Anthropology: Social & Cultural Anthropology

  • 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

  • The Tumultuous Politics of Scale: Unsettled States, Movements in Flux, Migrants out of Place book cover

    The Tumultuous Politics of Scale

    Unsettled States, Movements in Flux, Migrants out of Place, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald M. Nonini, Ida Susser

    Contemporary politics, this book contends, depend upon the turbulent struggles and strategies around scale. Conflicts over scale can be seen as opaque class struggles. Political projects, whether from the ground up or representing corporate or state interests, continually contest the scale at which…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Kama Muta: Discovering the Connecting Emotion book cover

    Kama Muta

    Discovering the Connecting Emotion, 1st Edition

    By Alan Page Fiske

    This book describes a ubiquitous and potent emotion that has only rarely and recently been studied in any systematic manner. The words that come closest to denoting it in English are being moved or touched, having a heart-warming feeling, feeling nostalgic, feeling patriotic or pride in family or…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Emotion book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Emotion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonya Pritzker, Janina Fenigsen, James Wilce

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Emotion offers a variety of critical theoretical and methodological perspectives that interrogate the ways in which ideas about and experiences of emotion are shaped by linguistic encounters, and vice versa. Taking an interdisciplinary approach which…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • 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

  • Religion and Religious Practices in Rural China book cover

    Religion and Religious Practices in Rural China

    1st Edition

    By Mu Peng

    This book explores how, unlike in the West, the daily religious life of most Chinese people spreads without institutional propagation. Based upon more than a decade of field research in rural China, the book demonstrates the decisive role of rites of passage and yearly festival rituals held in…

    Hardback – 2019-12-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Reflections on Life in Ghettos, Camps and Prisons: Stuckness and Confinement book cover

    Reflections on Life in Ghettos, Camps and Prisons

    Stuckness and Confinement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Turner, Steffen Jensen

    Reflections on Life in Ghettos, Camps and Prisons explores the relationship between ghettos, camps, places of detention and prisons with a focus on those people who are confined, encamped, imprisoned, detained, stuck, or forcibly removed through the lens of ‘stuckness’. From a point of departure…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Food Heritage and Nationalism in Europe book cover

    Food Heritage and Nationalism in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ilaria Porciani

    Food Heritage and Nationalism in Europe contends that food is a fundamental element of heritage, and a particularly important one in times of crisis. Arguing that food, taste, cuisine, and gastronomy are crucial markers of identity that are inherently connected to constructions of place, tradition…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Cultures, Citizenship and Human Rights book cover

    Cultures, Citizenship and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rosemarie Buikema, Antoine Buyse, Antonius Robben

    In Cultures, Citizenship and Human Rights the combined analytical efforts of the fields of human rights law, conflict studies, anthropology, history, media studies, gender studies, and critical race and postcolonial studies raise a comprehensive understanding of the discursive and visual mediation…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Identity and Transnationalism: The New African Diaspora Second Generation in the United States book cover

    Identity and Transnationalism

    The New African Diaspora Second Generation in the United States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kassahun H. Kebede

    Identity and Transnationalism discusses the identity and transnational experiences of the new second-generation African immigrants in the US, bringing together the lived experiences of the new African diaspora and exploring how they are shaping and reshaping being and becoming black. In the half a…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Modernity and Spirit Worship in India: An Anthropology of the Umwelt book cover

    Modernity and Spirit Worship in India

    An Anthropology of the Umwelt, 1st Edition

    By Miho Ishii

    This book investigates the entangled relations between people’s daily worship practices and their umwelt in South India. Focusing on the practices of spirit (būta) worship in the coastal area of Karnataka, it examines the relationship between people and deities. Based on extensive fieldwork, this…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

  • Horse Breeds and Human Society: Purity, Identity and the Making of the Modern Horse book cover

    Horse Breeds and Human Society

    Purity, Identity and the Making of the Modern Horse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristen Guest, Monica Mattfeld

    This book demonstrates how horse breeding is entangled with human societies and human identities. The quest for purity in horse breeding, and the acceptance of what constitutes an identifiable horse breed, are understood to reflect the ways in which human beings remain subject to racialized,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

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