Anthropology: Globalisation

  • Transnationalising Reproduction: Third Party Conception in a Globalised World book cover

    Transnationalising Reproduction

    Third Party Conception in a Globalised World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roisin Ryan Flood, Jenny Gunnarsson Payne

    Third party conception is a growing phenomenon and provokes a burgeoning range of ethical, legal and social questions. What are the rights of donors, recipients and donor conceived children? How are these reproductive technologies regulated? How is kinship understood within these new family forms?…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25

  • The Origins of Cocaine: Colonization and Failed Development in the Amazon Andes book cover

    The Origins of Cocaine

    Colonization and Failed Development in the Amazon Andes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Gootenberg, Liliana M. Dávalos

    In the 1960s, the governments of Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia launched agricultural settlement programs in each country’s vast Amazonian frontier lowlands. Two decades later, these exact same zones had transformed into the centers of the illicit cocaine boom of the Americas. Drawing on concepts from…

    Paperback – 2020-01-10

  • Connecting Taiwan: Participation – Integration – Impacts book cover

    Connecting Taiwan

    Participation – Integration – Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carsten Storm

    Taiwan has often been characterised as an isolated society in its search for sovereignty and security. Its contact with the world in an era of globalization and post-modernity, however, has increasingly led to Taiwanese actors successfully participating in many regional and global fields. In this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • The Politics and Practice of Religious Diversity: National Contexts, Global Issues book cover

    The Politics and Practice of Religious Diversity

    National Contexts, Global Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Dawson

    The Politics and Practice of Religious Diversity engages with one of the most characteristic features of modern society. An increasingly prominent and potentially contentious phenomenon, religious diversity is intimately associated with contemporary issues such as migration, human rights, social…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Transnational Students and Mobility: Lived Experiences of Migration book cover

    Transnational Students and Mobility

    Lived Experiences of Migration, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Soong

    As globalisation deepens, student mobility and migration has not only impacted economy and institutions, it has also infused human desires, imaginaries, experiences and subjectivities. In Transnational Students and Mobility, Hannah Soong portrays the vexed nexus of education and migration as a site…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Social Class and Transnational Human Capital: How Middle and Upper Class Parents Prepare Their Children for Globalization book cover

    Social Class and Transnational Human Capital

    How Middle and Upper Class Parents Prepare Their Children for Globalization, 1st Edition

    By Jürgen Gerhards, Hans Silke, Sören Carlson

    Due to globalization processes, foreign language skills, knowledge about other countries and intercultural competences have increasingly become important for societies and people’s social positions. Previous research on social inequality, however, has dominantly focused on the reproduction of class…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • A World Laid Waste?: Responding to the Social, Cultural and Political Consequences of Globalisation book cover

    A World Laid Waste?

    Responding to the Social, Cultural and Political Consequences of Globalisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francis Dodsworth, Antonia Walford

    Globalisation and neo-liberalism have seen the rise of new international powers, increasingly interlinked economies, and mass urbanisation. The internet, mobile communications and mass migration have transformed lives around the planet. For some, this has been positive and liberating, but it has…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

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

    Human Rights, Islam and the Failure of Cosmopolitanism

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Indian Classical Dance and the Making of Postcolonial National Identities: Dancing on Empire's Stage book cover

    Indian Classical Dance and the Making of Postcolonial National Identities

    Dancing on Empire's Stage, 1st Edition

    By Sitara Thobani

    Indian Classical Dance and the Making of Postcolonial National Identities explores what happens when a national-cultural production is reproduced outside the immediate social, political and cultural context of its origin. Whereas most previous studies have analysed Indian classical dance in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • European Cosmopolitanism: Colonial Histories and Postcolonial Societies book cover

    European Cosmopolitanism

    Colonial Histories and Postcolonial Societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gurminder Bhambra, John Narayan

    This book provides a fresh examination of the cosmopolitan project of post-war Europe from a variety of perspectives. It explores the ways in which European cosmopolitanism can be theorized differently if we take into account histories which have rarely been at the forefront of such understandings.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Temporary Agency Work and Globalisation: Beyond Flexibility and Inequality book cover

    Temporary Agency Work and Globalisation

    Beyond Flexibility and Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Huiyan Fu

    Despite its geographic and industry expansion as part of the ongoing globalisation of service activity, temporary agency work (TAW) is relatively understudied. TAW is characterised by a distinct triangular structure where workers are typically hired by staffing or employment agencies while being ’…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Literature and the Glocal City: Reshaping the English Canadian Imaginary book cover

    Literature and the Glocal City

    Reshaping the English Canadian Imaginary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ana María Fraile-Marcos

    The modern city is a space that can simultaneously represent the principles of its homeland alongside its own unique blend of the cultures that intermingle within its city limits.This book makes an intervention in Canadian literary criticism by foregrounding both ‘globalism,’ which is increasingly…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

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