Anthropology: Indigenous Peoples

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Capability Approach book cover

    Indigenous Peoples and the Capability Approach

    By Krushil Watene, Mandy Yap, Erika Bockstael

    Despite some achievements gained during the indigenous struggle for rights and recognition, many indigenous groups continue to fight against unjust social, political, environmental, and historical conditions. Ideas which engage with the lived experiences of communities themselves, such as the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates

  • The Medicalization of Incest and Abuse: Biomedical and Indigenous Perceptions in Rural Bolivia book cover

    The Medicalization of Incest and Abuse

    Biomedical and Indigenous Perceptions in Rural Bolivia

    By Carolina Borda

    Combining biomedical, psychological, and anthropological approaches to intergenerational incestuous violence experienced by rural indigenous [and] peasant women in the Andean region, this book raises new questions surrounding humanness and the normalisation of sexual violence. Through original…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge Academic

  • The Making of Indigeneity, Curriculum History, and the Limits of Diversity book cover

    The Making of Indigeneity, Curriculum History, and the Limits of Diversity

    By Ligia L. López López

    Conceptually rich and grounded in cutting-edge research, this book addresses the often-overlooked roles and implications of diversity and indigeneity in curriculum. Taking a multidisciplinary approach to the development of teacher education in Guatemala, López provides a historical and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • The Judgement of Culture: Cultural Assumptions in American Law book cover

    The Judgement of Culture

    Cultural Assumptions in American Law

    By Lawrence Rosen

    Legal systems do not operate in isolation but in complex cultural contexts. This original and thought-provoking volume considers how cultural assumptions are built into American legal decision-making, drawing on a series of case studies to demonstrate the range of ways courts express their…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Trans Dilemmas: Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities book cover

    Trans Dilemmas

    Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities

    By Stephen Kerry

    Trans Dilemmas presents the findings of a three-year research project which examined the lived experiences of trans people in Australia’s Northern Territory. The book argues that whilst trans people, who live in remote areas, experience issues which may not be distinct from those living in urban…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Focus on Global Gender and Sexuality

  • Intellectual Property, Cultural Property and Intangible Cultural Heritage book cover

    Intellectual Property, Cultural Property and Intangible Cultural Heritage

    Edited by Christoph Antons, William Logan

    Intellectual Property, Cultural Property and Intangible Cultural Heritage examines various notions of property, in particular cultural property and intellectual property, and how they are employed in rights discourses by indigenous and local communities around the world. There is a strong…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Cultural and Environmental Change on Rapa Nui book cover

    Cultural and Environmental Change on Rapa Nui

    Edited by Sonia H. Cardinali, Kathleen B. Ingersoll, Daniel W. Ingersoll Jr., Christopher M. Stevenson

    Rapa Nui, one of the world’s most isolated island societies and home to the notable moai, has been at the centre of a tense debate for the past decade. Some see it as the site of a dramatic cultural collapse occurring before Western contact, where a self-inflicted ecocide was brought on by the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict: The governance of mineral and gas resource development book cover

    Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict

    The governance of mineral and gas resource development

    By Amanda Kennedy

    Conflict over the extraction of coal and gas resources has rapidly escalated in communities throughout the world. Using an environmental justice lens, this multidisciplinary book explores cases of land use conflict through the lived experiences of communities grappling with such disputes. Drawing…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Religious Division and Social Conflict: The Emergence of Hindu Nationalism in Rural India book cover

    Religious Division and Social Conflict

    The Emergence of Hindu Nationalism in Rural India

    By Peggy Froerer

    This book is an ethnographic account of the emergence of Hindu nationalism in a tribal (adivasi) community in Chhattisgarh, central India. It is argued that the successful spread of Hindu nationalism in this area is due to the involvement of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a militant Hindu…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Windows into a Revolution: Ethnographies of Maoism in India and Nepal book cover

    Windows into a Revolution

    Ethnographies of Maoism in India and Nepal

    Edited by Alpa Shah, Judith Pettigrew

    Windows into a Revolution edited by Alpa Shah and Judith Pettigrew, the first book in the series offers glimpses into the spread of Maoism in India and Nepal by tracing some of its effects on the lives of ordinary people living amidst the revolutions. Weaving through the nostalgic reflections of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • The Autobiography of a Revolutionary in British India book cover

    The Autobiography of a Revolutionary in British India

    By Kali Ghosh

    This is a fascinating autobiography set before the partition of the subcontinent. Kali Prasad Ghosh belonged to a zamindar or landed family in Bengal. He joined the Congress movement and later, in the 1920s, became more radical. He was brought up as an intellectual but, in the end, his interest…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Global Poverty: Causes, Capabilities and Human Development book cover

    Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development

    By Serena Cosgrove, Benjamin Curtis

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

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