Anthropology: Kinship & Community

  • Innovative Community Change Practices book cover

    Innovative Community Change Practices

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Sam Cordes

    The national recession forced many communities to examine new and innovative ways to promote local economic development, resulting in long-term community changes. New techniques and approaches were used to identify available opportunities and programs which could take advantage of development…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Innovative Community Responses to Disaster book cover

    Innovative Community Responses to Disaster

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brent D. Hales, Norman Walzer, James R. Calvin

    Increasingly, community leaders around the world face major natural and economic disasters that require them to find ways to rebuild both physical infrastructure and the local economy. Doing this effectively requires an understanding of how various parts of the community are interconnected, as well…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Emotions and Human Mobility: Ethnographies of Movement book cover

    Emotions and Human Mobility

    Ethnographies of Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maruška Svašek

    This book provides insights into the emotional dimensions of human mobility. Drawing on findings and theoretical discussions in anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, philosophy, linguistics, migration studies, human geography and political science, the authors offer interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • The Drama of Love and Death: A Study of Human Evolution and Transfiguration book cover

    The Drama of Love and Death

    A Study of Human Evolution and Transfiguration, 1st Edition

    By Edward Carpenter

    Love and Death are two major facets of the whole of human existence and in The Drama of Love and Death, Carpenter attempts to analyse the interplay of love and death in everyday life. Originally published in 1912, this study focuses on how love and death are perceived and treated in the history of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • Building Temples in China: Memories, Tourism and Identities book cover

    Building Temples in China

    Memories, Tourism and Identities, 1st Edition

    By Selina Ching Chan, Graeme Lang

    Much has been written on how temples are constructed or reconstructed for reviving local religious and communal life or for recycling tradition after the market reforms in China. The dynamics between the state and society that lie behind the revival of temples and religious practices initiated by…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Anthropology of Asia

  • San Representation: Politics, Practice and Possibilities book cover

    San Representation

    Politics, Practice and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keyan Tomaselli, Michael Wessels

    The San or Bushmen of southern Africa have exerted a fascination over generations of writers and scholars, from novelists and anarchists to ethnologists and geneticists, and also occupy a special place in the popular imagination as the First People and the contemporary remnant of spiritual and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge

  • The Trouble with Human Nature: Health, Conflict, and Difference in Biocultural Perspective book cover

    The Trouble with Human Nature

    Health, Conflict, and Difference in Biocultural Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth D. Whitaker

    The Trouble with Human Nature brings together biological and cross-cultural evidence to critically examine common preconceptions and challenge popular assumptions about human nature. It sets out to counter genetic and evolutionary myths about human variation and behavior, drawing on both biological…

    Paperback – 2017-03-09
    Routledge

  • The Reinvention of Primitive Society: Transformations of a Myth book cover

    The Reinvention of Primitive Society

    Transformations of a Myth, 1st Edition

    By Adam Kuper

    Adam Kuper’s iconoclastic intellectual history argues that the idea of “primitive society” is a western myth. The “primitive” is imagined as the opposite of the “civilised”. But this is a protean myth. As ideas about civilisation change, so the image of primitive society must be adjusted. By way…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Classic Texts in Anthropology

  • What’s Happened To The University?: A sociological exploration of its infantilisation book cover

    What’s Happened To The University?

    A sociological exploration of its infantilisation, 1st Edition

    By Frank Furedi

    The radical transformation that universities are undergoing today is no less far-reaching than the upheavals that it experienced in the 1960s. However today, when almost 50 per cent of young people participate in higher education, what occurs in universities matters directly to the whole of society…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Anthropology and the Economy of Sharing book cover

    Anthropology and the Economy of Sharing

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Widlok

    This book examines the economy of sharing in a variety of social and political contexts around the world, with consideration given to the role of sharing in relation to social order and social change, political power, group formation, individual networks and concepts of personhood. Widlok advocates…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge
    Critical Topics in Contemporary Anthropology

  • Cosmopolitan Sociability: Locating Transnational Religious and Diasporic Networks book cover

    Cosmopolitan Sociability

    Locating Transnational Religious and Diasporic Networks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tsypylma Darieva, Nina Glick Schiller, Sandra Gruner-Domic

    This book approaches the concept of cosmopolitan sociability as a cultural or territorial rootedness that facilitates a simultaneous openness to shared human emotions, experiences, and aspirations. Cosmopolitan Sociability critiques definitions of cosmopolitanism as a tolerance for cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Latino Identity in Contemporary America book cover

    Latino Identity in Contemporary America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    This edited collection brings together original research papers that explore an important aspect of race and ethnic studies, namely the processes that are shaping the making of Latina and Latino identities in contemporary America. This is a question that has received much attention in the USA over…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

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