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Urban Creations: The Cultural Ecology of Composite Animals

David Wengrow

in The Origins of Monsters: Image and Cognition in the First Age of Mechanical Reproduction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159041
eISBN:
9781400848867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159041.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter considers the cultural ecology of composite animals. Paleolithic and Neolithic societies sometimes created durable images of composite beings, and the few surviving candidates have often ... More


Demography's Ecological Frontier: Rethinking the ‘Nature’ of the Household and Community

Brian Greenberg and Margaret E. Greene

in Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270576
eISBN:
9780191600883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270570.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The global scale of anthropogenic environmental change now challenges demography to rethink its methodologies and tacit values to assess the ways that human populations determine the population ... More


Cultural Evolution and Cultural Ecology

Robyn M. Holmes

in Cultural Psychology: Exploring Culture and Mind in Diverse Communities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199343805
eISBN:
9780197503089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199343805.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 3 explores cultural evolution, cultural ecology, and the ways environments shape the cultures that exist within them. It discusses whether only humans have culture, Darwin and natural ... More


Ecocultural Theory: Foundations and Applications

Carol M. Worthman

in Methods That Matter: Integrating Mixed Methods for More Effective Social Science Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226328522
eISBN:
9780226328836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226328836.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Ecocultural theory characterizes the role of cultural ecology in psychosocial development, and has evolved in anthropology as a powerful tool for understanding and investigating the sources of human ... More


The Underground Cultural Ecology

Trever Hagen

in Living in The Merry Ghetto: The Music and Politics of the Czech Underground

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190263850
eISBN:
9780190263881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263850.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Performing Practice/Studies

Chapter 1 gives an overview of the music in “Merry Ghetto,” the Underground’s assembled cultural ecology, before moving on to discuss memory in post-socialist Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic. I ... More


Remarks on The People of Puerto Rico

Eric R. Wolf

in Pathways of Power: Building an Anthropology of the Modern World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223332
eISBN:
9780520924871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223332.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter discusses Julian H. Steward's cultural-ecological approach to the study of communities as well as complex societies as multilevel systemic structures. The Puerto Rico project exemplifies ... More


Introduction: A Cultural Ecology of Film and Television in Europe

Dorota Ostrowska and Graham Roberts

in European Cinemas in the Television Age

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623082
eISBN:
9780748651122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623082.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to chart the similarities and differences – even convergences – between the media in a period roughly bracketed by the end ... More


Getting By Together

Trever Hagen

in Living in The Merry Ghetto: The Music and Politics of the Czech Underground

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190263850
eISBN:
9780190263881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263850.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Performing Practice/Studies

I conclude by considering music’s situated power in cultural and social transformation. I argue that resistance concerns how one resists aesthetics and how this builds one’s immunity to those things ... More


Living in The Merry Ghetto: The Music and Politics of the Czech Underground

Trever Hagen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190263850
eISBN:
9780190263881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263850.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Performing Practice/Studies

Living in the Merry Ghetto reframes how people use music to build resistance. To do so, Hagen addresses the social context of illegal music-making in Czechoslovakia during state socialism, asking ... More


Chinese Nutritional Therapy

E. N. Anderson

in Ecologies of the Heart: Emotion, Belief, and the Environment

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090109
eISBN:
9780197560617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090109.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Chinese nutritional therapy—the use of food as medicine, to treat illness and physical challenge—provides an ideal ground for studies of how people think about their place in the organic world. ... More


Livestock

Nishamani Kar

in Economic Geography: Volume 1: Land, Water, and Agriculture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458417
eISBN:
9780199086757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458417.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

There exists an ecological issue in the livestock activities. Feed and fodder availability is vital. Nomadic herders are important in social as well as economic context. Livestock population is a ... More


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