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 Everyday State in Africa: Governance Practices and State ideas in Ethiopia book cover

    The Everyday State in Africa

    Governance Practices and State ideas in Ethiopia, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Mulugeta Gebrie

    This book offers a new understanding of the workings of the everyday Ethiopian state through foregrounding of the everyday politics of state–society relations. In a series of ethnographic cases, this book provides a lively and stimulating view of the lives and experiences of farmers, pastoralists…

    Hardback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • 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 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 that may…

    Hardback – 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 – 2019-12-20 
    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 reconceptualises 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

  • 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 – 2019-11-26 
    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 – 2019-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Muslim Piety as Economy: Markets, Meaning and Morality in Southeast Asia book cover

    Muslim Piety as Economy

    Markets, Meaning and Morality in Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johan Fischer, Jérémy Jammes

    The first volume to explore Muslim piety as a form of economy, this book examines specific forms of production, trade, regulation, consumption, entrepreneurship and science that condition – and are themselves conditioned by – Islamic values, logics and politics. With a focus on Southeast Asia as a…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Studies in Material Religion and Spirituality

  • The Political Sociology and Anthropology of Evil: Tricksterology book cover

    The Political Sociology and Anthropology of Evil: Tricksterology

    1st Edition

    By Agnes Horvath, Arpad Szakolczai

    This book offers a new approach to the problem of evil through an examination of the anthropological figure of the ‘trickster’. A lesser known and much more recent term than evil, the authors use the trickster to facilitate a greater understanding of the return of evil in the modern era. Instead of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa: Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana book cover

    Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa

    Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Seth Tweneboah

    Applying a legal pluralist framework, this study examines the complex interrelationships between religion, law and politics in contemporary Ghana, a professedly secular State characterised by high levels of religiosity. It aims to explore legal, cultural and moral tensions created by overlapping…

    Hardback – 2019-10-09
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

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