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  • Critical Indigenous Rights Studies book cover

    Critical Indigenous Rights Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Giselle Corradi, Koen de Feyter, Ellen Desmet, Katrijn Vanhees

    The field of ‘critical indigenous rights studies’ is a complex one that benefits from an interdisciplinary perspective and a realist (as opposed to an idealised) approach to indigenous peoples. This book draws on sociology of law, anthropology, political sciences and legal sciences in order to…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Water, Creativity and Meaning: Multidisciplinary understandings of human-water relationships book cover

    Water, Creativity and Meaning

    Multidisciplinary understandings of human-water relationships, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liz Roberts, Katherine Phillips

    At a time of great turmoil and crisis, environmentally, socially and politically, water has emerged as a topic of huge global concern. Moreover, many argue that what is needed in order to change our relationship with the environment is a cultural paradigm shift. To this end, this volume…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Hybrid Communities: Biosocial Approaches to Domestication and Other Trans-species Relationships book cover

    Hybrid Communities

    Biosocial Approaches to Domestication and Other Trans-species Relationships, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Stépanoff, Jean-Denis Vigne

    Domestication challenges our understanding of human-environment relationships because it blurs the dichotomy between what is artificial and what is natural. In domestication, biological evolution, environmental change, techniques and practices, anthropological trajectories and sociocultural…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Play in Philosophy and Social Thought book cover

    Play in Philosophy and Social Thought

    1st Edition

    By Henning Eichberg

    Edited by Signe Larsen

    To understand play, we need a bottom-up phenomenology of play. This phenomenology highlights the paradox that it is the players who play the game, but it is also the game which makes us players. Yet what is it that plays us, when we play? Do we play the game, or does the game play us? These…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Reimagining Science and Statecraft in Postcolonial Kenya: Stories from an African Scientist book cover

    Reimagining Science and Statecraft in Postcolonial Kenya

    Stories from an African Scientist, 1st Edition

    By Denielle Elliott

    This book examines the development of medical sciences in postcolonial Kenya, through the adventures and stories of the controversial Kalenjin scientist Davy Kiprotich Koech. As a collaborative life story project, it privileges African voices and retellings, re-centring the voice of African…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Agency and Knowledge in Northeast India: The Life and Landscapes of Dreams book cover

    Agency and Knowledge in Northeast India

    The Life and Landscapes of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Michael Heneise

    The Nagas of Northeast India give great importance to dreams as sources of divine knowledge, especially knowledge about the future. Although British colonialism, Christian missions, and political conflict have resulted in sweeping cultural and political transformations in the Indo-Myanmar…

    Hardback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • High North Stories in a Time of Transition: Gutsy Narratives and Wild Observations book cover

    High North Stories in a Time of Transition

    Gutsy Narratives and Wild Observations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frode Soelberg, Larry Browning, Jan-Oddvar Sørnes

    The High North in a Time of Transition collects multiple perspectives on the lives of people in the High North of Norway at a point when the petroleum boom is no longer the dominant cultural feature of the region. Utilizing constructivist grounded theory, the volume contains a rich variety of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge

  • Religious Freedom and the Law: Emerging Contexts for Freedom for and from Religion book cover

    Religious Freedom and the Law

    Emerging Contexts for Freedom for and from Religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brett G. Scharffs, Asher Maoz, Ashley Isaacson Woolley

    This volume presents a timely analysis of some of the current controversies relating to freedom for religion and freedom from religion that have dominated headlines worldwide. The collection trains the lens closely on select issues and contexts to provide detailed snapshots of the ways in which…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Philosophy of Homelessness: Barely Being book cover

    The Philosophy of Homelessness

    Barely Being, 1st Edition

    By Paul Moran, Frances Atherton

    The Philosophy of Homelessness is borne out of a five-year ethnographic research project involving being with a group of chronically homeless people in Chester. A small city located in the northwest of the UK, Chester is economically supported by its heritage and the tourism that this attracts…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • US-Pakistan Relationship: Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan book cover

    US-Pakistan Relationship

    Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan, 1st Edition

    By A.Z. Hilali

    Hilali provides an excellent study into the US-Pakistan partnership under the Reagan administration. The book explores the causes of Pakistan's involvement in the Afghanistan war and the United States' support to prevent Soviet adventurism. It shows that Pakistan was the principal channel through…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    US Foreign Policy and Conflict in the Islamic World

  • Dementia as Social Experience: Valuing Life and Care book cover

    Dementia as Social Experience

    Valuing Life and Care, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gaynor Macdonald, Jane Mears

    A diagnosis of dementia changes the ways people engage with each other – for those living with dementia, as well their families, caregivers, friends, health professionals, neighbours, shopkeepers and the community. Medical understandings, necessary as they are, provide no insights into how we…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • The Materiality of Mourning: Cross-disciplinary Perspectives book cover

    The Materiality of Mourning

    Cross-disciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zahra Newby, Ruth Toulson

    Tangible remains play an important role in our relationships with the dead; they are pivotal to how we remember, mourn and grieve. The chapters in this volume analyse a diverse range of objects and their role in the processes of grief and mourning, with contributions by scholars in anthropology,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge

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