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  • Risk And Uncertainty In Tribal And Peasant Economies book cover

    Risk And Uncertainty In Tribal And Peasant Economies

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Cashdan

    This book is concerned with how people respond to unpredictable variation in environmental and economic conditions (risk) and lack of information (uncertainty) about those risks. The papers focus on tribal and peasant societies. These societies lack many of the formal institutions that we, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09
    Routledge

  • Scandinavian Exodus: Demography And Social Development Of 19th Century Rural Communities book cover

    Scandinavian Exodus

    Demography And Social Development Of 19th Century Rural Communities, 1st Edition

    By Briant Lindsay Lowell

    First published in 1987. During the last half of the nineteenth century, nearly two million Norwegians and Swedes migrated to the United States. Declining rates of emigration are moderately associated with the development of urban-industrialization in Scandinavia toward the end of the 19th century.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09
    Routledge

  • State, Capital, And Rural Society: Anthropological Perspectives On Political Economy In Mexico And The Andes book cover

    State, Capital, And Rural Society

    Anthropological Perspectives On Political Economy In Mexico And The Andes, 1st Edition

    By Ben Orlove, Michael W Foley, Thomas F Love

    This volume represents recent anthropological research on the political economy of Latin America. Dependency theories, modes of production analysis, and theories of the state all attempt to conceptualize the interrelations among "class," "interest," and, at some level, "power." All three, that is,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Archaeology Of West And Northwest Mesoamerica book cover

    The Archaeology Of West And Northwest Mesoamerica

    1st Edition

    By Michael S Foster, Phil C Weigand, Leticia Gonzalez, Eric W Ritter

    Based on recent archaeological surveys and excavations, the chapters in this volume provide current, comprehensive, area-by-area summaries of the region's Precolumbian past. Research in the last two decades has indicated that the evolution and adaptations of the indigenous cultures of the region…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09
    Routledge

  • Giving Blood: The Institutional Making of Altruism book cover

    Giving Blood

    The Institutional Making of Altruism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johanne Charbonneau, André Smith

    Giving Blood represents a new agenda for blood donation research. It explores the diverse historical and contemporary undercurrents that influence how blood donation takes place, and the social meanings that people attribute to the act of giving blood. Drawing from empirical studies conducted in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action: #WTF and How Did We Get Here? #WhosThatFeminist #WhatsThatFeminism book cover

    Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action

    #WTF and How Did We Get Here? #WhosThatFeminist #WhatsThatFeminism, 1st Edition

    By Menoukha Robin Case, Allison V. Craig

    Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action is an accessible foundation that whets appetite for further study. It provides a non-US-centric introduction to gender studies, covering topics like 19th-century African, Chinese, and Arab movements, and foregrounds Black and Indigenous feminisms. Several…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • UNESCO Biosphere Reserves: Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society book cover

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

    Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen G. Reed, Martin F. Price

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are designated areas in geographical regions of global socio-ecological significance. This definitive book shows their global relevance and contribution to environmental protection, biocultural diversity and education. Initiated in the 1970s as part of UNESCO’s Man…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Identity and Education: The Links for Mature Women Students book cover

    Identity and Education

    The Links for Mature Women Students, 1st Edition

    By Janet Parr

    This title was first published in 2000:  Why do mature women return to education? On the face of it, the answer would seem obvious - to gain qualifications which they had not acquired in their earlier learning. However their return to learning seems to be much more than just about paper…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Disaster Public Health and Older People book cover

    Disaster Public Health and Older People

    1st Edition

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    Disaster Public Health and Older People introduces professionals, students and fieldworkers to the science and art of promoting health and well-being among older people in the context of humanitarian emergencies, with a particular focus on low- and middle-income country settings. Older people…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Native American Survivance, Memory, and Futurity: The Gerald Vizenor Continuum book cover

    Native American Survivance, Memory, and Futurity

    The Gerald Vizenor Continuum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Däwes, Alexandra Hauke

    According to Kimberly Blaeser, Gerald Vizenor is "the most prolific Native American writer of the twentieth century," and Christopher Teuton rightfully calls him "one of the most innovative and brilliant American Indian writers" today." With more than 40 books of fiction, poetry, life writing,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Changing Constellations of Southeast Asia: From Northeast Asia to China book cover

    Changing Constellations of Southeast Asia

    From Northeast Asia to China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Abdul Rahman Embong, Siew Yean Tham

    Southeast Asia is among emerging economies that have become important drivers of the world economy. ASEAN has furthered the region’s economic integration. Yet, growth remains dependent on foreign investment. Inequality has grown or remained high. Democracy, instead of consolidating, has stalled or…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

  • Culture and the Cognitive Science of Religion book cover

    Culture and the Cognitive Science of Religion

    1st Edition

    By James Cresswell

    Culture and the Cognitive Science of Religion is the first book to bring together cultural psychology and the cognitive science of religion (CSR). Containing much-needed discussion of how good research should do more than simply follow methodological prescriptions, this thought-provoking and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

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