Anthropology: Globalisation

  • Ethiopians in an Age of Migration

    Scattered lives beyond borders

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The migration of Ethiopians across international borders is a recent phenomenon because of the limited integration of the country and society to the global economy. Since it was never colonized – aside from the Italian occupation of 1936-1941 – Ethiopia’s economy and society were not directly…

    Hardback – 2017-01-23 
    Routledge

  • Work and Livelihoods

    History, Ethnography and Models in Times of Crisis

    Edited by Susana Narotzky, Victoria Goddard

    This volume presents a global range of ethnographic case studies to explore the ways in which - in the context of the restructuring of industrial work, the ongoing financial crisis, and the surge in unemployment and precarious employment - local and global actors engage with complex social…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Public Disorder and Globalization

    By Sophie Body-Gendrot

    The current growth of incidents of public disorder around the world can be seen as symptomatic of major transformations in globalized society, government, and technology. But while disorder is routinely perceived as a disturbing phenomenon, it can also be a catalyst for positive transformation and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Korean Culture and Society

    Edited by Youna Kim

    The Routledge Handbook of Korean Culture and Society is an accessible and interdisciplinary resource that explores the formation and transformation of Korean culture and society. Each chapter provides a comprehensive and thought-provoking overview on key topics, including: compressed modernity,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Liquid Sociology

    Metaphor in Zygmunt Bauman’s Analysis of Modernity

    Edited by Mark Davis

    Zygmunt Bauman’s ’liquid sociology’ confronts the awesome task of reminding individual men and women that an alternative way of living together is within our eminent capabilities, if only we start to think differently about our world. The metaphor of ’liquidity’, which has become such a prominent…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge

  • The Anthropology of Religion in A Globalizing World

    By Ida Fadzillah Leggett

    Anthropology of Religion in a Globalizing World focuses on religions and belief systems in a global, multi-cultural, popular, and constantly transforming world. Today’s cultural groups exist across national borders and ethnic boundaries, and their religious ideologies rapidly adapt and follow suit.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • Hope and Uncertainty in Contemporary African Migration

    Edited by Nauja Kleist, Dorte Thorsen

    This volume examines the relationship between hope, mobility, and immobility in African migration. Through case studies set within and beyond the continent, it demonstrates that hope offers a unique prism for analyzing the social imaginaries and aspirations which underpin migration in situations of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Ethics in an Era of Globalization

    By M. S. Ronald Commers

    Edited by Wim Vandekerckhove

    This much-needed volume represents all that is new in the field of global ethics. It recognizes the emergence of the search to move beyond relativism and the study of ethical aspects of globalization, acknowledging aspects of globalization that make ethical reasoning itself a challenging task. As…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Ethics and Global Politics

  • Development Without Freedom

    The Politics of Asian Globalization

    By Songok Han Thornton

    Thanks to the inroads of IMFism and the "war on terror," America has lost much of the soft power it enjoyed in Asia during the early 1990s. The winners, by default, are some of the world's most undemocratic development models, such as Sino-globalism. "Asian values" took a hard blow from the Asian…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Comparative Criminal Justice and Globalization

    Edited by David Nelken

    In this exciting and topical collection, leading scholars discuss the implications of globalisation for the fields of comparative criminology and criminal justice. How far does it still make sense to distinguish nation states, for example in comparing prison rates? Is globalisation best treated as…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Mobilities and Inequality

    By Hanja Maksim, Manfred Max Bergman

    Edited by Timo Ohnmacht

    This book opens up the debate on the interrelations between space and mobilities with regard to different dimensions of social inequality. Based on the premise that the dynamics caused by modernization, globalization, migration and social change affect the structuring of the social fabric, the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Global Management, Local Resistances

    Theoretical Discussion and Empirical Case Studies

    Edited by Ulrike Schuerkens

    This book originates from a research project involving extensive collection and analysis of primary and secondary materials (scholarly literature, statistical data, and interviews with key actors) on global management and local resistances in all major world regions during the last years. It seeks…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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