Anthropology: Political & Economic Anthropology

  • 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

  • Implicit Meanings book cover

    Implicit Meanings

    1st Edition

    By Professor Mary Douglas

    Implicit Meanings was first published to great acclaim in 1975. It includes writings on the key themes which are associated with Mary Douglas' work and which have had a major influence on anthropological thought, such as food, pollution, risk, animals and myth. The papers in this text demonstrate…

    Paperback – 2010-10-14
    Routledge

  • Globalisation and the Middle Classes in India: The Social and Cultural Impact of Neoliberal Reforms book cover

    Globalisation and the Middle Classes in India

    The Social and Cultural Impact of Neoliberal Reforms, 1st Edition

    By Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase, Timothy J. Scrase

    This book fills an important gap in the existing literature on economic liberalization and globalisation in India by providing much needed ethnographic data from those affected by neoliberal globalisation. Based on ethnographic fieldwork and interviews, it reveals the complexity of the…

    Paperback – 2010-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Collective Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Identity-Based Movement of Plain Indigenous in Taiwan book cover

    Collective Rights of Indigenous Peoples

    Identity-Based Movement of Plain Indigenous in Taiwan, 1st Edition

    By Jolan Hsieh

    The focus of this book is on the PingPu peoples in Taiwan and their right to official recognition as "indigenous peoples" by the Taiwanese government. The result of centuries of colonization, indigenous tribes in Taiwan have faced severe cultural repression because of the government's refusal to…

    Paperback – 2010-07-06
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and Politics

  • The Atlas of Human Rights: Mapping Violations of Freedom Worldwide book cover

    The Atlas of Human Rights

    Mapping Violations of Freedom Worldwide, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Fagan

    Human rights have become synonymous with legal, political, social and even economic justice - as a means of overcoming oppression and discrimination irrespective of nationality, class, creed, gender, ethnicity, or even ideological commitment. As global governments are increasingly using a threat of…

    Paperback – 2010-06-11
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Atlas

  • Development, Sexual Rights and Global Governance book cover

    Development, Sexual Rights and Global Governance

    1st Edition

    By Amy Lind

    This book addresses how sexual practices and identities are imagined and regulated through development discourses and within institutions of global governance. The underlying premise of this volume is that the global development industry plays a central role in constructing people’s sexual lives,…

    Paperback – 2010-05-17
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Globalization: A Reader book cover

    Globalization

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Lemert, Anthony Elliott, Daniel Chaffee, Eric Hsu

    Expected to become a classic in the field and the classroom standard for teachers and their students, this book offers the most comprehensive, engaging selection of classic and contemporary readings on globalization currently available. Here, for the first time in print, is the full historical…

    Paperback – 2010-03-29
    Routledge

  • International Relations and States of Exception: Margins, Peripheries, and Excluded Bodies book cover

    International Relations and States of Exception

    Margins, Peripheries, and Excluded Bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shampa Biswas, Sheila Nair

    Critically but sympathetically interrogating Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben’s analysis of the logic of sovereign power, this volume draws attention to the multiple zones of exclusion in and through which contemporary international politics constitutes itself. Beginning from the margins and…

    Paperback – 2009-12-04
    Routledge

  • The Rights and Wrongs of Land Restitution: 'Restoring What Was Ours' book cover

    The Rights and Wrongs of Land Restitution

    'Restoring What Was Ours', 1st Edition

    Edited by Derick Fay, Deborah James

    The Rights and Wrongs of Land Restitution: ‘Restoring What Was Ours’ offers a critical, comparative ethnographic, examination of land restitution programs. Drawing on memories and histories of past dispossession, governments, NGOs, informal movements and individual claimants worldwide have…

    Paperback – 2009-11-30
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Consuming China: Approaches to Cultural Change in Contemporary China book cover

    Consuming China

    Approaches to Cultural Change in Contemporary China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Latham, Stuart Thompson, Jakob Klein

    Post-Mao China has been characterized in literature and the media as a burgeoning consumer society. Consuming China investigates this characterization by examining the cultural significance of consumption and consumerism in the People’s Republic of China today. In questioning the notion of…

    Paperback – 2009-04-15
    Routledge
    ConsumAsian Series

  • Democracy, States, and the Struggle for Social Justice book cover

    Democracy, States, and the Struggle for Social Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heather D. Gautney, Neil Smith, Omar Dahbour, Ashley Dawson

    Democracy, States, and the Struggle for Social Justice draws on the fields of geography, political theory, and cultural studies to analyze experiments with novel forms of democracy, highlighting the critical issue of the changing nature of the state and citizenship in the contemporary…

    Paperback – 2009-03-06
    Routledge

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