Anthropology: Kinship & Community

  • 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 – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2019-11-05
    Routledge

  • Museums, Infinity and the Culture of Protocols: Ethnographic Collections and Source Communities book cover

    Museums, Infinity and the Culture of Protocols

    Ethnographic Collections and Source Communities, 1st Edition

    By Howard Morphy

    Museums, Infinity and the Culture of Protocols enters a dialogue about museums’ responsibility for the curation of their collections into an infinite future while also tackling contentious issues of repatriation and digital access to collections. Bringing into focus a number of key debates…

    Hardback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2019-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • 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 – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Occultism

  • The Lao: Gender, Power, and Livelihood book cover

    The Lao

    Gender, Power, and Livelihood, 1st Edition

    By Carol Ireson-Doolittle, Geraldine Moreno-Black

    The Lao discusses culture and village life in Laos, exploring topics of kinship and family, gender relations, households, religion, livelihood strategies, and ethnicity. In particular, the effects of recent development projects on the relative power of men and women in rural Lao society, and the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-09-03
    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

  • Fulbe Voices: Marriage, Islam, and Medicine In Northern Cameroon book cover

    Fulbe Voices

    Marriage, Islam, and Medicine In Northern Cameroon, 1st Edition

    By Helen A. Regis

    Fulbe Voices is based on everyday conversations in the West African village of Domaayo, Cameroon, where men and women struggle with the multiple cultural contradictions and social tensions emerging from their varied perspectives as farmers and entrepreneurs, schoolboys and elders, married and free…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge

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