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  • Commodities and Culture in the Colonial World book cover

    Commodities and Culture in the Colonial World

    Edited by Supriya Chaudhuri, Josephine Mcdonagh, Brian H. Murray, Rajeswari Sunder Rajan

    Commodity culture and colonialism are intimately related and mutually constitutive. The desire for commodities drove colonial expansion at the same time that colonial expansion fuelled technological invention, created new markets for goods, displaced populations, and transformed local and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Anthropology and/as Education book cover

    Anthropology and/as Education

    By Tim Ingold

    There is more to education than teaching and learning, and more to anthropology than making studies of other people’s lives. Here Tim Ingold argues that both anthropology and education are ways of studying, and of leading life, with others. In this provocative book, he goes beyond an exploration of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Justice book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Justice

    Edited by Ryan Holifield, Jayajit Chakraborty, Gordon Walker

    The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Justice presents an extensive and cutting-edge introduction to the diverse, rapidly growing body of research on pressing issues of environmental justice and injustice. With wide-ranging discussion of current debates, controversies, and questions in the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Geographies of Disorientation book cover

    Geographies of Disorientation

    By Marcella Schmidt di Friedberg

    Spatial disorientation is of key relevance to our globalized world, eliciting complex questions about our relationship with technology and the last remaining vestiges of our animal nature. Viewed more broadly, disorientation is a profoundly geographical theme that concerns our relationship…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Theories of Uncertainty and Risk across Different Modernities book cover

    Theories of Uncertainty and Risk across Different Modernities

    Edited by Patrick Brown

    Setting out to challenge various common assumptions in risk research, this collection explores how uncertainty is handled in a range of social contexts across the globe. Social science research often emphasises the salience of risk and uncertainty for grasping the dynamics of late-modern societies,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Turning the Tide on Poverty book cover

    Turning the Tide on Poverty

    Edited by Lionel J. Beaulieu, Alice Diebel

    This book highlights the experiences of 14 high poverty communities in the rural South that accepted the invitation to be part of the Turning the Tide on Poverty (Tide) initiative. While history would suggest that impoverished places have limited capacity to make good things happen, Tide…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Dalit Women of Nepal: Strategies of Resistance book cover

    Dalit Women of Nepal

    Strategies of Resistance

    By Jung H. Lee

    This book examines the strategies of resistance among the Dalit women of Nepal in their struggle against the social injustice of the caste system and related practices of "untouchability", particularly in regard to the ways in which these injustices lead to capability failures that diminish human…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Schools and Styles of Anthropological Theory book cover

    Schools and Styles of Anthropological Theory

    Edited by Matei Candea

    From the inception of the discipline in the 19th century, great ideas have always inspired and guided anthropologists when conducting their research amongst people all over the world. Such great ideas are born from the social and political contexts of their creators, and the challenge for scholars…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The Archaeology of Portable Art: Southeast Asian, Pacific, and Australian Perspectives book cover

    The Archaeology of Portable Art

    Southeast Asian, Pacific, and Australian Perspectives

    Edited by Michelle Langley, Mirani Litster, Duncan Wright, Sally K May

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The Judgement of Culture: Cultural Assumptions in American Law book cover

    The Judgement of Culture

    Cultural Assumptions in American Law

    By Lawrence Rosen

    Legal systems do not operate in isolation but in complex cultural contexts. This original and thought-provoking volume considers how cultural assumptions are built into American legal decision-making, drawing on a series of case studies to demonstrate the range of ways courts express their…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • A World Laid Waste?: Responding to the Social, Cultural and Political Consequences of Globalisation book cover

    A World Laid Waste?

    Responding to the Social, Cultural and Political Consequences of Globalisation

    Edited by Francis Dodsworth, Antonia Walford

    Globalisation and neo-liberalism have seen the rise of new international powers, increasingly interlinked economies and mass urbanisation. The internet, mobile communications and mass migration have transformed lives around the planet. For some, this has been positive and liberating, but it has…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • The Emotional Market: Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity book cover

    The Emotional Market

    Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity

    Edited by Eva Illouz

    Capitalism has made rationality into a pervasive feature of human action and yet, far from heralding a loss of emotionality, capitalist culture has been accompanied with an unprecedented intensification of emotional life. This raises a puzzle:  how could we have become increasingly rationalized and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge

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