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Left Hand Left Behind

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This book is about gender: what society does with the biological fact of sex. The biological fact is a rather small thing. Men and women are different from each other but "not as different as day and night, earth and sky, yin and yang, life and death.

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Cherished moments

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This is a study of how the past is experienced, thought about and given form in a parish, Anundsjö, in mid-north Sweden. It is not meant to be a chronicle of what actually happened, but rather an attempt to find out how the past appears in both structured and unstructured ways - a study of the past as a component of culture (cf. Tonkin, 1983).

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North to Another Country

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One theme of this study describes how the Suryoye of Tur 'abdin in the 1970's abandoned their native land, making their way northwards to another country - Sweden. Another theme is this other country and its encounter with an unknown Christian minority group from the Middle East.

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Women in a Borderland

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This is a study of female Muslim identity in a village situated in the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, near the Moroccan border, on the shore of the Straits of Gibraltar. The study deals with a Muslim Arabic-speaking minority of Moroccan origin, with the spotlight on women as guardians of traditional values and as representatives of Muslim culture in a Spanish-dominated society.

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TRANSNATIONAL.DYNAMICS@DEVELOPMENT.NET

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To its pioneers, the Internet is not just a technology but also a culture. This culture is instructive of the social and cultural embeddedness of the Internet. So are the people whose lifestyles are informed by the culture of networking, the Internet pioneers.

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Suffering grass

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This book is the outcome of research financed by the Scandinavian Institute for African Studies, The Swedish International Development Authority (SIDA), the Swedish Research Council for Social Sciences and The Swedish Agency for Research Cooperation with Developing Countries (SAREC).

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The Hospital is a Uterus

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This anthropological study deals with how medical experts in Borgo, a northern Italian town, look at pregnancy and birth and the practical models they provide for how these should be carried out.

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Apple World

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A number of people have contributed to this study. First of all, I want to express my gratitude to all the "apples" in Kista, Cupertino and Paris, who so generously shared not only their working lives with me, but also much of their private thoughts and experiences.

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