On these pages you will find information on the Routledge list which covers Childhood Anthropology, Environmental Anthropology, Ethnicity, Ethnography & Methodology, Gender, Globalisation, Indigenous Peoples, Regional Anthropology and Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Since its first publication over forty years ago Marshall Sahlins's Stone Age Economics has established itself as a classic of modern anthropology and arguably one of the founding works of anthropological economics. Ambitiously tackling the nature of economic life and how to study it comparatively,…
Paperback – 2017-04-25
Anthropologist practitioners work outside the confines of the university, putting their knowledge and skills to work on significant problems in a wide variety of different contexts. The demand for anthropologist practitioners is strong and growing; practice is in many ways the leading edge of…
Paperback – 2017-03-21
The Trouble with Human Nature brings together biological and cross-cultural evidence to critically examine common preconceptions and challenge popular assumptions about human nature. It sets out to counter genetic and evolutionary myths about human variation and behavior, drawing on both biological…
Paperback – 2017-03-09
Health Policy in a Time of Crisis is a vivid ethnographic account of women and providers navigating the Catalan health system to obtain and provide publicly funded abortion care. Grounded in critical medical anthropology, the book situates access to publicly funded abortion care in the context of…
Paperback – 2017-01-24
Advances in Critical Medical Anthropology
The importance of community health workers is increasingly recognized within many of today’s most high-profile global health programs, including campaigns focused on specific diseases and broader efforts to strengthen health systems and achieve universal health care. Based on ethnographic work with…
Paperback – 2016-12-16
Anthropology and Global Public Health
This book examines the economy of sharing in a variety of social and political contexts around the world, with consideration given to the role of sharing in relation to social order and social change, political power, group formation, individual networks and concepts of personhood. Widlok advocates…
Paperback – 2016-10-06
Critical Topics in Contemporary Anthropology
Using the water footprint concept, this impactful book aids our understanding of how we can reduce water consumption and pollution to sustainable levels. Since the publication of the first edition, the question of how to reduce our water footprint has become even more urgent. Freshwater scarcity…
Paperback – 2019-07-11
Earthscan Water Text
Originally published in 1972, The Purchase of Paradise is an account of medieval philanthropy and looks at the late medieval aristocracy as a social, rather than political group. The book analyses their voluntary behaviour, their gift giving and the Church, and addresses the nature of charity in…
Hardback – 2019-07-10
Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World
Now in its 28th edition, the Europa International Foundation Directory 2019 provides an unparalleled guide to the foundations, trusts, charitable and grantmaking NGOs, and other similar not-for-profit organizations of the world. It provides a comprehensive picture of third sector activity on a…
Hardback – 2019-07-09
The Europa International Foundation Directory
Alex McGregor commissions books across the broad spectrum of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Her list covers titles across the humanities and social sciences. She is particularly interested in publishing monographs on cutting edge interdisciplinary research and new textbooks for Gender Studies and Women’s Studies courses. Key topics and series include Gender, Sexuality and Media, Masculinity and Pop culture, Gender and Race, LGBTQI Studies, Feminism, Activism, and Global Perspectives.
Katherine Ong has responsibility for developing the Routledge Anthropology publishing programme. She commissions a broad range of books for students and academics, from scholarly research volumes to core textbooks. The titles on her list cover all areas of socio-cultural (including medical), linguistic, and biological anthropology, as well as theory and methods. Key series include Routledge Handbooks and Critical Topics in Contemporary Anthropology.
Shashank S. Sinha publishes monographs, edited volumes and handbooks on a range of subjects including history, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, area studies, indigenous studies and northeast India. He oversees many key series and titles related to several topical themes and heads the Routledge India Originals (RIO) list.