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

  • Economies and Cultures: Foundations of Economic Anthropology book cover

    Economies and Cultures

    Foundations of Economic Anthropology, 2nd Edition

    By Richard R Wilk, Lisa C. Cliggett

    This book introduces economic anthropology to countries where it has never been taught before, including Vietnam, China, Brazil, Argentina, and Italy. It identifies the fundamental practical and theoretical problems that give economic anthropology its unique strengths and vision.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Engaging Anthropological Theory: A Social and Political History book cover

    Engaging Anthropological Theory

    A Social and Political History, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Moberg

    This updated second edition of Mark Moberg's lively book offers a fresh look at the history of anthropological theory. Covering key concepts and theorists, Engaging Anthropological Theory examines the historical context of anthropological ideas and the contested nature of anthropology itself.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Conspiracy Theories book cover

    The Psychology of Conspiracy Theories

    1st Edition

    By Jan-Willem van Prooijen

    Who believes in conspiracy theories, and why are some people more susceptible to them than others? What are the consequences of such beliefs? Has a conspiracy theory ever turned out to be true? The Psychology of Conspiracy Theories debunks the myth that conspiracy theories are a modern phenomenon,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • Social Change Theories in Motion: Explaining the Past, Understanding the Present, Envisioning the Future book cover

    Social Change Theories in Motion

    Explaining the Past, Understanding the Present, Envisioning the Future, 1st Edition

    By Thomas C. Patterson

    This book assesses how theorists explained processes of change set in motion by the rise of capitalism. It situates them in the milieu in which they wrote. They were never neutral observers standing outside the conditions they were trying to explain. Their arguments were responses to those…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01
    Routledge

  • Global Cities, Local Streets: Everyday Diversity from New York to Shanghai book cover

    Global Cities, Local Streets

    Everyday Diversity from New York to Shanghai, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Zukin, Philip Kasinitz, Xiangming Chen

    Global Cities, Local Streets: Everyday Diversity from New York to Shanghai, a cutting-edge text/ethnography, reports on the rapidly expanding field of global, urban studies through a unique pairing of six teams of urban researchers from around the world. The authors present shopping streets…

    Paperback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge

  • Migration Theory: Talking across Disciplines book cover

    Migration Theory

    Talking across Disciplines, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Caroline B. Brettell, James F. Hollifield

    During the last decade the issue of migration has increased in global prominence and has caused controversy among host countries around the world. To remedy the tendency of scholars to speak only to and from their own disciplinary perspective, this book brings together in a single volume essays…

    Paperback – 2014-08-25
    Routledge

  • Welfare and the Welfare State: Present and Future book cover

    Welfare and the Welfare State

    Present and Future, 1st Edition

    By Bent Greve

    The welfare state plays a key role in people’s everyday lives in developed societies. At the same time, the welfare state is contested and there are constant discussions on how and to what degree the state should intervene, influence and have an impact on the development of society. Recent years…

    Paperback – 2014-08-18
    Routledge

  • Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond: The War On

    Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond

    The War On "Illegals" and the Remaking of the U.S. – Mexico Boundary, 2nd Edition

    By Joseph Nevins

    This is a major revision and update of Nevins’ earlier classic and is an ideal text for use with undergraduate students in a wide variety of courses on immigration, transnational issues, and the politics of race, inclusion and exclusion. Not only has the author brought his subject completely up to…

    Paperback – 2013-12-06
    Routledge

  • The Modern Anthropology of India: Ethnography, Themes and Theory book cover

    The Modern Anthropology of India

    Ethnography, Themes and Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Berger, Frank Heidemann

    The Modern Anthropology of India is an accessible textbook providing a critical overview of the ethnographic work done in India since 1947. It assesses the history of research in each region and serves as a practical and comprehensive guide to the main themes dealt with by ethnographers. It…

    Paperback – 2013-05-24
    Routledge

  • The World of Wal-Mart: Discounting the American Dream book cover

    The World of Wal-Mart

    Discounting the American Dream, 1st Edition

    By Nick Copeland, Christine Labuski

    This book demonstrates the usefulness of anthropological concepts by taking a critical look at Wal-Mart and the American Dream. Rather than singling Wal-Mart out for criticism, the authors treat it as a product of a socio-political order that it also helps to shape. The book attributes Wal-Mart’s…

    Paperback – 2012-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Surviving Dictatorship: A Work of Visual Sociology book cover

    Surviving Dictatorship

    A Work of Visual Sociology, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Adams

    Written as a book for undergraduate students as well as scholars, Surviving Dictatorship is a work of visual sociology and oral history, and a case study that communicates the lived experience of poverty, repression, and resistance in an authoritarian society: Pinochet’s Chile. It focuses on…

    Paperback – 2012-03-07
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

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