Anthropology: Political & Economic 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

  • Consumer Vulnerability: Conditions, contexts and characteristics book cover

    Consumer Vulnerability

    Conditions, contexts and characteristics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathy Hamilton, Susan Dunnett, Maria Piacentini

    Consumer vulnerability is of growing importance as a research topic for those exploring wellbeing. This book provides space to critically engage with the conditions, contexts and characteristics of consumer vulnerability, which affect how people experience and respond to the marketplace and vice…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Critical Marketing

  • 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

  • Halal Matters: Islam, Politics and Markets in Global Perspective book cover

    Halal Matters

    Islam, Politics and Markets in Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, Johan Fischer, John Lever

    In today’s globalized world, halal (meaning ‘permissible’ or ‘lawful’) is about more than food. Politics, power and ethics all play a role in the halal industry in setting new standards for production, trade, consumption and regulation. The question of how modern halal markets are constituted is…

    Paperback – 2015-07-20
    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

  • 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

  • The Psychology of Conspiracy book cover

    The Psychology of Conspiracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michal Bilewicz, Aleksandra Cichocka, Wiktor Soral

    Why did the third World Trade Center building (WTC7) collapse on September 11th , even though it was not struck by any aircraft? Why did Princess Diana’s "drunk" driver look sober as he climbed into the car minutes before their deadly accident? Could a slender birch tree really have caused the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-27
    Routledge

  • 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

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