Anthropology: Regional Anthropology

  • Fulbe Voices: Marriage, Islam, and Medicine In Northern Cameroon book cover

    Fulbe Voices

    Marriage, Islam, and Medicine In Northern Cameroon, 1st Edition

    By Helen A. Regis

    Fulbe Voices is based on everyday conversations in the West African village of Domaayo, Cameroon, where men and women struggle with the multiple cultural contradictions and social tensions emerging from their varied perspectives as farmers and entrepreneurs, schoolboys and elders, married and free…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge

  • The Informal Sector in Ecuador: Artisans, Entrepreneurs and Precarious Family Firms book cover

    The Informal Sector in Ecuador

    Artisans, Entrepreneurs and Precarious Family Firms, 1st Edition

    By Alan Middleton

    This book looks back over the last forty years of change and development in Ecuador, showing how macro level changes have impacted families and workplaces on the local level. Traditionally a dependent economy reliant on agricultural exports, the impact of neoliberalism and new sources of income…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Shucksmith, David L. Brown

    Rural societies around the world are changing in fundamental ways, both at their own initiative and in response to external forces. The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies examines the organisation and transformation of rural society in more developed regions of the world, taking an…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • 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 defi ne and understand concepts of borders today. Borders have a defi ning role in contemporary societies. Take, for example, the 2016 US election and the UK Brexit referendum, and subsequent debate, where…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism: Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India book cover

    State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism

    Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India, 1st Edition

    By Kalindi Kokal

    This book presents an ethnography of dispute processing by non-state forums and actors in rural India. As such it sheds light on a much neglected and contested topic. Arising in the context of recent legal and political debates that question the legitimacy of non-state actors engaged in dispute…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • Migration, Development and Social Change in the Himalayas: An Ethnographic Village Study book cover

    Migration, Development and Social Change in the Himalayas

    An Ethnographic Village Study, 1st Edition

    By Madleina Daehnhardt

    This book teases out the reasons for, and the socio-economic impacts of, different types of migration on contemporary rural households and individuals. The author creatively depicts the dynamic microcosm of one village in the North Indian Kumaun Himalayas, near the border with Chinese Tibet, giving…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • African Food Systems in Crisis: Part One: Microperspectives book cover

    African Food Systems in Crisis

    Part One: Microperspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Huss-Ashmore, Solomon H Katz

    Originally published in 1990. Produced by the Task Force on African Famine of the American Anthropological Association, this is the first of a multi-part project dealing with the long-term and ongoing food crisis in Africa primarily at the level of local production-the microperspective. It offers a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Food Supply and Policy

  • African Food Systems in Crisis: Part Two: Contending with Change book cover

    African Food Systems in Crisis

    Part Two: Contending with Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Huss-Ashmore, Solomon H Katz

    Originally published in 1991. Commissioned by the Task Force on African Famine of the American Anthropological Association, this the second part of a project examining the causes of food system failure in Africa and the effects of attempts to remedy the situation. It evaluates the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Food Supply and Policy

  • 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 Hindu and Sikh survivors from West Punjab to foreground the intersection between history, memory and narrative. It shows how survivors script their life stories to reinscribe tragic tales of violence and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • The Waterside Ape: An Alternative Account of Human Evolution book cover

    The Waterside Ape

    An Alternative Account of Human Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Peter H. Rhys Evans

    Why are humans so fond of water? Why is our skin colour so variable? Why aren’t we hairy like our close ape relatives? A savannah scenario of human evolution has been widely accepted primarily due to fossil evidence; and fossils do not offer insight into these questions. Other alternative…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    CRC Press

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Understanding Japanese Society book cover

    Understanding Japanese Society

    5th Edition

    By Joy Hendry

    In this welcome brand new fifth edition of the bestselling textbook Understanding Japanese Society, Joy Hendry takes the reader into the heart of Japanese life. Providing a clear and accessible introduction to Japanese ways of thinking, which does not require any previous knowledge of the country,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

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