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  • Bourdieu and After: A Guide to Relational Phenomenology book cover

    Bourdieu and After

    A Guide to Relational Phenomenology, 1st Edition

    By Will Atkinson

    Pierre Bourdieu was the most influential sociologist of the later 20th Century. The framework he developed continues to inspire countless researchers across the globe and provokes intense debates long after his death. Novel concepts, innovative applications and countless elaborations spring up…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge

  • Traditional and Indigenous Knowledge Systems in the Modern Era: A Natural and Applied Science Perspective book cover

    Traditional and Indigenous Knowledge Systems in the Modern Era

    A Natural and Applied Science Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Katerere, Wendy Applequist, Oluwaseyi M. Aboyade, Chamunorwa Togo

    While there is talk of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, old and new challenges bedevil the world - climate change, nutrition and health poverty being at the top of the list. In seeking solutions to these and other problems which afflict the modern era, it is worthwhile to look into our collective…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04 
    CRC Press

  • The Secret Lives of Anthropologists: Lessons from the Field book cover

    The Secret Lives of Anthropologists

    Lessons from the Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bonnie L. Hewlett

    This book addresses the difficult conditions researchers may face in the field and provides lessons in how to navigate the various social, political, economic, health and environmental challenges involved in fieldwork. It also sheds important light on aspects often considered ‘secret’ or taboo. A…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State: Sweden, UK, Japan, US book cover

    Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State

    Sweden, UK, Japan, US, 1st Edition

    By Hiroto Tsukada

    This title was first published in 2001: Examining the future of the welfare state in four globalizing economies - Sweden, UK, Japan and US - this book presents a detailed analysis of the ways in which social and economic aspects of these welfare states have altered under growing market-first…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Biographical Research in Eastern Europe: Altered Lives and Broken Biographies book cover

    Biographical Research in Eastern Europe

    Altered Lives and Broken Biographies, 1st Edition

    By Robert Miller

    Edited by Robin Humphrey

    This title was first published in 2003. The transition from socialism experienced by the countries of Eastern and Central Europe during the last decade has been recognised as a profound historical watershed. It is only now, however, that the meanings and dimensions of 'post-socialism' are becoming…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • UNESCO Biosphere Reserves: Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society book cover

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

    Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen G. Reed, Martin F. Price

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are geographical regions of global socio-ecological significance. They are designated within UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Programme, and form an international, intergovernmental network that supports the aims of sustainability science. This book shows their global…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Third Wave Feminism and Transgender: Strength through Diversity book cover

    Third Wave Feminism and Transgender

    Strength through Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Edward BURLTON Davies

    Feminism and transgender, as social factions or collective subjectivities, have historically evaded, vilified or negated each other’s philosophy and subjectivities. In particular, separatist feminist theorists have portrayed the two ‘sides’ as consisting of mutually incompatible aims and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • American Chinese Restaurants: Society, Culture and Consumption book cover

    American Chinese Restaurants

    Society, Culture and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Banh, Haiming Liu

    With case studies from the USA, Canada, Chile, and other countries in Latin America, American Chinese Restaurants examines the lived experiences of what it is like to work in a Chinese restaurant. The book provides ethnographic insights on small family business, struggling immigrant parents, and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge

  • Relativism book cover

    Relativism

    1st Edition

    By Maria Baghramian, Annalisa Coliva

    'It's all relative'. In a world of increasing cultural diversity, it can seem that everything is indeed relative. But should we concede that there is no such thing as right and wrong, and no objective truth? Can we reconcile relativism and pluralism? How many relativisms are there, and can they be…

    Paperback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • The Promise of Contemporary Primatology book cover

    The Promise of Contemporary Primatology

    1st Edition

    By Erin P. Riley

    This book argues for a contemporary primatology that recognizes humans as integral components in the ecologies of primates. This contemporary primatology uses a broadened theoretical lens and methodological toolkit to study primate behavior and ecology in increasingly anthropogenic contexts and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-13 
    Routledge
    New Biological Anthropology

  • Bodily Exchanges, Bioethics and Border Crossing: Perspectives on Giving, Selling and Sharing Bodies book cover

    Bodily Exchanges, Bioethics and Border Crossing

    Perspectives on Giving, Selling and Sharing Bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erik Malmqvist, Kristin Zeiler

    Medical therapy, research and technology enable us to make our bodies, or parts of them, available to others in an increasing number of ways. This is the case in organ, tissue, egg and sperm donation as well as in surrogate motherhood and clinical research. Bringing together leading scholars…

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

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