E-books: Anthropology - Soc Sci

  • Borderlands in East and Southeast Asia: Emergent conditions, relations and prototypes book cover

    Borderlands in East and Southeast Asia

    Emergent conditions, relations and prototypes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yuk Wah Chan, Brantly Womack

    This book provides a glimpse into the different emergent borderland prototypes in East and Southeast Asia, with illustrative cases and discussions. Asia has contained a number of reactivated border zones since the end of the Cold War, borders which have witnessed ever greater human activity,…

    eBook – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Sea Log: Indian Ocean to New York book cover

    Sea Log

    Indian Ocean to New York, 1st Edition

    By May Joseph

    The ocean has always been the harbinger of strangers to new shores. Migrations by sea have transformed modern conceptions of mobility and belonging, disrupting notions of how to write about movement, memory and displaced histories. Sea Log is a memory theater of repressive hauntings based on…

    eBook – 2019-04-24
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • The Social Structures of Global Academia book cover

    The Social Structures of Global Academia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fabian Cannizzo, Nick Osbaldiston

    Higher education and research are now at the centre of economic and social policy in advanced information societies. Global networks of researchers, finance, students and policymakers invoke collaborative sociological perspectives. What it means to be an academic and to work in a technologically…

    eBook – 2019-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Voice and Participation in Global Food Politics book cover

    Voice and Participation in Global Food Politics

    1st Edition

    By Alana Mann

    As awareness of the commodification of food for profit at the expense of our health and the planet grows, this book foregrounds the communicative dimensions of resistance by food movements. Voice and participation are argued by the author to be the means through which rural and urban communities…

    eBook – 2019-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics: Re-imagining Rights in India book cover

    Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics

    Re-imagining Rights in India, 1st Edition

    By Maya Unnithan

    Set in the context of the processes and practices of human reproduction and reproductive health in Northern India, this book examines the institutional exercise of power by the state, caste and kin groups. Drawing on ethnographic research over the past eighteen years among poor Hindu and…

    eBook – 2019-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Key Thinkers on Development book cover

    Key Thinkers on Development

    2nd Edition

    Edited by David Simon

    Since its publication in 2006 as Fifty Key Thinkers on Development, this invaluable reference has established itself as the leading biographical handbook in its field, providing a concise and accessible introduction to the lives and key contributions of development thinkers from across the…

    eBook – 2019-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • The Structure of Indian Society: Then and Now book cover

    The Structure of Indian Society

    Then and Now, 2nd Edition

    By A.M. Shah

    This book explores the structural features of Indian society, such as caste, tribe, sect, rural-urban relations, sanskritization and untouchability. Based on a wealth of field research as well as archival material, the book Interrogates the prevailing thinking in Indian sociology on these…

    eBook – 2019-04-02
    Routledge India

  • Morality Made Visible: Edward Westermarck’s Moral and Social Theory book cover

    Morality Made Visible

    Edward Westermarck’s Moral and Social Theory, 1st Edition

    By Otto Pipatti

    While highly respected among evolutionary scholars, the sociologist, anthropologist and philosopher Edward Westermarck is now largely forgotten in the social sciences. This book is the first full study of his moral and social theory, focusing on the key elements of his theory of moral emotions as…

    eBook – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Sustainable Development as Environmental Harm: Rights, Regulation, and Injustice in the Canadian Oil Sands book cover

    Sustainable Development as Environmental Harm

    Rights, Regulation, and Injustice in the Canadian Oil Sands, 1st Edition

    By James Heydon

    In this in-depth analysis of First Nations opposition to the oil sands industry, James Heydon offers detailed empirical insight into Canadian oil sands regulation. The environmental consequences of the oil sands industry have been thoroughly explored by scholars from a variety of disciplines.…

    eBook – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Modern Slavery and Bonded Labour in South Asia: A Human Rights-Based Approach book cover

    Modern Slavery and Bonded Labour in South Asia

    A Human Rights-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Elena Samonova

    This book investigates one of the most pervasive forms of modern slavery: bonded labour, whereby labour is linked with a credit agreement, leaving a debtor bound to repay their debt through long-term servitude. Drawing on cases from Nepal and India, the author adopts a human rights-based…

    eBook – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • The Melanesian World book cover

    The Melanesian World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Hirsch, Will Rollason

    This wide-ranging volume captures the diverse range of societies and experiences that form what has come to be known as Melanesia. It covers prehistoric, historic and contemporary issues, and includes work by art historians, political scientists, geographers and anthropologists. The chapters range…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Water and Urbanism in Roman Britain: Hybridity and Identity book cover

    Water and Urbanism in Roman Britain

    Hybridity and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Jay Ingate

    The establishment of large-scale water infrastructure is a defining aspect of the process of urbanisation. In places like Britain, the Roman period represents the first introduction of features that can be recognised and paralleled to our modern water networks. Writers have regularly cast these…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Studies in Roman Space and Urbanism

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