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2016 Anthropology Research Titles for Review

The below titles are all titles within the Routledge Anthropology reference research channel, publishing within the months of (August, September, October 2016).

If you would like to receive a copy for review, please contact Marketers Giana Georgi or Myles Stavis with the following information: title, publication in which the final review will be published, mailing address, and phone number. 

2016 Anthropology Titles Available for Review

  • Prototyping Cultures

    Art, Science and Politics in Beta

    Edited by Alberto Corsin Jimenez

    Prototypes have acquired much prominence and visibility in recent times. Software development is perhaps the case in point, where the release of non-stable versions of programmes (beta versions) has become commonplace, as is famously the case in free and open source software. Prototyping has also…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

  • Hope and Uncertainty in Contemporary African Migration

    Edited by Nauja Kleist, Dorte Thorsen

    This volume examines the relationship between hope, mobility, and immobility in African migration. Through case studies set within and beyond the continent, it demonstrates that hope offers a unique prism for analyzing the social imaginaries and aspirations which underpin migration in situations of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Mobility and Cosmopolitanism

    Complicating the interaction between aspiration and practice

    Edited by Vered Amit, Pauline Gardiner Barber

    In academic descriptions of cosmopolitanism, one particularly important distinction often recurs. Specifically, scholars have been concerned to distinguish between cosmopolitanism as a set of mundane practices and/or competences on the one hand and cosmopolitanism as a cultivated form of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge

  • Mobility, Education and Life Trajectories

    New and old migratory pathways

    Edited by Karen Valentin, Karen Fog Olwig

    Migration for educational purposes, once the privilege of the upper class, has become a global mass phenomenon in recent years. This volume examines, within different cultural and historical contexts, the close relationship between migration, education, and social mobility. Adopting the perspective…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • The Women of the United Arab Emirates

    By Linda Usra Soffan

    First published in 1980, this book looks at the factors which influenced the position held by women in the United Arab Emirates in the second half of the 20th century. It argues that Islamic Law has granted women rights and privileges in the spheres of family life, marriage, education and economic…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Changing Veils

    Women and Modernisation in North Yemen

    By Carla Makhlouf

    In Yemen, where current poverty is combined with a rich cultural heritage, the distinctions between the traditional and the modern are particularly difficult. First published in 1979, this is a study of social change as experienced and perceived by the women of San’a, the capital city of North…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Women in Islamic Societies

    Edited by Bo Utas

    First published in 1983, this edited collection is based on contributions at a Scandinavian symposium on the place of women in Islamic society. It offers perspectives which illuminate our understanding of social relationships and structures pertaining to a vast number of the world’s population…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Daughters of Allah

    Among Moslem Women in Kurdistan

    By Henny Harald Hansen

    In 1957, Henny Harald Hansen, the first Danish female anthropologist, was invited to take part in an archaeological expedition to the site of the projected Dokan Dam on the Little Zab river in Northern Iraq. Although her responsibilities were originally ethnological, she became the guest first of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Routledge Revivals: Moslem Women Enter a New World (1936)

    By Ruth Frances Woodsmall

    First published in 1936, this book surveys the changing place of women across the contemporaneous Muslim world, focusing on several nations where they constitute a demographic majority — Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Palestine, Trans-Jordan, Turkey, Syria — and one where they do not, namely India. It begins…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge