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Yuqu

Author : Allyn MacLean Stearman
ISBN : 003022702X
Genre : Social Science
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This book examines the effects of 20th century social and cultural changes on the Yuqui, a group of fewer than 100 nomadic foragers who've survived without houses or the ability to produce fire. Recently contacted by missionaries, the Yuqui now face enormous pressures from outside developers and other forces of modernization.

Hunting For Sustainability In Tropical Forests

Author : John G. Robinson
ISBN : 0231109768
Genre : Nature
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Hunting by forest-dwelling people has a dramatic effect on wildlife in many tropical forests, frequently driving species to local extinction, with devastating implications for other species and the health of the forests themselves. But wildlife is an important source of protein and cash for rural peoples. Can hunting be managed to conserve biological communities while meeting human needs? Are hunting rates as practiced by tropical forest peoples sustainable? If not, what are the biological, social, and cultural implications of this failure? This book addresses these questions.

The Anthropology Of Childhood

Author : David F. Lancy
ISBN : 9781107072664
Genre : Social Science
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Enriched with anecdotes from ethnography and the daily media, this revised edition examines family structure, reproduction, profiles of children's caretakers, their treatment at different ages, their play, work, schooling, and transition to adulthood. The result is a nuanced and credible picture of childhood in different cultures, past and present.

Different Faces Of Attachment

Author : Hiltrud Otto
ISBN : 9781107027749
Genre : Psychology
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This groundbreaking reconceptualization of attachment theory brings together leading scholars from psychology, anthropology and related fields to reformulate the theory to fit the cultural realities of our world. It will be of particular interest to scholars and graduate students interested in developmental psychology, developmental anthropology, evolutionary biology and cross-cultural psychology.

The I Upiat And Arctic Alaska

Author : Norman Allee Chance
ISBN : UOM:39015032356373
Genre : Social Science
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This account of the social, economic and political conditions of the Inupiat people of the north slope area of Alaska covers their history, traditions and adaptation to current industrial activity such as oil explorations, with a case study of the village of Kaktovik.

Im W Cd Cult Anthropology

Author : Haviland
ISBN : 053462491X
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Through The Eye Of The Needle

Author : Mary Katharine Duffié
ISBN : 0155069829
Genre : Education
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"Here, the voice of Heeni, a relative of the current Maori Queen, chronicles the history of the Maori of New Zealand and the adaptations they have made to survive as a group in the modern world."--BOOK JACKET.

Life In Riverfront

Author : Mariko Fujita
ISBN : 0155064215
Genre : History
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LIFE IN RIVERFRONT is a unique case study that offers a fresh approach to ethnography because it looks at American culture as seen through the eyes of Japanese anthropologists. Every cultural anthropology student is introduced to papers on the “Nacirema,” a very foreign culture with many daily rituals and a fanaticism for cleanliness, especially as they prepare themselves for work in the morning. In truth, the “nacirema” is American (spelled backwards), and the lessons learned from seeing one’s own culture through the eyes of a ‘stranger’ illuminate the notion of ethnocentrism in a powerful way. While a major task of anthropology is to make the strange familiar and the exotic or enigmatic understandable, another task is to make the familiar strange so that one can see one’s own culture in a new light. This case study accomplishes this and more.

Friend By Day Enemy By Night

Author : R. Lincoln Keiser
ISBN : 0030533325
Genre : Social Science
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Collaborations Conflicts

Author : Ongka
ISBN : 0155021478
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Consists chiefly of the autobiographical narrative of Ongka, a leader among the Kawelka people of Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea.

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