Anthropology: Political & Economic Anthropology

  • Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel: Gendered Encounters with the State book cover

    Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel

    Gendered Encounters with the State, 1st Edition

    By Edna Lomsky-Feder, Orna Sasson-Levy

    Women’s military service in Israel presents a compelling case study to explore the meaning of gendered citizenship. Lomsky-Feder and Sasson-Levy compellingly argue that women’s mandatory military service during an active ongoing violent conflict, occurring at a formative age, becomes an initiation…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out: Access, norms and power in Congo’s gold sector book cover

    African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out

    Access, norms and power in Congo’s gold sector, 1st Edition

    By Sara Geenen

    Artisanal mining is commonly associated with violent conflict, rampant corruption and desperate poverty. Yet millions of people across Sub Sahara Africa depend on it. Many of them are living in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), home to important mineral reserves, but also to a plethora of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Borderlands in East and Southeast Asia: Emergent conditions, relations and prototypes book cover

    Borderlands in East and Southeast Asia

    Emergent conditions, relations and prototypes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yuk Wah Chan, Brantly Womack

    This book provides a glimpse into the different emergent borderland prototypes in East and Southeast Asia, with illustrative cases and discussions. Asia has contained a number of reactivated border zones since the end of the Cold War, borders which have witnessed ever greater human activity,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Towards an Anthropology of Wealth: Imagination, Substance, Value book cover

    Towards an Anthropology of Wealth

    Imagination, Substance, Value, 1st Edition

    Edited by Theodoros Rakopoulos, Knut Rio

    Aiming to redefine the concept of wealth, which has too often been reduced to merely ‘accumulated assets’, this book views wealth primarily as a question of reproduction, relational flows and life vitality. The authors therefore outline wealth as a triangular phenomenon between capital, the commons…

    Hardback – 2019-02-19
    Routledge

  • An Overheated World: An Anthropological History of the Early Twenty-first Century book cover

    An Overheated World

    An Anthropological History of the Early Twenty-first Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Hylland Eriksen

    Although economic, cultural and demographic changes are part and parcel of the modern world, changes in a number of areas have accelerated in the last quarter-century – a period sometimes spoken of as the global information society, a world of ‘liquid modernity’ – or of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Prototyping Cultures: Art, Science and Politics in Beta book cover

    Prototyping Cultures

    Art, Science and Politics in Beta, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Corsin Jimenez

    Prototypes have acquired much prominence and visibility in recent times. Software development is perhaps the case in point, where the release of non-stable versions of programmes (beta versions) has become commonplace, as is famously the case in free and open source software. Prototyping has also…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • Popular Politics and the Quest for Justice in Contemporary China book cover

    Popular Politics and the Quest for Justice in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Brandtstädter, Hans Steinmüller

    The rise of popular politics is among one the most significant social and political developments the People’s Republic of China has witnessed in the post-Mao era. People from all walks of life have responded to rising inequalities and the privatization of collective goods with a new quest for…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global Cooperation book cover

    Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global Cooperation

    1st Edition

    By Claudia Derichs

    Whereas Area Studies and cross-border cooperation research conventionally demarcates groups of people by geographical boundaries, individuals might in fact feel more connected by shared values and principles than by conventional spatial dimensions. Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Climate, Society and Subsurface Politics in Greenland: Under the Great Ice book cover

    Climate, Society and Subsurface Politics in Greenland

    Under the Great Ice, 1st Edition

    By Mark Nuttall

    Once imagined as a place on the very edge of the world, Greenland is now viewed as being at the epicentre of climate change. At the same time, international attention is focused on opportunities for oil and mineral development, seemingly made possible as the inland ice melts and sea ice disappears,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

  • Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles: Consumption and Environmentalism book cover

    Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles

    Consumption and Environmentalism, 1st Edition

    By Tendai Chitewere

    Sustainable communities raise questions about the compatibility of capitalism and environmentalism and how we can green our way of life in a capitalist economy that values short-term production and consumption over long-term conservation and simple living. If capitalism and its drive towards…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Turkish National Identity and Its Outsiders: Memories of State Violence in Dersim book cover

    Turkish National Identity and Its Outsiders

    Memories of State Violence in Dersim, 1st Edition

    By Ozlem Goner

    This book examines the ways in which states and nations are constructed and legitimated through defining and managing outsiders. Focusing on Turkey and the municipality of Dersim – a region that has historically combined different outsider identities, including Armenian, Kurdish, and Alevi…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Divinization and Technology: The Political Anthropology of Subversion book cover

    Divinization and Technology

    The Political Anthropology of Subversion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Agnes Horvath, Camil Francisc Roman, Gilbert Germain

    This book offers a political anthropological discussion of subversion, exploring its imbrication with technological and divinization practices, and uncovering some of its particular effects on human existence, from prehistory until the contemporary age. Subversion is often romanticized as a means…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

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