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  • A Cosmopolitan Journey?: Difference, Distinction and Identity Work in Gap Year Travel book cover

    A Cosmopolitan Journey?

    Difference, Distinction and Identity Work in Gap Year Travel, 1st Edition

    By Helene Snee

    Does travel broaden the mind? This book explores this question through an innovative sociological study of gap year travel. Taking a year out overseas between school and university is an increasingly legitimate practice for young people in the UK. But what do young people get out of gap years? A…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Transformative Policy for Poor Women: A New Feminist Framework book cover

    Transformative Policy for Poor Women

    A New Feminist Framework, 1st Edition

    By Bina Fernandez

    What accounts for the oft-noted 'gap' between well-designed policies for women and their inadequate implementation? Why do such policies often fail to benefit the poorest women? How do policies address the intersecting inequalities of gender, class, caste, ethnic identity and race? What are the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Mobility, Education and Life Trajectories: New and old migratory pathways book cover

    Mobility, Education and Life Trajectories

    New and old migratory pathways, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Valentin, Karen Fog Olwig

    Migration for educational purposes, once the privilege of the upper class, has become a global mass phenomenon in recent years. This volume examines, within different cultural and historical contexts, the close relationship between migration, education, and social mobility. Adopting the perspective…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • National Liberation Movements as Government in Africa book cover

    National Liberation Movements as Government in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Redie Bereketeab

    Africa is well known for the production of national liberation movements (NLMs), stemming from a history of exploitation, colonisation and slavery. NLMs are generally characterised by a struggle carried out by or in the name of suppressed people for political, social, cultural, economic,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Multidisciplinary Studies of the Environment and Civilization: Japanese Perspectives book cover

    Multidisciplinary Studies of the Environment and Civilization

    Japanese Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yoshinori Yasuda, Mark J. Hudson

    Multidisciplinary Studies on the Environment and Civilization draws on research from a diverse range of fields across the humanities, social and natural sciences to discover what is needed to develop an affluent, sustainable and resilient world for the twenty-first century and beyond. The…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia and the Anthropocene

  • Sex Work in Nepal: The Making and Unmaking of a Category book cover

    Sex Work in Nepal

    The Making and Unmaking of a Category, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Caviglia

    This book explores ‘sex work’ in Nepal as a social and analytical category. Narrating stories of those subsumed under such definition, it examines changes as well as continuities characterising socio-cultural norms and perceptions through an analysis of sexual consumption. It also highlights the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge India

  • Mobility and Employment in Urban Southeast Asia: Examples from Indonesia and the Philippines book cover

    Mobility and Employment in Urban Southeast Asia

    Examples from Indonesia and the Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Michael A. Costello

    Although the literature on rapid urbanization in the Third World is considerable, the role of intermediate-sized cities in this process is not well documented. In this comparative study, the contributors examine urbanization and development in five intermediate-sized cities in Indonesia and the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

  • Computing Myths, Class Realities: An Ethnography of Technology and Working People in Sheffield, England book cover

    Computing Myths, Class Realities

    An Ethnography of Technology and Working People in Sheffield, England, 1st Edition

    By David Hakken

    This study of computing in an economically transforming city in the north of England looks at how new information technologies effect and are affected by a historically vibrant working-class culture. Stressing the complex interplay between technology and culture, especially notions about work and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

  • Articulating Change in the Last Unknown book cover

    Articulating Change in the Last Unknown

    1st Edition

    By Frederick K. Errington

    This remarkable book explores questions of identity and value posed by people living on (or near) the small Pacific island of Karavar in Papua New Guinea. The complex social and cultural changes that occurred during the century after Europeans first arrived in the area have led Karavarans to wonder…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

  • Internal Migration in Sri Lanka and Its Social Consequences book cover

    Internal Migration in Sri Lanka and Its Social Consequences

    1st Edition

    By Robert N. Kearney

    The South Asian nation of Sri Lanka has experienced a tremendous amount of internal migration in recent decades. More than two million persons, nearly one out of seven, were born in districts other than their place of enumeration for the 1981 census. The authors of this book probe the aspects of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

  • Involuntary Migration and Resettlement: The Problems and Responses of Dislocated People book cover

    Involuntary Migration and Resettlement

    The Problems and Responses of Dislocated People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Art Hansen

    Involuntary migration occurs when there has been, or will be, a catastrophic change in people's environment and they have little or no choice but to relocate. Causes range from natural disasters to sociopolitical upheaval (war, revolution, pogrom) and even to planned changes (dams, atomic…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

  • Ethnography and the Historical Imagination book cover

    Ethnography and the Historical Imagination

    1st Edition

    By John Comaroff, Jean Comaroff

    Over the years John and Jean Comaroff have broadened the study of culture and society with their reflections on power and meaning. In their work on Africa and colonialism they have explored some of the fundamental questions of social science, delving into the nature of history and human agency,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

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