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  • Urban Development and New Towns in the Third World: Lessons from the New Bombay Experience book cover

    Urban Development and New Towns in the Third World

    Lessons from the New Bombay Experience, 1st Edition

    By Alain R.A. Jacquemin

    First published in 1999, this volume examines India and Bombay, countries which represent some of the world’s most dramatic examples of rapid urban growth. One of the strategies frequently adopted by the Indian authorities to cope with this urban growth is the development of new towns, such as New…

    Paperback – 2020-02-26
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Social Consequences of Facial Disfigurement book cover

    The Social Consequences of Facial Disfigurement

    1st Edition

    By Michael J. Hughes

    First published in 1998, this volume recognises that the face is important in human relationships and a facially impaired person is therefore disadvantaged. In this study the causes and social consequences of facial disfigurement are considered, the means whereby people adapt to revised appearance…

    Paperback – 2020-02-26
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Mambila Divination: Framing Questions, Constructing Answers book cover

    Mambila Divination

    Framing Questions, Constructing Answers, 1st Edition

    By David Zeitlyn

    This book offers a major contribution to the study and analysis of divination, based on continuing fieldwork with the Mambila in Cameroon. It seeks to return attention to the details of divinatory practice, using the questions asked and life histories to help understand the perspective of the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26
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    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Sacred Waters: A Cross-Cultural Compendium of Hallowed Springs and Holy Wells book cover

    Sacred Waters

    A Cross-Cultural Compendium of Hallowed Springs and Holy Wells, 1st Edition

    Edited by Celeste Ray

    Describing sacred waters and their associated traditions in over thirty countries and across multiple time periods, this book identifies patterns in panhuman hydrolatry. Supplying life’s most basic daily need, freshwater sources were likely the earliest sacred sites, and the first protected and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-26
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  • On Guilt: The Force Shaping Character, History, and Culture book cover

    On Guilt

    The Force Shaping Character, History, and Culture, 1st Edition

    By John Carroll

    Guilt is the dark force behind haunting anxiety, obsessive-compulsive behaviour, life meaninglessness, and depression – a force to be kept in check. Yet guilt is equally our richest and most hidden resource, the essence of our humanness, and it drives us on to our highest achievements. Today,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-26
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    Morality, Society and Culture

  • Queer Campus Climate: An Ethnographic Fantasia book cover

    Queer Campus Climate

    An Ethnographic Fantasia, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Arnberg

    Queer Campus Climate: An Ethnographic Fantasia is a visceral and provocative account of the lives of ten queer college men living in the Deep South. The book serves many goals. It is an emancipatory research document told in the raucous, fiery voices of these queer men whose narratives are…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26
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    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Researching Language: Issues of Power and Method book cover

    Researching Language

    Issues of Power and Method, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Cameron, Elizabeth Frazer, Penelope Harvey, M. B. H. Rampton, Kay Richardson

    Originally published in 1992. This book discusses the possibilities of developing the research process in social science so that it benefits the subjects as well as the researcher. The authors distinguish between ‘ethical’, ‘advocate’ and ‘empowering’ approaches to the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Recent Advances in Language, Communication, and Social Psychology book cover

    Recent Advances in Language, Communication, and Social Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Giles, Robert N. St. Clair

    Originally published in 1985. Detailed exploration of the dynamics of language within social psychology forms a social psychology of language which is distinct from other approaches. This volume presents some of the growing body of research in this area, with many theoretical models and ideas -…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Language in Indenture: A Sociolinguistic History of Bhojpuri-Hindi in South Africa book cover

    Language in Indenture

    A Sociolinguistic History of Bhojpuri-Hindi in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Rajend Mesthrie

    Originally published in 1991. The transplantation of thousands of Indian workers to South Africa under indenture between 1860 and 1911 was a political act with far-reaching consequences for their linguistic traditions. In this book, the history of one of these Indic languages, Bhojpuri, and its…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Sociolinguistics: A Sociological Critique book cover

    Sociolinguistics

    A Sociological Critique, 1st Edition

    By Glyn Williams

    Originally published in 1992. This provocative and controversial book calls for a critical analysis of the philosophical assumptions underpinning sociolinguistics. Going back to the philosophical roots of the study of language in society, it argues that they lie in the consensual attitude to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Transnationalising Reproduction: Third Party Conception in a Globalised World book cover

    Transnationalising Reproduction

    Third Party Conception in a Globalised World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roisin Ryan Flood, Jenny Gunnarsson Payne

    Third party conception is a growing phenomenon and provokes a burgeoning range of ethical, legal and social questions. What are the rights of donors, recipients and donor conceived children? How are these reproductive technologies regulated? How is kinship understood within these new family forms?…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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  • Practicing Art/Science: Experiments in an Emerging Field book cover

    Practicing Art/Science

    Experiments in an Emerging Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philippe Sormani, Guelfo Carbone, Priska Gisler

    Over the last two decades, multiple initiatives of transdisciplinary collaboration across art, science, and technology have seen the light of day. Why, by whom, and under what circumstances are such initiatives promoted? What does their experimental character look like - and what can be learned,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

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