Anthropology: Political & Economic Anthropology

  • Democratisation in the Himalayas: Interests, Conflicts, and Negotiations book cover

    Democratisation in the Himalayas

    Interests, Conflicts, and Negotiations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vibha Arora, N. Jayaram

    Democratisation is a formidable task in the Himalayan region owing to its immense cultural heterogeneity. The process of democratisation has accentuated ethnic competition, assertion of identity, and demand for ethnic homelands to protect, safeguard, and promote political and development interests…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge India

  • The Mobility of People and Things in the Early Modern Mediterranean: The Art of Travel book cover

    The Mobility of People and Things in the Early Modern Mediterranean

    The Art of Travel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth A. Fraser

    For centuries artists, diplomats, and merchants served as cultural intermediaries in the Mediterranean. Stationed in port cities and other entrepôts of the Mediterranean, these go-betweens forged intercultural connections even as they negotiated and sometimes promoted cultural misunderstandings.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Urban Food Marketing and Third World Rural Development: The Structure of Producer-Seller Markets book cover

    Urban Food Marketing and Third World Rural Development

    The Structure of Producer-Seller Markets, 1st Edition

    By T. Scarlett Epstein

    Originally published in 1982. This book explores the nature of food marketing in Third World countries. Economic development invariably involves a transition from the traditional subsistence and/or barter economics to increasing participation in cash transactions. In many less developed countries…

    Hardback – 2019-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Food Supply and Policy

  • State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism: Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India book cover

    State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism

    Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India, 1st Edition

    By Kalindi Kokal

    This book presents an ethnography of dispute processing by non-state forums and actors in rural India. As such it sheds light on a much neglected and contested topic. Arising in the context of recent legal and political debates that question the legitimacy of non-state actors engaged in dispute…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • English Language in India: A Dichotomy between Economic Growth and Inclusive Growth book cover

    English Language in India

    A Dichotomy between Economic Growth and Inclusive Growth, 1st Edition

    By Jaskiran Bedi

    This book examines the relationship between the English language and growth – economic and inclusive – in India. It explores why English continues to be the language of aspiration long after Independence. With the second largest English-speaking population in the world today, India is testimonial…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge India

  • Guatemalan Vigilantism and the Global (Re)Production of Collective Violence: A Tale of Two Lynchings book cover

    Guatemalan Vigilantism and the Global (Re)Production of Collective Violence

    A Tale of Two Lynchings, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Weston

    This book grounds an understanding of lynching as an increasingly globalised phenomenon through an examination of two cases in Guatemala. The chapters cover issues of migration, tourism, gangs, inter-generational conflict, media, gossip, and rumour to understand national and global patterns of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Tracing Asylum Journeys: Transnational Mobility of non-European Refugees to Canada via Turkey book cover

    Tracing Asylum Journeys

    Transnational Mobility of non-European Refugees to Canada via Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Ugur Yildiz

    This book explores the asylum journey of non-European asylum applicants who seek asylum in Turkey before resettling in Canada with the aid of the Canadian government’s assisted resettlement programme. Based on ethnographic research among Syrian, Afghan, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Iraqi, Iranian, Somali,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • 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 religiousity. It aims to explore legal, cultural and moral tensions created by overlapping…

    Hardback – 2019-10-25 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • 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 – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • 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 – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in Material Religion and Spirituality

  • The Global North-South Atlas: Mapping Global Change book cover

    The Global North-South Atlas

    Mapping Global Change, 1st Edition

    By Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    This innovative atlas deconstructs the contemporary image of the North-South divide between developed and underdeveloped countries which was established by the 1980 Brandt Line, and advocates the need for the international community to redraw the global map to be fit for the twenty-first century.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge

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