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  • Women in Business Families: From Past to Present book cover

    Women in Business Families

    From Past to Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jarna Heinonen, Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen

    For centuries, almost all economic activity was family-based. The family business rested on the division of labor among family members. Therefore the family was both socially and economically the foundation of the family business. Families were not only production units, but also education and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Narratives of Conflict, Belonging, and the State: Discourse and Social Life in Post-War Ireland book cover

    Narratives of Conflict, Belonging, and the State

    Discourse and Social Life in Post-War Ireland, 1st Edition

    By Brigittine M. French

    Using key perspectives from Linguistic anthropology the book illuminates how social actors take up the ideals of law, equality, and democratic representation in locally-meaningful ways to make their own national history in ways that may perpetuate violence and inequality. Focusing specifically on…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistic Anthropology

  • Embodied Family Choreography: Practices of Control, Care, and Mundane Creativity book cover

    Embodied Family Choreography

    Practices of Control, Care, and Mundane Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Marjorie Harness Goodwin, Asta Cekaite

    Embodied Family Choreography documents the lived and embodied practices employed to establish, maintain, and negotiate intimate social relationships in the family, examining forms of control, care, and creativity. Making use of the extensive video archives of family interaction in the US and Sweden…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
    Routledge
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

  • Applied Family Law in Islamic Courts: Shari’a Courts in Gaza book cover

    Applied Family Law in Islamic Courts

    Shari’a Courts in Gaza, 1st Edition

    By Nahda Shehada

    Written from an ethnographic perspective, this book investigates the socio-legal aspects of Islamic jurisprudence in Gaza-Palestine. It examines the way judges, lawyers and litigants operate with respect to the law and with each other, particularly given their different positions in the power…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • Politics with a Human Face: Identity and Experience in Post-Soviet Europe book cover

    Politics with a Human Face

    Identity and Experience in Post-Soviet Europe, 1st Edition

    By Arvydas Grišinas

    Politics with a Human Face presents a holistic understanding of identity formation in post-Soviet Europe, arguing that since politics is fundamentally a human affair. In order to adequately understand it, one needs to understand its human side first. Drawing on the thought of Dilthey, Ricoeur and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Young People and Everyday Peace: Exclusion, Insecurity and Peacebuilding in Colombia book cover

    Young People and Everyday Peace

    Exclusion, Insecurity and Peacebuilding in Colombia, 1st Edition

    By Helen Berents

    Young People and Everyday Peace is grounded in the stories of young people who live in Los Altos de Cazucá, an informal peri-urban community in Soacha, to the south of Colombia’s capital Bogotá. The occupants of this community have fled the armed conflict and exist in a state of marginalisation and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Gendering Postsocialism: Old Legacies and New Hierarchies book cover

    Gendering Postsocialism

    Old Legacies and New Hierarchies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yulia Gradskova, Ildikó Asztalos Morell

    Gendering Postsocialism explores changes in gendered norms and expectations in Eastern Europe and Eurasia after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The dismantlement of state socialism in these regions triggered monumental shifts in their economic landscape, the involvement of their welfare states in…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Global Mobility and Higher Learning book cover

    Global Mobility and Higher Learning

    1st Edition

    By Anatoly Oleksiyenko

    This book examines learning-mobility tensions and ties caused by convergences and divergences of social, organizational and cognitive forces in global higher education. As some of these forces generate status anxiety, and others enhanced self-worth, this volume asks the questions: How can students…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • The Commons, Plant Breeding and Agricultural Research: Challenges for Food Security and Agrobiodiversity book cover

    The Commons, Plant Breeding and Agricultural Research

    Challenges for Food Security and Agrobiodiversity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fabien Girard, Christine Frison

    The joint challenges of population increase, food security and conservation of agrobiodiversity demand a rethink of plant breeding and agricultural research from a different perspective. While more food is undeniably needed, the key question is rather about how to produce it in a way…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Disability, Normalcy, and the Everyday book cover

    Disability, Normalcy, and the Everyday

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gareth M. Thomas, Dikaios Sakellariou

    Many critical analyses of disability address important ‘macro’ concerns, but are often far removed from an interactional and micro-level focus. Written by leading scholars in the field, and containing a range of theoretical and empirical contributions from around the world, this book focuses on the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge

  • Change and Continuity in the Pacific: Revisiting the Region book cover

    Change and Continuity in the Pacific

    Revisiting the Region, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Connell, Helen Lee

    Thousands of studies have been conducted by social scientists in the villages and islands, and increasingly in the towns, of the Pacific. Despite this, there are few longitudinal studies of any great depth and sophistication in the region. The contributors to this book have all conducted long-term…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

  • Vivir Bien as an Alternative to Neoliberal Globalization: Can Indigenous Terminologies Decolonize the State? book cover

    Vivir Bien as an Alternative to Neoliberal Globalization

    Can Indigenous Terminologies Decolonize the State?, 1st Edition

    By Eija Ranta

    Presenting an ethnographic account of the emergence and application of critical political alternatives in the Global South, this book analyses the opportunities and challenges of decolonizing and transforming a modern, hierarchical and globally-immersed nation-state on the basis of indigenous…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

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