Anthropology: Regional Anthropology

  • Debating and Defining Borders: Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives book cover

    Debating and Defining Borders

    Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Cooper, Søren Tinning

    This book brings together insights from border scholars and philosophers to ask how we are to define and understand concepts of borders today. Borders have a defining role in contemporary societies. Take, for example, the 2016 US election and UK Brexit referendum, and subsequent debate, where the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Memories and Postmemories of the Partition of India book cover

    Memories and Postmemories of the Partition of India

    1st Edition

    By Anjali Gera Roy

    This book examines the afterlife of Partition as imprinted on the memories and postmemories of survivors and their children to show how they script their life stories to reinscribe tragic tales of violence and abjection into triumphalist sagas of fortitude, resilience, industry, enterprise and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Cultures of Transnationality in European Migration: Subjectivity, Family and Inequality book cover

    Cultures of Transnationality in European Migration

    Subjectivity, Family and Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Karolina Barglowski

    Transnational mobility in the European Union has become a key factor for supra-national integration, equal life chances, and socio-economic prosperity. This book explores the cultural and social patterns that shape people’s migration, the historical and contemporary patterns of their movement and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • The Gambia-Senegal Border: Issues in Regional Integration book cover

    The Gambia-Senegal Border

    Issues in Regional Integration, 1st Edition

    By Mariama Khan

    This book interrogates the validity of longstanding claims that Gambians and Senegalese are "one" people in two countries and explores how that claim intersects with the politics and development needs of the two countries. Half a century after independence, proponents of Senegambian unification…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Citizenship in the Latin American Upper and Middle Classes: Ethnographic Perspectives on Culture, Politics, and Consumption book cover

    Citizenship in the Latin American Upper and Middle Classes

    Ethnographic Perspectives on Culture, Politics, and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiorella Montero-Diaz, Franka Winter

    The problem of citizenship has long affected Latin America, simultaneously producing inclusion and exclusion; division and unity. Its narrative and practice both reflect and contribute to the region’s profound inequalities. However, citizenship is usually studied on the margins of society. Despite…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Internet Video Culture in China: YouTube, Youku, and the Space in Between book cover

    Internet Video Culture in China

    YouTube, Youku, and the Space in Between, 1st Edition

    By Marc L Moskowitz

    Examining internet culture in the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the US, this book analyses videos which entertain both English and Chinese-speaking viewers to gain a better understanding of cultural similarities and differences. Each of the chapters in the volume studies…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics: Re-imagining Rights in India book cover

    Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics

    Re-imagining Rights in India, 1st Edition

    By Maya Unnithan

    Set in the context of the processes and practices of human reproduction and reproductive health in Northern India, the book examines the institutional exercise of power by the state, caste and kin groups. Drawing on ethnographic research over the past 18 years amongst poor Hindu and Muslim…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Modern Slavery and Bonded Labour in South Asia: A Human Rights-Based Approach book cover

    Modern Slavery and Bonded Labour in South Asia

    A Human Rights-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Elena Samonova

    This book investigates one of the most pervasive forms of modern slavery: bonded labour, whereby labour is linked with a credit agreement, leaving a debtor bound to repay their debt through long term servitude. Drawing on cases from Nepal and India, the author adopts a human rights-based…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Sociological Knowledge and Collective Identity: S. N. Eisenstadt and Israeli Society book cover

    Sociological Knowledge and Collective Identity

    S. N. Eisenstadt and Israeli Society, 1st Edition

    By Stavit Sinai

    Sociology, emerging in the 19th century as the study of national societies, is the intellectual product of its time, power relations and social imaginaries. As a discursive practice that was enmeshed in the meta-narratives of modernity, the discipline of sociology bears the inherent capacity to…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption: Embodiment and Emotion book cover

    Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption

    Embodiment and Emotion, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Walton

    This book investigates the experiences of South Koreans adopted into Western families and the complexity of what it means to "feel identity" beyond what is written in official adoption files. Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption is based on ethnographic fieldwork in South Korea and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Honour, Mana, and Agency in Polynesian-European Conflict book cover

    Honour, Mana, and Agency in Polynesian-European Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Annette Wilkes

    Focusing on the era of "first encounters" in Polynesia, this book provides a fresh look at some of the early contacts between indigenous people and the captains and crew of European ships. The case studies chosen enable comparison of New Zealand Māori–European transactions with similar Pacific ones…

    Hardback – 2019-04-05 
    Routledge
    Anthropology and Cultural History in Asia and the Indo-Pacific

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