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Culture and Dignity Dialogues Between the Middle East and the West von Nader, Laura (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 31.08.2012
  • Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
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Culture and Dignity

In Culture and Dignity - Dialogues between the Middle East and the West , renowned cultural anthropologist Laura Nader examines the historical and ethnographic roots of the complex relationship between the East and the West, revealing how cultural differences can lead to violence or a more peaceful co-existence. Outlines an anthropology for the 21st century that focuses on the myriad connections between peoples - especially the critical intercultural dialogues between the cultures of the East and the West Takes an historical and ethnographic approach to studying the intermingling of Arab peoples and the West. Demonstrates how cultural exchange between the East and West is a two-way process Presents an anthropological perspective on issues such as religious fundamentalism, the lives of women and children, notions of violence and order
Laura Nader is Professor of Anthropology at the University of California at Berkeley. An influential voice in contemporary anthropology, Laura Nader's books include Naked Science: Anthropological Inquiry into Boundaries, Power and Knowledge (1996), The Life of the Law (2002), and, with Ugo Mattei, Plunder–When the Rule of Law is Illegal (2008).


    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 264
    Erscheinungsdatum: 31.08.2012
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781118319024
    Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
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