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  • Tropical Bioproductivity: Origins and Distribution in a Globalized World book cover

    Tropical Bioproductivity

    Origins and Distribution in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    By David Hammond

    This book investigates the fundamental role that tropical bioproductivity - or more specifically net primary productivity - has played in shaping the global geographies of food, finance, governance and people. The book examines the basic astronomical and thermal properties of our planet to…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Marine Extremes: Ocean Safety, Marine Health and the Blue Economy book cover

    Marine Extremes

    Ocean Safety, Marine Health and the Blue Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Techera, Gundula Winter

    Marine extremes, as they are conceived of in this volume, encompass environments, activities, events and impacts. Extreme environments found in and around our oceans, including the deep sea and seabed as well as the frozen polar regions, are being seriously affected by both extreme behaviours (…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Of Colonial Bungalows and Piano Lessons: An Indian Woman's Memoirs book cover

    Of Colonial Bungalows and Piano Lessons

    An Indian Woman's Memoirs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malavika Karlekar

    Of Colonial Bungalows and Piano Lessons can be read as a metaphor — as an icon — of the encounter between cultures. The memoir is based on Monica Chanda’s recollections between about 1913 and 1927, of life in Calcutta, districts of undivided Bengal, holidays in Kashmir and in Europe. There is more…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • Discourses of Identity in Liminal Places and Spaces book cover

    Discourses of Identity in Liminal Places and Spaces

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta Piazza

    This collection highlights the interplay between language and liminal places and spaces in building distinct narratives of selfhood. The book uses an interdisciplinary approach to examine linguistic and social phenomena in places shaped by displacement and social inequality. The book also …

    Hardback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • International Migrants in China's Global City: The New Shanghailanders book cover

    International Migrants in China's Global City

    The New Shanghailanders, 1st Edition

    By James Farrer

    Long a source of migrants, China has now become a migrant destination. In 2016, government sources reported that nearly 900,000 foreigners were working in China, though international migrants remain a tiny presence at the national level. Shanghai is China’s most globalized city and has attracted a…

    Hardback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Medical Materialities: Toward a Material Culture of Medical Anthropology book cover

    Medical Materialities

    Toward a Material Culture of Medical Anthropology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aaron Parkhurst, Timothy Carroll

    Medical Materialities investigates possible points of cross-fertilisation between medical anthropology and material culture studies, and considers the successes and limitations of both sub-disciplines as they attempt to understand places, practices, methods, and cultures of healing. The editors…

    Hardback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Ethnographic Inquiry and Lived Experience: An Epistemological Critique book cover

    Ethnographic Inquiry and Lived Experience

    An Epistemological Critique, 1st Edition

    By Wing-Chung Ho

    Ho addresses two fundamental theoretical questions about how best to practice ethnographic inquiries to obtain qualitative, experience-near, and shareable accounts of human living. The first question is regarding the epistemology of ethnography. Ho posits that writing is epistemologically…

    Hardback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Reflexivity: Theory, Method, and Practice book cover

    Reflexivity

    Theory, Method, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Karen Lumsden

    Reflexivity is valuable in social research because it draws attention to the researcher as part of the world being studied and reminds us that the individuals involved in our research are subjects, not objects. By being reflexive we acknowledge that we cannot be separated from our biographies. This…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Affective Societies: Key Concepts book cover

    Affective Societies

    Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Slaby, Christian von Scheve

    Affect and emotion have come to dominate discourse on social and political life in the mobile and networked societies of the early 21st century. This volume introduces a unique collection of essential concepts for theorizing and empirically investigating societies as Affective Societies. The…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • Beyond the Rhetoric of Pain book cover

    Beyond the Rhetoric of Pain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stella Bruzzi, Berenike Jung

    Beyond the Rhetoric of Pain presents a fresh, interdisciplinary approach to the current research on pain from a variety of scholarly angles within Literature, Film and Media, Game Studies, Art History, Hispanic Studies, Memory Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, Philosophy, and Law. Through the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-02
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Tourism Ethnographies: Ethics, Methods, Application and Reflexivity book cover

    Tourism Ethnographies

    Ethics, Methods, Application and Reflexivity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hazel Andrews, Takamitsu Jimura, Laura Dixon

    How is ethnography practiced in the context of tourism? As a multi- and interdisciplinary area of academic enquiry, the use of ethnography to study tourism is found in an increasingly diverse number of settings.  This book is a collection of essays that discuss the practice of ethnography in…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Unsustainable Institutions of Men: Transnational Dispersed Centres, Gender Power, Contradictions book cover

    Unsustainable Institutions of Men

    Transnational Dispersed Centres, Gender Power, Contradictions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeff Hearn, Ernesto Vasquez del Aguila, Marina Hughson

    How are men, masculinities and gender power implicated within global institutions? How are global institutions to be understood in terms of men, masculinities and gender power? What are men up to in such arenas as: global finance, corporate law, military intelligence, world sporting bodies and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

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