Cultural Studies Products

  • Language in Indenture

    A Sociolinguistic History of Bhojpuri-Hindi in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Rajend Mesthrie

    Originally published in 1991. The transplantation of thousands of Indian workers to South Africa under indenture between 1860 and 1911 was a political act with far-reaching consequences for their linguistic traditions. In this book, the history of one of these Indic languages, Bhojpuri, and its…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Performing Faith

    Christian Music, Identity and Inculturation in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Marzanna Poplawska

    This book is a study of music inculturation in Indonesia. It shows how religious expression can be made relevant in an indigenous context and how grassroots Christianity is being realized by means of music. Through the discussion of indigenous expressions of Christianity, the book presents multiple…

    Hardback – 2020-03-03 
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tanja Bastia, Ronald Skeldon

    The Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development provides an interdisciplinary, agenda-setting survey of the fields of migration and development, bringing together over 60 expert contributors from around the world to chart current and future trends in research on this topic. The links…

    Hardback – 2020-03-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Suckling

    Kinship More Fluid, 1st Edition

    By Fadwa El Guindi

    A ground-breaking ethnographic study of suckling in the Arabian Gulf , this book reenergises the study of kinship. It analyses the misunderstood and marginalized phenomenon of suckling drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in Qatar over a seven-year period. Fadwa El Guindi situates suckling (often…

    Hardback – 2020-03-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Natural Disasters

    Acts of God or Acts of Man?, 1st Edition

    By Anders Wijkman, Lloyd Timberlake

    Originally published in 1984 Natural Disasters shows how misleading the term “natural disaster” can be. Forces of nature such as earthquakes, cyclones and extreme variations in weather can trigger disasters, but in many Third World countries it is environmental degradation, poverty and rapid…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Renewal in India

    Accommodating People, Ideas and Lifeworlds in Mumbai's Redeveloping Chawls, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Holwitt

    This book interrogates contemporary processes of neoliberal urban renewal in the Global South by studying the model of chawl-redevelopment in Mumbai, India. The model of chawl-redevelopment is used to address questions surrounding contemporary urban renewal. Focusing on attempts to redevelop Mumbai…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

  • Driving Identities

    At the Intersection of Popular Music and Automotive Culture, 1st Edition

    By Ken McLeod

    Driving Identities examines long-standing connections between popular music and the automotive industry and how this relationship has helped to construct and reflect various socio-cultural identities. It also challenges common assumptions regarding the divergences between industry and art and…

    Hardback – 2020-05-13 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Italian Fascist Architecture

    Reception and Legacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kay Bea Jones, Stephanie Pilat

    Today, nearly a century after the Fascist Party came to power in Italy, questions about the built legacy of the regime provoke polemics among architects and scholars. Mussolini’s government constructed thousands of new buildings across the Italian peninsula and islands, and in colonial territories.…

    Hardback – 2020-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Rural Development in Practice

    Evolving Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    By Willem van Eekelen

    Rural Development in Practice focuses on the evolving nature of rural development in the Global South. It outlines how we got to where we are today, checks what we can learn from history, and explores the development drivers, facilitators and obstacles most likely to shape the years ahead. The…

    Paperback – 2020-06-02 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Fields, Capitals, Habitus

    Australian Culture, Inequalities, and Social Divisions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Bennett, David Carter, Modesto Gayo, Michelle Kelly, Greg Noble

    Fields, Capitals, Habitus provides an insightful analysis of the relations between culture and society in contemporary Australia. Presenting the findings of a detailed national survey of Australian cultural tastes and practices, it demonstrates the pivotal significance of the role culture plays at…

    Paperback – 2020-06-15 
    Routledge
    CRESC

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