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  • Sikh Diaspora in Japan book cover

    Sikh Diaspora in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Masako Azuma

    The Sikh community is one of the largest groups of Indians abroad and many studies of these migrants have been conducted. The Sikh temples which are called gurdwaras are seen at all the places where Sikh migrants have settled. As other Indian migrants, Sikhs too have struggled to maintain their…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16

  • Decoding a Royal Marine Commando: The Militarized Body as Artefact book cover

    Decoding a Royal Marine Commando

    The Militarized Body as Artefact, 1st Edition

    By Mark A. Burchell

    With a heritage dating back to the mid-seventeenth century, the Royal Marines have accrued a rich history of rituals, artefacts and material culture that is consciously deployed in order to define and shape the institution both historically and going forward into an uncertain future. Drawing upon…

    Hardback – 2018-10-12
    Material Culture and Modern Conflict

  • Migration, Gender and Care Economy book cover

    Migration, Gender and Care Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan, N. Neetha

    This volume closely analyses women’s role and experiences in migration (internal and international) and its interlinkages with the care economy in their functions as nurses and paid domestic workers as well as unpaid carers. Bringing together case studies from across India and other parts of the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge India

  • Bureaucracy, Integration and Suspicion in the Welfare State book cover

    Bureaucracy, Integration and Suspicion in the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Mark Graham

    This book explores how the often well-meaning routines and assumptions of a generous welfare state can reflect and even contribute to the stigmatisation of refugees and Muslims in Europe today. While the main cases are from Sweden, examples are included from the UK, France, Switzerland, Germany and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Knowing from the Indigenous North: Sámi Approaches to History, Politics and Belonging book cover

    Knowing from the Indigenous North

    Sámi Approaches to History, Politics and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Sanna Valkonen, Jarno Valkonen

    Focusing on the Sápmi region of Northern Europe as a point of departure, this book enriches and sharpens the concept of 'the North.' It combines detailed empirical research on the Sámi people and their life-worlds with theoretical contributions from leading scholars. The authors consider the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02

  • Enter Culture, Exit Arts?: The Transformation of Cultural Hierarchies in European Newspaper Culture Sections, 1960–2010 book cover

    Enter Culture, Exit Arts?

    The Transformation of Cultural Hierarchies in European Newspaper Culture Sections, 1960–2010, 1st Edition

    By Semi Purhonen, Riie Heikkilä, Irmak Karademir Hazir, Tina Lauronen, Carlos J. Fernández Rodríguez, Jukka Gronow

    Key debates of contemporary cultural sociology – the rise of the ‘cultural omnivore’, the fate of classical ‘highbrow’ culture, the popularization, commercialization and globalization of culture – deal with temporal changes. Yet, systematic research about these processes is scarce due to the lack…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02

  • Bangladesh's Graduation from the Least Developed Countries Group: Pitfalls and Promises book cover

    Bangladesh's Graduation from the Least Developed Countries Group

    Pitfalls and Promises, 1st Edition

    Edited by Debapriya Bhattacharya

    Since the group of least developed countries (LDCs) was identified in 1971, only five countries have graduated from the group, all of which are characterised by small size or population. The projections are that the next decade will see a rapid increase in the pace of graduation, with Bangladesh in…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Culture, Social Movements, and Protest book cover

    Culture, Social Movements, and Protest

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hank Johnston

    This cutting-edge research volume advances the widely accepted perspective that cultural factors are central elements in shaping trajectories, organizational forms, recruitment, protest strategies and ideologies of social movements. Hank Johnston brings together international experts in cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27

  • Indigenous Places and Colonial Spaces: The Politics of Intertwined Relations book cover

    Indigenous Places and Colonial Spaces

    The Politics of Intertwined Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicole Gombay, Marcela Palomino-Schalscha

    In the aftermath of colonial occupation, Indigenous peoples have long fought to assert their sovereignty. This requires that settler colonial societies comprehend the inadequacy of their responses to Indigenous peoples’ contestations of existing power relations. Taking an international and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-26
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Adivasi Rights and Exclusion in India book cover

    Adivasi Rights and Exclusion in India

    1st Edition

    Edited by V. Srinivasa Rao

    This volume examines the processes and impacts of exclusion on the Adivasis (tribal or indigenous people) in India and what repercussions these have for their constitutional rights. The chapters explore a wide range of issues connected to the idea of exclusion — land and forest resources, habitats…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge India

  • Organic Food and Farming in China: Top-down and Bottom-up Ecological Initiatives book cover

    Organic Food and Farming in China

    Top-down and Bottom-up Ecological Initiatives, 1st Edition

    By Steffanie Scott, Zhenzhong Si, Theresa Schumilas, Aijuan Chen

    Despite reports of food safety and quality scandals, China has a rapidly expanding organic agriculture and food sector, and there is a revolution in ecological food and ethical eating in China’s cities. This book shows how a set of social, economic, cultural, and environmental conditions have…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Early Childhood Care and Education at the Margins: African Perspectives on Birth to Three book cover

    Early Childhood Care and Education at the Margins

    African Perspectives on Birth to Three, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hasina Banu Ebrahim, Auma Okwany, Oumar Barry

    The importance of early childhood care and education (ECCE) in the lives of very young children is gaining increasing attention around the globe and yet there is a persistent lack of diverse knowledge perspectives on this critical phase. This stems from dominant Eurocentric framings of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    EECERA Collection of Research in Early Childhood Education

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