Anthropology: Ethnicity

  • Race, Religion, and the ‘Indian Muslim’ Predicament in Singapore book cover

    Race, Religion, and the ‘Indian Muslim’ Predicament in Singapore

    1st Edition

    By Torsten Tschacher

    Indian Muslims form the largest ethnic minority within Singapore’s otherwise largely Malay Muslim community. Despite its size and historic importance, however, Singaporean Indian Muslims have received little attention by scholarship and have also felt side-lined by Singapore’s Malay-dominated…

    Paperback – 2019-05-25 
    Routledge

  • Indigeneity, Landscape and History: Adivasi Self-fashioning in India book cover

    Indigeneity, Landscape and History

    Adivasi Self-fashioning in India, 1st Edition

    By Asoka Kumar Sen

    This book engages with notions of self and landscape as manifest in water, forest and land via historical and current perspectives in the context of indigenous communities in India. It also brings processes of identity formation among tribes in Africa and Latin America into relief. Using…

    Paperback – 2019-05-04 
    Routledge India

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

    New Histories of South Africa's Apartheid-Era Bantustans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shireen Ally, Arianna Lissoni

    The bantustans – or ‘homelands’ – were created by South Africa’s 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 shunned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • China's Rise and the Chinese Overseas book cover

    China's Rise and the Chinese Overseas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bernard Wong, Chee-Beng TAN

    Since the 1978 opening up of China and her active engagement in economic reformation and modernization, China has become a truly global economic power. These developments have, consequently, had an impact on ethnic Chinese people living across the world. Traditionally, the study of immigrant…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Mobility and Cosmopolitanism: Complicating the interaction between aspiration and practice book cover

    Mobility and Cosmopolitanism

    Complicating the interaction between aspiration and practice, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Indigenous Peoples' Rights book cover

    Handbook of Indigenous Peoples' Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Corinne Lennox, Damien Short

    This handbook is a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of indigenous peoples’ rights. Chapters by experts in the field examine legal, philosophical, sociological and political issues, addressing a wide range of themes at the centre of debates on the rights of indigenous peoples. The book…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Migration and Identity in Central Asia: The Uzbek Experience book cover

    Migration and Identity in Central Asia

    The Uzbek Experience, 1st Edition

    By Rano Turaeva

    This book is an ethnographic and sociolinguistic study of Uzbek migrants in the capital city of Uzbekistan. The ethnographic details of the book represent post-Soviet urban realities on the ground where various forms of belonging clash and kinship ties are reinforced within social safety networks.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Social Movements and the Indian Diaspora book cover

    Social Movements and the Indian Diaspora

    1st Edition

    By Movindri Reddy

    With the elevation of Islam and Muslim transnational networks in international affairs, from the rise of Al Qaeda to the revolutions in North Africa and the Middle East, the study of Diasporas and transnational identities has become more relevant. Using case studies from Fiji, Mauritius, Trinidad…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • History and Ethnicity book cover

    History and Ethnicity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Tonkin, Maryon McDonald, Malcolm K. Chapman

    These essays examine the importance of historical consicousness and the role of historiography in ‘ethnic’ situations, exploring the many ways in which ethnic groups select history, write or rewrite it, rescue appropriate or ignore it, forget or traduce it. Drawing on expert knowledge of regions…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

  • Chinese Muslims and the Global Ummah: Islamic Revival and Ethnic Identity Among the Hui of Qinghai Province book cover

    Chinese Muslims and the Global Ummah

    Islamic Revival and Ethnic Identity Among the Hui of Qinghai Province, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Stewart

    The global spread of Islamic movements and the ascendance of a Chinese state that limits religious freedom have aroused anxieties about integrating Islam and protecting religious freedom around the world. Focusing on violent movements like the so-called Islamic State and Uygur separatists in China’…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Mixed Race Identities in Asia and the Pacific: Experiences from Singapore and New Zealand book cover

    Mixed Race Identities in Asia and the Pacific

    Experiences from Singapore and New Zealand, 1st Edition

    By Zarine L. Rocha

    "Mixed race" is becoming an important area for research, and there is a growing body of work in the North American and British contexts. However, understandings and experiences of "mixed race" across different countries and regions are not often explored in significant depth. New Zealand and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism: Critical Imaginaries for a Global Age book cover

    Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism

    Critical Imaginaries for a Global Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aparajita Nanda

    As new comparative perspectives on race and ethnicity open up, scholars are identifying and exploring fresh topics and questions in an effort to reconceptualize ethnic studies and draw attention to nation–based approaches that may have previously been ignored. This volume, by recognizing the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

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