Anthropology: Political & Economic Anthropology

  • Trade and Contemporary Society along the Silk Road: An ethno-history of Ladakh book cover

    Trade and Contemporary Society along the Silk Road

    An ethno-history of Ladakh, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline H. Fewkes

    This book provides an ethno-historical study of the trade system in Ladakh (India), a busy entrepôt for Silk Route trade between Central and South Asia. Previously a part of global networks, Ladakh became an isolated border area as national boundaries were defined and enforced in the mid-20th…

    Paperback – 2011-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • The Phenomenon of Money (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Phenomenon of Money (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Crump

    First published in 1981, this book concerns itself with the different ways in which money is used, the relationships which then arise, and the institutions concerned in maintaining its various functions. Thomas Crump examines the emergence of institutions with familiar and distinctive monetary…

    Paperback – 2011-07-01
    Routledge

  • Indigeneity in the Courtroom: Law, Culture, and the Production of Difference in North American Courts book cover

    Indigeneity in the Courtroom

    Law, Culture, and the Production of Difference in North American Courts, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer A. Hamilton

    The central question of this book is when and how does indigeneity in its various iterations – cultural, social, political, economic, even genetic – matter in a legal sense? Indigeneity in the Courtroom focuses on the legal deployment of indigenous difference in US and Canadian courts in the late&…

    Paperback – 2011-05-16
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and Politics

  • Korea Confronts Globalization book cover

    Korea Confronts Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yunshik Chang, Hyun-ho Seok, Donald Baker

    Korea Confronts Globalization looks at the way in which the phenomenon of globalization has impacted on Korean society in terms of national identity, corporate change, labour markets, democracy, tradition and social policy, and the implications for Korea's social cohesion in a continually…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • A Companion to Life Course Studies: The Social and Historical Context of the British Birth Cohort Studies book cover

    A Companion to Life Course Studies

    The Social and Historical Context of the British Birth Cohort Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael E.J. Wadsworth, John Bynner

    Since the end of the Second World War, society has been characterised by rapid and extensive political, economic, scientific, and technological change. Opportunities for education, employment, human relations, and good health, have all been greatly affected by those changes, as have all aspects of…

    Hardback – 2011-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Lycra: How A Fiber Shaped America book cover

    Lycra

    How A Fiber Shaped America, 1st Edition

    By Kaori O'Connor

    "The Anthropology of Stuff" is part of a new Series dedicated to innovative, unconventional ways to connect undergraduate students and their lived concerns about our social world to the power of social science ideas and evidence. Our goal with the project is to help spark social science…

    Paperback – 2011-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • The Lele of the Kasai book cover

    The Lele of the Kasai

    1st Edition

    By Mary Douglas

    This first volume is a compilation of numerous essays by Douglas on the Lele in the Belgian Congo covering a fifteen year period. There are early indications of Douglas's cultural imagination and written expression that were to make her works accessible and relevant to a western readership of…

    Paperback – 2010-10-19
    Routledge

  • Evans-Pritchard book cover

    Evans-Pritchard

    1st Edition

    By Mary Douglas

    First published in 1980, this book provides an overview of E. E. Evans-Pritchard's approach to anthropology. His seminal works on the Azande and the Nuer had an immense impact on the field in Britain. He wrote these works in his thirties and forties, after which time he became chair of…

    Paperback – 2010-10-18
    Routledge

  • Constructive Drinking book cover

    Constructive Drinking

    1st Edition

    By Mary Douglas

    First published in 1987, Constructive Drinking is a series of original case studies organized into three sections based on three major functions of drinking. The three constructive functions are: that drinking has a real social role in everyday life; that drinking can be used to construct an ideal…

    Paperback – 2010-10-18
    Routledge

  • Essays on the Sociology of Perception book cover

    Essays on the Sociology of Perception

    1st Edition

    By Mary Douglas

    First published in 1982, this is one of Mary Douglas' favourite books. It is based on her meetings with friends in which they attempt to apply the grip/group analysis from Natural Symbols. The essays have been important texts for preparing grid/group exercises ever since. She is still trying to…

    Paperback – 2010-10-18
    Routledge

  • Risk and Acceptability book cover

    Risk and Acceptability

    1st Edition

    By Mary Douglas

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2010-10-14
    Routledge

  • The World of Goods book cover

    The World of Goods

    1st Edition

    By Professor Mary Douglas

    First published in 1979, this volume introduces a cultural factor to theories of consumption. The World of Goods goes beyond standard economic analyses, which rely on theories of individual psychology. Douglas studies how consumers use goods to fulfil their intentions in regard to one another. The…

    Paperback – 2010-10-14
    Routledge

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