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  • Spirit Possession and Spirit Mediumship in Africa and Afro-America

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irving I. Zaretsky, Cynthia Shambaugh

    Originally published in 1978 Spirit Possession and Spirit Mediumship in Africa and Afro-America is an incredibly diverse and comprehensive bibliography on published works containing ethnographic data on, and analysis of, spirit possession and spirit mediumship in North and Sub-Saharan Africa and in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Spiritualism

  • Race, Nation, War

    Japanese American Forced Removal, Public Policy and National Security, 1st Edition

    By Ayanna Yonemura

    This book examines international post-9/11 policies by connecting them to the US violations of Japanese Americans’ human rights during World War II. Analysing the policies of the United States, Race, Nation, War illustrates how ideas of race and masculinity shaped the indefinite leave policy which…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Black Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Earl Wright II, Edward V Wallace

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Black Sociology provides the most up to date exploration and analysis of research focused on Blacks in America. Beginning with an examination of the project of Black Sociology, it offers studies of recent events, including the ‘Stand Your Ground’ killing of Trayvon…

    Paperback – 2019-06-18
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Community Crime Prevention

    Operation Weed and Seed in Seattle, 1st Edition

    By Lisa L. Miller

    This title was first published in 2001. This book explores the complex and often striking differences between national and local perspectives, particularly those of racial minorities, on crime prevention and the role that community residents should play in prevention programmes.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Race, Anthropology, and Politics in the Work of Wifredo Lam

    1st Edition

    By Claude Cernuschi

    This book reinterprets Wifredo Lam’s work with particular attention to its political implications, focusing on how these implications emerge from the artist’s critical engagement with 20th-century anthropology. Field work conducted in Cuba, including the witnessing of actual Afro-Cuban religious…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • Sonic Politics

    Music and Social Movements in the Americas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Wilfried Raussert

    This volume analyses the narration of the social through music and the seismographic function of music to detect social problems and envision alternatives. Beyond state-driven attempts to link musical production to the official narrative of the nation, mass musical movements emerged during the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    InterAmerican Research: Contact, Communication, Conflict

  • Narratives of Faith from the Haiti Earthquake

    Religion, Natural Hazards and Disaster Response, 1st Edition

    By Roger Philip Abbott, Robert S. White

    This book presents an in-depth ethnographic case study carried out in the years following the 2010 Haiti earthquake to present the role of faith beliefs in disaster response. The earthquake is one of the most destructive on record, and the aftermath, including a cholera epidemic and ongoing…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Religion

  • Hooked Rugs

    Encounters in American Modern Art, Craft and Design, 1st Edition

    By Cynthia Fowler

    Through a close look at the history of the modernist hooked rug, this book raises important questions about the broader history of American modernism in the first half of the twentieth century. Although hooked rugs are not generally associated with the avant-garde, this study demonstrates that they…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Internal Migration in the Developed World

    Are we becoming less mobile?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Champion, Thomas Cooke, Ian Shuttleworth

    The frequency with which people move home has important implications for national economic performance and the well-being of individuals and families. Much contemporary social and migration theory posits that the world is becoming more mobile, leading to the recent ‘mobilities turn’ within the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    International Population Studies

  • Indigenous Cultures and Mental Health Counselling

    Four Directions for Integration with Counselling Psychology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne L. Stewart, Roy Moodley, Ashley Hyatt

    North America’s Indigenous population is a vulnerable group, with specific psychological and healing needs that are not widely met in the mental health care system. Indigenous peoples face certain historical, cultural-linguistic and socioeconomic barriers to mental health care access that…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • American Indian Workforce Education

    Trends and Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carsten Schmidtke

    In this collection of original essays, contributors critically examine the pedagogical, administrative, financial, economic, and cultural contexts of American Indian vocational education and workforce development, identifying trends and issues for future research in the fields of vocational…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Keys to Successful Immigration

    Implications of the New Jersey Experience, 1st Edition

    By Thomas J. Espenshade

    Published in 1997. The Urban Institute has been studying immigration for almost a decade and a half. In recent years, the Institute’s focus has widened to include immigration integration. Unlike immigration policy, which is a federal responsibility, policies regarding immigrant integration have…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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