Anthropology: Regional Anthropology

  • The Atlas of Migration in Europe: A Critical Geography of Migration Policies book cover

    The Atlas of Migration in Europe

    A Critical Geography of Migration Policies, 1st Edition

    By Migreurop

    This book follows the journeys of those fleeing war, poverty or political crises, risking their lives as they attempt to find sanctuary in Europe. Over the past 25 years, almost 40,000 migrants have been reported missing or died due to drowning or exhaustion on the borders of Europe. 6,000 migrants…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • Spirit Possession and Spirit Mediumship in Africa and Afro-America: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    Spirit Possession and Spirit Mediumship in Africa and Afro-America

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irving I. Zaretsky, Cynthia Shambaugh

    Originally published in 1978 Spirit Possession and Spirit Mediumship in Africa and Afro-America is an incredibly diverse and comprehensive bibliography on published works containing ethnographic data on, and analysis of, spirit possession and spirit mediumship in North and Sub-Saharan Africa and in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Spiritualism

  • Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World book cover

    Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Skott

    This volume departs from conventional historiography concerned with colonialism in the Malay world, by turning to the use of knowledge generated by European presence in the region. The aim here is to map the ways in which European observers and scholars interpreted the ethnic, linguistic and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • Urban Development and New Towns in the Third World: Lessons from the New Bombay Experience book cover

    Urban Development and New Towns in the Third World

    Lessons from the New Bombay Experience, 1st Edition

    By Alain R.A. Jacquemin

    First published in 1999, this volume examines India and Bombay, countries which represent some of the world’s most dramatic examples of rapid urban growth. One of the strategies frequently adopted by the Indian authorities to cope with this urban growth is the development of new towns, such as New…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 EU has become a key factor for supranational integration, equal life chances and socioeconomic prosperity. This book explores the cultural and social patterns that shape people’s migration, the historical and contemporary patterns of their movement, and the manifold…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • Yearning to Belong: Discovering a New Religious Movement book cover

    Yearning to Belong

    Discovering a New Religious Movement, 1st Edition

    By John Paul Healy

    Cutting across three areas of interest within New Religious Movements - insider perspectives, sociology of religion and the helping professions - this book explores insiders' experience of the Indian Guru-disciple Yogic tradition and is authored by a former member of that tradition. Highlighting…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge New Religions

  • Transformative Policy for Poor Women: A New Feminist Framework book cover

    Transformative Policy for Poor Women

    A New Feminist Framework, 1st Edition

    By Bina Fernandez

    What accounts for the oft-noted 'gap' between well-designed policies for women and their inadequate implementation? Why do such policies often fail to benefit the poorest women? How do policies address the intersecting inequalities of gender, class, caste, ethnic identity and race? What are the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Multidisciplinary Studies of the Environment and Civilization: Japanese Perspectives book cover

    Multidisciplinary Studies of the Environment and Civilization

    Japanese Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yoshinori Yasuda, Mark J. Hudson

    Multidisciplinary Studies on the Environment and Civilization draws on research from a diverse range of fields across the humanities, social and natural sciences to discover what is needed to develop an affluent, sustainable and resilient world for the twenty-first century and beyond. The…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia and the Anthropocene

  • Uyghur Conceptions of Family and Society: Habits of the Uyghur Heart book cover

    Uyghur Conceptions of Family and Society

    Habits of the Uyghur Heart, 1st Edition

    By Xiaowei Zang

    Contributing to existing literature on ethnic studies in China, this book is a study of minority subjective experiences in China, using Uyghur Muslims as a case study. By examining Uyghur conceptions of family and society, it investigates whether or not ethnic minorities are culturally capable of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Friendship and Work Culture of Women Managers in Japan: Tokyo After Ten book cover

    Friendship and Work Culture of Women Managers in Japan

    Tokyo After Ten, 1st Edition

    By Swee-Lin Ho

    Drawing on ethnographic data gathered from fieldwork spanning a 15-year period, this book offers new insights into understanding the lives and experiences of women managers in Japan. Based on empirical case studies, it explores the ways in which professional women in Tokyo creatively mobilize…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Rethinking the National Security of Pakistan: The Price of Strategic Myopia book cover

    Rethinking the National Security of Pakistan

    The Price of Strategic Myopia, 1st Edition

    By Ahmad Faruqui

    This title was first published in 2002. Policy-makers in South Asia, the Middle East and the Asian Pacific, decision-makers in the OECD countries, organizations and specialists in academe, will all find this publication indispensable. It presents an integrated model of national security that…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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