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  • Shared Characters in Jain, Buddhist and Hindu Narrative: Gods, Kings and Other Heroes book cover

    Shared Characters in Jain, Buddhist and Hindu Narrative

    Gods, Kings and Other Heroes, 1st Edition

    By Naomi Appleton

    Taking a comparative approach which considers characters that are shared across the narrative traditions of early Indian religions (Brahmanical Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism) Shared Characters in Jain, Buddhist and Hindu Narrative explores key religious and social ideals, as well as points of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • Work and Livelihoods: History, Ethnography and Models in Times of Crisis book cover

    Work and Livelihoods

    History, Ethnography and Models in Times of Crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susana Narotzky, Victoria Goddard

    Winner of the Society for the Anthropology of Work book prize 2017 This volume presents a global range of ethnographic case studies to explore the ways in which - in the context of the restructuring of industrial work, the ongoing financial crisis, and the surge in unemployment and precarious…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lenore Manderson, Elizabeth Cartwright, Anita Hardon

    The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology provides a contemporary overview of the key themes in medical anthropology. In this exciting departure from conventional handbooks, compendia and encyclopedias, the three editors have written the core chapters of the volume, and in so doing, invite the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Anthropology Handbooks

  • Higher Education and Social Inequalities: University Admissions, Experiences, and Outcomes book cover

    Higher Education and Social Inequalities

    University Admissions, Experiences, and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Waller, Nicola Ingram, Michael R.M. Ward

    A university education has long been seen as the gateway to upward social mobility for individuals from lower socio-economic backgrounds, and as a way of reproducing social advantage for the better off. With the number of young people from the very highest socio-economic groups entering university…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge

  • Within and Beyond Citizenship: Borders, Membership and Belonging book cover

    Within and Beyond Citizenship

    Borders, Membership and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto G. Gonzales, Nando Sigona

    Within and Beyond Citizenship brings together cutting-edge research in sociology and social anthropology on the relationship between immigration status, rights and belonging in contemporary societies of immigration. It offers new insights into the ways in which political membership is experienced,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge

  • Materialities of Passing: Explorations in Transformation, Transition and Transience book cover

    Materialities of Passing

    Explorations in Transformation, Transition and Transience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bjerregaard, Anders Emil Rasmussen, Tim Flohr Sørensen

    ‘Passing’ is a common euphemism for the death of a person, as he or she is said to ‘pass away’ or ‘pass on’. This open-ended saying has at its heart a notion of transformation from one state to another, which in turn grants the possibility of grasping or approximating the passage of time and the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Studies in Death, Materiality and the Origin of Time

  • Mediating and Remediating Death book cover

    Mediating and Remediating Death

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dorthe Refslund Christensen, Kjetil Sandvik

    From the ritual object which functions as a substitute for the dead - thus acting as a medium for communicating with the ’other world’ - to the representation of death, violence and suffering in media, or the use of online social networks as spaces of commemoration, media of various kinds are…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Studies in Death, Materiality and the Origin of Time

  • Science, Technology and the Ageing Society book cover

    Science, Technology and the Ageing Society

    1st Edition

    By Tiago Moreira

    Ageing is widely recognised as one of the social and economic challenges in the contemporary, globalised world, for which scientific, technological and medical solutions are continuously sought. This book proposes that science and technology also played a crucial role in the creation and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Mobility, Modernity and the Slum: The Real and Virtual Journeys of 'Slumdog Millionaire' book cover

    Mobility, Modernity and the Slum

    The Real and Virtual Journeys of 'Slumdog Millionaire', 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Only virtuous humans are supposed to move in time to meet their happy destiny or karma. The tale of Jamal in Slumdog Millionaire is such a case of serendipitous mobility towards riches and love – a ‘journey’ in which good heroes and urban communities respecting solidarity are successfully…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Socio-Cultural Mobility and Mega-Events: Ethics and Aesthetics in Brazil’s 2014 World Cup book cover

    Socio-Cultural Mobility and Mega-Events

    Ethics and Aesthetics in Brazil’s 2014 World Cup, 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    In June 2014, Brazil opened the twentieth FIFA World Cup with a spectacular ceremony. Hosting the World Cup was a strategic developmental priority for Brazil: mega-events such as these allow the country to be ranked amongst the world’s political and economic leaders, and are supposed to propel the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The BRICS and Beyond: The International Political Economy of the Emergence of a New World Order book cover

    The BRICS and Beyond

    The International Political Economy of the Emergence of a New World Order, 1st Edition

    By Li Xing

    The world is in an era of great transformations. Globalization, transnational capitalism, September 11, the 2008 global financial crises, and the emergence of the ’second world’ in general and the BRICS in particular are characterized by a diffusion of power away from the traditional North Western…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Imperialism and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century: A System in Crisis book cover

    Imperialism and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

    A System in Crisis, 1st Edition

    By James Petras, Henry Veltmeyer, Humberto Márquez

    We live in a time of dynamic, but generally regressive regime change-a period in which major political transformations and a rollback of a half-century of legislation are accelerated under conditions of a prolonged and deepening economic crisis and a worldwide offensive against the citizenry and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Globalization, Crises, and Change

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