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  • The Anthropology of Epidemics book cover

    The Anthropology of Epidemics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann H. Kelly, Frédéric Keck, Christos Lynteris

    Over the past decades, infectious disease epidemics have come to increasingly pose major global health challenges to humanity. The Anthropology of Epidemics approaches epidemics as total social phenomena: processes and events which encompass and exercise a transformational impact on social life…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Social Justice in Globalized Fitness and Health: Bodies Out of Sight book cover

    Social Justice in Globalized Fitness and Health

    Bodies Out of Sight, 1st Edition

    By Laura Azzarito

    In today’s neoliberal times, thinking about fitness and health is dominated by the media’s narratives of "fit bodies," which are presented and circulated in society as "valued bodies." Outside that mainstream view, however, there are many people labeled "bodies-at-risk": those who deviate from…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Equine Cultures in Transition: Ethical Questions book cover

    Equine Cultures in Transition

    Ethical Questions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonna Bornemark, Petra Andersson, Ulla Ekström von Essen

    Societal views on animals are rapidly changing and have become more diversified: can we use them for our own pleasure, and how should we understand animal agency? These questions, asked both in theoretical discourses and different practices, are also relevant for our understanding of horses and the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Haemophilia in Aotearoa New Zealand: More Than A Bleeding Nuisance book cover

    Haemophilia in Aotearoa New Zealand

    More Than A Bleeding Nuisance, 1st Edition

    By Julie Park, Kathryn Scott, Deon York, Michael Carnahan

    Haemophilia in Aotearoa New Zealand provides a richly detailed analysis of the experience of the bleeding disorder of haemophilia based on longterm ethnographic research. The chapters consider experiences of diagnosis; how parents, children, and adults care and integrate medical routines into…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Constructing the Divine: Religion and World View of a Naga Tribe in North-East India book cover

    Constructing the Divine

    Religion and World View of a Naga Tribe in North-East India, 1st Edition

    By G. Kanato Chophy

    From being characterized as ‘primitive tribe’ in the colonial imagination to become predominantly practitioners of the American Baptist faith, the Sumi Naga – formerly known as the Sema Naga – in the North-East Indian state of Nagaland have come a long way ever since this Naga tribe…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge

  • Jains in India: Historical Essays book cover

    Jains in India

    Historical Essays, 1st Edition

    By Surendra Gopal

    The Jain community in India, though small in number, is very important in the economic and social life of the country. Jain history becomes more important when we find that the community anticipated new commercial practices adopted by European trading countries from the sixteenth century onwards.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge

  • Young Men’s Experiences of Long-Term Imprisonment: Living Life book cover

    Young Men’s Experiences of Long-Term Imprisonment

    Living Life, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Rose Tynan

    Long sentenced young people are a small but significant part of the juvenile prison population. The current approach to young people convicted of serious crime speaks to wider issues in criminal and social justice, including the idealisation of (some) childhoods, processes of racialisation and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Youth in the Digital Age: Paradox, Promise, Predicament book cover

    Youth in the Digital Age

    Paradox, Promise, Predicament, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate C Tilleczek, Valerie M Campbell

    Young people spend a significant amount of time with technology, particularly digital and social media. How do they experience and cope with the many influences of digital media in their lives? What are the main challenges and opportunities they navigate in living online? Youth in the Digital Age…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • The Administration of Justice in Assam (1826-1874) book cover

    The Administration of Justice in Assam (1826-1874)

    1st Edition

    By Achyut Kumar Borthakur

    Based on original sources, this volume is a pioneering work in the study of the growth and development of judicial administration in Assam since the beginning of the East India Company’s rule in the province till it was separated from the Bengal Presidency in 1874. In view of the fact that Assam…

    Hardback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Flashback: Drugs and Dealing in the Golden Age of the London Rave Scene book cover

    Flashback

    Drugs and Dealing in the Golden Age of the London Rave Scene, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Ward

    This book is a detailed and close examination of the rave club drugs market as it took place in nightclubs, dance parties, pubs and bars and among friendship networks in London, in the mid to late 1990s. It focuses on the organizational features of drugs purchasing and selling and differentiates…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Willan
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • The Culture of Ships and Maritime Narratives book cover

    The Culture of Ships and Maritime Narratives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chryssanthi Papadopoulou

    The ship transcends the descriptive categories of place, vehicle and artefact; it is a cosmos, which requires its own cosmology. This is the subject matter of this volume, which falls within the broader, flourishing sub-field of maritime anthropology. Specifically, the volume first investigates the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

  • Prostitution, Pornography and Trafficking in Women: Israel's Blood Money book cover

    Prostitution, Pornography and Trafficking in Women

    Israel's Blood Money, 1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Hertzog, Erella Shadmi

    This book critically analyzes the sex industry in Israel, using feminist concepts and scholarship to elaborate on the power of prostitution to shape a world in which women are objects for fulfilling men's desires. A comprehensive collection of research-based articles that examine prostitution,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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