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  • Activism and Agency in India

    Nurturing Resistance in the Tea Plantations

    By Supurna Banerjee

    During the period of 2000 to 2010, the tea plantations in India experienced a crisis and were at the threshold of transformation, framed by conflict and turbulence. This book is an interdisciplinary and intersectional work examining the nature of victimhood and agency among women workers on…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • The Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft

    4th Edition

    By Rebecca Stein, Philip L. Stein

    This concise and accessible textbook introduces students to the anthropological study of religion. Stein and Stein examine religious expression from a cross-cultural perspective and expose students to the varying complexity of world religions. The chapters incorporate key theoretical concepts and a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-04 
    Routledge

  • ExtrACTION

    Impacts, Engagements, and Alternative Futures

    Edited by Kirk Jalbert, Anna Willow, David Casagrande, Stephanie Paladino

    This timely volume examines resistance to natural resource extraction from a critical ethnographic perspective. Using a range of case studies from North, Central and South America, Australia, and Central Asia, the contributors explore how and why resistance movements seek to change extraction…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Ethics in the Anthropology of Business

    Explorations in Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy

    Edited by Timothy de Waal Malefyt, Robert J Morais

    Ethics in business is a major topic both in the social sciences and in business itself. Anthropologists, long attendant to the intersection of ethics and practice, are particularly well suited to offer vital insights on the subject. This timely collection considers a range of ethical issues in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Anthropology & Business

  • Shared Lives of Humans and Animals

    Animal Agency in the Global North

    Edited by Tuomas Räsänen, Taina Syrjämaa

    Animals are conscious beings that form their own perspective regarding the life-worlds in which they exist, and according to which they act in relation to their species and other animals. In recent decades a thorough transformation in societal research has taken place, as many groups that were…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Public Commissions on Cultural and Religious Diversity. Volume I

    Comparisons, Challenges and Impact

    By Solange Lefebvre, Patrice Brodeur

    Due to growing negative perceptions about relations between historically entrenched, dominant populations and various minority groups, issues relating to the need to better manage cultural and religious diversity have been intensifying in many countries. These negative perceptions have recently led…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    Edited by Robin Andersen, Purnaka L. de Silva

    According to the United Nations, there are currently more crises around the globe than at any other time in human history, and the number of people affected by complex emergencies and humanitarian crises has more than doubled in the last decade. We live in a moment of unprecedented humanitarian…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Urban Life in Kingston Jamaica

    The Culture and Class Ideology of Two Neighborhoods

    By Diane Austin-Broos

    This book, first published in 1984, recounts the daily life, the politics, religion and leisure pursuits of Jamaicans in working- and middle-class Kingston. The study is based upon the author’s observations of life in Selton Town and Vermount, two neighborhoods of Kingston, between 1971 and 1982.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • An Introduction to Cultural Safety

    Cultural Diversity for Global Healthcare

    By Fran Richardson

    An Introduction to Cultural Safety defines, examines and positions the concept of cultural safety, until now associated primarily with New Zealand, in an international context to provide a theoretical and practical resource for students and health care professionals. The book’s starting point…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Religion and Politics in the Precolumbian Americas

    Unsettled Gods

    Edited by Sarah B. Barber, Arthur A. Joyce

    This exciting collection explores the interplay of religion and politics in the pre-Columbian Americas. Each thought-provoking contribution positions religion as a primary factor influencing political innovations in this period, reinterpreting major changes through an examination of how religion…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Commodities and Cultures 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 – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Distortion

    Social Processes Beyond the Structured and Systemic

    Edited by Nigel Rapport

    Distortion occurs between the intentions of actions and their outcomes. It can also occur between thoughts and actions; between words and how they are interpreted; between a statement of law or a policy and its enactment; between a vision and its artistic representation; and between a cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

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