Anthropology: Political & Economic Anthropology

  • Museums in Postcolonial Europe book cover

    Museums in Postcolonial Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dominic Thomas

    The history of European nation-building and identity formation is inextricably connected with museums, and the role they play in displaying the acquired spoils and glorious symbols of geopolitical power in order to mobilize public support for expansionist ventures. This book examines the…

    Paperback – 2012-05-30

  • The State in India after Liberalization: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    The State in India after Liberalization

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Akhil Gupta, Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan

    This book assesses the impact of liberalization on practices of government and relations between state and society. It is clear that liberalization as state policy has complex forms of regulation and deregulation inbuilt, and these policies have resulted in dramatic increases in productivity and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-01
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Women, Identity and India's Call Centre Industry book cover

    Women, Identity and India's Call Centre Industry

    1st Edition

    By J.K. Tina Basi

    This book examines the concept of globalised identities and the way in which agency is exercised over identity construction by women working in India’s transnational call centre industry. Drawing on qualitative empirical data and extensive original fieldwork, the book provides a nuanced analysis…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • NGOs in India: The challenges of women's empowerment and accountability book cover

    NGOs in India

    The challenges of women's empowerment and accountability, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Kilby

    A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via as well as the OAPEN Library platform, It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license and is part of the OAPEN-UK research project. By…

    Paperback – 2012-03-22
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • 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
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Indigenous Knowledge and Ethics: A Darrell Posey Reader book cover

    Indigenous Knowledge and Ethics

    A Darrell Posey Reader, 1st Edition

    By Darrell A. Posey

    Edited by Kristiana Plenderleith

    Darrell A. Posey, who died in 2001, was internationally known for his support of indigenous peoples and their natural habitats, and particularly for his pioneering work with the Kayapó people of Brazil. He was an organiser of the First International Congress of Ethnobiology which resulted in the…

    Paperback – 2011-11-29
    Studies in Environmental Anthropology

  • Space, Place, and Violence: Violence and the Embodied Geographies of Race, Sex and Gender book cover

    Space, Place, and Violence

    Violence and the Embodied Geographies of Race, Sex and Gender, 1st Edition

    By James A. Tyner

    Direct, interpersonal violence is a pervasive, yet often mundane feature of our day-to-day lives; paradoxically, violence is both ordinary and extraordinary. Violence, in other words, is often hidden in plain sight. Space, Place, and Violence seeks to uncover that which is too apparent: to…

    Paperback – 2011-10-07

  • The Rise of Ethnic Politics in Nepal: Democracy in the Margins book cover

    The Rise of Ethnic Politics in Nepal

    Democracy in the Margins, 1st Edition

    By Susan I. Hangen

    The relationship between ethnic politics and democracy presents a paradox for scholars and policy makers: ethnic politics frequently emerge in new democracies, and yet are often presumed to threaten these new democracies. As ethnic politics is becoming increasingly central to Nepali politics, this…

    Paperback – 2011-10-07
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Perspectives of National Elites on European Citizenship: A South European View book cover

    Perspectives of National Elites on European Citizenship

    A South European View, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolò Conti, Maurizio Cotta, Pedro Tavares de Almeida

    Over the last two decades, the process of European integration has become interwoven with the theme of citizenship and the debate on the democratic quality of the EU and of its institutions has become more salient. What are the views about Europe which emerge when we interrogate the national elites…

    Hardback – 2011-10-03
    South European Society and Politics

  • Timor Leste: Politics, History, and Culture book cover

    Timor Leste

    Politics, History, and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Katalin Molnar

    This book provides a comprehensive country overview of Southeast Asia’s newest nation, Timor Leste (East Timor). This book focuses on its cultural and ethno-linguistic diversity, and its political history from the pre-Portuguese period up to 2009. The book pays particular attention to the…

    Paperback – 2011-09-16
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Southeast Asia's Credit Revolution: From Moneylenders to Microfinance book cover

    Southeast Asia's Credit Revolution

    From Moneylenders to Microfinance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aditya Goenka, David Henley

    Southeast Asia’s Credit Revolution describes and explains the rise of microfinance – the provision of credit and other financial services for the poor – in Southeast Asia, over the past four decades the most consistently successful region of the developing world. In recent years microfinance has…

    Paperback – 2011-09-15
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Environmental Anthropology Today book cover

    Environmental Anthropology Today

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Kopnina, Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

    Today, we face some of the greatest environmental challenges in global history. Understanding the damage being done and the varied ethics and efforts contributing to its repair is of vital importance. This volume poses the question: What can increasing the emphasis on the environment in…

    Paperback – 2011-08-05

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