Communication & Media Studies
Increasingly, Indigenous people are being drawn into global networks. In the long term, cultural isolation is unlikely to be a viable – even if sometimes desired – option, so how can Indigenous people protect and advance their cultural values in the face of pressure from an interconnected world?
Essays in Historical Geography in Honour of Alan R.H. Baker
This book features twelve commissioned essays recognizing Alan R.H. Baker, a leading scholar in historical geographyhighly influential and innovative contributions.
Telework in Daily Life
Will working from home solve many of society's ills, or create new ghettos? This book analyzes the experiences to look at workload, mobility, work status and gender to understand the implications of telecommuting on employment policies, community planning and daily life patterns.
The origin stories of the O'odham (Pima) Indians of Arizona are renowned for their beauty and complexity but have been collected in only a handful of books. This volumethe third full O'odham telling of ancientness to appear in printbrings together dozens of stories collected in 1927 by anthropologist Ruth Benedict during ...
Museums, Conservation, and First Nations
What are the “right ways” to preserve heritage? Are the aims and purposes of museums necessarily at odds with those of First Nations? This thoughtful book explores the concept of museum conservation in light of cultural repatriation issues, and helps readers understand the complex relationship between museums and Aboriginal peoples.
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