Anthropology: Kinship & Community

  • The Emergence of the Welfare State in Britain and Germany: 1850-1950 book cover

    The Emergence of the Welfare State in Britain and Germany

    1850-1950, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang Mommsen

    Originally published in 1981 The Emergence of the Welfare State in Britain and Germany 1850-1950 is an edited collection on the history and future prospects of the modern welfare state. It attempts to pave the way for an analysis of the problems of the welfare state and its historical origins, and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • 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

  • Sexual Divisions and Society: Process and Change book cover

    Sexual Divisions and Society

    Process and Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheila Allen, Diana Leonard Barker

    Originally published in 1976, Sexual Divisions and Society argues that mainstream sociology has neglected to incorporate the notion of sexual divisions as an integral part of its theoretical underpinnings. It suggests that sociology has often included women completely within the term of ‘men’, or…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Nature and Ethics Across Geographical, Rhetorical and Human Borders book cover

    Nature and Ethics Across Geographical, Rhetorical and Human Borders

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katharine Dow, Victoria Boydell

    How we dispose of our rubbish, choose the foods we buy, enjoy art, relate to our families, and think about ourselves are just a few of the ways that ideas about nature shape our everyday ethical decisions. Nature and ‘natural facts’ have long been used to make sense of why we act a certain way.…

    Hardback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

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

    Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice

    Decolonizing Engagement, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

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

    At the Mountains’ Altar

    Anthropology of Religion in an Andean Community, 1st Edition

    By Frank Salomon

    In high-Andean Peru, Rapaz village maintains a temple to mountain beings who command water and weather. By examining the ritual practices and belief systems of an Andean community, this book provides students with rich understandings of unfamiliar religious experiences and delivers theories of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge

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

    Schools in an Urban Community

    A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

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

    Shared Experiences of Mass Shootings

    A Comparative Perspective on the Aftermath, 1st Edition

    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

  • Home Life in China book cover

    Home Life in China

    1st Edition

    By Isaac Taylor Headland

    Originally published in 1914, this text describes L.T. Headland and his wife’s experience in China in the early twentieth century. With a focus on home life this study explores issues such as children, marriage and education as well as food, religion and concubinage as well as presenting anecdotes…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Marriage, Love, Caste and Kinship Support: Lived Experiences of the Urban Poor in India book cover

    Marriage, Love, Caste and Kinship Support

    Lived Experiences of the Urban Poor in India, 1st Edition

    By Shalini Grover

    This book makes use of interesting case studies and photographs to describe everyday life in a squatter settlement in Delhi. The book helps to understand the marital experiences of these people most of whom belong to the Scheduled Caste and live in one identified geographical space. The author…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge

  • Re-producing Chineseness in Southeast Asia: Scholarship and Identity in Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Re-producing Chineseness in Southeast Asia

    Scholarship and Identity in Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chih-yu Shih

    Identity politics can impede Chinese identification in southeast Asia because the migrant population, particularly the intellectual aspect of that population, have to consider the political effects of their intellectual and social activities on the survival of Chinese communities. Similarly, these…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Communicating Development with Communities book cover

    Communicating Development with Communities

    1st Edition

    By Linje Manyozo

    Development theory and practice are often taught in a manner that strips them of their historical context and obscures alternative intellectual assumptions and critical frameworks. This prevents students from acquiring a holistic understanding of the world and consequently, when it comes to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

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