Anthropology: Political & Economic Anthropology

  • The New Politics of Materialism: History, Philosophy, Science book cover

    The New Politics of Materialism

    History, Philosophy, Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Ellenzweig, John H Zammito

    New materialism challenges the mechanistic models characteristic of early modern philosophy that regarded matter as largely passive and inert. Instead it gives weight to topics often overlooked in such accounts: agency, vitalism, complexity, contingency, and self-organization. This collection,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge

  • De-Pathologizing Resistance: Anthropological Interventions book cover

    De-Pathologizing Resistance

    Anthropological Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

    In a time of renewed interest in insurrectionary movements, urban protest, and anti-austerity indignation, the idea of resistance is regaining its relevance in social theory. De-Pathologizing Resistance re-examines resistance as a concept that can aid social analysis, highlighting the dangers of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Corruption in the Aftermath of War book cover

    Corruption in the Aftermath of War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonas Lindberg, Camilla Orjuela

    Corruption is a serious concern, one which can undermine state legitimacy, exacerbate inequality, and affect trust between social groups. Such effects are particularly problematic in societies that have gone through violent conflict, and are struggling to rebuild institutions, restore social trust,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • The Southern Shores of the Mediterranean and its Networks: Knowledge, Trade, Culture and People book cover

    The Southern Shores of the Mediterranean and its Networks

    Knowledge, Trade, Culture and People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Lorcin

    The majority of scholarly conceptions of the Mediterranean focus on the sea’s northern shores, with its historical epicentres of Spain, France or Italy. This book seeks to demonstrate the importance of economic, political and cultural networks emanating from the Mediterranean’s lesser-studied…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Ethnography of Malinowski (1979): The Trobriand Islands 1915-18 book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Ethnography of Malinowski (1979)

    The Trobriand Islands 1915-18, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael W. Young

    Bronislaw Malinowski is one of the founding fathers of modern social anthropology and the innovator of the technique of prolonged and intensive fieldwork. His writings about the Trobriand Islands of Papua were in their time the most formative influence on the work of British social anthropologists…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Cultural Heritage and Prisoners of War: Creativity Behind Barbed Wire book cover

    Cultural Heritage and Prisoners of War

    Creativity Behind Barbed Wire, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilly Carr, Harold Mytum

    This book focuses on the numerous examples of creativity produced by POWs and civilian internees during their captivity, including: paintings, cartoons, craftwork, needlework, acting, musical compositions, magazine and newspaper articles, wood carving, and recycled Red Cross tins turned into plates…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Regional Worlds: Advancing the Geography of Regions book cover

    Regional Worlds: Advancing the Geography of Regions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Jones, Anssi Paasi

    A key concern in the debate and empirical research on the geography of regions is the evolution of the conceptualizations and practical uses of the idea of ‘region’. This idea prioritises both the intellectual and the practical development of regional studies. This book drives the discussion…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Everyday Ethnicity in Sri Lanka: Up-country Tamil Identity Politics book cover

    Everyday Ethnicity in Sri Lanka

    Up-country Tamil Identity Politics, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Bass

    Focusing on notions of diaspora, identity and agency, this book examines ethnicity in war-torn Sri Lanka. It highlights the historical development and negotiation of a new identification of Up-country Tamil amidst Sri Lanka’s violent ethnic politics. Over the past thirty years, Up-country (Indian…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Asset-Building Policies and Innovations in Asia book cover

    Asset-Building Policies and Innovations in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Sherraden, Li Zou, Ben Hok-bun Ku, Suo Deng, Sibin Wang

    Asia has long been a testing ground for efforts to augment financial and social security by developing assets that may support individuals and households and contribute to long-term social development. Rapid growth in the number and breadth of asset-based social policies has prompted Asian scholars…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

  • Footbinding and Women's Labor in Sichuan book cover

    Footbinding and Women's Labor in Sichuan

    1st Edition

    By Hill Gates

    When Chinese women bound their daughters’ feet, many consequences ensued, some beyond the imagination of the binders and the bound. The most obvious of these consequences was to impress upon a small child’s body and mind that girls differed from boys, thus reproducing gender hierarchy. What is not…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Market and Temple Fairs of Rural China: Red Fire book cover

    The Market and Temple Fairs of Rural China

    Red Fire, 1st Edition

    By Gene Cooper

    During the early communist period of the 1950s, temple fairs in China were both suppressed and secularized. Temples were closed down by the secular regime and their activities classified as feudal superstition and this process only intensified during the Cultural Revolution when even the surviving…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Markets and the Arts of Attachment book cover

    Markets and the Arts of Attachment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Franck Cochoy, Joe Deville, Liz McFall

    The collection explores how sentiment and relations are organised in consumer markets. Social studies of economies and markets have much more to offer than simply adding some ‘context’, ‘culture’ or ‘soul’ to the analysis of economic practices. As this collection showcases, studying markets…

    Hardback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    CRESC

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