Anthropology: Ethnicity

  • Uyghur Conceptions of Family and Society: Habits of the Uyghur Heart book cover

    Uyghur Conceptions of Family and Society

    Habits of the Uyghur Heart

    By Xiaowei Zang

    Contributing to existing literature on ethnic studies in China, this book is a study of minority subjective experiences in China, using Uyghur Muslims as a case study. By examining Uyghur conceptions of family and society, it investigates whether or not ethnic minorities are culturally capable of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Ethnicity in Asia

  • Border Crossing in Greater China: Production, Community and Identity book cover

    Border Crossing in Greater China

    Production, Community and Identity

    Edited by Jenn-hwan Wang

    China’s transformation from a poor and underdeveloped country into a global market power has profoundly altered its socioeconomic power relations with the other countries in the Greater China region, namely, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Indeed, this economic shift has resulted in the massive flow of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • European Social Problems book cover

    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

  • Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict in Nepal: Identities and Mobilization after 1990 book cover

    Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict in Nepal

    Identities and Mobilization after 1990

    Edited by Mahendra Lawoti, Susan I. Hangen

    Identity movements, based on ethnicity, caste, language, religion and regional identity, have become increasingly significant in Nepal, reshaping debates on the definition of the nation, nationalism and the structure of the state. This book analyzes the rapid rise in ethnic and nationalist…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • New Histories of South Africa's Apartheid-Era Bantustans book cover

    New Histories of South Africa's Apartheid-Era Bantustans

    Edited by Shireen Ally, Arianna Lissoni

    The bantustans – or ‘homelands’ – of South Africa were created by the apartheid regime as ethnically-defined territories for Africans. Granted self-governing and ‘independent’ status by Pretoria, they aimed to deflect the demands for full political representation by black South Africans and were…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge

  • Activism and Agency in India: Nurturing Resistance in the Tea Plantations book cover

    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

  • 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

  • Indonesia, Islam, and the International Political Economy: Clash or Cooperation? book cover

    Indonesia, Islam, and the International Political Economy

    Clash or Cooperation?

    By Mark S. Williams

    The Republic of Indonesia is a rising great power in the Asia-Pacific, set to become the eighth largest economy in the world in the coming decades. It is the most populous Muslim majority country in the world. The largest Islamic organizations and parties have supported Indonesia’s participation…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Islam and Muslims in Southeast Asia

  • Return Migration and Psychosocial Wellbeing: Discourses, Policy-Making and Outcomes for Migrants and their Families book cover

    Return Migration and Psychosocial Wellbeing

    Discourses, Policy-Making and Outcomes for Migrants and their Families

    Edited by Zana Vathi, Russell King

    Return migration is a topic of growing interest among academics and policy makers. Nonetheless, issues of psychosocial wellbeing are rarely discussed in its context. Return Migration and Psychosocial Wellbeing problematises the widely-held assumption that return to the country of origin, especially…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • The Trouble with Human Nature: Health, Conflict, and Difference in Biocultural Perspective book cover

    The Trouble with Human Nature

    Health, Conflict, and Difference in Biocultural Perspective

    By Elizabeth D. Whitaker

    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
    Routledge

  • San Representation: Politics, Practice and Possibilities book cover

    San Representation

    Politics, Practice and Possibilities

    Edited by Keyan Tomaselli, Michael Wessels

    The San or Bushmen of southern Africa have exerted a fascination over generations of writers and scholars, from novelists and anarchists to ethnologists and geneticists, and also occupy a special place in the popular imagination as the First People and the contemporary remnant of spiritual and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge

  • Mixed Race Identities in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands book cover

    Mixed Race Identities in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

    Edited by Farida Fozdar, Kirsten McGavin

    This volume offers a "southern," Pacific Ocean perspective on the topic of racial hybridity, exploring it through a series of case studies from around the Australo-Pacific region, a region unique as a result of its very particular colonial histories. Focusing on the interaction between "race" and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

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