Reinhard Johler is full professor of European Ethnology at the University of Tubingen and director of the Institute for Danube Swabian History and Culture. Christian Marchetti (M.A.) is a doctoral candidate in European Ethnology at the University of Tubingen. Monique Scheer (Dr. rer. soc.) is a research scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin.
"[The] combination of carefully developed specific points of research and thorough reexamination of paradigmatic theoretical models should make this volume an indispensable reading and an important point of reference for years to come." -- Aleksandar Boskovic, Anthropos, 107 (2012)