Anthropology: Kinship & Community

  • 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 – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Strengths in Diverse Families of Faith: Exploring Religious Differences book cover

    Strengths in Diverse Families of Faith

    Exploring Religious Differences, 1st Edition

    Edited by David C. Dollahite, Loren D. Marks

    This book explores how religious families draw on their spiritual beliefs, religious practices, and faith communities to help them strengthen their marital relationships and their parenting. Using in-depth interviews from eight religious groups – Asian American Christian; Black Christian; Catholic…

    Hardback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Time Resources, Society and Ecology: On the Capacity for Human Interaction in Space and Time book cover

    Time Resources, Society and Ecology

    On the Capacity for Human Interaction in Space and Time, 1st Edition

    By Tommy Carlstein

    Originally published in 1982, Time Resources, Society and Ecology examines and seeks to examine the time dimension in terms of the ecology, technology, social organization and spatial structure of the human habitat. Approaches to time resources – sociological time-budget studies, anthropological…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Engaging Communities in Museums: Sharing Vision, Creation and Development book cover

    Engaging Communities in Museums

    Sharing Vision, Creation and Development, 1st Edition

    By David B. Allison

    Engaging Communities in Museums is designed for museum professionals who are hungry for information about how to design experiences in partnership with their communities. Providing an overview of the many ways that museums around the world have begun to listen more attentively to their audience,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10 
    Routledge

  • The Esoteric Scene, Cultic Milieu, and Occult Tarot book cover

    The Esoteric Scene, Cultic Milieu, and Occult Tarot

    1st Edition

    By Danny L. Jorgensen

    Originally published in 1992, The Esoteric Scene, Cultic Milieu, and Occult Tarot examines beliefs, practices, and activities described as mystical, psychical, magical, spiritual, metaphysical, theophysical, esoteric, occult, and/or pagan, among other possible labels, by their American disciplines.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Occultism

  • Science Museums in Transition: Unheard Voices book cover

    Science Museums in Transition

    Unheard Voices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hooley McLaughlin, Judy Diamond

    Science Museums in Transition: Unheard Voices considers how museums can adapt their exhibits, programs, and organizational structures to the diversity of ideas, people, and cultures that speak to modern science. This collection contains individual expressions by museum insiders addressing a range…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13 
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • 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 defi ne and understand concepts of borders today. Borders have a defi ning role in contemporary societies. Take, for example, the 2016 US election and the UK Brexit referendum, and subsequent debate, where…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • The Idea of Welfare book cover

    The Idea of Welfare

    1st Edition

    By Robert Pinker

    Originally published in 1979, The Idea of Welfare critically reviews the concepts of egoism and altruism as they are expressed in residual and intuitional models of social welfare. The book describes the way in which the scope and limits of obligation and entitlement are determined in practice by…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Light Inside: Abakuá Society Arts and Cuban Cultural History book cover

    The Light Inside

    Abakuá Society Arts and Cuban Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Originally published in 2003, The Light Inside is a ground-breaking study of an Afro-Cuban secret society, its sacred arts, and their role in modern Cuban cultural history. Enslaved Africans and creoles developed the Abakuá Society, a system of men’s fraternal lodges, in urban Cuba beginnings in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Santería Enthroned: Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion book cover

    Santería Enthroned

    Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Ever since its emergence in colonial-era Cuba, Afro-Cuban Santería (or Lucumí) has displayed a complex dynamic of continuity and change in its institutions, rituals, and iconography. Originally published in 2003 Santería Enthroned combines art, history, cultural anthropology, and ethnohistory to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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