Anthropology: Political & Economic Anthropology

  • Structure and Process in a Melanesian Society: Ponam's Progress in the Twentieth Century book cover

    Structure and Process in a Melanesian Society

    Ponam's Progress in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By A.H. Carrier, J.G. Carrier

    First Published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Sri Lanka's Global Factory Workers: (Un) Disciplined Desires and Sexual Struggles in a Post-Colonial Society book cover

    Sri Lanka's Global Factory Workers

    (Un) Disciplined Desires and Sexual Struggles in a Post-Colonial Society, 1st Edition

    By Sandya Hewamanne

    In Sri Lanka, the Free Trade Zone (FTZ) employs thousands of unmarried rural women, and their migration has aroused deep anxieties over female morality and ideal conduct. This book focuses on the global factory workers based in the FTZ, and analyzes intersections of gender, class and sexuality by…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Paradoxes of Aid Work: Passionate Professionals book cover

    The Paradoxes of Aid Work

    Passionate Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Silke Roth

    This book explores what attracts people to aidwork and to what extent the promises of aidwork are fulfilled. 'Aidland' is a highly complex and heterogeneous context which includes many different occupations, forms of employment and organizations. Analysing the processes that lead to the involvement…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The Rationality of Rural Life: Economic and Cultural Change in Tuscany book cover

    The Rationality of Rural Life

    Economic and Cultural Change in Tuscany, 1st Edition

    By Jeff Pratt

    This monograph analyzes the developments in rural life in detail and at the same time places them in a wider context, exploring the strengths and weaknesses of theoretical writings on modern agriculture. What is revealed is a profound transformation in the rationality of farming, one which touches…

    Paperback – 2016-06-03
    Routledge
    Studies in Anthropology and History

  • Workers and the Global Informal Economy: Interdisciplinary perspectives book cover

    Workers and the Global Informal Economy

    Interdisciplinary perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Supriya Routh, Vando Borghi

    The global financial crisis and subsequent increase in social inequality has led in many cases to a redrawing of the boundaries between formal and informal work. This interdisciplinary volume explores the role of informal work in today’s global economy, presenting economic, legal, sociological,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Labour Economics

  • Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics and the Real Life of States, Societies, and Institutions book cover

    Cultural Intimacy

    Social Poetics and the Real Life of States, Societies, and Institutions, 3rd Edition

    By Michael Herzfeld

    In the third edition of this important and influential book, Michael Herzfeld revisits the idea of ‘cultural intimacy’. The chapters examine a range of topics touching on the relationship between state and citizen, and the notion of ‘national character’. Herzfeld provides a developed theoretical…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Classic Texts in Anthropology

  • After the Crisis: Anthropological Thought, Neoliberalism and the Aftermath book cover

    After the Crisis

    Anthropological Thought, Neoliberalism and the Aftermath, 1st Edition

    Edited by James G. Carrier

    After the Crisis: Anthropological Thought, Neoliberalism and the Aftermath offers a thought-provoking examination of the state of contemporary anthropology, identifying key issues that have confronted the discipline in recent years and linking them to neoliberalism, and suggesting how we might do…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Democracy, Revolution and Geopolitics in Latin America: Venezuela and the International Politics of Discontent book cover

    Democracy, Revolution and Geopolitics in Latin America

    Venezuela and the International Politics of Discontent, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luis Fernando Angosto-Ferrández

    Hugo Chávez won re-election in the 2012 Venezuelan presidential election, despite a closer margin between candidates than in previous elections. The results were puzzling for those who believed that Chávez’s government had long ago reached its limits, while Chávez’s supporters were struck by the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Culture as a Vocation: Sociology of career choices in cultural management book cover

    Culture as a Vocation

    Sociology of career choices in cultural management, 1st Edition

    By Vincent Dubois

    Vocational occupations are attractive not so much for their material rewards as for the prestige and self-fulfillment they confer. They require a strong personal commitment, which can be subjectively experienced in terms of passion and selflessness. The choice of a career in the cultural sector…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Personal Enmity in Roman Politics (Routledge Revivals): 218-43 BC book cover

    Personal Enmity in Roman Politics (Routledge Revivals)

    218-43 BC, 1st Edition

    By David Epstein

    The Roman Republic was governed by a small group of men who agreed far more than they disagreed on the fundamental questions facing the state. The details of their public behaviour can thus only be understood in relation to the idiosyncrasies deeply embedded in Roman political culture, one of the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

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