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  • Water Politics and Spiritual Ecology

    Custom, environmental governance and development

    By Lisa Palmer

    As water resources diminish with increasing population and economic pressures as well as global climate change, this book addresses a subject of ever increasing local and global importance. In many areas water is not only a vital resource but is also endowed with an agency and power that connects…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Deportation, Anxiety, Justice

    New ethnographic perspectives

    Edited by Heike Drotbohm, Ines Hasselberg

    This book provides new ethnographic perspectives on the intersections between deportation, anxiety, and justice. As an instrument for controlling international migration, deportation policies may be justified by public authorities as measures responding to anxieties over (unregulated) migration. At…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

  • Culture, Development and Petroleum

    An Ethnography of the High North

    By Jan-Oddvar Sornes, Larry Browning, Jan Terje Henriksen

    The discovery, just forty years ago, of vast oil and gas reserves in the Southwestern part of Norway, and more recently in the Arctic High North region, created an economic titan and posed a vast array of challenges for both the Norwegian government and the residents of this area. How to extract…

    Paperback – 2016-07-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • Animal Housing and Human–Animal Relations

    Politics, Practices and Infrastructures

    Edited by Kristian Bjrkdahl, Tone Druglitr

    This book provides an in-depth investigation into the practices of animal housing systems with international contributions from across the humanities and social sciences. By attending to a range of different sites such as the zoo, the laboratory, the farm and the animal shelter, to name a few, the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Handbook of Indigenous Peoples' Rights

    Edited by Corinne Lennox, Damien Short

    This handbook is a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of indigenous peoples’ rights. Chapters by experts in the field examine legal, philosophical, sociological and political issues, addressing a wide range of themes at the centre of debates on the rights of indigenous peoples. The book…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Post-Tsunami Reconstruction in Indonesia

    Negotiating Normativity through Gender Mainstreaming Initiatives in Aceh

    By Marjaana Jauhola

    This book offers a critical analysis of gender mainstreaming initiatives in the post-tsunami context in Indonesia. Aiming to challenge the terms of the debate in gender mainstreaming and disaster reconstruction efforts, Jauhola offers an important contribution for the discussion of what ‘feminisms…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • National Minorities in Putin's Russia

    Diversity and Assimilation

    By Federica Prina

    Using a human rights approach, the book analyses the dynamics in the application of minority policies for the preservation of cultural and linguistic diversity in Russia. Despite Russia’s legacy of ethno-cultural and linguistic pluralism, the book argues that the Putin leadership’s overwhelming…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Cities, Diversity and Ethnicity

    Politics, Governance and Participation

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    This volume brings together a variety of studies on the question of cities, ethnicity and diversity. Contributions cover various facets of life in contemporary cities, ranging from the role which street markets play in diverse neighbourhoods, to everyday multiculture in a specific street, the role…

    Hardback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Anthropology and Risk

    By Asa Boholm

    Drawing on theory from anthropology, sociology, organisation studies and philosophy, this book addresses how the perception, communication and management of risk is shaped by culturally informed and socially embedded knowledge and experience. It provides an account of how interpretations of risk in…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • A Japanese Joint Venture in the Pacific

    Foreign bodies in tinned tuna

    By Kate Barclay

    The Japanese, and other Asians, are increasingly taking over some of the roles previously played by Europeans in the Pacific islands, which is giving rise to interesting new economic relationships, and interesting new interactions between nationalities. This book considers the role of the Japanese…

    Paperback – 2012-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Marriage in Contemporary Japan

    By Yoko Tokuhiro

    The phenomenon of bankonka – ‘postponement of marriage’ – is increasingly reported in contemporary Japanese media, clearly illustrating the changing patterns of modern lifestyles and attitudes towards marriage, personal obligation and ambition. This is the first book in recent years to explore the…

    Paperback – 2011-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Democratization and Gender in Contemporary Russia

    By Suvi Salmenniemi

    This book examines civic activism, democratization and gender in contemporary Russian society. It describes the character and central organizing principles of Russian democratic civic life, considering how it has developed since the Soviet period, and analyzing the goals and identities of…

    Paperback – 2011-05-17
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

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