E-books: Anthropology - Soc Sci

  • 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

  • A Cognitive-Historical Approach to Creativity book cover

    A Cognitive-Historical Approach to Creativity

    1st Edition

    By Subrata Dasgupta

    At the heart of creativity is the practice of bringing something new into existence, whether it be a material object or abstract idea, thereby making history and enriching the creative tradition. A Cognitive Historical Approach to Creativity explores the idea that creativity is both a cognitive…

    eBook – 2019-03-20
    Routledge

  • Sensing the Everyday: Dialogues from Austerity Greece book cover

    Sensing the Everyday

    Dialogues from Austerity Greece, 1st Edition

    By C. Nadia Seremetakis

    Sensing the Everyday is a multi-sited ethnographic inquiry based on fieldwork experiences and sharp everyday observations in the era of crisis. Blending sophisticated theoretical analyses with original ethnographic data, C. Nadia Seremetakis journeys from Greece to Vienna, Edinburgh, Albania,…

    eBook – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    Theorizing Ethnography

  • Psychotherapy, Anthropology and the Work of Culture book cover

    Psychotherapy, Anthropology and the Work of Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keir Martin

    Anthropology and psychotherapy have a long and important historical relationship, and in this fascinating collection practitioners with experience in both fields explore how the concept of ‘culture’ is deployed to guide and frame contemporary therapeutic theory, training and practice. This task is…

    eBook – 2019-03-13
    Routledge

  • Objects and Frontiers in Modern Asia: Between the Mekong and the Indus book cover

    Objects and Frontiers in Modern Asia

    Between the Mekong and the Indus, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lipokmar Dzüvichü, Manjeet Baruah

    Focusing on the geographies between the Mekong and the Indus, this book brings objects to the centre of enquiry in the understanding of modern Asian frontiers. It explores how a range of objects have historically been significant bearers and agents of frontier making. For instance, how are objects…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge India

  • Fathering in Cultural Contexts: Developmental and Clinical Issues book cover

    Fathering in Cultural Contexts

    Developmental and Clinical Issues, 1st Edition

    By Jaipaul L Roopnarine, Elif Dede Yildirim

    How do men think about fathering? How does this differ across different regions of the world? And what effect does this have on child development? Fathering in Cultural Contexts: Developmental and Clinical Issues answers these questions by considering a broad range of theoretical and…

    eBook – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Literary and Non-literary Responses Towards 9/11: South Asia and Beyond book cover

    Literary and Non-literary Responses Towards 9/11

    South Asia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nukhbah Taj Langah

    This book presents a range of analytical responses towards 9/11 through a critical review of literary, non-literary and cultural representations. The contributors examine the ways in which this event has shaped and complicated the relationship between various national and religious…

    eBook – 2019-03-01
    Routledge India

  • The Politics of Political Science: Re-Writing Latin American Experiences book cover

    The Politics of Political Science

    Re-Writing Latin American Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Paulo Ravecca

    In this thought-provoking book, Paulo Ravecca presents a series of interlocking studies on the politics of political science in the Americas. Focusing mainly on the cases of Chile and Uruguay, Ravecca employs different strands of critical theory to challenge the mainstream narrative about the…

    eBook – 2019-02-11
    Routledge

  • Applying Indigenous Research Methods: Storying with Peoples and Communities book cover

    Applying Indigenous Research Methods

    Storying with Peoples and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sweeney Windchief, Timothy San Pedro

    Applying Indigenous Research Methods focuses on the question of "How" Indigenous Research Methodologies (IRMs) can be used and taught across Indigenous studies and education. In this collection, Indigenous scholars address the importance of IRMs in their own scholarship, while focusing…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Indigenous and Decolonizing Studies in Education

  • The Lower Limbs in Jungian Psychology: The Girl with Her Big Toe in Her Mouth book cover

    The Lower Limbs in Jungian Psychology

    The Girl with Her Big Toe in Her Mouth, 1st Edition

    By Inácio Cunha

    In The Lower Limbs in Jungian Psychology: The Girl with Her Big Toe in Her Mouth, Inácio Cunha explores the motif of lower limbs by amplifying their symbolism from a wide range of source materials, including an intriguing statuette from prehistoric Brazilian culture. Taking a Jungian perspective,…

    eBook – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Video-Reflexive Ethnography in Health Research and Healthcare Improvement: Theory and Application book cover

    Video-Reflexive Ethnography in Health Research and Healthcare Improvement

    Theory and Application, 1st Edition

    By Rick Iedema, Katherine Carroll, Aileen Collier, Su-Yin Hor, Jessica Mesman, Mary Wyer

    This innovative, practical guide introduces researchers to the use of the video reflexive ethnography in health and health services research. This methodology has enjoyed increasing popularity among researchers internationally and has been inspired by developments across a range of disciplines:…

    eBook – 2018-12-21
    CRC Press

  • Theatre, Ritual and Transformation: The Senoi Temiars book cover

    Theatre, Ritual and Transformation

    The Senoi Temiars, 1st Edition

    By Sue Jennings

    Sue Jennings and her three children spent two years on a fieldwork expedition to the Senoi Temiar people of Malaysia: Theatre, Ritual and Transformation is a fascinating account of that experience. She describes how the Temiar regularly perform seances which are enacted through dreams, dance, music…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

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