 1996 by Routledge

  9. Fieldwork and Footnotes

    Studies in the History of European Anthropology

    Edited by Arturo Alvarez Roldan, Han Vermeulen

    Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists

    The history of anthropology has great relevance for current debates within the discipline, offering a foundation from which the professionalisation of anthropology can evolve. The authors explore key issues in the history of social and cultural anthropological approaches in Germany, Great Britain,...

    Published December 22nd 1994 by Routledge

  10. Syncretism/Anti-Syncretism

    The Politics of Religious Synthesis

    Edited by Rosalind Shaw, Charles Stewart

    Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists

    Syncretism - the synthesis of different religious - is a contentious word. Some regard it as a pejorative term, referring to local versions of notionally standard `world religions' which are deemed `inauthentic' because saturated with indigenous content. Syncretic versions of Christianity do not...

    Published October 6th 1994 by Routledge

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