Anthropology: Kinship & Community

  • Suckling: Kinship More Fluid book cover

    Suckling

    Kinship More Fluid, 1st Edition

    By Fadwa El Guindi

    A ground-breaking ethnographic study of suckling in the Arabian Gulf , this book reenergises the study of kinship. It analyses the misunderstood and marginalized phenomenon of suckling drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in Qatar over a seven-year period. Fadwa El Guindi situates suckling (often…

    Hardback – 2020-03-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Lineage and Community in China, 1100–1500: Genealogical Innovation in Jiangxi book cover

    Lineage and Community in China, 1100–1500

    Genealogical Innovation in Jiangxi, 1st Edition

    By Xi He

    This book, based on extensive original research, provides evidence that the practice originated much earlier than previously understood. It shows that in the eleventh century, in southern China under the Song dynasty, the method of compiling a genealogy in the form a table, that is to say a family…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • Ageing Identities and Women’s Everyday Talk in a Hair Salon book cover

    Ageing Identities and Women’s Everyday Talk in a Hair Salon

    1st Edition

    By Rachel Heinrichsmeier

    The ageing of the world’s populations, particularly in Western developed countries, is a well-documented phenomenon; and despite many positive images of later life, in the media and public discourse later life is frequently depicted as a time of inevitable physical and cognitive decline. Against…

    Hardback – 2020-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Connecting Museums book cover

    Connecting Museums

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark O'Neill, Glenn Hooper

    Connecting Museums explores the boundaries of museums and how external relationships are affected by internal commitments, structures and traditions. Focusing on museums’ relationship with heath, inclusion, and community, the book provides a detailed assessment of the alliances between museums and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Nationalism, Language, and Identity in India: Measures of Community book cover

    Nationalism, Language, and Identity in India

    Measures of Community, 1st Edition

    By A P Ashwin Kumar

    This book examines linguistic nationalism in India. It focuses on the emergence of language as a marker of identity by analysing themes such as Linguistic Reorganization of States, nationalism, philology, and linguistic identity. Formulating a novel conception of doxastic nature of community…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge India

  • Youth, Place and Theories of Belonging book cover

    Youth, Place and Theories of Belonging

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sadia Habib, Michael 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 – 2019-08-21
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • 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 the UK Brexit referendum, and subsequent debate, where…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    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 EU has become a key factor for supranational integration, equal life chances and socioeconomic prosperity. This book explores the cultural and social patterns that shape people’s migration, the historical and contemporary patterns of their movement, and the manifold…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • 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 – 2019-03-29
    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

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