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  • Near Eastern Tribal Societies During the Nineteenth Century: Economy, Society and Politics Between Tent and Town book cover

    Near Eastern Tribal Societies During the Nineteenth Century

    Economy, Society and Politics Between Tent and Town, 1st Edition

    By Eveline van der Steen

    This volume provides an in-depth study of tribal life in the Near East in the 19th century, exploring how tribes shaped society, economy and politics in the desert, as well as in villages and towns. Until the First World War Near Eastern society was tribally organized. Particularly in the Levant…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Understanding Aging and Diversity: Theories and Concepts book cover

    Understanding Aging and Diversity

    Theories and Concepts, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Kolb

    The demographic phenomena of increased life expectancy, increasing global population of older adults, and a larger number of older people as a proportion of the total population in nations throughout the world will affect our lives and the life of each person we know. The changes will result in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Military Pilgrimage and Battlefield Tourism: Commemorating the Dead book cover

    Military Pilgrimage and Battlefield Tourism

    Commemorating the Dead, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Eade, Mario Katić

    Military Pilgrimage and Battlefield Tourism is the first volume to bring together a detailed analysis of professional military pilgrimage with other forms of commemorating military conflict. The volume looks beyond the discussion of battlefield tourism undertaken primarily by civilians which has…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • 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 – 2019-12-12

  • 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 – 2019-12-12

  • 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 – 2019-12-12

  • 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 – 2019-12-12

  • 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 – 2019-12-12

  • 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 – 2019-12-12

  • Routledge Revivals: Behavioral Problems in Geography (1969): A Symposium book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Behavioral Problems in Geography (1969)

    A Symposium, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Cox, Reginald Golledge

    Originally published in 1969, Behavioral Problems in Geography unpacks and identifies elements of behavioral models and theories. The book seeks to examine their specific effects on spatial activity and to operationalize some of the concepts previously used in a subjective and descriptive manner.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge Revivals

  • Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs: Minimal Humanity book cover

    Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs

    Minimal Humanity, 1st Edition

    By Joël Glasman

    This book provides the first historical inquiry into the quantification of needs in humanitarian assistance. Ultimately the book argues that we cannot understand the global humanitarian aid movement, if we do not understand how humanitarian agencies made human suffering commensurable across borders…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

  • Meeting Ethnography: Meetings as Key Technologies of Contemporary Governance, Development, and Resistance book cover

    Meeting Ethnography

    Meetings as Key Technologies of Contemporary Governance, Development, and Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jen Sandler, Renita Thedvall

    This volume asks and addresses elusive ontological, epistemological, and methodological questions about meetings. What are meetings? What sort of knowledge, identities, and power relationships are produced, performed, communicated, and legitimized through meetings? How do—and how…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

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