Anthropology: Regional Anthropology

  • Enter Culture, Exit Arts?: The Transformation of Cultural Hierarchies in European Newspaper Culture Sections, 1960–2010 book cover

    Enter Culture, Exit Arts?

    The Transformation of Cultural Hierarchies in European Newspaper Culture Sections, 1960–2010

    By Semi Purhonen, Riie Heikkilä, Irmak Karademir Hazir, Tina Lauronen, Carlos J. Fernández Rodríguez, Jukka Gronow

    Key debates of contemporary cultural sociology – the rise of the 'cultural omnivore', the fate of the classical European 'highbrow' culture, the popularization, commercialization and globalization of culture deal with temporal changes. Yet, systematic research about these processes is scarce due to…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • The Production of Alternative Urban Spaces: An International Dialogue book cover

    The Production of Alternative Urban Spaces

    An International Dialogue

    Edited by Lee Pugalis, Antonella Bruzzese, Jens Kae Fisker, Letizia Chiappini

    Alternative urban spaces across civic, private, and public spheres emerge in response to the great challenges that urban actors are currently confronted with. Labour markets are changing rapidly, the availability of affordable housing is under intensifying pressure, and public spaces have become…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • An Introduction to Cultural Safety: Cultural Diversity for Global Healthcare book cover

    An Introduction to Cultural Safety

    Cultural Diversity for Global Healthcare

    By Fran Richardson

    An Introduction to Cultural Safety defines, examines and positions the concept of cultural safety, until now associated primarily with New Zealand, in an international context to provide a theoretical and practical resource for students and health care professionals. The book’s starting point…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Agency and Knowledge in Northeast India: The Life and Landscapes of Dreams book cover

    Agency and Knowledge in Northeast India

    The Life and Landscapes of Dreams

    By Michael Heneise

    Access to Northeast India has been difficult for researchers due to the ongoing Indo-Naga political conflict. The anthropology of dreams is an emerging field of research. This book explores the relationship between dreams and agency among the Angami Naga in Northeast India. Based on two years of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Adorno and the Architects of Late Style in India: Rabindranath Tagore, Mulk Raj Anand, Vikram Seth, and Dayanita Singh book cover

    Adorno and the Architects of Late Style in India

    Rabindranath Tagore, Mulk Raj Anand, Vikram Seth, and Dayanita Singh

    By Tania Roy

    Examining works by Rabindranath Tagore, Mulk Raj Anand, and Vikram Seth through the lens of T.W. Adorno's poetics of lateness, Tania Roy reads the category of late style in terms of the "belated" literatures and cultures of the postcolonial world. When does artistic or literary failure become the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Dogs in the North: Stories of Cooperation and Co-Domestication book cover

    Dogs in the North

    Stories of Cooperation and Co-Domestication

    Edited by Robert Losey, Robert Wishart, Jan Peter Laurens Loovers

    Dogs in the North offers an interdisciplinary in-depth consideration of the multiple roles that dogs have played in the circumpolar north. Spanning the deep history of humans and dogs in the north, the volume examines a variety of contexts in North America and Eurasia. The case studies build on…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18 
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • Environmental Humanities and Theologies: Ecoculture, Literature and the Bible book cover

    Environmental Humanities and Theologies

    Ecoculture, Literature and the Bible

    By Rod Giblett

    Many ways of thinking about and living with ‘the environment’ have their roots in the Bible and the Christian cultural tradition. Some of these ways are problematic as Environmental Humanities and Theologies shows and critiques. It also provides alternative ways that value both materiality and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Depression in Kerala: Ayurveda and Mental Health Care in 21st Century India book cover

    Depression in Kerala

    Ayurveda and Mental Health Care in 21st Century India

    By Claudia Lang

    This book examines depression as a widely diagnosed and treated common mental disorder in India and offers a significant ethnographic study of the application of a traditional Indian medical system (Ayurveda) to the very modern problem of depression. Based on over a year of fieldwork, it…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Urban Activism in India: Transparency, Accountability and Ethical Politics book cover

    Urban Activism in India

    Transparency, Accountability and Ethical Politics

    By Martin Webb

    This book explores the intersections between good governance initiatives and rights activism, between different normative conceptions of how the citizen-state relationship should be, and the projects and practices which flow from them. In an era in which subscribing to transparency, accountability,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

  • Identity, History and Trans-Nationality in Central Asia: Mountain Communities of Pamir book cover

    Identity, History and Trans-Nationality in Central Asia

    Mountain Communities of Pamir

    Edited by Carole Faucher, Dagikhudo Dagiev

    Pamiris, or Badakhshanis in popular discourse, form a small group of Iranic peoples who inhabit the mountainous region of Pamir-Hindu Kush, being the historical region of Badakhshan. Pamiri communities are located in the territories of four current nation-states: Tajikistan, Afghanistan, China and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Women, Religion and the Body in South Asia: Living with Bengali Bauls book cover

    Women, Religion and the Body in South Asia

    Living with Bengali Bauls

    By Kristin Hanssen

    Noted for their haunting melodies and enigmatic lyrics, Bauls have been portrayed as spiritually enlightened troubadours traveling through the countryside in West Bengal in India and in Bangladesh. As icons of Bengali culture, Bauls have long been a subject of scholarly debates which center on…

    Hardback – 2018-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

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