Anthropology: Regional Anthropology

  • Suburbia in the 21st Century: From Dreamscape to Nightmare? book cover

    Suburbia in the 21st Century

    From Dreamscape to Nightmare?

    Edited by Paul J. Maginn, Katrin B. Anacker

    Since the emergence of the garden suburbs in the UK in the early 20th century and mass suburbanisation since the early 1950s, suburbs have come to hold a special place in the geographical, political, sociological, and cultural imaginations of academics, policymakers, and society. The suburbs are…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Escaping Japan: Reflections on Estrangement and Exile in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Escaping Japan

    Reflections on Estrangement and Exile in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Blai Guanren, Paul Hansen

    The idea that Japan is a socially homogenous, uniform society has been increasingly challenged in recent years. This book takes the resulting view further by highlighting how Japan, far from singular or monolithic, is socially and culturally complex. It engages with particular life situations,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • India and the Responsibility to Protect book cover

    India and the Responsibility to Protect

    By Alan Bloomfield

    Bloomfield charts India’s profoundly ambiguous engagement with the thorny problem of protecting vulnerable persons from atrocities without fatally undermining the sovereign state system, a matter which is now substantially shaped by debates about the responsibility to protect (R2P) norm. Books…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • Development and Environmental Politics Unmasked: Authority, Participation and Equity in East Timor book cover

    Development and Environmental Politics Unmasked

    Authority, Participation and Equity in East Timor

    By Christopher J. Shepherd

    Focusing on rural development and environmental management, this book brings together the detailed history of development in East Timor under two colonial regimes and under the contemporary conditions of national independence. It addresses two comparative areas of development: across the three…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Moroccan Foreign Policy under Mohammed VI, 1999-2014 book cover

    Moroccan Foreign Policy under Mohammed VI, 1999-2014

    By Irene Fernandez-Molina

    This book presents a comprehensive survey of Moroccan foreign policy since 1999. It considers the objectives, actors and decision-making processes involved, and outlines Morocco's foreign policy activity in key areas such as the international management of the Western Sahara conflict and relations…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • 'When the War Began We Heard of Several Kings': South Asian Prisoners in World War I Germany book cover

    'When the War Began We Heard of Several Kings'

    South Asian Prisoners in World War I Germany

    Edited by Franziska Roy, Heike Liebau, Ravi Ahuja

    The book is a moving account of  about two thousand South Asians mostly sailors and soldiers from villages in Bengal, Nepal, the Northwest Frontier and Punjab, who were held for years in German prison camps. They attracted the close attention of army officers, diplomats and secret agents, of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Capability Approach book cover

    Indigenous Peoples and the Capability Approach

    By Krushil Watene, Mandy Yap, Erika Bockstael

    Despite some achievements gained during the indigenous struggle for rights and recognition, many indigenous groups continue to fight against unjust social, political, environmental, and historical conditions. Ideas which engage with the lived experiences of communities themselves, such as the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates

  • Banking and Debt Recovery in Emerging Markets: The Law Reform Context book cover

    Banking and Debt Recovery in Emerging Markets

    The Law Reform Context

    By Sonali Abeyratne

    This title was first published in 2001. A developing country that is pursuing free market economic policies requires a modern commercial law infrastructure, which enables the emerging economy to have in place properly functioning credit and other financial systems which stimulate domestic and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • India's Missed Opportunity: India's Relationship with the Non Resident Indians book cover

    India's Missed Opportunity

    India's Relationship with the Non Resident Indians

    By Marie C. Lall

    This title was first published in 2001. An important analysis of the links between the Indian Diaspora and the state and how this Diaspora can influence economic and foreign policy making in their country of origin. M.C. Lall focuses on India, presenting an unusual case whereby the Indian…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • From Sacred Text to Internet: Volume 1 book cover

    From Sacred Text to Internet

    Volume 1

    Edited by Gwilym Beckerlegge

    This title was first published in 2001: From Sacred Text to Internet addresses two key issues affecting the global spread of religion: first, the impact of new media on the ways in which religious traditions present their messages, and second, the global relocation of religions in novel…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • India's Development and Public Policy book cover

    India's Development and Public Policy

    Edited by Stuart S. Nagel

    This title was first published in 2000:  An analysis of India’s development and public policy from the perspectives of five major fields of public policy. 1. Economic policy, including public policy toward industrial development. 2. Social policy, including religion, education and women’s…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Authority and Meaning in Indian Religions: Hinduism and the Case of Valmiki book cover

    Authority and Meaning in Indian Religions

    Hinduism and the Case of Valmiki

    By Julia Leslie

    This title was first published in 2003. Can a text be used either to validate or to invalidate contemporary understandings? Texts may be deemed 'sacred', but sacred to whom? Do conflicting understandings matter? Is it appropriate to try to offer a resolution? For Hindus and non-Hindus, in India and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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