Anthropology: Political & Economic Anthropology

  • A Cruel Theatre of Self-Immolations: Contemporary Suicide Protests by Fire and Their Resonances in Culture book cover

    A Cruel Theatre of Self-Immolations

    Contemporary Suicide Protests by Fire and Their Resonances in Culture, 1st Edition

    By Grzegorz Ziółkowski

    A Cruel Theatre of Self-immolations investigates contemporary protest self-burnings and their echoes across culture. The book provides a conceptual frame for the phenomenon and an annotated, comprehensive timeline of suicide protests by fire, supplemented with notes on artworks inspired by or…

    Hardback – 2020-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Tumultuous Politics of Scale: Unsettled States, Migrants, Movements in Flux book cover

    The Tumultuous Politics of Scale

    Unsettled States, Migrants, Movements in Flux, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald M. Nonini, Ida Susser

    Contemporary politics, this book contends, depend upon the turbulent struggles and strategies around scale. Conflicts over scale can be seen as opaque class struggles. Political projects, whether from the ground up or representing corporate or state interests, continually contest the scale at which…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12 
    Routledge

  • People’s Tribunals, Human Rights and the Law: Searching for Justice book cover

    People’s Tribunals, Human Rights and the Law

    Searching for Justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Regina Menachery Paulose

    People's Tribunals are independent, peaceful, grassroots movements, created by members of civil society, to address impunity that is associated with ongoing or past atrocities. As such, they offer society an alternative history and create a space for healing and reconciliation to take place…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Statelessness and Contemporary Enslavement book cover

    Statelessness and Contemporary Enslavement

    1st Edition

    By Jane Anna Gordon

    Why have statelessness and contemporary enslavement become endemic since the 1990s? What is it about global political economic policies, protracted warfare, and migration rules and patterns, that have so systemically increased these extreme forms of vulnerability? Why have intellectual communities…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • State Violence in Nazi Germany: From Kristallnacht to Barbarossa book cover

    State Violence in Nazi Germany

    From Kristallnacht to Barbarossa, 1st Edition

    By Emanuel Marx

    Through analyses of three eventful years in Nazi Germany’s history - the Kristallnacht pogrom, the invasion of Poland and the invasion of Soviet Russia - this book explores the violence of states. All three events were part of the Nazi colonial project and led to mass killings, eventually resulting…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Regional Cultures, Economies, and Creativity: Innovating Through Place in Australia and Beyond book cover

    Regional Cultures, Economies, and Creativity

    Innovating Through Place in Australia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ariella Van Luyn, Eduardo de la Fuente

    Drawing on Australian and comparative case studies, this volume reconceptualizes non-metropolitan creative economies through the ‘qualities of place’. This book examines the agricultural and gastronomic cultures surrounding ‘native’ foods, coastal sculpture festivals, universities and regional…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Everyday Life of the Poor in Cameroon: The Role of Social Networks in Meeting Needs book cover

    The Everyday Life of the Poor in Cameroon

    The Role of Social Networks in Meeting Needs, 1st Edition

    By Nathanael Ojong

    This book provides a detailed account of the lives of the poor in Cameroon, particularly their use of social networks to meet everyday needs. Based on fieldwork in Cameroon, the book provides a distinctive approach that draws on social network theory and insights from economic anthropology to shed…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Connecting Taiwan: Participation – Integration – Impacts book cover

    Connecting Taiwan

    Participation – Integration – Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carsten Storm

    Taiwan has often been characterised as an isolated society in its search for sovereignty and security. Its contact with the world in an era of globalization and post-modernity, however, has increasingly led to Taiwanese actors successfully participating in many regional and global fields. In this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Locating Value: Theory, Application and Critique book cover

    Locating Value

    Theory, Application and Critique, 1st Edition

    Edited by Samantha Saville, Gareth Hoskins

    This book considers value as it is theorised, practiced, and critiqued from varied disciplinary perspectives. Value’s growing currency within social, cultural, and environmental policy is the latest manifestation of a long running faith in this concept. Locating Value: Theory, Application and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Forensic Anthropology Teams in Latin America book cover

    Forensic Anthropology Teams in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia Dutrénit-Bielous

    This book charts the development of forensic anthropology teams in Latin America and surveys their main characteristics, achievements, and challenges in light of a recent past fraught with state repression and violence. The volume contains contributions by an interdisciplinary group of scholars…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Capitalism, Crisis, and the Politics of Fiction: Literature Beyond Fordism book cover

    Contemporary Capitalism, Crisis, and the Politics of Fiction

    Literature Beyond Fordism, 1st Edition

    By Roberto del Valle Alcalá

    Contemporary Capitalism, Crisis, and the Politics of Fiction: Literature Beyond Fordism proposes a fresh approach to contemporary fictional engagements with the idea of crisis in capitalism and its various social and economic manifestations. The book investigates how late-twentieth and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Labour, Policy, and Ideology in East Asian Creative Industries book cover

    Labour, Policy, and Ideology in East Asian Creative Industries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Teri J. Silvio, Lily H. Chumley

    This book addresses some of the questions that have been brought to light by the varied experiences of culture industry workers and consumer publics across East Asia over the past decade. For over twenty years, the creative industries have been seen as the engine driving global economic…

    Hardback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

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