Anthropology: Kinship & Community

  • Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice: Decolonizing Engagement book cover

    Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice

    Decolonizing Engagement

    By Bryony Onciul

    Current discourse on Indigenous engagement in museum studies is often dominated by curatorial and academic perspectives, in which community voice, viewpoints, and reflections on their collaborations can be under-represented. This book provides a unique look at Indigenous perspectives on museum…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Schools in an Urban Community: A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965 book cover

    Schools in an Urban Community

    A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965

    By Cheryl Parsons

    Originally published in 1978, Schools in an Urban Community is an ethnography of the Carbrook and Hill Top area of the Attercliffe district of Sheffield before it was cleared for redevelopment. The book provides an in depth look at the community and schools of the area and provides a valued…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • At the Mountains’ Altar: Anthropology of Religion in an Andean Community book cover

    At the Mountains’ Altar

    Anthropology of Religion in an Andean Community

    By Frank Salomon

    This book is designed to interrogate theories in the anthropology of religion through a consideration of the ritual practices and belief systems of the Andean community of Rapaz. The book demonstrates how detailed ethnographic research of a specific religious tradition can illuminate multiple,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Behavioral Problems in Geography (1969): A Symposium book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Behavioral Problems in Geography (1969)

    A Symposium

    Edited by Kevin Cox, Reginald Golledge

    Originally published in 1969, Behavioral Problems in Geography unpacks and identifies elements of behavioral models and theories. The book seeks to examine their specific effects on spatial activity and to operationalize some of the concepts previously used in a subjective and descriptive manner.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Shared Housing, Shared Lives: Everyday Experiences Across the Lifecourse book cover

    Shared Housing, Shared Lives

    Everyday Experiences Across the Lifecourse

    By Sue Heath, Katherine Davies, Gemma Edwards, Rachael Scicluna

    With a growing population, rising housing costs and housing providers struggling to meet demand for affordable accommodation, more and more people in the UK find themselves sharing their living spaces with people from outside of their families at some point in their lives. Focusing on sharers in a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Community as the Material Basis of Citizenship: The Unfinished Story of American Democracy book cover

    Community as the Material Basis of Citizenship

    The Unfinished Story of American Democracy

    Edited by Rodolfo Rosales

    Community as the Material Basis of Citizenship addresses community as the site of participation, production, and rights of citizens and brings to bear a profound critique of a collective process that has historically excluded working class communities and communities of color from any real…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Shared Experiences of Mass Shootings: A Comparative Perspective on the Aftermath book cover

    Shared Experiences of Mass Shootings

    A Comparative Perspective on the Aftermath

    By Johanna Nurmi

    Mass violence and terrorism are a salient phenomenon in the late modern society, showing no sign of decline. Proactive results from the long, ongoing debate of how to address these issues are therefore increasingly necessary – not just in the context of prevention, but also in the context of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Ecologies of Engaged Scholarship: Stories from Activist Academics book cover

    Ecologies of Engaged Scholarship

    Stories from Activist Academics

    Edited by Miguel A. Guajardo, Francisco J. Guajardo, Leslie Ann Locke

    Story and auto-ethnography are study methods based on decolonizing and liberating research perspectives. Stories, auto-ethnographies, and other qualitative methodologies enable the researcher/educator to be both a research instrument and an object in their study. Stories allow for the examination…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • Turning the Tide on Poverty book cover

    Turning the Tide on Poverty

    Edited by Lionel J. Beaulieu, Alice Diebel

    This book highlights the experiences of 14 high poverty communities in the rural South that accepted the invitation to be part of the Turning the Tide on Poverty (Tide) initiative. While history would suggest that impoverished places have limited capacity to make good things happen, Tide…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles: Consumption and Environmentalism book cover

    Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles

    Consumption and Environmentalism

    By Tendai Chitewere

    Sustainable communities raise questions about the compatibility of capitalism and environmentalism and how we can green our way of life in a capitalist economy that values short-term production and consumption over long-term conservation and simple living. If capitalism and its drive towards…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Community Development and Democratic Practice book cover

    Community Development and Democratic Practice

    Edited by Paul Lachapelle, Michael Rios

    This book is the outcome of a multiyear process of participatory meetings, individual and collective writings, and insightful criticisms sponsored by the Kettering Foundation regarding the intersection of community development and democratic practice. The collective outcome from these processes is…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge

  • Final Journeys: Migrant End-of-life Care and Rituals in Europe book cover

    Final Journeys

    Migrant End-of-life Care and Rituals in Europe

    Edited by Alistair Hunter, Eva Soom Ammann

    A recurring theme of the public discourse on immigration in Europe today is that migrants are primarily young people, of working age. Against this short-sighted view, the main contribution of this book is to propose that processes of ageing and dying constitute a critical juncture in the settlement…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

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