Anthropology: Globalisation

  • Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora: Living in the End of Days book cover

    Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora

    Living in the End of Days, 1st Edition

    By Marzia Balzani

    This book is a study of the UK-based Ahmadiyya Muslim community in the context of the twentieth-century South Asian diaspora. Originating in late-nineteenth-century Punjab, the Ahmadis are today a vibrant international religious movement; they are also a group that has been declared heretic by…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Urban Renewal in India: Accommodating people, ideas and lifeworlds in Mumbai's redeveloping chawls book cover

    Urban Renewal in India

    Accommodating people, ideas and lifeworlds in Mumbai's redeveloping chawls, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Holwitt

    This book interrogates contemporary processes of neoliberal urban renewal in the Global South by studying the model of chawl-redevelopment in Mumbai, India. The model of chawl-redevelopment is used to address questions surrounding contemporary urban renewal. Focusing on attempts to redevelop Mumbai…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • The Biometric Border World: Technology, Bodies and Identities on the Move book cover

    The Biometric Border World

    Technology, Bodies and Identities on the Move, 1st Edition

    By Karen Fog Olwig, Kristina Grünenberg, Perle Møhl, Anja Simonsen

    Since the 1990s, biometric border control has attained key importance throughout Europe. Employing digital images of, for example, fingerprints, DNA, bones, faces or irises, biometric technologies use bodies to identify, categorize, and regulate individuals’ cross-border movements. Based on…

    Hardback – 2019-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Globalizing Cities: A Brief Introduction book cover

    Globalizing Cities

    A Brief Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Mark Abrahamson

    Globalization has been built upon, and maintained by, major urban centers. As the interconnections among these cities grow, more cities become involved as important global nodes, and globalization has an extremely strong influence upon the forms and functions of cities everywhere. This new textbook…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Women, Work and Migration: Nursing in Australia book cover

    Women, Work and Migration

    Nursing in Australia, 1st Edition

    By Diane van den Broek, Dimitria Groutsis

    This book looks at the migration and work experiences of six women who have migrated to Australia from China; Zimbabwe; South Korea; the United Kingdom; India and the Philippines. It sets their journeys out into three distinct periods of migration, including the first period of their lives when…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • Bourdieu and After: A Guide to Relational Phenomenology book cover

    Bourdieu and After

    A Guide to Relational Phenomenology, 1st Edition

    By Will Atkinson

    Pierre Bourdieu was the most influential sociologist of the latter 20th century. The framework he developed continues to inspire countless researchers across the globe and provokes intense debates long after his death. Novel concepts, innovative applications and countless elaborations spring up…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge

  • Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State: Sweden, UK, Japan, US book cover

    Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State

    Sweden, UK, Japan, US, 1st Edition

    By Hiroto Tsukada

    This title was first published in 2001: Examining the future of the welfare state in four globalizing economies - Sweden, UK, Japan and US - this book presents a detailed analysis of the ways in which social and economic aspects of these welfare states have altered under growing market-first…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Discourse of Powerlessness and Repression: Life stories of domestic migrant workers in Hong Kong book cover

    The Discourse of Powerlessness and Repression

    Life stories of domestic migrant workers in Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Hans J. Ladegaard

    Drawing on a large corpus of narratives recorded at a church shelter for abused domestic helpers in Hong Kong, this monograph explores how the women discursively construct themselves in sharing sessions with other helpers. They see themselves as ‘helpers’ who have come to Hong Kong to help their…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Global Mobility and Higher Learning book cover

    Global Mobility and Higher Learning

    1st Edition

    By Anatoly Oleksiyenko

    This book examines learning-mobility tensions and ties caused by convergences and divergences of social, organizational and cognitive forces in global higher education. As some of these forces generate status anxiety, and others enhanced self-worth, this volume asks the questions: How can students…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Transnational Migration in the Age of Global Modernity: The Case of Oceania book cover

    Chinese Transnational Migration in the Age of Global Modernity

    The Case of Oceania, 1st Edition

    By Liangni Sally Liu

    The term ‘circulatory transnational migration’ best describes the unconventional migratory route of many contemporary Chinese migrants – that is an unfinished set of circulatory movements that these migrants engage in between the homeland and various host countries. ‘Return migration’, ‘step…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • American Chinese Restaurants: Society, Culture and Consumption book cover

    American Chinese Restaurants

    Society, Culture and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Banh, Haiming Liu

    With case studies from the USA, Canada, Chile, and other countries in Latin America, American Chinese Restaurants examines the lived experiences of what it is like to work in a Chinese restaurant. The book provides ethnographic insights on small family businesses, struggling immigrant parents, and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge

  • Changing Constellations of Southeast Asia: From Northeast Asia to China book cover

    Changing Constellations of Southeast Asia

    From Northeast Asia to China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Abdul Rahman Embong, Siew Yean Tham

    Southeast Asia is among emerging economies that have become important drivers of the world economy. ASEAN has furthered the region’s economic integration. Yet, growth remains dependent on foreign investment. Inequality has grown or remained high. Democracy, instead of consolidating, has stalled or…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

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