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  • Muslim Pilgrimage in Europe book cover

    Muslim Pilgrimage in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ingvild Flaskerud, Richard J. Natvig

    In spite of Islam’s long history in Europe and the growing number of Muslims resident in Europe, little research exists on Muslim pilgrimage in Europe. This collection of eleven chapters is the first systematic attempt to fill this lacuna in an emerging research field. Placing the pilgrims’…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Indigo Children: New Age Experimentation with Self and Science book cover

    The Indigo Children

    New Age Experimentation with Self and Science, 1st Edition

    By Beth Singler

    The Indigo Child concept is a contemporary New Age redefinition of self. Indigo Children are described in their primary literature as a spiritually, psychically, and genetically advanced generation. Born from the early 1980s, the Indigo Children are thought to be here to usher in a new golden age…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Temporary Agency Work and Globalisation: Beyond Flexibility and Inequality book cover

    Temporary Agency Work and Globalisation

    Beyond Flexibility and Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Huiyan Fu

    Despite its geographic and industry expansion as part of the ongoing globalisation of service activity, temporary agency work (TAW) is relatively understudied. TAW is characterised by a distinct triangular structure where workers are typically hired by staffing or employment agencies while being ’…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Migrating Genders: Westernisation, Migration, and Samoan Fa'afafine book cover

    Migrating Genders

    Westernisation, Migration, and Samoan Fa'afafine, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Schmidt

    Migrating Genders presents a sustained description of male-to-female transgendered identities, explaining how the fa'afafine fit within the wider gender system of Samoa, and examining both the impact of Westernization on fa'afafine identities and lives, and the experiences of fa'afafine who have…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Personal Autonomy in Plural Societies: A Principle and its Paradoxes book cover

    Personal Autonomy in Plural Societies

    A Principle and its Paradoxes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie-Claire Foblets, Michele Graziadei, Alison Renteln

    This volume addresses the exercise of personal autonomy in contemporary situations of normative pluralism. In the Western liberal tradition, from a strictly legal and theoretical perspective the social individual has the right to exercise the autonomy of his or her will. In a context of legal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Toward an Anthropology of Ambient Sound book cover

    Toward an Anthropology of Ambient Sound

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Guillebaud

    This volume approaches the issue of ambient sound through the ethnographic exploration of different cultural contexts including Italy, India, Egypt, France, Ethiopia, Scotland, Spain, Portugal, and Japan. It examines social, religious, and aesthetic conceptions of sound environments, what types of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Thousand and One Borders of Iran: Travel and Identity book cover

    The Thousand and One Borders of Iran

    Travel and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Fariba Adelkhah

    A country marked by controversy, Iran’s social, cultural and political dynamics are too often reduced to a few misleading clichés. Islamism is widely considered to shape all social relations in Iranian society and, while Iranian society is indeed Islamic, this term’s multiple meanings in everyday…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Consumer Vulnerability: Conditions, contexts and characteristics book cover

    Consumer Vulnerability

    Conditions, contexts and characteristics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathy Hamilton, Susan Dunnett, Maria Piacentini

    Consumer vulnerability is of growing importance as a research topic for those exploring wellbeing. This book provides space to critically engage with the conditions, contexts and characteristics of consumer vulnerability, which affect how people experience and respond to the marketplace and vice…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Angry Earth: Disaster in Anthropological Perspective book cover

    The Angry Earth

    Disaster in Anthropological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Oliver-Smith, Susanna M. Hoffman

    The Angry Earth explores how various cultures in different historical moments have responded to calamity, offering insight into the complex relationship between societies and their environments. From hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes to oil spills and nuclear accidents, disasters triggered by…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Forensic Entomology: The Utility of Arthropods in Legal Investigations, Third Edition book cover

    Forensic Entomology

    The Utility of Arthropods in Legal Investigations, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Jason H. Byrd, Jeffery K. Tomberlin

    Forensic Entomology: The Utility of Arthropods in Legal Investigations, Third Edition continues in the tradition of the two best-selling prior editions and maintains its status as the single-most comprehensive book on Forensic Entomology currently available. It includes current, in-the-field best…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    CRC Press

  • Urban Renewal in India: Accommodating people, ideas and lifeworlds in Mumbai's redeveloping chawls book cover

    Urban Renewal in India

    Accommodating people, ideas and lifeworlds in Mumbai's redeveloping chawls, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Holwitt

    This book interrogates contemporary processes of neoliberal urban renewal in the Global South by studying the model of chawl-redevelopment in Mumbai, India. The model of chawl-redevelopment is used to address questions surrounding contemporary urban renewal. Focusing on attempts to redevelop Mumbai…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Liberty and the Ecological Crisis: Freedom on a Finite Planet book cover

    Liberty and the Ecological Crisis

    Freedom on a Finite Planet, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher J. Orr, Kaitlin Kish, Bruce Jennings

    This book examines the concept of liberty in relation to civilization’s ability to live within ecological limits. Freedom, in all its renditions – choice, thought, action – has become inextricably linked to our understanding of what it means to be modern citizens. And yet, it is our relatively…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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