Anthropology: Social & Cultural Anthropology

  • State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism: Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India book cover

    State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism

    Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India, 1st Edition

    By Kalindi Kokal

    This book presents an ethnography of dispute processing by non-state forums and actors in rural India. As such it sheds light on a much neglected and contested topic. Arising in the context of recent legal and political debates that question the legitimacy of non-state actors engaged in dispute…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • Money, Culture, Class: Elite Women as Modern Subjects book cover

    Money, Culture, Class

    Elite Women as Modern Subjects, 1st Edition

    By Parul Bhandari

    Based on ethnographic research, this book explores the ways in which elite women use and view money in order to construct identities – of class, status, and gender. Drawing on their everyday worlds, it tracks the intricate and contested meanings they attach to money. Focusing on weddings, travel,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Modern Subjects

  • Government by Natural Selection book cover

    Government by Natural Selection

    1st Edition

    By Hugh Taylor

    Originally published in 1915, Government by Natural Selection looks at the historical advancement of government through the lens of the Darwinian theory of natural selection. The book examines the history of government and its formation, right up until the early 20th century, when the book was…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Homo Sapiens: From Man to Demigod book cover

    Homo Sapiens

    From Man to Demigod, 1st Edition

    By Bernhard Rensch

    Originally published in 1972, Homo Sapiens examines how humans emerged from among the millions of other species and achieved our unique position within the animal kingdom. The book examines what direction future evolution will take and what may be regarded as the ‘meaning’ of human existence. It…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • The Future of Man: The BBC Reith Lectures 1959 book cover

    The Future of Man

    The BBC Reith Lectures 1959, 1st Edition

    By P.B. Medawar

    Originally published in 1960, The Future of Man is a chronicle of Professor Medwar’s Reith lectures of 1959. The book outlines his predictions about the future estate of man, with the ‘process of foretelling, rather than with what is actually foretold’. He asks, can we predict the future size of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Studies in Hereditary Ability book cover

    Studies in Hereditary Ability

    1st Edition

    By W.T.J. Gun

    Originally published in 1928, Studies in Hereditary Ability studies the genealogy of great families of Britain and America and examines how their ancestors influenced their genetics and who they subsequently ended up becoming. The book examines the descent of ability through both maternal and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Tourism and Embodiment book cover

    Tourism and Embodiment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Palmer, Hazel Andrews

    The role of the body and ideas of embodiment have largely been neglected in anthropological studies of tourism. This book explores the notion of the tourist body and develops understanding of how touristic practice is embodied practice, not only for tourists; but also for those who work in tourism.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism and Anthropology

  • Debating and Defining Borders: Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives book cover

    Debating and Defining Borders

    Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Cooper, Søren Tinning

    This book brings together insights from border scholars and philosophers to ask how we are to define and understand concepts of borders today. Borders have a defining role in contemporary societies. Take, for example, the 2016 US election and UK Brexit referendum, and subsequent debate, where the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Labour, Policy, and Ideology in East Asian Creative Industries book cover

    Labour, Policy, and Ideology in East Asian Creative Industries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Teri J. Silvio, Lily H. Chumley

    This book addresses some of the questions that have been brought to light by the varied experiences of culture industry workers and consumer publics across East Asia over the past decade. For over twenty years, the creative industries have been seen as the engine driving global economic…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19 
    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 business, struggling immigrant parents, and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Migration, Development and Social Change in the Himalayas: An Ethnographic Village Study book cover

    Migration, Development and Social Change in the Himalayas

    An Ethnographic Village Study, 1st Edition

    By Madleina Daehnhardt

    This book teases out the reasons for, and the socioeconomic impacts of, different types of migration on contemporary rural households and individuals. The author creatively depicts the dynamic microcosm of one village in the North Indian Kumaun Himalayas, near the border with Chinese Tibet, giving…

    Hardback – 2019-08-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Airplanes, the Environment, and the Human Condition book cover

    Airplanes, the Environment, and the Human Condition

    1st Edition

    By Hans A. Baer

    The number of airplane flights worldwide continues to grow and is one of the many drivers of climate change. In this book Hans Baer argues that air travel has become a key part of modern cultural and social life and a source of tremendous profit-making, and thus an integral component of the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09 
    Routledge

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