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  • Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships book cover

    Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tuula Juvonen, Marjo Kolehmainen

    Raising to the challenge of how to grasp such forms of inequalities that are mediated affectively, Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships focuses on subtle inequalities that are shaped in everyday affective encounters. It also seeks to bridge a gap between affect theory and empirical…

    Hardback – 2018-06-29
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Provincial Globalization in India: Transregional Mobilities and Development Politics book cover

    Provincial Globalization in India

    Transregional Mobilities and Development Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Upadhya, Mario Rutten, Leah Koskimaki

    The movement of people from small towns and villages of India to places outside the country raises a number of questions– about the networks that enable their mobility, the aspirations that motivate them, what they give back to their home regions, and how their provincial home worlds engage with…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Depression in Kerala: Ayurveda and Mental Health Care in 21st Century India book cover

    Depression in Kerala

    Ayurveda and Mental Health Care in 21st Century India, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Lang

    This book examines depression as a widely diagnosed and treated common mental disorder in India and offers a significant ethnographic study of the application of a traditional Indian medical system (Ayurveda) to the very modern problem of depression. Based on over a year of fieldwork, it…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • The Origins of Cocaine: Colonization and Failed Development in the Amazon Andes book cover

    The Origins of Cocaine

    Colonization and Failed Development in the Amazon Andes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Gootenberg, Liliana M. Dávalos

    In the 1960s, the governments of Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia launched agricultural settlement programs in each country’s vast Amazonian frontier lowlands. Two decades later, these exact same zones had transformed into the centers of the illicit cocaine boom of the Americas. Drawing on concepts from…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27

  • Normative Pluralism and Human Rights: Social Normativities in Conflict book cover

    Normative Pluralism and Human Rights

    Social Normativities in Conflict, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kyriaki Topidi

    The complex legal situations arising from the coexistence of international law, state law, and social and religious norms in different parts of the world often include scenarios of conflict between them. These conflicting norms issued from different categories of ‘laws’ result in difficulties in…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26
    Juris Diversitas

  • Migrant City book cover

    Migrant City

    1st Edition

    By Les Back, Shamser Sinha

    Migrant City tells the story of contemporary London from the perspective of thirty adult migrants and two sociologists. Connecting migrants’ private struggles to the public issues at stake in the way mobility is regulated, channelled and managed in a globalised world, this volume explores what…

    Hardback – 2018-06-25
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Rediscovering U.S. Newsfilm: Cinema, Television, and the Archive book cover

    Rediscovering U.S. Newsfilm

    Cinema, Television, and the Archive, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Garrett Cooper, Sara Beth Levavy, Ross Melnick, Mark Williams

    The twentieth century generated tens of thousands of hours of American newsfilm but not the scholarly apparatus necessary to analyze and contextualize them. Assembling new approaches to the study of U.S. newsfilm in cinema and television, this book makes a long overdue critical intervention in the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-25
    AFI Film Readers

  • Snapshots of Museum Experience: Understanding Child Visitors Through Photography book cover

    Snapshots of Museum Experience

    Understanding Child Visitors Through Photography, 1st Edition

    By Elee Kirk, Will Buckingham

    Children are one of the major audiences for museums, but their visits are often seen solely from the point of view of museum learning. In Snapshots of Museum Experience, Will Buckingham draws upon Elee Kirk’s research amongst child visitors to the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, to…

    Hardback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Urban Marginalisation in South Asia: Waste Pickers in Calcutta book cover

    Urban Marginalisation in South Asia

    Waste Pickers in Calcutta, 1st Edition

    By Nandini Sen

    The community of waste pickers in Calcutta stands on its own against the hostile outside which comprises the state, elites and mainstream society. The residents of this unique world continuously try to escape the ‘ideal’ world of uniform homogeneity of legally legitimate profession, shelter,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Islam, State and Society in Indonesia: Local Politics in Madura book cover

    Islam, State and Society in Indonesia

    Local Politics in Madura, 1st Edition

    By Yanwar Pribadi

    Islamic powers in secular countries have presented a challenge for states around the world, including Indonesia, home to the largest Muslim population as well as the third largest democracy in the world. This book explores the history of the relationships between Islam, state, and society in…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Dogs in the North: Stories of Cooperation and Co-Domestication book cover

    Dogs in the North

    Stories of Cooperation and Co-Domestication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Losey, Robert P. Wishart, Jan Peter Laurens Loovers

    Dogs in the North offers an interdisciplinary in-depth consideration of the multiple roles that dogs have played in the North. Spanning the deep history of humans and dogs in the North, the volume examines a variety of contexts in North America and Eurasia. The case studies build on archaeological,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    Arctic Worlds

  • Socio-Ecological Resilience to Climate Change in a Fragile Ecosystem: The Case of the Lake Chilwa Basin, Malawi book cover

    Socio-Ecological Resilience to Climate Change in a Fragile Ecosystem

    The Case of the Lake Chilwa Basin, Malawi, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sosten Chiotha, Daniel Jamu, Joseph Nagoli, Patrick Likongwe, Tembo Chanyenga

    The Lake Chilwa Basin Climate Change Adaptation Programme was a seven-year research and development programme in Malawi that concluded in March 2017. The programme was designed to protect the livelihoods of the population and enhance resilience of the natural resource base upon which it…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

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