Anthropology: Political & Economic Anthropology

  • Security Blurs: The Politics of Plural Security Provision book cover

    Security Blurs

    The Politics of Plural Security Provision, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tessa Diphoorn, Erella Grassiani

    Security Blurs makes an important contribution to anthropological work on security. It introduces the notion of “security blurs” to analyse manifestations of security that are visible and identifi able, yet constructed and made up of a myriad and overlapping set of actors, roles, motivations,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Culture and the Judiciary: The Anthropologist Judge book cover

    Culture and the Judiciary

    The Anthropologist Judge, 1st Edition

    By Ilenia Ruggiu

    How can jurists resolve multicultural conflicts? Which kind of questions should judges ask when culture enters the horizon of the law? Are they then called to become anthropologists? Through the analysis of hundreds of cases produced through decades of multicultural jurisprudence, this book…

    Hardback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Contesting Inequalities, Identities and Rights in Ethiopia book cover

    Contesting Inequalities, Identities and Rights in Ethiopia

    1st Edition

    By Data D. Barata

    This book examines the relationship between inequalities and identities in the context of an unprecedented state advocacy of human rights with a distinct emphasis on (ethnic) group rights in post-civil war Ethiopia. The analysis is set against the background of a dramatic state remaking by a…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • The Politics of Joking: Anthropological Engagements book cover

    The Politics of Joking

    Anthropological Engagements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jana Kopelent Rehak, Susanna Trnka

    This book engages anthropologically with humor as political expression. It reveals how humor is in many instances central to human efforts to cope with political struggle and significant to understanding power dynamics in socio-political life. The chapters examine humor and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge

  • Slogans: Subjection, Subversion, and the Politics of Neoliberalism book cover

    Slogans

    Subjection, Subversion, and the Politics of Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolette Makovicky, Anne-Christine Trémon, Sheyla S. Zandonai

    Focusing on contexts of accelerated economic and political reform, this volume critically examines the role of slogans in the contemporary projects of populist mobilization, neoliberal governance, and civic subversion. Bringing together a collection of ethnographic studies from Greece, Slovakia,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Green European: Environmental Behaviour and Attitudes in Europe in a Historical and Cross-Cultural Comparative Perspective book cover

    Green European

    Environmental Behaviour and Attitudes in Europe in a Historical and Cross-Cultural Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Audrone Telesiene, Matthias Gross

    Green European addresses the quest for a better understanding of European type(s) of environmentalism. This monograph focuses on public attitudes and behaviours and the culturally rooted as well as country specific differences. The book addresses the wider issue that many European countries are…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Knowing from the Indigenous North: Sámi Approaches to History, Politics and Belonging book cover

    Knowing from the Indigenous North

    Sámi Approaches to History, Politics and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Sanna Valkonen, Jarno Valkonen

    Focusing on the Sápmi region of Northern Europe as a point of departure, this book enriches and sharpens the concept of 'the North.' It combines detailed empirical research on the Sámi people and their life-worlds with theoretical contributions from leading scholars. The authors consider the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Adivasi Rights and Exclusion in India book cover

    Adivasi Rights and Exclusion in India

    1st Edition

    Edited by V. Srinivasa Rao

    This volume examines the processes and impacts of exclusion on the Adivasis (tribal or indigenous people) in India and what repercussions these have for their constitutional rights. The chapters explore a wide range of issues connected to the idea of exclusion — land and forest resources, habitats…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge India

  • The Origin of the Inequality of the Social Classes book cover

    The Origin of the Inequality of the Social Classes

    1st Edition

    By Gunnar Landtman

    Originally published in 1938, The Origin of the Inequality of the Social Classes presents ethnological research into how rank and inequality has been created or formed in various societies. This study especially focuses on recent changes in aboriginal cultures with particular attention paid to the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Handbook of Indigenous Peoples' Rights book cover

    Handbook of Indigenous Peoples' Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Corinne Lennox, Damien Short

    This handbook is a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of indigenous peoples’ rights. Chapters by experts in the field examine legal, philosophical, sociological and political issues, addressing a wide range of themes at the centre of debates on the rights of indigenous peoples. The book…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Addictive Consumption: Capitalism, Modernity and Excess book cover

    Addictive Consumption

    Capitalism, Modernity and Excess, 1st Edition

    By Gerda Reith

    In this engaging new book, Gerda Reith explores key theoretical concepts in the sociology of consumption. Drawing on the ideas of Foucault, Marx and Bataille, amongst others, she investigates the ways that understandings of ‘the problems of consumption’ change over time, and asks what these changes…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14
    Routledge

  • Authority, Experience and the Life of Power book cover

    Authority, Experience and the Life of Power

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Blencowe, Julian Brigstocke, Leila Dawney

    Taking up the challenge of understanding power in its complexity, this volume returns to and revitalises the concept of ‘authority’. It provides a powerful analysis of the ways that relationships of trust, attachment, governance and inequality become possible when subjectivities and bodies are…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

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