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Since its first publication over forty years ago Marshall Sahlins's Stone Age Economics has established itself as a classic of modern anthropology and arguably one of the founding works of anthropological economics. Ambitiously tackling the nature of economic life and how to study it comparatively,…
Paperback – 2017-04-25
Anthropologist practitioners work outside the confines of the university, putting their knowledge and skills to work on significant problems in a wide variety of different contexts. The demand for anthropologist practitioners is strong and growing; practice is in many ways the leading edge of…
Paperback – 2017-03-21
The Trouble with Human Nature brings together biological and cross-cultural evidence to critically examine common preconceptions and challenge popular assumptions about human nature. It sets out to counter genetic and evolutionary myths about human variation and behavior, drawing on both biological…
Paperback – 2017-03-09
Health Policy in a Time of Crisis is a vivid ethnographic account of women and providers navigating the Catalan health system to obtain and provide publicly funded abortion care. Grounded in critical medical anthropology, the book situates access to publicly funded abortion care in the context of…
Paperback – 2017-01-24
Advances in Critical Medical Anthropology
The importance of community health workers is increasingly recognized within many of today’s most high-profile global health programs, including campaigns focused on specific diseases and broader efforts to strengthen health systems and achieve universal health care. Based on ethnographic work with…
Paperback – 2016-12-16
Anthropology and Global Public Health
This book examines the economy of sharing in a variety of social and political contexts around the world, with consideration given to the role of sharing in relation to social order and social change, political power, group formation, individual networks and concepts of personhood. Widlok advocates…
Paperback – 2016-10-06
Critical Topics in Contemporary Anthropology
In Outline of a Theory of Practice, Bourdieu questions the preeminent ideas of social anthropologists such as Levi-Strauss who stressed the structural principles governing human action rather than the actions themselves and, Bourdieu asserts, doesn’t account for all observable nuances of behaviour.…
Paperback – 2018-02-19
The Macat Library
Offering diverse perspectives on Hawaiʻi’s food system, this book addresses themes of place and identity across time. From early Western contact to the present day, the way in which people in Hawaiʻi grow, import, and consume their food has shifted in response to the pressures of colonialism,…
Hardback – 2018-02-16
This book assesses how theorists explained processes of change set in motion by the rise of capitalism. It situates them in the milieu in which they wrote. They were never neutral observers standing outside the conditions they were trying to explain. Their arguments were responses to those…
Paperback – 2018-02-15
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Sheena Nahm and Cortney Hughes Rinker, the co-editors of Applied Anthropology, explain how anthropology can be applied in the most unexpected spaces.
Katherine Ong has responsibility for developing the Routledge Anthropology publishing programme. She commissions a broad range of books for students and academics, from scholarly research volumes to core textbooks. The titles on her list cover all areas of socio-cultural (including medical), linguistic, and biological anthropology, as well as theory and methods. Key series include Routledge Handbooks and Critical Topics in Contemporary Anthropology.
Shashank S. Sinha publishes monographs, edited volumes and handbooks on a range of subjects including history, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, area studies, indigenous studies and northeast India. He oversees many key series and titles related to several topical themes and heads the Routledge India Originals (RIO) list.