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  • An Overheated World: An Anthropological History of the Early Twenty-first Century book cover

    An Overheated World

    An Anthropological History of the Early Twenty-first Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Hylland Eriksen

    Although economic, cultural and demographic changes are part and parcel of the modern world, changes in a number of areas have accelerated in the last quarter-century – a period sometimes spoken of as the global information society, a world of ‘liquid modernity’ – or of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Community Development and Democratic Practice book cover

    Community Development and Democratic Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Lachapelle, Michael Rios

    This book is the outcome of a multiyear process of participatory meetings, individual and collective writings, and insightful criticisms sponsored by the Kettering Foundation regarding the intersection of community development and democratic practice. The collective outcome from these processes is…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Final Journeys: Migrant End-of-life Care and Rituals in Europe book cover

    Final Journeys

    Migrant End-of-life Care and Rituals in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alistair Hunter, Eva Soom Ammann

    A recurring theme of the public discourse on immigration in Europe today is that migrants are primarily young people, of working age. Against this short-sighted view, the main contribution of this book is to propose that processes of ageing and dying constitute a critical juncture in the settlement…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Glocal Languages and Critical Intercultural Awareness: The South Answers Back book cover

    Glocal Languages and Critical Intercultural Awareness

    The South Answers Back, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manuela Guilherme, Lynn Mario T. Menezes de Souza

    This volume provides a new perspective on prevailing discourses on translanguaging and multilingualism by looking at ‘glocal’ languages, local languages which have been successfully "globalized". Focusing on European languages recreated in Latin America, the book features examples from languages…

    Hardback – 2019-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • Police Work and Identity: A South African Ethnography book cover

    Police Work and Identity

    A South African Ethnography, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Faull

    This is a book about the men and women who police contemporary South Africa. Drawing on rich, original ethnographical data, it considers how officers make sense of their jobs and how they find meaning in their duties. It demonstrates that the dynamics that lead to police abuses and scandals in…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Water and Rural Communities: Local Politics, Meaning and Place book cover

    Water and Rural Communities

    Local Politics, Meaning and Place, 1st Edition

    By Lia Bryant, with Jodie George

    The overall theme of this book concerns the multiplicity and complexities of discursive constructions of water in Western economies in relation to irrigation communities. The authors argue that the politics of place is given meaning in relation to local knowledges and within multiple and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Biotech Juggernaut: Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience book cover

    Biotech Juggernaut

    Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience, 1st Edition

    By Tina Stevens, Stuart Newman

    Biotech Juggernaut: Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience relates the intensifying effort of bioentrepreneurs to apply genetic engineering technologies to the human species and to extend the commercial reach of synthetic biology or "extreme genetic engineering." In 1980,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • The Afterlife in the Arab Spring book cover

    The Afterlife in the Arab Spring

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amira Mittermaier

    Death lies at the beginning of the Arab uprisings, and death continues to haunt them. Most narratives about the ‘Arab Spring’ begin with Mohammed Bouazizi, a Tunisian fruit vendor who set himself on fire. Egyptian protesters in turn referred to Khaled Said, a young man from Alexandria whom the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge

  • Impossible Refuge: The Control and Constraint of Refugee Futures book cover

    Impossible Refuge

    The Control and Constraint of Refugee Futures, 1st Edition

    By Georgina Ramsay

    Impossible Refuge brings the perspectives of refugees into rapidly emerging dialogues about contemporary situations of mass forced migration, asking: what does it mean to be displaced? Based on multi-sited ethnographic research conducted with refugees from Central Africa living in situations of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    On Edge: Ethnographies and Theories of Threshold Phenomena

  • The Anthropology of Epidemics book cover

    The Anthropology of Epidemics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann H. Kelly, Frédéric Keck, Christos Lynteris

    Over the past decades, infectious disease epidemics have come to increasingly pose major global health challenges to humanity. The Anthropology of Epidemics approaches epidemics as total social phenomena: processes and events which encompass and exercise a transformational impact on social life…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Social Justice in Globalized Fitness and Health: Bodies Out of Sight book cover

    Social Justice in Globalized Fitness and Health

    Bodies Out of Sight, 1st Edition

    By Laura Azzarito

    In today’s neoliberal times, thinking about fitness and health is dominated by the media’s narratives of "fit bodies," which are presented and circulated in society as "valued bodies." Outside that mainstream view, however, there are many people labeled "bodies-at-risk": those who deviate from…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Equine Cultures in Transition: Ethical Questions book cover

    Equine Cultures in Transition

    Ethical Questions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonna Bornemark, Petra Andersson, Ulla Ekström von Essen

    Societal views on animals are rapidly changing and have become more diversified: can we use them for our own pleasure, and how should we understand animal agency? These questions, asked both in theoretical discourses and different practices, are also relevant for our understanding of horses and the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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