Anthropology: Kinship & Community

  • Debating and Defining Borders: Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives book cover

    Debating and Defining Borders

    Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Cooper, Søren Tinning

    This book brings together insights from border scholars and philosophers to ask how we are to define and understand concepts of borders today. Borders have a defining role in contemporary societies. Take, for example, the 2016 US election and UK Brexit referendum, and subsequent debate, where the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Cultures of Transnationality in European Migration: Subjectivity, Family and Inequality book cover

    Cultures of Transnationality in European Migration

    Subjectivity, Family and Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Karolina Barglowski

    Transnational mobility in the European Union has become a key factor for supra-national integration, equal life chances, and socio-economic prosperity. This book explores the cultural and social patterns that shape people’s migration, the historical and contemporary patterns of their movement and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • Youth, Place and Theories of Belonging book cover

    Youth, Place and Theories of Belonging

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sadia Habib, Mike RM Ward

    Drawing on interdisciplinary perspectives, Youth, Place and Theories of Belonging showcases cutting-edge empirical research on young people’s lifeworlds. The scholars demonstrate that belonging is personal, infused with individual and collective histories as well as interwoven with conceptions of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Family and Space: Rethinking Family Theory and Empirical Approaches book cover

    Family and Space

    Rethinking Family Theory and Empirical Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maya Halatcheva-Trapp, Giulia Montanari, Tino Schlinzig

    While the ‘spatial turn’ within the social sciences has already nurtured a broad discussion of the relation between society and space, little attention has so far been paid to the question of what we can learn about families when exploring space in its different facets. This book brings together…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Family Sociology

  • 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 – 2018-12-20
    Routledge India

  • Hybrid Communities: Biosocial Approaches to Domestication and Other Trans-species Relationships book cover

    Hybrid Communities

    Biosocial Approaches to Domestication and Other Trans-species Relationships, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Stépanoff, Jean-Denis Vigne

    Domestication challenges our understanding of human-environment relationships because it blurs the dichotomy between what is artificial and what is natural. In domestication, biological evolution, environmental change, techniques and practices, anthropological trajectories and sociocultural…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Agency and Knowledge in Northeast India: The Life and Landscapes of Dreams book cover

    Agency and Knowledge in Northeast India

    The Life and Landscapes of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Michael Heneise

    The Nagas of Northeast India give great importance to dreams as sources of divine knowledge, especially knowledge about the future. Although British colonialism, Christian missions, and political conflict have resulted in sweeping cultural and political transformations in the Indo-Myanmar…

    Hardback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • High North Stories in a Time of Transition: Gutsy Narratives and Wild Observations book cover

    High North Stories in a Time of Transition

    Gutsy Narratives and Wild Observations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frode Soelberg, Larry Browning, Jan-Oddvar Sørnes

    The High North in a Time of Transition collects multiple perspectives on the lives of people in the High North of Norway at a point when the petroleum boom is no longer the dominant cultural feature of the region. Utilizing constructivist grounded theory, the volume contains a rich variety of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge

  • Kinship, population and social reproduction in the 'new Indonesia': A study of Nuaulu cultural resilience book cover

    Kinship, population and social reproduction in the 'new Indonesia'

    A study of Nuaulu cultural resilience, 1st Edition

    By Roy Ellen

    Nuaulu people on the Indonesian island of Seram have displayed remarkable linguistic and cultural resilience over a period of 50 years. In 1970 their language and traditional culture was widely considered ‘endangered.’ Despite this, Nuaulu have not only maintained their animist identity and shown a…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Geographies of Power: Mezcala’s Narratives of Neoliberal Governance book cover

    Indigenous Peoples and the Geographies of Power

    Mezcala’s Narratives of Neoliberal Governance, 1st Edition

    By Inés Durán Matute

    Tracing key trends of the global-regional-local interface of power, Inés Durán Matute through the case of the indigenous community of Mezcala (Mexico) demonstrates how global political economic processes shape the lives, spaces, projects and identities of the most remote communities. Throughout the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

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

    Shared Housing, Shared Lives

    Everyday Experiences Across the Lifecourse, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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