I Met Lucky People

I Met Lucky People

In I Met Lucky People, Yaron Matras, the world's leading authority on the Romani, explains why we need to reconsider how we view their culture Who are the Romani people? As one of the last remaining societies in the Western hemisphere with a strictly oral culture, they have no written record of their history that can be consulted. From the early 1990s

Anthropological Fieldwork

Anthropological Fieldwork

Anthropologists are affected by and affect others through emotional engagement; they "manage" emotions or allow them to unfold as vehicles of understanding. The contributors to this volume argue that participant observation is an embodied relational process mediated by emotions. If fieldwork is to attain its fullest potential, emotional reflexivity...

Relive

Relive

Leading historians of the media arts define a new materialist media art history, discussing temporality, geography, ephemerality, and the future.In Relive, leading historians of the media arts grapple with this dilemma: how can we speak of "new media" and at the same time write the histories of these arts? These scholars and practitioners redefine the...

Eu Chemicals Regulation

Eu Chemicals Regulation

This perceptive book provides an exploratory, explanatory and normative account of the EU Regulation on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), and its regulator, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). With more than one million words of official ECHA guidance to accompany and underpin the 516 pages of REACH

Psychiatry and Chinese History

Psychiatry and Chinese History

This collection examines psychiatric medicine in China across the early modern and modern periods. Essays focus on the diagnosis, treatment and cultural implications of madness and mental illness and explore the complex trajectory of the medicalization of the mind in shifting political contexts of Chinese history. 'provides a fascinating and important...

Comparative Income Taxation

Comparative Income Taxation

Encyclopedia of Salmonella

Encyclopedia of Salmonella

The Typology of the Early Codex

The Typology of the Early Codex

Conceptual Modeling of Information Systems

Conceptual Modeling of Information Systems

This brilliant textbook explains in detail the principles of conceptual modeling independently from particular methods and languages and shows how to apply them in real-world projects. The author covers all aspects of the engineering process from structural modeling over behavioral modeling to meta-modeling, and completes the presentation with an extensive...

The Challenge of Ethnic Democracy

The Challenge of Ethnic Democracy

Ethnic democracy is a form of democratic ethnic conflict regulation in deeply divided societies. In The Challenge of Ethnic Democracy, Yoav Peled argues that ethnic democracy is constituted by the combination of two contradictory constitutional principles: liberal democracy and ethno-nationalism, and that its stability depends on the existence of a...

Encyclopedia of Salmonella

Encyclopedia of Salmonella

Divided Spirits

Divided Spirits

Divided Spirits tells the stories of tequila and mezcal, two of Mexico's most iconic products. In doing so, the book illustrates how neoliberalism influences the production, branding, and regulation of local foods and drinks. It also challenges the strategy of relying on "alternative" markets to protect food cultures and rural livelihoods. In recent...