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  • National Policy-Making: Domestication of Global Trends book cover

    National Policy-Making

    Domestication of Global Trends, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pertti Alasuutari, Ali Qadir

    Notions of social change are often divided into local versus international. But what actually happens at the national level—where policies are ultimately made and implemented—when policy-making is interdependent worldwide? How do policy-makers take into account the prior choices of other countries?…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Negotiating Ethnicity in China: Citizenship as a Response to the State book cover

    Negotiating Ethnicity in China

    Citizenship as a Response to the State, 1st Edition

    By Chih-yu Shih

    This challenging study brings together anthropology and political science to examine how ethnic minorities are constructed by the state, and how they respond to such constructions.Disclosing endless mini negotiations between those acting in the name of the Chinese state and those carrying the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • High North Stories in a Time of Transition: Gutsy Narratives and Wild Observations book cover

    High North Stories in a Time of Transition

    Gutsy Narratives and Wild Observations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frode Soelberg, Larry Browning, Jan-Oddvar Sørnes

    The High North in a Time of Transition collects multiple perspectives on the lives of people in the High North of Norway at a point when the petroleum boom is no longer the dominant cultural feature of the region. Utilizing constructivist grounded theory, the volume contains a rich variety of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge

  • Religious Freedom and the Law: Emerging Contexts for Freedom for and from Religion book cover

    Religious Freedom and the Law

    Emerging Contexts for Freedom for and from Religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brett G. Scharffs, Asher Maoz, Ashley Isaacson Woolley

    This volume presents a timely analysis of some of the current controversies relating to freedom for religion and freedom from religion that have dominated headlines worldwide. The collection trains the lens closely on select issues and contexts to provide detailed snapshots of the ways in which…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Philosophy of Homelessness: Barely Being book cover

    The Philosophy of Homelessness

    Barely Being, 1st Edition

    By Paul Moran, Frances Atherton

    The Philosophy of Homelessness is borne out of a five-year ethnographic research project involving being with a group of chronically homeless people in Chester. A small city located in the northwest of the UK, Chester is economically supported by its heritage and the tourism that this attracts…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • US-Pakistan Relationship: Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan book cover

    US-Pakistan Relationship

    Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan, 1st Edition

    By A.Z. Hilali

    Hilali provides an excellent study into the US-Pakistan partnership under the Reagan administration. The book explores the causes of Pakistan's involvement in the Afghanistan war and the United States' support to prevent Soviet adventurism. It shows that Pakistan was the principal channel through…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    US Foreign Policy and Conflict in the Islamic World

  • Dementia as Social Experience: Valuing Life and Care book cover

    Dementia as Social Experience

    Valuing Life and Care, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gaynor Macdonald, Jane Mears

    A diagnosis of dementia changes the ways people engage with each other – for those living with dementia, as well their families, caregivers, friends, health professionals, neighbours, shopkeepers and the community. Medical understandings, necessary as they are, provide no insights into how we…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • The Materiality of Mourning: Cross-disciplinary Perspectives book cover

    The Materiality of Mourning

    Cross-disciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zahra Newby, Ruth Toulson

    Tangible remains play an important role in our relationships with the dead; they are pivotal to how we remember, mourn and grieve. The chapters in this volume analyse a diverse range of objects and their role in the processes of grief and mourning, with contributions by scholars in anthropology,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge

  • Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense book cover

    Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense

    1st Edition

    By Craig L. Carr, Lisa Johnson

    American legal scholars have debated for some time the need for a cultural defense in criminal proceedings where minority cultural information seems perti nent to a finding of criminal responsibility in situations where a minority cultural defendant has violated a valid criminal statute. This work…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • The Spectacle of Critique: From Philosophy to Cacophony book cover

    The Spectacle of Critique

    From Philosophy to Cacophony, 1st Edition

    By Tom Boland

    Far from being the preserve of a few elite thinkers, critique increasingly dominates public life in modernity, leading to a cacophony of accusation and denunciation around all political issues. The technique of unmasking ‘power’ or ‘hegemony’ or ‘ideology’ has now been adopted across the political…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Walling, Boundaries and Liminality: A Political Anthropology of Transformations book cover

    Walling, Boundaries and Liminality

    A Political Anthropology of Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Agnes Horvath, Marius Ion Benţa, Joan Davison

    Contemporary challenges related to walls, borders and encirclement, such as migration, integration and endemic historical conflicts, can only be understood properly from a long-term perspective. This book seeks to go beyond conventional definitions of the long durée by locating the social practice…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Subverting Consumerism: Reuse in an Accelerated World book cover

    Subverting Consumerism

    Reuse in an Accelerated World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Crocker, Keri Chiveralls

    There is now a widespread interest in reuse in many domains, from opera houses built over old warehouses, to vintage clothes and everyday goods incorporating repurposed materials or parts. Despite its ubiquity, this extensive creative work is typically seen in narrowly environmental terms, as a…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Antinomies

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