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  • True Disbelievers: Elvis Contagion book cover

    True Disbelievers

    Elvis Contagion, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Plasketes

    The legion of fans who refuse to believe that Elvis Presley died August 16, 1977 has been a major force behind the ever-expanding, elusive, and enduring Elvis myth during the past seventeen years. This network of fervent true believers engages in activities that include a melange of sightings and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18

  • Migration and Identity in Central Asia: The Uzbek Experience book cover

    Migration and Identity in Central Asia

    The Uzbek Experience, 1st Edition

    By Rano Turaeva

    This book is an ethnographic and sociolinguistic study of Uzbek migrants in the capital city of Uzbekistan. The ethnographic details of the book represent post-Soviet urban realities on the ground where various forms of belonging clash and kinship ties are reinforced within social safety networks.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Social Movements and the Indian Diaspora book cover

    Social Movements and the Indian Diaspora

    1st Edition

    By Movindri Reddy

    With the elevation of Islam and Muslim transnational networks in international affairs, from the rise of Al Qaeda to the revolutions in North Africa and the Middle East, the study of Diasporas and transnational identities has become more relevant. Using case studies from Fiji, Mauritius, Trinidad…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Irony, Cynicism and the Chinese State book cover

    Irony, Cynicism and the Chinese State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hans Steinmüller, Susanne Brandtstädter

    Unprecedented social change in China has intensified the contradictions faced by ordinary people. In everyday life, people find themselves caught between official and popular discourses, encounter radically different representations of China's past and its future, and draw on widely diverse moral…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13

  • Rashomon Effects: Kurosawa, Rashomon and their legacies book cover

    Rashomon Effects

    Kurosawa, Rashomon and their legacies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Blair Davis, Robert Anderson, Jan Walls

    Akira Kurosawa is widely known as the director who opened up Japanese film to Western audiences, and following his death in 1998, a process of reflection has begun about his life’s work as a whole and its legacy to cinema. Kurosawa’s 1950 film Rashomon has become one of the best-known Japanese…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13

  • The Psychopolitics of Food: Culinary rites of passage in the neoliberal age book cover

    The Psychopolitics of Food

    Culinary rites of passage in the neoliberal age, 1st Edition

    By Mihalis Mentinis

    The Psychopolitics of Food probes into the contemporary ‘foodscape’, examining culinary practices and food habits and in particular the ways in which they conflate with neoliberal political economy. It suggests that generic alimentary and culinary practices constitute technologies of the self and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • History and Ethnicity book cover

    History and Ethnicity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Tonkin, Maryon McDonald, Malcolm K. Chapman

    These essays examine the importance of historical consicousness and the role of historiography in ‘ethnic’ situations, exploring the many ways in which ethnic groups select history, write or rewrite it, rescue appropriate or ignore it, forget or traduce it. Drawing on expert knowledge of regions…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

  • Chinese Muslims and the Global Ummah: Islamic Revival and Ethnic Identity Among the Hui of Qinghai Province book cover

    Chinese Muslims and the Global Ummah

    Islamic Revival and Ethnic Identity Among the Hui of Qinghai Province, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Stewart

    The global spread of Islamic movements and the ascendance of a Chinese state that limits religious freedom have aroused anxieties about integrating Islam and protecting religious freedom around the world. Focusing on violent movements like the so-called Islamic State and Uygur separatists in China’…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15

  • Women in Islamic Societies book cover

    Women in Islamic Societies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bo Utas

    First published in 1983, this edited collection is based on contributions at a Scandinavian symposium on the place of women in Islamic society. It offers perspectives which illuminate our understanding of social relationships and structures pertaining to a vast number of the world’s population…

    Paperback – 2018-03-06
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Daughters of Allah: Among Moslem Women in Kurdistan book cover

    Daughters of Allah

    Among Moslem Women in Kurdistan, 1st Edition

    By Henry Harold Hansen

    In 1957, Henny Harald Hansen, the first Danish female anthropologist, was invited to take part in an archaeological expedition to the site of the projected Dokan Dam on the Little Zab river in Northern Iraq. Although her responsibilities were originally ethnological, she became the guest first of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Mixed Race Identities in Asia and the Pacific: Experiences from Singapore and New Zealand book cover

    Mixed Race Identities in Asia and the Pacific

    Experiences from Singapore and New Zealand, 1st Edition

    By Zarine L. Rocha

    "Mixed race" is becoming an important area for research, and there is a growing body of work in the North American and British contexts. However, understandings and experiences of "mixed race" across different countries and regions are not often explored in significant depth. New Zealand and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12

  • Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context: A Critical Ethnographic Study in Schools in Haiti book cover

    Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context

    A Critical Ethnographic Study in Schools in Haiti, 1st Edition

    By Marky Jean-Pierre

    This book explores the social, political, and historical forces that mediate language ideology and practices in post-colonial education and how such ideology and practices influence students’ academic achievement. Jean-Pierre provides empirical evidence that a relationship exists between language…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

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