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Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa: Into the New Millennium (…



This volume combines ethnographic accounts of fieldwork with overviews of recent anthropological literature about the region on topics such as Islam, gender, youth, and new media that are of particular relevance for understanding the “Arab Spring” of 2011. It addresses contemporary debates about modernity, nation building, and the link between the ideology of power and the production of knowledge. Contributors include established and emerging scholars known for the depth and quality of their…


Anthropology Of The Middle East And North Africa

Pub Date : 2013-06-05 | Author : Sherine Hafez | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780253007612
ISBN 13 : 0253007615

This volume combines ethnographic accounts of fieldwork with overviews of recent anthropological literature about the region on topics such as Islam, gender, youth, and new media. ..



Global Political Ecology

Pub Date : 2010-12-17 | Author : Richard Peet | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136904325
ISBN 13 : 1136904328

The world is caught in the mesh of a series of environmental crises. So far attempts at resolving the deep basis of these have been superficial and disorganized. Global Political E..


Shadows Of The Prophet

Pub Date : 2009-06-05 | Author : Douglas S. Farrer | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 9781402093562
ISBN 13 : 140209356X

This is the first in-depth study of the Malay martial art, silat, and the first ethnographic account of the Haqqani Islamic Sufi Order. Drawing on 12 years of research and practice..


Reading Ethnography

Pub Date : 1991 | Author : David Jacobson | Publisher : SUNY Press

ISBN 10 : 079140546X
ISBN 13 : 9780791405468

This book presents a model for analyzing and evaluating ethnographic arguments. It examines the relationship between the claims anthropologists make about human behavior and the da..


Dark Shamans

Pub Date : 2002-09-16 | Author : Neil L. Whitehead | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780822384304
ISBN 13 : 0822384302

On the little-known and darker side of shamanism there exists an ancient form of sorcery called kanaimà, a practice still observed among the Amerindians of the highlands of Guyana..


Pandora S Box

Pub Date : 2008-02-15 | Author : Andrew A. Adams | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9780470065532
ISBN 13 : 0470065532

Computing technology is constantly evolving and changing, developing and consolidating its position as a vital component of our lives. It no longer plays a minor part in society â€..


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