A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment

Author: Frances E. Mascia-Lees
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444340464
Release Date: 2011-03-29
Genre: Social Science

A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment offers original essays that examine historical and contemporary approaches to conceptualizations of the body. In this ground-breaking work on the body and embodiment, the latest scholarship from anthropology and related social science fields is presented, providing new insights on body politics and the experience of the body Original chapters cover historical and contemporary approaches and highlight new research frameworks Reflects the increasing importance of embodiment and its ethnographic contexts within anthropology Highlights the increasing emphasis on examining the production of scientific, technological, and medical expertise in studying bodies and embodiment

Taking a Stand in a Postfeminist World

Author: Frances E. Mascia-Lees
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791491874
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Genre: Social Science

Ranging across contemporary culture from the academy to shopping malls, this book offers engaged cultural criticism in a postfeminist context.

Gender Difference in a Globalizing World

Author: Frances E. Mascia-Lees
Publisher: Waveland PressInc
ISBN: NWU:35556041036690
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Social Science

Francis E. Mascia-Lees' ability to synthesize complex ideas rewards readers with a text that clearly conceptualizes how differences of gender, race, class, and sexuality structure today's globalizing world. It exposes the strengths and weaknesses of different theoretical orientations used in anthropology to study gender, difference, power, and inequality including feminist anthropology; black feminist anthropology; lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgendered theory; practice, postcolonial, symbolic, and psychological anthropology; as well as social evolutionism, sociobiology, and evolutionary psychology, among others. Mascia-Lees combines core components of these perspectives with insightful analyses and ethnographic examples to illustrate how global events and transformations have molded and continue to shape gender identities, behaviors, and expectations and produce and sustain worldwide inequalities. This exemplary treatment provides a solid background to understand complex issues and to think critically about remedying uneven degrees of privilege and experiences of oppression both within and across nations.

Complete Writing Guide

Author: Graham King
Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited
ISBN: 0007288077
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Whether you want to write a novel, draft a report for the school board, create a compelling CV, write a letter of protest to the council, or choose an emoticon to sign off your e-mail, this book is for you. This new edition of the the essential single-volume guide for all who aspire to improve their writing skills is the perfect desk companion for anyone requiring a friendly guide to modern communication.

Common Core Practice Grade 3 Math

Author: Lumos Learning
Publisher:
ISBN: 194048443X
Release Date: 2015-04-13
Genre:

Practice and master critical math skills and concepts that meet the Common Core State Standards. Ideal for test prep as well as daily practice. Includes: * Hundreds of standards aligned practice questions (164 pages) * 30+ Skills foundational to success on Smarter Balanced and PARCC assessments * Five CCSS Domains: Operations and Algebraic Thinking, Numbers and Operations in Base Ten, Numbers and Operations - Fractions, Measurement and Data, and Geometry * Detailed answer explanations for every question PLUS One Year access to Online Workbooks * Convenient access to additional practice questions * Anywhere Access! Learn using a smart phone, tablet or personal computer * Personalized and student-directed with real-time feedback Teachers Get FREE Access to Lumos StepUp Basic Account * Create up to 30 students accounts and monitor their online work * Share information about class work and school activities through stickies * Easy access to Blogs, Standards, Student Reports and More.. Lumos Study Program is used by the leading schools and libraries to improve student achievement on the standardized tests and supplement classroom learning. Take Common Core instruction beyond test preparation to daily practice Each chapter in the Common Core Practice book explores a Common Core State Standard domain. For each content area. individual standards are then available with 10-20 practice questions per standard. Each question includes a detailed answer explanation in the answer key. The Lumos Online Workbooks consist of hundreds of grade appropriate questions based on the CCSS. Students will get instant feedback and can review their answers anytime. Each student's answers and progress can be reviewed by parents and educators to reinforce the learning experience."

Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook 200 Gluten Free Recipes

Author: Louise Blair
Publisher: Hamlyn (UK)
ISBN: 0600622681
Release Date: 2011-09-01
Genre: Gluten-free foods

Gluten-free is the way to be for many of those who suffer from coeliac disease, gluten allergies and even those who simply want to cut wheat from their diet. With over 200 delicious recipes, Hamlyn All Colour: 200 Gluten-Free Recipes showcases how easy life can be when eating gluten-free, and beautiful photographs and clear instructions make this book perfect for every cook at all ability levels. With recipes such as breakfast cereal bars, Thai coconut chicken, Victoria sandwich cake, chocolate caramel shortbread and lemon drizzle cake, this book enables home cooks to create healthy meals at home without sacrificing flavour.

Barron s AP Comparative Government Politics

Author: Jeff Davis
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
ISBN: 1438006152
Release Date: 2016-02-01
Genre: Study Aids

Here’s everything you need to review, simplify, and understand the most important concepts in AP Comparative Government and Politics. This must-have guide focuses on an in-depth study of the governments of six nations: Britain, Russia, China, Mexico, Iran, and Nigeria. Topics of study, test practice, and review information include: Introduction to Comparative Politics Sovereignty, Authority, and Power Political Institutions Citizens, Society, and the State Political and Economic Change Public Policy One diagnostic test Two practice tests All questions thoroughly answered and explained The first six chapters address general concepts with illustrations about specific countries. The final six chapters address each of the six countries individually and are organized by the six topics of study as headings within each chapter, making it easier for test takers to find the information they need to prepare and succeed on this Advanced Placement test.

Justice across Boundaries

Author: Onora O'Neill
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781316495476
Release Date: 2016-02-15
Genre: Philosophy

Who ought to do what, and for whom, if global justice is to progress? In this collection of essays on justice beyond borders, Onora O'Neill criticises theoretical approaches that concentrate on rights, yet ignore both the obligations that must be met to realise those rights, and the capacities needed by those who shoulder these obligations. She notes that states are profoundly anti-cosmopolitan institutions, and that even those committed to justice and universal rights often lack the competence and the will to secure them, let alone to secure them beyond their borders. She argues for a wider conception of global justice, in which obligations may be held either by states or by competent non-state actors, and in which borders themselves must meet standards of justice. This rich and wide-ranging collection will appeal to a broad array of academic researchers and advanced students of political philosophy, political theory, international relations and philosophy of law.

My Revision Notes OCR A Level PE

Author: Keri Moorhouse
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 9781510404960
Release Date: 2017-11-27
Genre: Education

Target success in PE with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam-style tasks and practical tips to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge. With My Revision Notes, every student can: Plan and manage a successful revision programme using the topic-by-topic planner Consolidate subject knowledge by working through clear and focused content coverage Test understanding and identify areas for improvement with regular 'Now Test Yourself' tasks and answers Improve exam technique through practice questions, expert tips and examples of typical mistakes to avoid Get exam ready with extra quick quizzes and answers to the practice questions available online

Basic Algebraic Topology

Author: Anant R. Shastri
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781466562448
Release Date: 2016-02-03
Genre: Mathematics

Building on rudimentary knowledge of real analysis, point-set topology, and basic algebra, Basic Algebraic Topology provides plenty of material for a two-semester course in algebraic topology. The book first introduces the necessary fundamental concepts, such as relative homotopy, fibrations and cofibrations, category theory, cell complexes, and simplicial complexes. It then focuses on the fundamental group, covering spaces and elementary aspects of homology theory. It presents the central objects of study in topology visualization: manifolds. After developing the homology theory with coefficients, homology of the products, and cohomology algebra, the book returns to the study of manifolds, discussing Poincaré duality and the De Rham theorem. A brief introduction to cohomology of sheaves and Čech cohomology follows. The core of the text covers higher homotopy groups, Hurewicz’s isomorphism theorem, obstruction theory, Eilenberg-Mac Lane spaces, and Moore-Postnikov decomposition. The author then relates the homology of the total space of a fibration to that of the base and the fiber, with applications to characteristic classes and vector bundles. The book concludes with the basic theory of spectral sequences and several applications, including Serre’s seminal work on higher homotopy groups. Thoroughly classroom-tested, this self-contained text takes students all the way to becoming algebraic topologists. Historical remarks throughout the text make the subject more meaningful to students. Also suitable for researchers, the book provides references for further reading, presents full proofs of all results, and includes numerous exercises of varying levels.

Human Behavior in the Social Environment

Author: Anissa Rogers
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780415520812
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Social Science

This bestseller is ideal for use in either one-semester or year-long generalist human behavior courses. Why? Because the text is concise and easily used in a one-semester course. But the text also comes with a companion set of readings and five unique cases that encourage your students to "learn by doing" and to apply their knowledge of human behavior to best practices. Go to www.routledgesw.com/hbse to learn more. These additional resources easily allow you to use the text (and its related resources) in a two-semester sequence.

Understanding and Applying Medical Anthropology

Author: Peter J. Brown
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781315416168
Release Date: 2016-07-01
Genre: Social Science

The editors of the third edition of the seminal textbook Understanding and Applying Medical Anthropology bring it completely up to date for both instructors and students. The collection of 49 readings (17 of them new to this edition) offers extensive background description and exposes students to the breadth of theoretical, methodological, and practical perspectives and issues in the field of medical anthropology. The text provides specific examples and case studies of research as it is applied to a range of health settings: from cross-cultural clinical encounters to cultural analysis of new biomedical technologies and the implementation of programs in global health settings. The new edition features: • a major revision that eliminates many older readings in favor of more fresh, relevant selections; • a new section on structural violence that looks at the impact of poverty and other forms of social marginalization on health; • an updated and expanded section on “Conceptual Tools,” including new research and ideas that are currently driving the field of medical anthropology forward (such as epigenetics and syndemics); • new chapters on climate change, Ebola, PTSD among Iraq/Afghanistan veterans, eating disorders, and autism, among others; • recent articles from Margaret Mead Award winners Sera Young, Seth Holmes, and Erin Finley, along with new articles by such established medical anthropologists as Paul Farmer and Merrill Singer.

Linguistic Anthropology

Author: Alessandro Duranti
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405126335
Release Date: 2009-05-04
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Linguistic Anthropology: A Reader is a comprehensive collection of the best work that has been published in this exciting and growing area of anthropology, and is organized to provide a guide to key issues in the study of language as a cultural resource and speaking as a cultural practice. Revised and updated, this second edition contains eight new articles on key subjects, including speech communities, the power and performance of language, and narratives Selections are both historically oriented and thematically coherent, and are accessibly grouped according to four major themes: speech community and communicative competence; the performance of language; language socialization and literacy practices; and the power of language An extensive introduction provides an original perspective on the development of the field and highlights its most compelling issues Each section includes a brief introductory statement, sets of guiding questions, and list of recommended readings on the main topics

Virtual Leadership

Author: Jaclyn Kostner
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 9780759525313
Release Date: 2010-03-27
Genre: Computers

This book, with the legendary leader King Arthur, shows you how to transform a geographically distributed team that's falling short of its goals, into a "virtual work group" that gets results.

A Reader in Medical Anthropology

Author: Byron J. Good
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405183154
Release Date: 2010-04-05
Genre: Social Science

A Reader in Medical Anthropology: Theoretical Trajectories, Emergent Realities brings together articles from the key theoretical approaches in the field of medical anthropology as well as related science and technology studies. The editors’ comprehensive introductions evaluate the historical lineages of these approaches and their value in addressing critical problems associated with contemporary forms of illness experience and health care. Presents a key selection of both classic and new agenda-setting articles in medical anthropology Provides analytic and historical contextual introductions by leading figures in medical anthropology, medical sociology, and science and technology studies Critically reviews the contribution of medical anthropology to a new global health movement that is reshaping international health agendas