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  • 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 – 2017-06-05 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    Edited by Kevin Latham

    Offers an overview of contemporary Chinese social and cultural issues including gender and family, religion and ethnicity, social stratification, urban life, popular culture and media. Will be of interest to students and scholars of China across a range of disciplines including anthropology,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Medicine

    Edited by Vivienne Lo, Michael Stanley-Baker

    This handbook aims to showcase the latest research on medicine in China as it has developed over 3,000 years. It will identify themes concerned with both history and culture and the significance of Chinese medicine in the modern world, and invite established experts together with some of the most…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • European Social Problems

    Edited by Stuart Isaacs

    European Social Problems is the first book to examine social issues in Europe from the perspective of the social sciences. It considers many of these social problems following the UK’s ‘leave’ vote. Key topics examined here include: immigration, multiculturalism and religion, health,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Marlène Elias, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, Susan Hummel

    There is currently much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. This Reader provides a collection of key articles published on gender and forests over the last thirty years. Including an editorial introduction and overview, it provides an accessible…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reader Series

  • Human Development from Middle Childhood to Middle Adulthood

    Growing Up to be Middle-Aged

    By Lea Pulkkinen

    This seminal work focuses on human development from middle childhood to middle adulthood, through analysis of the research findings of the ground-breaking Jyväskylä Longitudinal Study of Personality and Social Development (JYLS). The JYLS project, which began in 1968, has generated extensive…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Climate, Society and Subsurface Politics in Greenland

    Under the Great Ice

    By Mark Nuttall

    Once imagined as a place on the very edge of the world, Greenland is now viewed as being at the epicentre of climate change. At the same time, international attention is focusing on opportunities for oil and mineral development, seemingly made possible as the inland ice melts and sea ice disappears…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

  • Transnationalising Reproduction

    Third Party Conception in a Globalised World

    Edited by Roisin Ryan Flood, Jenny Gunnarsson Payne

    This book about ‘third party conception’ (gamete and embryo donation and surrogacy arrangements) will provide an original and timely contribution to work on assisted reproduction. Third party conception is a growing phenomenon and provokes a burgeoning range of ethical, legal and social questions.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • The New Politics of Materialism

    History, Philosophy, Science

    Edited by Sarah Ellenzweig, John H Zammito

    New materialism challenges conventional theories of understanding human being and subjectivity, which it regards as shaped by mechanistic models characteristic of early modern philosophy that regarded matter as largely passive. Instead it gives weight to topics often overlooked in such accounts:…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Ethnography of Malinowski (1979)

    The Trobriand Islands 1915-18

    Edited by Michael W. Young

    Bronislaw Malinowski is one of the founding fathers of modern social anthropology and the innovator of the technique of prolonged and intensive fieldwork. His writings about the Trobriand Islands of Papua were in their time the most formative influence on the work of British social anthropologists…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge

  • The Known Economy

    Romantics, Rationalists, and the Making of a World Scale

    By Colin Danby

    Why do critics and celebrants of globalization concur that international trade and finance represent an inexorable globe-bestriding force with a single logic? The Known Economy shows that both camps rest on the same ideas about how the world is scaled. Two centuries ago romantic and rationalist…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Food, Agriculture and Social Change

    The Everyday Vitality of Latin America

    Edited by Stephen Sherwood, Alberto Arce, Myriam Paredes

    In recent years, food studies scholarship has tended to focus on a number of increasingly abstract, largely unquestioned concepts with regard to how capital, markets and states organize and operate. This has led to a gulf between public policy and people’s realities with food as experienced in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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