Anthropology: Indigenous Peoples

  • Rethinking Greenland and the Arctic in the Era of Climate Change: New Northern Horizons book cover

    Rethinking Greenland and the Arctic in the Era of Climate Change

    New Northern Horizons, 1st Edition

    By Frank Sejersen

    This ground-breaking book investigates how Arctic indigenous communities deal with the challenges of climate change and how they strive to develop self-determination. Adopting an anthropological focus on Greenland’s vision to boost extractive industries and transform society, the book examines how…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Native American Students: Paying the Educational Debt book cover

    Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Native American Students

    Paying the Educational Debt, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peggy McCardle, Virginia Berninger

    There has been much talk and effort focused on the educational achievement gap between white versus black, Hispanic and American Indian students. While there has been some movement the gap has not appreciably narrowed, and it has narrowed the least for Native American students. This volume…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Exercising Human Rights: Gender, Agency and Practice book cover

    Exercising Human Rights

    Gender, Agency and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Robin Redhead

    Exercising Human Rights investigates why human rights are not universally empowering and why this damages people attempting to exercise rights. It takes a new approach in looking at humans as the subject of human rights rather than the object and exposes the gendered and ethnocentric aspects of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Forgotten Agricultural Heritage: Reconnecting food systems and sustainable development book cover

    Forgotten Agricultural Heritage

    Reconnecting food systems and sustainable development, 1st Edition

    By Parviz Koohafkan, Miguel A. Altieri

    Contemporary agriculture is often criticized for its industrial scale, adverse effects on nutrition, rural employment and the environment, and its disconnectedness from nature and culture. Yet there are many examples of traditional smaller scale systems that have survived the test of time and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites: Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation book cover

    Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

  • Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change book cover

    Curating the Future

    Museums, Communities and Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Newell, Libby Robin, Kirsten Wehner

    Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change explores the way museums tackle the broad global issue of climate change. It explores the power of real objects and collections to stir hearts and minds, to engage communities affected by change. Museums work through exhibitions, events,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Aboriginal Children, History and Health: Beyond Social Determinants book cover

    Aboriginal Children, History and Health

    Beyond Social Determinants, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Boulton

    This volume traces the complex reasons behind the disturbing discrepancy between the health and well-being of children in mainstream Australia and those in remote Indigenous communities. Invaluably informed by Boulton’s close working knowledge of Aboriginal communities, the book addresses growth…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge

  • Lawyers and Savages: Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology book cover

    Lawyers and Savages

    Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology, 1st Edition

    By Kaius Tuori

    Legal primitivism was a complex phenomenon that combined the study of early European legal traditions with studies of the legal customs of indigenous peoples. Lawyers and Savages: Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology explores the rise and fall of legal…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples, Customary Law and Human Rights – Why Living Law Matters book cover

    Indigenous Peoples, Customary Law and Human Rights – Why Living Law Matters

    1st Edition

    By Brendan Tobin

    This highly original work demonstrates the fundamental role of customary law for the realization of Indigenous peoples’ human rights and for sound national and international legal governance. The book reviews the legal status of customary law and its relationship with positive and natural law from…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • Self-Determination and Secession in Africa: The Post-Colonial State book cover

    Self-Determination and Secession in Africa

    The Post-Colonial State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Redie Bereketeab

    This book provides a unique comparative study of the major secessionist and self-determination movements in post-colonial Africa, examining theory, international law, charters of the United Nations, and the Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union’s (AU) stance on the issue. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • An Introduction to the History of Religion (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    An Introduction to the History of Religion (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By F. B. Jevons

    First published in 1902, this book investigates the history and development of early religion from an anthropological perspective. Rather than dealing with religions that grew from the teachings of their original founders, such as Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism, Jevons considers those religions…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Place in Research: Theory, Methodology, and Methods book cover

    Place in Research

    Theory, Methodology, and Methods, 1st Edition

    By Eve Tuck, Marcia McKenzie

    Bridging environmental and Indigenous studies and drawing on critical geography, spatial theory, new materialist theory, and decolonizing theory, this dynamic volume examines the sometimes overlooked significance of place in social science research. There are often important divergences and even…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

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