From Labrador to Samoa: the Theory and Practice of Eleanor Burke Leacock

Have you read From Labrador to Samoa: the Theory and Practice of Eleanor Burke Leacock? Edited by Constance R. Sutton, this book is published by the Association for Feminist Anthropology/American Anthropological Association in collaboration with the International Women’s Anthropology Conference, ©1993. Order your print copy today from the AAA online store at a special member … Continue reading From Labrador to Samoa: the Theory and Practice of Eleanor Burke Leacock

Culture, Kin & Cognition in Oceania: Essays in Honor of Ward Goodenough

This week’s publication feature from the AAA online store is a collection of essays entitled: Culture, Kin & Cognition in Oceania: Essays in Honor of Ward Goodenough is edited by Mac Marshall and John L. Caughey. This collection of essays exploring current issues in the study of Pacific cultures is intended both as a contribution … Continue reading Culture, Kin & Cognition in Oceania: Essays in Honor of Ward Goodenough

Bitter Money: Cultural Economy & Some African Meanings of Forbidden Commodities

Bitter Money, by Parker Shipton, unites symbolic and economic analysis in exploring the beliefs about forbidden exchanges among the Luo of Kenya and other African peoples. Shipton’s multi-paradigmatic theoretical explanation briefly summarizes a century of anthropological thought about African exchange, while integrating ways of understanding rural African economy, politics, and culture. Fascinating little book adds … Continue reading Bitter Money: Cultural Economy & Some African Meanings of Forbidden Commodities

Anthropology for Tomorrow: Creating Practitioner-Oriented Applied Anthropology Programs

Did you know that AAA’s Online Store offers a variety of works and books on anthropology? Anthropology for Tomorrow: Creating Practitioner-Oriented Applied Anthropology Programs blends academic and practitioner knowledge and skills from existing programs for an anthropology department to replicate. Edited by Robert T. Trotter II, this book has five separate themes to assist departments … Continue reading Anthropology for Tomorrow: Creating Practitioner-Oriented Applied Anthropology Programs

Anthropology and Middle Class Working Families: A Research Agenda

Did you know that AAA’s Online Store offers a variety of works and books on anthropology? Anthropology and Middle Class Working Families: A Research Agenda is a guide for anthropologists researching the topic. Edited by Mary Margaret Overbey and Kathryn Marie Dudley, this work is described in the preface: The Research Agenda marks the final … Continue reading Anthropology and Middle Class Working Families: A Research Agenda

AAA Online Store

Have you noticed a new look to the AAA homepage? At the very top of the page, there is a little blue shopping bag. With the new AMS system up and running, the AAA online store is back in business! Visit the store to purchase your audio/visual materials and your RACE: Are We So Different … Continue reading AAA Online Store