Download e-book for kindle: Travels with Frances Densmore: Her Life, Work, and Legacy in by Joan M. Jensen,Michelle Wick Patterson

By Joan M. Jensen,Michelle Wick Patterson

Over the 1st half the 20 th century, scientist and pupil Frances Densmore (1867–1957) visited thirty-five local American tribes, recorded greater than twenty-five hundred songs, collected 1000s of artifacts and Native-crafted gadgets, and transcribed information regarding local cultures. Her visits to indigenous teams incorporated conferences with the Ojibwes, Lakotas, Dakotas, Northern Utes, Ho-chunks, Seminoles, and Makahs. A “New girl” and a self-trained anthropologist, she not just motivated executive attitudes towards indigenous cultures but additionally helped mildew the sector of anthropology. 
Densmore is still an exciting historic determine. even if researchers use her sizeable collections on the Smithsonian and Minnesota old Society, in addition to her many courses, a few students critique her equipment of “salvage anthropology” and ideas of the “vanishing” local American. Travels with Frances Densmore is the 1st designated learn of her existence and paintings. via narrative descriptions of her lifestyles paired with serious essays approximately her paintings, this booklet is an important consultant for figuring out how Densmore shaped her collections and the lasting value they've got had for researchers in various fields.

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Download e-book for iPad: Reframing Dutch Culture: Between Otherness and Authenticity by Herman Roodenburg,Herman, Dr Roodenburg,Peter Jan, Dr Margry

By Herman Roodenburg,Herman, Dr Roodenburg,Peter Jan, Dr Margry

Dutch society has gone through radical adjustments in recent times, as a result of advanced political, social and ethnic advancements. Reframing Dutch tradition examines problems with nationality, ethnicity, tradition and id within the Netherlands from an ethnological standpoint, linking prior traditions and notions of id with more moderen changes. Weaving in a number attention-grabbing case reviews, participants supply an interdisciplinary research of those alterations. The advancements are regarding wider ecu and worldwide transformation tactics, highlighting the contribution of Dutch ethnology to the foreign debate. This well timed assortment offers a desirable and insightful window on sleek Dutch society.

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Download e-book for kindle: Political Tourism and its Texts (Cultural Spaces) by Maureen Moynagh

By Maureen Moynagh

The thought of political tourism is new to cultural and postcolonial experiences. still, it's a thought with significant implications for scholarship. Political Tourism and Its Texts seems to be on the writings of political travelers, guests who search unity with overseas political struggles. just about the shuttle writing of, between others, Nancy Cunard, W.H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood, Ernesto Che Guevara, and Salman Rushdie, Maureen Moynagh demonstrates the ways that political tourism could be a technique of exploring the formation of transnational affiliations and commitments.

Moynagh's goals are threefold. First, she seems to be at how those travelers create a feeling of belonging to political struggles no longer their very own and show their own and political unity, regardless of the complexity of such cross-cultural relationships. moment, Moynagh analyses how those authors place their readers when it comes to political pursuits, inviting a feeling of accountability for the struggles for social justice. ultimately, the writer situates key twentieth-century imperial struggles relating to modern postcolonial and cultural experiences theories of 'new' cosmopolitanism.

Drawing on sociological, postcolonial, poststructuralist, and feminist theories, Political Tourism and Its Texts is instantaneously an insightful research of recent writers and the reasons that encouraged them, and a decision to handle, with political urgency, modern neo-imperialism and the politics of worldwide inequality.

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Download e-book for iPad: Russian Borderlands in Change: North Caucasian Youth and the by Tiina Sotkasiira

By Tiina Sotkasiira

whereas relocating throughout borders has been made more straightforward for a few in Russia in recent times, for others, actual in addition to socio-cultural borders are proving to be an increasing number of tough to go. Tackling the diversities among the ways that professional discourses build borders and the methods those who dwell there event them of their daily lives, this e-book makes use of cutting edge theoretical methods and empirical paintings with younger North Caucasian migrants to discover problems with id, citizenship, exclusion and belonging. The Chechen struggle, terrorist assaults and confrontations among Caucasian migrants and native citizens have served as touchstones for excessive public debates approximately who belongs in Russian society and who doesn't. children of North Caucasian starting place are experiencing the consequences of such debates as they learn how to negotiate and retain their identities in an atmosphere within which they're outlined as a chance to nationwide safeguard while concurrently being harassed to align with center civic values of the country. This e-book displays at the inspiration that the cultural borders, which outline civic liberties and people’s correct to belong, are more and more being outlined inside of society, and never by means of the exterior borders of states.

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Read e-book online Global Nomads: Techno and New Age as Transnational PDF

By Anthony D'Andrea

Global Nomads provides a special advent to the globalization of countercultures, an issue principally unknown in and outdoors academia. Anthony D’Andrea examines the social lifetime of cellular expatriates who reside inside a world circuit of countercultural perform in paradoxical paradises.

Based on nomadic fieldwork throughout Spain and India, the examine analyzes how and why those post-metropolitan matters reject the place of birth as a way to form an alternate way of life. They turn into artists, therapists, unique investors and bohemian employees looking to combine hard work, mobility and spirituality inside a worldly tradition of expressive individualism. those countercultural formations, notwithstanding, spread below neo-liberal regimes that applicable utopian areas, practices and imaginaries as commodities for tourism, leisure and media intake.

In order to appreciate the paradoxical globalization of countercultures, Global Nomads develops a discussion among international and demanding stories through introducing the concept that of 'neo-nomadism' which seeks to beat a number of the shortcomings in stories of globalization.

This book is an important aide for undergraduate, postgraduate and research students of Sociology, Anthropology of Globalization, Cultural reports and Tourism Studies. 

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Read e-book online Family Configurations: A Structural Approach to Family PDF

By Professor Eric D Widmer

Family Configurations develops present scholarship on households and intimate lives by way of demonstrating that relations relationships, faraway from being fluid and inconsequential, are extra established and devoted than ever. in response to a sequence of empirical reviews conducted within the US and Europe, this quantity finds the range of relatives relationships that become end result of the a number of key family members matters, emphasizing the supportive and disruptive interdependencies current between huge units of kinfolk past the extended family. through making use of social community ways to discover the relational styles of up to date households, and using wealthy empirical information, this booklet attracts on contemporary advancements in family members sociology, social community research and kinship reviews to give a desirable interdisciplinary method of the family.

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Alan Petersen,Megan Munsie,Claire Tanner,Casimir's Stem Cell Tourism and the Political Economy of Hope (Health, PDF

By Alan Petersen,Megan Munsie,Claire Tanner,Casimir MacGregor,Jane Brophy

This ebook offers a different and leading edge point of view at the debatable phenomenon of ‘stem cellphone tourism’. more and more sufferers are embarking on stem mobilephone remedies which are clinically unproven and but to be had in clinics and hospitals worldwide. The authors provide a state of the art multi-dimensional point of view in this complicated and speedily altering phenomenon, together with an research of the studies of these who've undertaken or have meditated project a stem cellphone therapy, in addition to exam of the perspectives of these who adopt learn or recommend on or offer stem phone remedies. constructing the idea that of ‘the political economic climate of hope’, and referencing case experiences of the stem mobilephone therapy marketplace in China, Germany, and Australia, this ebook argues for a reframing of ‘stem telephone tourism’ to appreciate why sufferers and households pursue those remedies and even if professionals’ issues are justified and even if their responses are applicable and proportionate to the alleged risks.

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Download e-book for iPad: Expatriate Manager’s Adaption and Knowledge Acquisition: by Yan Li

By Yan Li

This publication is one of the first to theoretically and empirically research what and the way Western expatriate managers research and strengthen from their overseas assignments in China. The ebook attracts on literature linked to expatriate stories, experiential studying conception, and information acquisition to boost an expatriate studying procedure version. Following on from this, the learn then examines expatriate studying results from 4 views: studying variety transition, adaptive flexibility, worldwide mind-sets and managerial tacit wisdom. It complements figuring out of the cultural transformations among Western nations and China in addition to the categories of studying techniques profitable expatriates undertake so that it will speedy adapt to intercultural company contexts. This publication will attract overseas company practitioners and study fellows who're drawn to overseas human source management.

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