Anthropology: Social & Cultural Anthropology

  • The Andean World book cover

    The Andean World

    Edited by Linda J. Seligmann, Kathleen S. Fine-Dare

    This comprehensive reference offers an authoritative overview of Andean lifeways. It provides valuable historical context, as well as demonstrating the relevance of learning about the Andes in light of contemporary events and debates. The volume covers the ecology and pre-Columbian history of the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11 
    Routledge Worlds

  • Anthropology and Design book cover

    Anthropology and Design

    By Adam Drazin

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 

  • Constructing Meaning through Human Movement: Making sense of the sacred book cover

    Constructing Meaning through Human Movement

    Making sense of the sacred

    By Zachary Beckstead

    Human living entails the perpetual exploration of both natural and built-up environments, including physical movement – all modes of sensory involvement, and psychological movement – the movement of the mind. This book takes human movement as a central concept to understanding the richness and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Theories of Culture book cover

    Theories of Culture

    By Arnold Groh

    What is culture? Why do cultures change over time? Are there any discernible rules or principles behind culture-related phenomena and processes and, if so, what are they? Familiarity with the most significant cultural theories of the 20th and 21st centuries is vital for anyone studying or…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 

  • Time, Space and Capital in India: Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland book cover

    Time, Space and Capital in India

    Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland

    By Atreyee Majumder

    The book is fundamentally concerned with the relations among the theoretical categories of time, space and capital in India. It shows registers of temporality and spatiality generated by historical phases of interaction with industrial capital. Such temporal and spatial sensibilities render…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 

  • Routledge Revivals: Understanding Interaction in Central Australia (1985): An Ethnomethodological Study of Australian Aboriginal People book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Understanding Interaction in Central Australia (1985)

    An Ethnomethodological Study of Australian Aboriginal People

    By Kenneth B Liberman

    First published in 1985, this book gives an intimate account of the cultural-political conflict between Australian Aboriginal people and Anglo-Australians, presenting the Australian social world from the perspective of the Aboriginal person. Adopting a rigorous ethnomethodological analysis and the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

  • Kinship and Gender: An Introduction book cover

    Kinship and Gender

    An Introduction, 6th Edition

    By Linda Stone, Diane E. King

    Does kinship still matter in today’s globalized, increasingly mobile world? Do family structures continue to influence the varied roles that men and women play in different cultures? Answering with a resounding ‘yes!’, Linda Stone and Diane E. King offer a lively introduction to and working…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 

  • Professional Ethics and Civic Morals book cover

    Professional Ethics and Civic Morals

    By Emile Durkheim

    Emile Durkheim is one of the founding fathers of sociology and Professional Ethics and Civic Morals is one of his most neglected yet insightful works. His view that the instability of industrial society was connected to the decline of religion and his characterization of the state as the ultimate…

    Paperback – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge Classics

  • The Challenges of Cultural Psychology: Historical Legacies and Future Responsibilities book cover

    The Challenges of Cultural Psychology

    Historical Legacies and Future Responsibilities

    Edited by Gordana Jovanović, Lars Allolio-Näcke, Carl Ratner

    This book considers cultural psychology from historical, theoretical, and epistemological perspectives, building an understanding of cultural psychology as a human science and moving beyond the nature-culture dichotomy. The unique collection of chapters seeks to advance the field of cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-09-03 

  • Race and Human Diversity: A Biocultural Approach book cover

    Race and Human Diversity

    A Biocultural Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Robert Anemone

    Race and Human Diversity is an introduction to the study of human diversity in both its biological and cultural dimensions. This text examines the biological basis of human difference and how humans have biologically and culturally adapted to life in different environments. Anemone’s book is the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 

  • Glocal Languages and Intercultural Critical Awareness: The South Answers Back book cover

    Glocal Languages and Intercultural Critical Awareness

    The South Answers Back

    Edited by Manuela Guilherme, Lynn Mario de Souza

    This volume provides a new perspective on prevailing discourses on translanguaging and multilingualism by looking at ‘glocal’ languages, local languages which have been successfully "globalized". Focusing on European languages recreated in Latin America, the book features examples from languages…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

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