Anthropology: Political & Economic Anthropology

  • Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo book cover

    Purity and Danger

    An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo, 1st Edition

    By Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas

    Purity and Danger is acknowledged as a modern masterpiece of anthropology. It is widely cited in non-anthropological works and gave rise to a body of application, rebuttal and development within anthropology. In 1995 the book was included among the Times Literary Supplement's hundred most…

    Hardback – 2002-09-05
    Routledge

  • Risk and Blame book cover

    Risk and Blame

    1st Edition

    By Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas

    First published in 1992, this volume follows on from the programme for studying risk and blame that was implied in Purity and Danger. The first half of the book Douglas argues that the study of risk needs a systematic framework of political and cultural comparison. In the latter half she examines…

    Hardback – 2002-09-05
    Routledge

  • Mary Douglas: Collected Works book cover

    Mary Douglas

    Collected Works, 1st Edition

    By Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas

    Mary Douglas is a central figure within British social anthropology. Studying under Evans-Pritchard at Oxford immediately after the second world war, she formed part of the group of anthropologists who established social anthropology's standing in the world of scholarship. Her works, spanning the…

    Hardback – 2002-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions

  • Elite Cultures: Anthropological Perspectives book cover

    Elite Cultures

    Anthropological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Nugent, Cris Shore

    Drawing on a diverse, comparative ethnographic literature, this new volume examines the intimate spaces and cultural practices of those elites who occupy positions of power and authority across a variety of different settings.Using ethnographic case studies from a wide range of geographical areas,…

    Paperback – 2002-04-11
    Routledge
    ASA Monographs

  • Postsocialism: Ideals, ideologies and practices in Eurasia book cover

    Postsocialism

    Ideals, ideologies and practices in Eurasia, 1st Edition

    Edited by C.M. Hann

    Social scientists did not predict the collapse of the socialist system in 1989-91 and their attempts to explain postsocialism have not been comprehensive. Economic disintegration and political instability have been documented, but the deeper causes have often gone unnoticed. Consequently the…

    Paperback – 2001-12-06
    Routledge

  • Crisis and Commitment: the Life History of a French Social Movement book cover

    Crisis and Commitment

    the Life History of a French Social Movement, 1st Edition

    By Sonia Alland, Alexander Alland Jr.

    Using ethnographic field data from the Larzac plateau in Southern France, Alexander and Sonia Alland document one of the longest and most successful popular protests in modern French history - the Larzac movement. More than a record of events, the book describes the transformation from the early…

    Paperback – 2001-11-15
    Routledge

  • Ambivalent Europeans: Ritual, Memory and the Public Sphere in Malta book cover

    Ambivalent Europeans

    Ritual, Memory and the Public Sphere in Malta, 1st Edition

    By Jon P. Mitchell

    Ambivalent Europeans examines the implications of living on the fringes of Europe. In Malta, public debate is dominated by the question of Europe, both at a policy level - whether or not to join the EU - and at the level of national identity - whether or not the Maltese are 'European'. Jon Mitchell…

    Paperback – 2001-09-20
    Routledge

  • Implicit Meanings: Selected Essays in Anthropology book cover

    Implicit Meanings

    Selected Essays in Anthropology, 2nd Edition

    By Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas

    'No more sparkling and suggestive work of social science is likely to appear in the near future. This book provides a splendid answer as to why anthropology goes on mattering and also to why no surgery can separate it from sociology '-The Economist from the reviews of the first edition This new…

    Paperback – 1999-07-22
    Routledge

  • Deadly Developments book cover

    Deadly Developments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen and Downs Reyna

    Ten anthropologists trace the machinations of war and the effects of violence in capitalist states, from their formation to the present. This collection, the newest volume in the War and Society series, questions the foundations of classical social theory while investigating local and international…

    Paperback – 1999-03-08
    Routledge

  • Food and Gender: Identity and Power book cover

    Food and Gender

    Identity and Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carole M. Counihan, Steven L. Kaplan

    This volume examines, among other things, the significance of food-centered activities to gender relations and the construction of gendered identities across cultures. It considers how each gender's relationship to food may facilitate mutual respect or produce gender hierarchy. This…

    Paperback – 1998-11-26
    Routledge

  • Food and Gender: Identity and Power book cover

    Food and Gender

    Identity and Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carole M. Counihan, Steven L. Kaplan

    This volume examines, among other things, the significance of food-centered activities to gender relations and the construction of gendered identities across cultures. It considers how each gender's relationship to food may facilitate mutual respect or produce gender hierarchy. This…

    Hardback – 1998-11-26
    Routledge

  • Ecology of Practice book cover

    Ecology of Practice

    1st Edition

    By Nyerges

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1998-02-25
    Routledge

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