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Activism in the Public Sphere : Exploring the Discourse of Political Participation

This title was first published in 2000. Drawing upon fieldwork conducted with Amnesty International, the Labour Party, Tenants' Associations and the Exodus collective, this work examines the nature of political activism. The author combines Habermasian theory and empirical fieldwork to critically analyze the nature of the political public sphere. While adopting a Habermasian approach, Clark recognizes the problems and limitations associated with notions of civil society and communicative action
R 629,00 R 740,00

A Primer for Forgetting : Getting Past the Past

A playful and melancholy defense of forgetfulness by exploring the healing effect it can have on the human psyche, from the author of The Gift
R 365,50 R 430,00

Afrikaner identity : Dysfunction and grief

This close media study considers how, squeezed in the moral vice of past and present, Afrikaners look in a mirror that reflects only a beautiful people. It is an image of upstanding, hard-working citizens.
R 420,75 R 495,00

100 Million Years of Food: What Our Ancestors Ate and Why it Matters Today

An exploration of what we eat and how we live, and the health consequences of denying our complicated evolutionary history with food.
R 339,15 R 399,00

Approaches to the Evolution of Language: Language in Prehistory

While no direct evidence for the origin and evolution of language exists, Barnard looks to the present to explain the past, focussing on how modern hunter-gatherers, as non-literate people, use and perceive language. This fascinating book will be welcomed by all those interested in the evolution of language.
R 257,23 R 302,62

Applied Meta-Analysis for Social Science Research

Offering pragmatic guidance for planning and conducting a meta-analytic review, this book is written in an engaging, nontechnical style that makes it ideal for graduate course use or self-study. The author shows how to identify questions that can be answered using meta-analysis, retrieve both published and unpublished studies, create a coding manual, use traditional and unique effect size indices, and write a meta-analytic review. An ongoing example illustrates meta-analytic techniques. In addi
R 717,91 R 844,60

African Civilizations: An Archaeological Perspective

This new revised edition of African Civilizations re-examines the physical evidence for developing social complexity in Africa over the last six thousand years. The new edition offers expanded coverage, new illustrations and an extended new list of references. Essential reading for students of archaeology, anthropology, African history and African studies.
R 408,00 R 480,00

Cambridge Library Collection - Anthropology: The Ama-Xosa: Life and Customs

Published in 1932 by John Henderson Soga (1860-1941), a Xhosa minister and scholar, this important work of social anthropology records the customs and traditions of the Xhosa as distinct from other tribal communities in South Africa.
R 629,00 R 740,00

Anthropology's World : Life in a Twenty-first-century Discipline

Maps the contemporary social world of anthropologists and its relation to the wider world in which they carry out their work.
R 514,25 R 605,00

A Dictionary of Symbols

At every stage of civilization, people have relied on symbolic expression, and advances in science and technology have only increased our dependence on symbols. An essential part of the ancient arts of the Orient and Western medieval traditions, symbolism underwent a twentieth-century revival with
R 556,75 R 655,00

An Introduction to Theory in Anthropology

This clear and concise introduction to anthropological theory, written for undergraduate students, reviews the ideas that have inspired anthropologists in their studies of societies around the world. It describes the key theories, past and present, tracing the way in which they have been translated into anthropological debates.
R 514,48 R 605,27

Anthropological Perspectives on Kinship

Explores new developments in kinship studies in anthropology -- including the impact of new reproductive technologies and changing conceptualisations of personhood and gender.
R 594,15 R 699,00