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  • Queering Knowledge: Analytics, Devices, and Investments after Marilyn Strathern book cover

    Queering Knowledge

    Analytics, Devices, and Investments after Marilyn Strathern, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Boyce, E.J. Gonzalez-Polledo, Silvia Posocco

    This volume draws on the significance of the work of Marilyn Strathern in respect of its potential to queer anthropological analysis and to foster the reimagining of the object of anthropology. The authors examine the ways in which Strathern’s varied analytics facilitate the construction of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Ethnography

  • The Informal Sector in Ecuador: Artisans, Entrepreneurs, and Precarious Family Firms book cover

    The Informal Sector in Ecuador

    Artisans, Entrepreneurs, and Precarious Family Firms, 1st Edition

    By Alan Middleton

    This book looks back over the last forty years of change and development in Ecuador, showing how macro level changes have impacted families and workplaces on the local level. Traditionally a dependent economy reliant on agricultural exports, the impact of neoliberalism and new sources of income…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • The Prior Consultation of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America: Inside the Implementation Gap book cover

    The Prior Consultation of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America

    Inside the Implementation Gap, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Wright, Alexandra Tomaselli

    This book delves into the reasons behind and the consequences of the implementation gap regarding the right to prior consultation and the Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America. In recent years, the economic and political projects of Latin American States…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Giving Blood: The Institutional Making of Altruism book cover

    Giving Blood

    The Institutional Making of Altruism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johanne Charbonneau, André Smith

    Giving Blood represents a new agenda for blood donation research. It explores the diverse historical and contemporary undercurrents that influence how blood donation takes place, and the social meanings that people attribute to the act of giving blood. Drawing from empirical studies conducted in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Guatemalan Vigilantism and the Global (Re)Production of Collective Violence: A Tale of Two Lynchings book cover

    Guatemalan Vigilantism and the Global (Re)Production of Collective Violence

    A Tale of Two Lynchings, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Weston

    This book grounds an understanding of lynching as an increasingly globalized phenomenon through an examination of two cases in Guatemala. The chapters cover issues of migration, tourism, gangs, inter-generational conflict, media, gossip and rumour to understand national and global patterns of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Plant-Based Diets for Succulence and Sustainability book cover

    Plant-Based Diets for Succulence and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen May Kevany

    This collection takes an interdisciplinary look at how the transformation towards plant-based diets is becoming more culturally acceptable, economically accessible, technically available, and politically viable and offers strategies for achieving sustainable food systems without having to forgo…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism: Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India book cover

    State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism

    Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India, 1st Edition

    By Kalindi Kokal

    This book presents an ethnography of dispute processing by non-state forums and actors in rural India. As such it sheds light on a much neglected and contested topic. Arising in the context of recent legal and political debates that question the legitimacy of non-state actors engaged in dispute…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • Young Adults in Urban China and Taiwan: Aspirations, Expectations, and Life Choices book cover

    Young Adults in Urban China and Taiwan

    Aspirations, Expectations, and Life Choices, 1st Edition

    By Désirée Remmert

    This book compares aspirations and life-choices among educated young adults in urban China and Taiwan. As two places that share a cultural heritage but very different political and economic systems, it assesses how the socioeconomic and political trajectories of China and Taiwan have influenced…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • The Logic of Violence: An Ethnography of Dublin's Illegal Drug Trade book cover

    The Logic of Violence

    An Ethnography of Dublin's Illegal Drug Trade, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Marsh

    Violence is widely associated with illegal drug markets, and is one of the features that can differentiate illegal capitalism from legitimate business. This book explores the perceived causes and functions of violence in an illegal drug market in Dublin City, Ireland. Understanding why violence…

    Hardback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Nationalism, Language and Identity in India: Measures of Community book cover

    Nationalism, Language and Identity in India

    Measures of Community, 1st Edition

    By A P Ashwin Kumar

    This book examines linguistic nationalism in India. It focuses on the emergence of language as a marker of identity by analysing themes such as linguistic reorganization of states, nationalism, philology, and linguistic identity. Formulating a novel conception of doxastic nature of community…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge India

  • English Language in India: A Dichotomy between Economic Growth and Inclusive Growth book cover

    English Language in India

    A Dichotomy between Economic Growth and Inclusive Growth, 1st Edition

    By Jaskiran Kaur Bedi

    This book examines the relationship between the English language and growth – economic and inclusive – in India. It explores why English continues to be the language of aspiration long after Independence. With the second largest English-speaking population in the world today, India is testimonial…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge India

  • Debating and Defining Borders: Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives book cover

    Debating and Defining Borders

    Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Cooper, Søren Tinning

    This book brings together insights from border scholars and philosophers to ask how we are to define and understand concepts of borders today. Borders have a defining role in contemporary societies. Take, for example, the 2016 US election and UK Brexit referendum, and subsequent debate, where the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

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