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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Dynamics of Human Biocultural Diversity: A Unified Approach book cover

    Dynamics of Human Biocultural Diversity

    A Unified Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Elisa J. Sobo

    This lively text by leading medical anthropologist Elisa Sobo offers a unique, holistic approach to human diversity and rises to the challenge of truly integrating biology and culture. The inviting writing style and fascinating examples make important ideas from complexity theory and epigenetics…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Media Cultures in Latin America: Key Concepts and New Debates book cover

    Media Cultures in Latin America

    Key Concepts and New Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Juan Francisco Salazar, Anna Cristina Pertierra

    Media Cultures in Latin America updates and expands contemporary global understandings of the region’s media and cultural research by discussing the past forty years of contributions made by Latin American cultural studies to the global media research, and connect this history to newly developing…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Semantic Theory of Evolution book cover

    The Semantic Theory of Evolution

    1st Edition

    By Marcello Barbieri

    Originally published in 1985, The Semantic Theory of Evolution addresses the notion that life is not shaped by the single law of natural selection, but instead by a plurality of laws that resemble grammatical rules in language. This remarkable work presents a semantic theory centering on the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Government by Natural Selection book cover

    Government by Natural Selection

    1st Edition

    By Hugh Taylor

    Originally published in 1915, Government by Natural Selection looks at the historical advancement of government through the lens of the Darwinian theory of natural selection. The book examines the history of government and its formation, right up until the early 20th century, when the book was…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • The Natural Theology of Evolution book cover

    The Natural Theology of Evolution

    1st Edition

    By J. N. Shearman

    Originally published in 1915, The Natural Theology of Evolution looks at the concept of natural theology, examining the argument for the existence of God based on reason and ordinary experiences of nature. The book looks at natural theology in light of Darwin’s theory of evolution, and how this…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Homo Faber: A Study of Man's Mental Evolution book cover

    Homo Faber

    A Study of Man's Mental Evolution, 1st Edition

    By G. N. M. Tyrrell

    Originally published in 1951, Homo Faber is an examination of the scientific outlook on human mental evolution through the lens of parapsychology. The book aims to undermine what its terms, the ‘scientific outlook’ examining the human interpretation of the world, and the preconceived scientific…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Homo Sapiens: From Man to Demigod book cover

    Homo Sapiens

    From Man to Demigod, 1st Edition

    By Bernhard Rensch

    Originally published in 1972, Homo Sapiens examines how humans emerged from among the millions of other species and achieved our unique position within the animal kingdom. The book examines what direction future evolution will take and what may be regarded as the ‘meaning’ of human existence. It…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • The Awakening Earth: Our Next Evolutionary Leap book cover

    The Awakening Earth

    Our Next Evolutionary Leap, 1st Edition

    By Peter Russell

    Originally published in 1982 The Awakening Earth explores the idea of the Earth as a collective, self-regulatory living organism, and considers in this context, the function of the human race. The book provides an exploration of humanity’s potential and explores the possibility of mankind’s…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

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