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  • On Insignificance: The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age book cover

    On Insignificance

    The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age, 1st Edition

    By Massimo Leone

    Focussing on the anthropological consequences of the disappearing of materiality and sensory embodiment, On Insignificance highlights some of the most perturbing patterns of insignificance that have seeped into our everyday lives. Seeking to explain the semiotic causes of feelings of meaningless,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Turning the Tide on Poverty book cover

    Turning the Tide on Poverty

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lionel J. Beaulieu, Alice Diebel

    This book highlights the experiences of 14 high poverty communities in the rural South that accepted the invitation to be part of the Turning the Tide on Poverty (Tide) initiative. While history would suggest that impoverished places have limited capacity to make good things happen, Tide…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Markets: Perspectives from Economic and Social Theory book cover

    Markets

    Perspectives from Economic and Social Theory, 1st Edition

    By William A. Jackson

    Defining markets has never been an easy task. Despite their importance for economic theory and practice, they are hard to pin down as a concept and economists have tended to adopt simplified axiomatic models or rely on piecemeal case studies. This book argues that an extended range of theory,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World book cover

    Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Skott

    This volume departs from conventional historiography concerned with colonialism in the Malay world, by turning to the use of knowledge generated by European presence in the region. The aim here is to map the ways in which European observers and scholars interpreted the ethnic, linguistic and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Mobility, Education and Life Trajectories: New and old migratory pathways book cover

    Mobility, Education and Life Trajectories

    New and old migratory pathways, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Valentin, Karen Fog Olwig

    Migration for educational purposes, once the privilege of the upper class, has become a global mass phenomenon in recent years. This volume examines, within different cultural and historical contexts, the close relationship between migration, education, and social mobility. Adopting the perspective…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Theories of Uncertainty and Risk across Different Modernities book cover

    Theories of Uncertainty and Risk across Different Modernities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Brown

    Setting out to challenge various common assumptions in risk research, this collection explores how uncertainty is handled in a range of social contexts across the globe. Social science research often emphasises the salience of risk and uncertainty for grasping the dynamics of late-modern societies,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Ecologies of Engaged Scholarship: Stories from Activist Academics book cover

    Ecologies of Engaged Scholarship

    Stories from Activist Academics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel A. Guajardo, Francisco J. Guajardo, Leslie Ann Locke

    Story and auto-ethnography are study methods based on decolonizing and liberating research perspectives. Stories, auto-ethnographies, and other qualitative methodologies enable the researcher/educator to be both a research instrument and an object in their study. Stories allow for the examination…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics: Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic book cover

    Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics

    Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic, 1st Edition

    By Gareth M. Thomas

    Nominated for the Foundation of Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize 2018 In the UK and beyond, Down’s syndrome screening has become a universal programme in prenatal care. But why does screening persist, particularly in light of research that highlights pregnant women’s ambivalent and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Video Ethnography book cover

    Video Ethnography

    1st Edition

    By David Redmon

    Video Ethnography provides a thought-provoking, guided framework to ethnographic filmmaking. It examines how this kind of filmmaking can be a means of approximating, mediating and evoking lived experience. Functioning as a kind of sensory extension of the videographer, video ethnography arises…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge

  • World Watching: Streetcorners and Newsbeats on a Journey through Anthropology book cover

    World Watching

    Streetcorners and Newsbeats on a Journey through Anthropology, 1st Edition

    By Ulf Hannerz

    This book reflects on the author’s distinguished scholarly career over half a century, linking personal biography to changes in the discipline of anthropology. Ulf Hannerz presents a number of important essays and a brand new chapter that allow readers to track developments in his own…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge

  • The Waterside Ape: An Alternative Account of Human Evolution book cover

    The Waterside Ape

    An Alternative Account of Human Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Peter H. Rhys Evans

    This book presents the latest evidence on the controversial ‘Waterside Ape’ theory of human evolution, what used to be known as the ‘Aquatic Ape’ theory. The traditional ‘Savannah Ape’ theory that early hominid apes evolved on the grass plains of East Africa 6- 7 million years ago from our…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29 
    CRC Press

  • The Politics of Palestinian Multilingualism: Speaking for citizenship book cover

    The Politics of Palestinian Multilingualism

    Speaking for citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Hawker

    The Politics of Palestinian Multilingualism: Speaking for Citizenship provides an essential contribution to understanding the politics of Israel/Palestine through the prism of sociolinguistics and discourse analysis. Arabic-speakers who also know Hebrew resort to a range of communicative strategies…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    The Politics of Language

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