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  • Northernness, Northern Culture and Northern Narratives book cover

    Northernness, Northern Culture and Northern Narratives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gabby Riches, Karl Spracklen, Spencer Swain

    Northernness, Northern culture and Northern narratives are a common aspect of popular culture, and the North of England, like other Northernnesses in Europe, is a collection of narratives, myths, stereotypes and symbols. In politics and everyday culture, Northern culture is paradoxically a site of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    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 – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Connecting Taiwan: Participation – Integration – Impacts book cover

    Connecting Taiwan

    Participation – Integration – Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carsten Storm

    Taiwan has often been characterised as an isolated society in its search for sovereignty and security. Its contact with the world in an era of globalization and post-modernity, however, has increasingly led to Taiwanese actors successfully participating in many regional and global fields. In this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Being Young in Super-Aging Japan: Formative Events and Cultural Reactions book cover

    Being Young in Super-Aging Japan

    Formative Events and Cultural Reactions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Heinrich, Christian Galan

    Japan is not only the oldest society in the world today, but also the oldest society to have ever existed. This aging trend, however, presents many challenges to contemporary Japan, as it permeates all areas of life, from the economy and welfare to social cohesion and population decline. Nobody is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Material Worlds: Archaeology, Consumption, and the Road to Modernity book cover

    Material Worlds

    Archaeology, Consumption, and the Road to Modernity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara J. Heath, Eleanor E. Breen, Lori A. Lee

    Material Worlds examines consumption from an archaeological perspective, broadly exploring the intersection of social relations and objects through the processes of production, distribution, use, reuse, and discard. Interrogating individual objects as well as considering the contexts in which acts…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Truth, Intentionality and Evidence: Anthropological Approaches to Crime book cover

    Truth, Intentionality and Evidence

    Anthropological Approaches to Crime, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yazid Ben Hounet, Deborah Puccio-Den

    This book provides an anthropological exploration of the ways in which crime is perceived and defined, focusing on notions of truth, intentionality, and evidence. The chapters contain rich ethnographic case studies drawn from work in the Middle East, Africa, India, Mexico and Europe. A variety of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Transnationalism, Migration and the Challenge to Europe: The Enlargement of Meaning book cover

    Transnationalism, Migration and the Challenge to Europe

    The Enlargement of Meaning, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Robins, Asu Aksoy

    Transnationalism, Migration and the Challenge to Europe: The Enlargement of Meaning puts forward an alternative outline for thinking about migration in a European context. Moving beyond the agenda of identity politics, the book addresses possibilities more related to the experiential and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Talking Race in Young Adulthood: Race and Everyday Life in Contemporary Britain book cover

    Talking Race in Young Adulthood

    Race and Everyday Life in Contemporary Britain, 1st Edition

    By Bethan Harries

    At a time in which race lies at the heart of so much public debate, Talking Race in Young Adulthood comes at an important moment.Drawing on ethnographic research with young adults in Manchester, Harries engages with ideas of the post-racial to explore how young adults make sense of their identities…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Practice Theory and Research: Exploring the dynamics of social life book cover

    Practice Theory and Research

    Exploring the dynamics of social life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gert Spaargaren, Don Weenink, Machiel Lamers

    There has been an upsurge in scholarship concerned with theories of social practices in various fields including sociology, geography and management studies. This book provides a systematic introduction and overview of recent formulations of practice theory organised around three important themes:…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Unequal Cities: The Challenge of Post-Industrial Transition in Times of Austerity book cover

    Unequal Cities

    The Challenge of Post-Industrial Transition in Times of Austerity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta Cucca, Costanzo Ranci

    This seminal edited collection examines the impact of austerity and economic crisis on European cities. Whilst on the one hand the struggle for competitiveness has induced many European cities to invest in economic performance and attractiveness, on the other, national expenditure cuts and dominant…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Militarism and the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe book cover

    Militarism and the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe

    1st Edition

    By Robert Drews

    This book argues that the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe essentially began shortly before 1600 BC, when lands rich in natural resources were taken over by military forces from the Eurasian steppe and from southern Caucasia. First were the copper and silver mines (along with good harbors) in Greece,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Mana Tangatarua: Mixed heritages, ethnic identity and biculturalism in Aotearoa/New Zealand book cover

    Mana Tangatarua

    Mixed heritages, ethnic identity and biculturalism in Aotearoa/New Zealand, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zarine L. Rocha, Melinda Webber

    This volume explores mixed race/mixed ethnic identities in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Mixed race and mixed ethnic identity are growing in popularity as research topics around the world. This edited collection looks at mixed race and mixed ethnic identity in New Zealand: a unique context, as multiple…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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