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  • Breast Cancer Gene Research and Medical Practices: Transnational Perspectives in the Time of BRCA book cover

    Breast Cancer Gene Research and Medical Practices

    Transnational Perspectives in the Time of BRCA, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sahra Gibbon, Galen Joseph, Jessica Mozersky, Andrea zur Nieden, Sonja Palfner

    The discovery of the two inherited susceptibility genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 in the mid-1990s created the possibility of predictive genetic testing and led to the establishment of specific medical programmes for those at high risk of developing breast cancer in the UK, US and Europe. The book provides a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Lived Economies of Default: Consumer Credit, Debt Collection and the Capture of Affect book cover

    Lived Economies of Default

    Consumer Credit, Debt Collection and the Capture of Affect, 1st Edition

    By Joe Deville

    Consumer credit borrowing – using credit cards, store cards and personal loans – is an important and routine part of many of our lives. But what happens when these everyday forms of borrowing go ‘bad’, when people start to default on their loans and when they cannot, or will not, repay? It is this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Routledge Handbook of European Sociology book cover

    Routledge Handbook of European Sociology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sokratis Koniordos, Alexandros Kyrtsis

    The Routledge Handbook of European Sociology explores the main aspects of the work and scholarship of European sociologists during the last sixty years (1950-2010), a period that has shaped the methods and identity of the sociological craft. European social theory has produced a vast…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • European Cosmopolitanism: Colonial Histories and Postcolonial Societies book cover

    European Cosmopolitanism

    Colonial Histories and Postcolonial Societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gurminder Bhambra, John Narayan

    This book provides a fresh examination of the cosmopolitan project of post-war Europe from a variety of perspectives. It explores the ways in which European cosmopolitanism can be theorized differently if we take into account histories which have rarely been at the forefront of such understandings.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • After the Crisis: Anthropological Thought, Neoliberalism and the Aftermath book cover

    After the Crisis

    Anthropological Thought, Neoliberalism and the Aftermath, 1st Edition

    Edited by James G. Carrier

    After the Crisis: Anthropological Thought, Neoliberalism and the Aftermath offers a thought-provoking examination of the state of contemporary anthropology, identifying key issues that have confronted the discipline in recent years and linking them to neoliberalism, and suggesting how we might do…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Archaeologies of Us and Them: Debating History, Heritage and Indigeneity book cover

    Archaeologies of Us and Them

    Debating History, Heritage and Indigeneity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotta Hillerdal, Anna Karlström, Carl-Gösta Ojala

    Archaeologies of “Us” and “Them” explores the concept of indigeneity within the field of archaeology and heritage and in particular examines the shifts in power that occur when ‘we’ define ‘the other’ by categorizing ‘them’ as indigenous. Recognizing the complex and shifting distinctions between…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Infrastructures and Social Complexity: A Companion book cover

    Infrastructures and Social Complexity

    A Companion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Penelope Harvey, Casper Jensen, Atsuro Morita

    Contemporary forms of infrastructural development herald alternative futures through their incorporation of digital technologies, mobile capital, international politics and the promises and fears of enhanced connectivity. In tandem with increasing concerns about climate change and the anthropocene,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Engaging Native American Publics: Linguistic Anthropology in a Collaborative Key book cover

    Engaging Native American Publics

    Linguistic Anthropology in a Collaborative Key, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul V. Kroskrity, Barbra A. Meek

    Engaging Native American Publics considers the increasing influence of Indigenous groups as key audiences, collaborators, and authors with regards to their own linguistic documentation and representation. The chapters critically examine a variety of North American case studies to reflect on the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Archaeology's Visual Culture: Digging and Desire book cover

    Archaeology's Visual Culture

    Digging and Desire, 1st Edition

    By Roger Balm

    Archaeology’s Visual Culture explores archaeology through the lens of visual culture theory. The insistent visuality of archaeology is a key stimulus for the imaginative and creative interpretation of our encounters with the past. Balm investigates the nature of this projection of the visual,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Exploring the Materiality of Food 'Stuffs': Transformations, Symbolic Consumption and Embodiments book cover

    Exploring the Materiality of Food 'Stuffs'

    Transformations, Symbolic Consumption and Embodiments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Steel, Katharina Zinn

    From remote antiquity to contemporary contexts, food and the ‘stuff’ of food remains central to people’s daily experiences as well as their sense and expression of identity. This volume explores the materiality of foodstuffs past and present, examining humanity’s intriguingly complex relationships…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • An Archaeology of Ancash: Stones, Ruins and Communities in Andean Peru book cover

    An Archaeology of Ancash

    Stones, Ruins and Communities in Andean Peru, 1st Edition

    By George Lau

    An Archaeology of Ancash is a well–illustrated synthesis of the archaeology of North Central Peru, and specifically the stone structures of the Ancash region. All the major cultures of highland Ancash built impressive monuments, with no other region of South America showing such an early and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Japanese Encounters: The Structure and Dynamics of Cultural Frames book cover

    Japanese Encounters

    The Structure and Dynamics of Cultural Frames, 1st Edition

    By Eyal Ben-Ari

    This book explores the multiplicity of special times and spaces in Japan within which people get together to decide, celebrate or play, in gatherings such as organizational meetings, community festivities, preschool games or drinking bouts. It analyzes these gatherings in relation to the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

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