Anthropology: Political & Economic Anthropology

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

    The Tumultuous Politics of Scale

    Unsettled States, Movements in Flux, Migrants out of Place, 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 – 2020-01-01 
    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 – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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 – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Power, Empowerment and Social Change book cover

    Power, Empowerment and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rosemary McGee, Jethro Pettit

    This book uncovers how power operates around the world, and how it can be resisted or transformed through empowered collective action and social leadership. The stakes have never been higher. Recent years have seen a rapid escalation of inequalities, the rise of new global powers and corporate…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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