Ethnology Products

  • Violins

    Local Meanings, Globalized Sounds, 1st Edition

    By Pamela A. Moro

    Violins: Local Meanings, Globalized Sounds examines the violin as an object of meaning in a variety of cultural and historical contexts, and as a vehicle for introducing anthropological issues. Each chapter highlights concepts as taught in lower-level anthropology courses, and includes teaching and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Negotiating the Environment

    Civil Society, Globalisation and the UN, 1st Edition

    By Lauren E Eastwood

    Civil society participants have voiced concerns that the environmental problems that were the subject of multilateral environmental agreements negotiated during the 1992 Rio processes are not serving to ameliorate global environmental problems. These concerns raise significant questions regarding…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Deportation, Anxiety, Justice

    New ethnographic perspectives, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

  • Handbook of Indigenous Peoples' Rights

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Animal Housing and Human–Animal Relations

    Politics, Practices and Infrastructures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristian Bjørkdahl, Tone Druglitrø

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • National Minorities in Putin's Russia

    Diversity and Assimilation, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • World Dance Cultures

    From Ritual to Spectacle, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Leigh Beaman

    From healing, fertility and religious rituals, through theatrical entertainment, to death ceremonies and ancestor worship, World Dance Cultures introduces an extraordinary variety of dance forms practiced around the world. This highly illustrated textbook draws on wide-ranging historical…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • Cities, Diversity and Ethnicity

    Politics, Governance and Participation, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Water Politics and Spiritual Ecology

    Custom, environmental governance and development, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Culture, Development and Petroleum

    An Ethnography of the High North, 1st Edition

    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

  • Post-Tsunami Reconstruction in Indonesia

    Negotiating Normativity through Gender Mainstreaming Initiatives in Aceh, 1st Edition

    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

  • Anthropology and Risk

    1st Edition

    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

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