Anthropology: Kinship & Community

  • Hereditary Physicians of Kerala: Traditional Medicine and Ayurveda in Modern India book cover

    Hereditary Physicians of Kerala

    Traditional Medicine and Ayurveda in Modern India, 1st Edition

    By Indudharan Menon

    This book examines the history and evolution of Ayurveda and other indigenous medical traditions in juxtaposition with their encounter with colonial modernity. Through the lens of hereditary folk and Ayurvedic practitioners, it focuses on Kerala’s heterogeneous medical traditions and presents them…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05 
    Routledge India

  • Emergent Masculinities in the Pacific book cover

    Emergent Masculinities in the Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aletta Biersack, Martha Macintyre

    Emergent Masculinities in the Pacific focuses on the plasticity and contingent nature of Pacific Island masculinities over the course of colonial and postcolonial histories. The several case histories concern the use of sports to recuperate but also refashion past masculinities in the name of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-19 
    Routledge

  • Mobility and Cosmopolitanism: Complicating the interaction between aspiration and practice book cover

    Mobility and Cosmopolitanism

    Complicating the interaction between aspiration and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vered Amit, Pauline Gardiner Barber

    In academic descriptions of cosmopolitanism, one particularly important distinction often recurs. Specifically, scholars have been concerned to distinguish between cosmopolitanism as a set of mundane practices and/or competences on the one hand and cosmopolitanism as a cultivated form of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Aging in the Family book cover

    Aging in the Family

    1st Edition

    By George E. Dickinson, Brenda S. Sanders

    With a rapidly aging population throughout the world, the issue of larger percentages of older adults has repercussions for both policy and the job market. Whether a university student about to seek a full-time job or a caregiver for an older person, Aging in the Family should enhance the reader’s…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Values and Moral Development in Higher Education book cover

    Values and Moral Development in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Collier, John Wilson, Peter Tomlinson

    Originally published in 1974 Values and Moral Development in Higher Education deals practically with various aspects of the impact of higher educational processes, recognising a need for these to be inter-related and understood within a common framework. It takes the form of a set of contributions…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Education and Social Action: Community Service and the Curriculum in Higher Education book cover

    Education and Social Action

    Community Service and the Curriculum in Higher Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sinclair Goodlad

    Originally published in 1975 Education and Social Action, examines the possibility and value of effecting links between community service and the curriculum in various sectors of higher education. It describes what has been done in each of several disciplines in giving students the opportunity to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Ethnographies of Austerity: Temporality, crisis and affect in southern Europe book cover

    Ethnographies of Austerity

    Temporality, crisis and affect in southern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel M. Knight, Charles Stewart

    Some of the worst effects of the global economic downturn that commenced in 2008 have been felt in Europe, and specifically in the Eurozone’s so-called PIIGS (Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece, and Spain) and Cyprus. This edited volume is the first collection to bring together ethnographies of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Kinship and Gender: An Introduction book cover

    Kinship and Gender

    An Introduction, 6th Edition

    By Linda Stone, Diane E. King

    Does kinship still matter in today’s globalized, increasingly mobile world? Do family structures continue to influence the varied roles that men and women play in different cultures? Answering with a resounding ‘yes!’, Linda Stone and Diane E. King offer a lively introduction to and working…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • The Origin of the Inequality of the Social Classes book cover

    The Origin of the Inequality of the Social Classes

    1st Edition

    By Gunnar Landtman

    Originally published in 1938, The Origin of the Inequality of the Social Classes presents ethnological research into how rank and inequality has been created or formed in various societies. This study especially focuses on recent changes in aboriginal cultures with particular attention paid to the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Muslims, Migration and Citizenship: Processes of Inclusion and Exclusion book cover

    Muslims, Migration and Citizenship

    Processes of Inclusion and Exclusion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    Bringing together ten research based contributions, Muslims, Migration and Citizenship addresses questions about the changing experiences of Muslim communities, or specific groups within them, in various national and localised environments. Although not an exhaustive survey of the broad range of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • French Perspectives in African Studies: A Collection of Translated Essays book cover

    French Perspectives in African Studies

    A Collection of Translated Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pierre Alexandre

    Originally published in 1973, this volume presents some of the main approaches that were developed by French Africanists during the 1940s, 50s and 60s. The book covers social structure, kinship systems, economic change, ethnography, language, history and archaeology in West Africa.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • The Basuto: A Social Study of Traditional and Modern Lesotho book cover

    The Basuto

    A Social Study of Traditional and Modern Lesotho, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Ashton

    Originally published in 1952 and as a second edition in 1967 this volume provides a systematic and comprehensive account of the Basuto people and their changing culture, and reviews the developments and changes leading up to 1966 when Basutoland achieved independence as Lesotho. It describes…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

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