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  • Transforming Cities: Contested Governance and New Spatial Divisions book cover

    Transforming Cities

    Contested Governance and New Spatial Divisions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Jewson, Susanne Macgregor

    Transforming Cities examines the profound changes that have characterised cities of the advanced capitalist societies in the final decades of the twentieth century. It analyses ways in which relationships of contest, conflict and co-operation are realised in and through the social and spatial forms…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Work and the Enterprise Culture book cover

    Work and the Enterprise Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Cross, Geoff Payne

    Work and Enterprise Culture examines the world of work in the light of the major changes that have occurred over the last decade. In particular, the book focuses on what is understood by the term the ‘enterprise culture’ and considers what impact, if any, this concept has on traditional work…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Peatlands: Ecology, Conservation and Heritage book cover

    Peatlands

    Ecology, Conservation and Heritage, 1st Edition

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    This book provides an introduction to peatlands for the non-specialist student reader and those concerned about environmental protection. Peat is formed when vegetation partially decays in a waterlogged environment and occurs extensively throughout both temperate and tropical regions. Interest in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Women, Consumption and Paradox book cover

    Women, Consumption and Paradox

    1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy de Waal Malefyt, Maryann McCabe

    Women are the world’s most powerful consumers, yet they are largely marketed to erroneously through misconceptions and patriarchal views that distort the reality of women’s lives, bodies and work. This book examines the contradictions and mismatches between women’s everyday experiences and market…

    Paperback – 2020-05-08 
    Routledge
    Anthropology & Business

  • Médecins Sans Frontières and Humanitarian Situations: An Anthropological Exploration book cover

    Médecins Sans Frontières and Humanitarian Situations

    An Anthropological Exploration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-François Véran, Doris Burtscher, Beverley Stringer

    This book explores the interaction between anthropology and humanitarianism, focused on the organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). The emphasis of the collection is on practicing anthropology within humanitarian situations, reflecting on how anthropology contributes to the development of…

    Paperback – 2020-05-05 
    Routledge

  • French Perspectives in African Studies: A Collection of Translated Essays book cover

    French Perspectives in African Studies

    A Collection of Translated Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pierre Alexandre

    Originally published in 1973, this volume presents some of the main approaches that were developed by French Africanists during the 1940s, 50s and 60s. The book covers social structure, kinship systems, economic change, ethnography, language, history and archaeology in West Africa.…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Modern Migrations in Western Africa book cover

    Modern Migrations in Western Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samir Amin

    Originally published in 1974, this volume deals with studies of migration from census and other data, variations in scale, distance and duration of various types of migration, social relations of migrant populations with their home areas and their host communities, and expectations and valuation of…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • The Basuto: A Social Study of Traditional and Modern Lesotho book cover

    The Basuto

    A Social Study of Traditional and Modern Lesotho, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Ashton

    Originally published in 1952 and as a second edition in 1967 this volume provides a systematic and comprehensive account of the Basuto people and their changing culture, and reviews the developments and changes leading up to 1966 when Basutoland achieved independence as Lesotho. It describes…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Christianity in Tropical Africa: Studies Presented and Discussed at the Seventh International African Seminar, University of Ghana, April 1965 book cover

    Christianity in Tropical Africa

    Studies Presented and Discussed at the Seventh International African Seminar, University of Ghana, April 1965, 1st Edition

    Edited by C. G. Baëta

    Originally published in 1968 this volume discusses the issues and problems relevant to Christianity in Tropical Africa. It includes historical studies of the earlier Catholic and Protestant missions and their relationship with African communities, traders and colonial administrations; the social…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • West African City: A Study of Tribal Life in Freetown book cover

    West African City

    A Study of Tribal Life in Freetown, 1st Edition

    By Michael Banton

    Originally published in 1957 this volume deals with the issue of large scale immigration into Freetown, Sierra Leone from the rural areas in the 1950s and the problems which arose as a result. It analyzes the way traditional social systems had to adjust to the demands of urban life and charts the…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • The Mugwe: A Failing Prophet book cover

    The Mugwe

    A Failing Prophet, 1st Edition

    By B. Bernardi

    Originally published in 1959 this volume studies the ritual office of the Mugwe which was of great social significance among the Meru of the Central Province of Kenya and analyses the social changes and decline of the Mugwe which came about in the second half of the twentieth century. Until this…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • African Agrarian Systems book cover

    African Agrarian Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Biebuyck

    Originally published in 1963 this volume surveys various aspects of the complex relations between rights in land, social organization and economic interests in tropical Africa. The papers - in English and French but with summaries in the other language - analyse case studies illustrating the…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

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