Anthropology: Political & Economic Anthropology

  • Times of Security: Ethnographies of Fear, Protest and the Future book cover

    Times of Security

    Ethnographies of Fear, Protest and the Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Holbraad, Morten Axel Pedersen

    In the current world disorder, security is on everyone’s lips. But what is security from a cross-cultural perspective? How is it imagined and experienced by people on the ground? Crucially, what visions of the future are at stake in people’s potentially divergent concerns with security: what, and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Senses and Citizenships: Embodying Political Life book cover

    Senses and Citizenships

    Embodying Political Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanna Trnka, Christine Dureau, Julie Park

    What does disgust have to do with citizenship? How might pain and pleasure, movement, taste, sound and smell be configured as aspects of national belonging? Senses and Citizenships: Embodying Political Life examines the intersections between sensory phenomena and national and supra-national forms…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • The Provoked Economy: Economic Reality and the Performative Turn book cover

    The Provoked Economy

    Economic Reality and the Performative Turn, 1st Edition

    By Fabian Muniesa

    Do things such as performance indicators, valuation formulas, consumer tests, stock prices or financial contracts represent an external reality? Or do they rather constitute, in a performative fashion, what they refer to? The Provoked Economy tackles this question from a pragmatist angle,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizens: Essays on the Politics and Economics of Underdevelopment, 1804-2013 book cover

    Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizens

    Essays on the Politics and Economics of Underdevelopment, 1804-2013, 1st Edition

    By Alex Dupuy

    This title focuses on Haiti from an international perspective. Haiti has endured undue influence from successive French and US governments; its fragile 'democracy' has been founded on subordination to and dominance of foreign powers. This book examines Haiti's position within the global…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge
    Europa Country Perspectives

  • Refugees and Cultural Transfer to Britain book cover

    Refugees and Cultural Transfer to Britain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Manz, Panikos Panayi

    This book is the first to focus specifically upon the relationship between refugees and intercultural transfer over an extensive period of time. Since circa 1830, a series of groups have made their way to Britain, beginning with exiles from the failed European revolutions of the mid-nineteenth…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Tibetan Studies in Comparative Perspective book cover

    Tibetan Studies in Comparative Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chih-yu Shih, Yu-Wen Chen

    Politics, history, and religion have long lent Tibet a glamorous air, particularly in the West. But Tibet can be understood in an astonishingly wide variety of other ways, including linguistic, ecological, environmental and climatological, geographical, geological, economic, biologic, sociologic,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Counterinsurgency, Democracy, and the Politics of Identity in India: From Warfare to Welfare? book cover

    Counterinsurgency, Democracy, and the Politics of Identity in India

    From Warfare to Welfare?, 1st Edition

    By Mona Bhan

    The rhetoric of armed social welfare has become prominent in military and counterinsurgency circuits with profound consequences for the meanings of democracy, citizenship, and humanitarianism in conflict zones. By focusing on the border district of Kargil, the site of India and Pakistan’s fourth…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Caribbean Sovereignty, Development and Democracy in an Age of Globalization book cover

    Caribbean Sovereignty, Development and Democracy in an Age of Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linden Lewis

    Many of the nations of the Caribbean that have become independent states have maintained as a central, organizing, nationalist principle the importance in the beliefs of the ideals of sovereignty, democracy, and development. Yet in recent years, political instability, the relative size of…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • The Personal Distribution of Incomes (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Personal Distribution of Incomes (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by A. B. Atkinson

    First published in 1976, the essays in this volume are concerned with the distribution of income and wealth. The papers were first presented at the Royal Economic Society’s conference in 1974, which examined the evidence concerning the personal distribution of earnings, compared the distributions…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sex Trafficking, Human Rights, and Social Justice book cover

    Sex Trafficking, Human Rights, and Social Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tiantian Zheng

    The recognition of women’s human rights to migrate and work as sex workers is disregarded and dismissed by anti-trafficking discourses of rescue in the latest United Nation’s definition of trafficking. This volume explores the life experiences, agency, and human rights of trafficked women in order…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Small Town China: Rural Labour and Social Inclusion book cover

    Small Town China

    Rural Labour and Social Inclusion, 1st Edition

    By Beatriz Carrillo Garcia

    While much has been written about rural migrant workers’ experiences in the big cities, population movements into China’s vast network of towns and small cities has been largely neglected. This book presents a detailed case study of rural migrant workers experiences in a small town in a north China…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Politics of Culture in Iran book cover

    Politics of Culture in Iran

    1st Edition

    By Nematollah Fazeli

    This first full-length study of the history of Iranian anthropology charts the formation and development of anthropology in Iran in the twentieth century. The text examines how and why anthropology and culture became part of wider socio-political discourses in Iran, and how they were appropriated,…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge

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