Anthropology: Globalisation

  • Globalization: The Career of a Concept book cover

    Globalization: The Career of a Concept

    Edited by Manfred B. Steger, Paul James

    One of the keywords of our time, ‘globalization’ frames how we understand our interconnected world. An ambiguous signifier carrying multiple meanings, the term is usually used to refer to the extension and intensification of social relations across the world. Many works have been authored that deal…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Elite Mobilities book cover

    Elite Mobilities

    Edited by Thomas Birtchnell, Javier Caletrío

    Small in number but great in influence, mobile elites have shaped the contours of global capitalism. Today these elites continue to flourish globally but in a changing landscape. The current economic crisis—and rising concerns about the moral legitimacy of extreme wealth—coincides with stern…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • The Global Repositioning of Japanese Religions: An integrated approach book cover

    The Global Repositioning of Japanese Religions

    An integrated approach

    By Ugo Dessi

    The Global Repositioning of Japanese Religions: An Integrated Approach explores how Japanese religions respond to the relativizing effects of globalization, thereby repositioning themselves as global players. Organized around concrete case studies focusing on the engagement of Japanese Buddhism,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Global Connections

  • Risky Trade: Infectious Disease in the Era of Global Trade book cover

    Risky Trade

    Infectious Disease in the Era of Global Trade

    By Ann Marie Kimball

    The current value of global trade has reached a staggering annual figure of $6 trillion in merchandise crossing borders. Such prolific global trading has, at the same time, begun to raise fears of pandemics and concerns for global health. Yet, investment in public health infrastructure and disease…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Islam, Standards, and Technoscience: In Global Halal Zones book cover

    Islam, Standards, and Technoscience

    In Global Halal Zones

    By Johan Fischer

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    Edited by Kevin Latham

    Offers an overview of contemporary Chinese social and cultural issues including gender and family, religion and ethnicity, social stratification, urban life, popular culture and media. Will be of interest to students and scholars of China across a range of disciplines including anthropology,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Known Economy: Romantics, Rationalists, and the Making of a World Scale book cover

    The Known Economy

    Romantics, Rationalists, and the Making of a World Scale

    By Colin Danby

    Why do critics and celebrants of globalization concur that international trade and finance represent an inexorable globe-bestriding force with a single logic? The Known Economy shows that both camps rest on the same ideas about how the world is scaled. Two centuries ago romantic and rationalist…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Viking-Age Transformations: Trade, Craft and Resources in Western Scandinavia book cover

    Viking-Age Transformations

    Trade, Craft and Resources in Western Scandinavia

    Edited by Zanette T. Glørstad, Kjetil Loftsgarden

    The Viking Age was a period of profound change, as kingdoms were established, Christianity became the encompassing ideological and cosmological framework and towns were formed. This book examines the central backdrop to these changes: the economic transformation of West Scandinavia. With a focus on…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Culture, Environment and Adaptation in the North

  • Human Rights, Islam and the Failure of Cosmopolitanism book cover

    Human Rights, Islam and the Failure of Cosmopolitanism

    By June Edmunds

    Cosmopolitanism, as an intellectual and political project, has failed. The portrayal of human rights, especially European, as evidence of cosmopolitanism in practice is misguided. Cosmopolitan theorists point to the rise of claims-making to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) among Europe’s…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Critical Reflections on Migration, ‘Race’ and Multiculturalism

    Australia in a Global Context

    Edited by Martina Boese, Vince Marotta

    Migration and its associated social practices and consequences have been studied within a multitude of academic disciplines and in the context of policies at local, national and regional level. This edited collection provides an introduction and critical review of conceptual developments and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education: What Went Right, What Went Wrong and Where to Next? book cover

    Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education

    What Went Right, What Went Wrong and Where to Next?

    Edited by Rebecca Bennett, Mike Kent

    Since the first MOOC was launched at the University of Manitoba in 2008, this new form of the massification of higher education has been a rollercoaster ride for the university sector. The New York Times famously declared 2012 to be the year of the MOOC. However, by 2014, the number of academic…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Media as Politics in South Asia book cover

    Media as Politics in South Asia

    Edited by Sahana Udupa, Stephen D. McDowell

    The dramatic expansion of the media and communications sector since the 1990s has brought South Asia on the global scene as a major center for media production and consumption. This book is the first overview of media expansion and its political ramifications in South Asia during these years of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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