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  • Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs: Minimal Humanity book cover

    Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs

    Minimal Humanity, 1st Edition

    By Joël Glasman

    This book provides the first historical inquiry into the quantification of needs in humanitarian assistance. Needs are increasingly seen as the lowest common denominator of humanity. Standard definitions of basic needs, however, set a minimalist version of humanity – both in the sense that they are…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Working Donkeys in 4th-3rd Millennium BC Mesopotamia: Insights from Modern Development Studies book cover

    Working Donkeys in 4th-3rd Millennium BC Mesopotamia

    Insights from Modern Development Studies, 1st Edition

    By Jill Goulder

    Working Donkeys in 4th-3rd Millennium BC Mesopotamia: Insights from Modern Development Studies is a reassessment of the role and impact of working-animal adoption in antiquity, focusing on 4th-3rd millennium BC Mesopotamia but applicable to other periods and regions. This book is driven by a novel…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Publications

  • Folk Theatres of North India: Contestation, Amalgamation and Transference book cover

    Folk Theatres of North India

    Contestation, Amalgamation and Transference, 1st Edition

    By Karan Singh

    This book examines folk theatres of North India as a unique performative structure, a counter stream to the postulations of Sanskrit and Western realistic theatre. In focusing on their historical, social and cultural imprints, it explores how these theatres challenge the linearity of cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge India

  • Internationalizing the Communication Curriculum in an Age of Globalization book cover

    Internationalizing the Communication Curriculum in an Age of Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paaige K. Turner, Soumia Bardhan, Tracey Quigley Holden, Eddah M. Mutua

    Globalization and the resulting internationalization of universities is driving change in teaching, learning, and what it means to be educated. This book provides exemplars of how the Communication discipline and curriculum are responding to the demands of globalization and contributing to the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • Narrating Migration: Intimacies of Exclusion in Northern Italy book cover

    Narrating Migration

    Intimacies of Exclusion in Northern Italy, 1st Edition

    By Sabina Perrino

    This book reflects on the myriad ways in which forms of exclusion and inclusion play out in narratives of migration, focusing on the case of Northern Italian narratives in today’s superdiverse Italy. Drawing on over a decade of the author’s fieldwork in the region, the volume examines the emergence…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistic Anthropology

  • Transnational Social Mobilisation and Minority Rights: Identity, Advocacy and Norms book cover

    Transnational Social Mobilisation and Minority Rights

    Identity, Advocacy and Norms, 1st Edition

    By Corinne Lennox

    This book explores the ways in which minority groups across the world are reshaping the international minority rights protection system. It documents the actions of four major groups that are using transnational social mobilisation to achieve recognition of their identities and their rights. The…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Urban Renewal in India: Accommodating people, ideas and lifeworlds in Mumbai's redeveloping chawls book cover

    Urban Renewal in India

    Accommodating people, ideas and lifeworlds in Mumbai's redeveloping chawls, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Holwitt

    This book interrogates contemporary processes of neoliberal urban renewal in the Global South by studying the model of chawl-redevelopment in Mumbai, India. The model of chawl-redevelopment is used to address questions surrounding contemporary urban renewal. Focusing on attempts to redevelop Mumbai…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Regional Cultures, Economies, and Creativity: Innovating Through Place in Australia and Beyond book cover

    Regional Cultures, Economies, and Creativity

    Innovating Through Place in Australia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ariella Van Luyn, Eduardo de la Fuente

    Drawing on Australian and comparative case studies, this volume reconceptualises non-metropolitan creative economies through the ‘qualities of place’. This book examines the agricultural and gastronomic cultures surrounding ‘native’ foods, coastal sculpture festivals, universities and regional…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Emergence of Religion in Human Evolution book cover

    The Emergence of Religion in Human Evolution

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Boone Rappaport, Christopher J. Corbally

    Religious capacity is a highly elaborate, neurocognitive human trait that has a solid evolutionary foundation. This book uses a multidisciplinary approach to describe millions of years of biological innovations that eventually give rise to the modern trait and its varied expression in humanity’s…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Neurotheology, Cognitive Science and Religion

  • Denotified Tribes of India: Discrimination, Development and Change book cover

    Denotified Tribes of India

    Discrimination, Development and Change, 1st Edition

    By Malli Gandhi, Kompalli H.S.S. Sundar

    Social stigmatization is a virtual curse imposed on certain Indian social sections by the colonial government as part of their contextual political strategies by late nineteenth century. The so-called denotified tribes (formerly known as ex-criminal tribes) in Indian society occupy this state-made…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge

  • The Everyday Life of the Poor in Cameroon: The Role of Social Networks in Meeting Needs book cover

    The Everyday Life of the Poor in Cameroon

    The Role of Social Networks in Meeting Needs, 1st Edition

    By Nathanael Ojong

    This book provides a detailed account of the lives of the poor in Cameroon, particularly their use of social networks to meet everyday needs. Based on fieldwork in Cameroon, the book provides a distinctive approach that draws on social network theory and insights from economic anthropology to shed…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • State Violence in Nazi Germany: From Kristallnacht to Barbarossa book cover

    State Violence in Nazi Germany

    From Kristallnacht to Barbarossa, 1st Edition

    By Emanuel Marx

    Through analyses of three eventful years in Nazi Germany’s history – the Kristallnacht pogrom, the invasion of Poland and the invasion of Soviet Russia – this book explores the violence of states. All three events were part of the Nazi colonial project and led to mass killings, eventually resulting…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

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