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  • Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa: Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana book cover

    Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa

    Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Seth Tweneboah

    Applying a legal pluralist framework, this study examines the complex interrelationships between religion, law, and politics in contemporary Ghana, a professedly secular state characterised by high levels of religiousity. It aims to explore legal, cultural and moral tensions created by overlapping…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Forensic Anthropology Teams in Latin America book cover

    Forensic Anthropology Teams in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia Dutrénit-Bielous

    This book charts the development of forensic anthropology teams in Latin America and surveys their main characteristics, achievements, and challenges in light of a recent past fraught with state repression and violence. The volume contains contributions by an interdisciplinary group of scholars…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Life Trajectories Into and Out of Contemporary Neo-Nazism: Becoming and Unbecoming the Hateful Other book cover

    Life Trajectories Into and Out of Contemporary Neo-Nazism

    Becoming and Unbecoming the Hateful Other, 1st Edition

    By Christer Mattsson, Thomas Johansson

    This book provides the first comprehensive sociological study of the contemporary National Socialist movement in Sweden, including how it has developed since the 1990s until the present. It covers the ideas and political aspects of the movement, as well as the subjective and very personal stories…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Being Janana: Language and Sexuality in Contemporary India book cover

    Being Janana

    Language and Sexuality in Contemporary India, 1st Edition

    By Ila Nagar

    Being Janana focuses on same-sex desiring male-bodied subjects in Lucknow, India and explores how they make meaning in the marginalization of their desire through language performativity. Along with their desire for other men, jananas maintain ostensibly heteronormatively and culturally defined…

    Hardback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Ethnography

  • Bad Christians, New Spains: Muslims, Catholics, and Native Americans in a Mediterratlantic World book cover

    Bad Christians, New Spains

    Muslims, Catholics, and Native Americans in a Mediterratlantic World, 1st Edition

    By Byron Ellsworth Hamann

    This book centers on two inquisitorial investigations, both of which began in the 1540s. One involved the relations of Europeans and Native Americans in an Oaxacan town (in New Spain, today’s Mexico). The other involved relations of Moriscos (recent Muslim converts to Catholicism) and Old…

    Hardback – 2019-11-05 
    Routledge
    The Anthropology of History

  • Developing Magical Consciousness: A Theoretical and Practical Guide for Expansion book cover

    Developing Magical Consciousness

    A Theoretical and Practical Guide for Expansion, 1st Edition

    By Susan Greenwood

    Offering a new template for future exploration, Susan Greenwood examines and develops the notion that the experience of magic is a panhuman orientation of consciousness, a form of knowledge largely marginalized in Western societies. In this volume she aims to form a "bridge of communication"…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities book cover

    Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Lo, Chris Berry, Guo Liping

    This edited volume will explore a wide range of issues relating to health, medicine, and the body in China and other societies identified as Chinese during the past century, through the medium of the moving image. Drawing on both feature and documentary films from mainland China and elsewhere in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • The Political Sociology and Anthropology of Evil: Tricksterology book cover

    The Political Sociology and Anthropology of Evil: Tricksterology

    1st Edition

    By Agnes Horvath, Arpad Szakolczai

    This book offers a new approach to the problem of evil through an examination of the anthropological figure of the ‘trickster’. A lesser known and much more recent term than evil, the authors use the trickster to facilitate a greater understanding of the return of evil in the modern era. Instead of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Muslim Piety as Economy: Markets, Meaning and Morality in Southeast Asia book cover

    Muslim Piety as Economy

    Markets, Meaning and Morality in Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johan Fischer, Jérémy Jammes

    The first volume to explore Muslim piety as a form of economy, this book examines specific forms of production, trade, regulation, consumption, entrepreneurship and science that condition – and are themselves conditioned by – Islamic values, logics and politics. With a focus on Southeast Asia as a…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in Material Religion and Spirituality

  • Human Extinction and the Pandemic Imaginary book cover

    Human Extinction and the Pandemic Imaginary

    1st Edition

    By Christos Lynteris

    This book develops an examination and critique of human extinction as a result of the ‘next pandemic’ and turns attention towards the role of pandemic catastrophe in the renegotiation of what it means to be human. Nested in debates among anthropologists, philosophers, social theorists and STS…

    Hardback – 2019-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Black Men in Britain: An Ethnographic Portrait of the Post-Windrush Generation book cover

    Black Men in Britain

    An Ethnographic Portrait of the Post-Windrush Generation, 1st Edition

    By Kenny Monrose

    While extensive attention has been paid to black youth, adult black British men are a notable omission in academic literature. This book is the first attempt to understand one of Britain's hidden populations - The post Windrush generation, who matured within a post-industrial British society that…

    Hardback – 2019-10-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Tracing Asylum Journeys: Transnational Mobility of non-European Refugees to Canada via Turkey book cover

    Tracing Asylum Journeys

    Transnational Mobility of non-European Refugees to Canada via Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Ugur Yildiz

    This book explores the asylum journey of non-European asylum applicants who seek asylum in Turkey before resettling in Canada with the aid of the Canadian government’s assisted resettlement programme. Based on ethnographic research among Syrian, Afghan, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Iraqi, Iranian, Somali,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

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