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  • Climate Change and Anthropos

    Planet, people and places, 1st Edition

    By Linda H. Connor

    Anthropos, in the sense of species as well as cultures and ethics, locates humans as part of much larger orders of existence – fundamental when thinking about climate change. This book offers a new way of exploring the significance of locality and lives in the epoch of the Anthropocene, a time when…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Race in Psychoanalysis

    Aboriginal Populations in the Mind, 1st Edition

    By Celia Brickman

    Race in Psychoanalysis analyzes the often-unrecognized racism in psychoanalysis by examining how the colonialist discourse of late nineteenth-century anthropology made its way into Freud’s foundational texts, where it has remained and continues to exert a hidden influence. Recent racial violence,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • The Rise and Fall of the Amazon Rubber Industry

    An Historical Anthropology, 1st Edition

    By Stephen L. Nugent

    In this engaging book, Stephen Nugent offers an in-depth historical anthropology of a widely recognised feature of the Amazon region, examining the dramatic rise and fall of the rubber industry. He considers rubber in the Amazon from the perspective of a long-term extractive industry that linked…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Cultural Identity

    Landscapes in Early Medieval South Asian History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Himanshu Prabha Ray

    This book draws on research by archaeologists, numismatists and historians on the social and cultural construction of landscapes in India. It deals with the perception, use and representation of the landscape as an essential dimension of life in the early medieval period.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge India
    Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

  • Performing Identities

    Celebrating Indigeneity in the Arts, 1st Edition

    Edited by G. N. Devy, Geoffrey V. Davis, K. K. Chakravarty

    Performing Identities brings together essays by scholars, artists and activists engaged in understanding and conserving rapidly disappearing local knowledge forms of indigenous communities across continents. It depicts the imaginative transactions evident in the interface of identity and cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge India

  • Criminal Capital

    Violence, Corruption and Class in Industrial India, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Sanchez

    Criminal Capital explores the relationship between neoliberalism, criminality and the reshaping of class in modern India. It discusses how the political vocabularies of urban industrial workers reflect the processes by which power is distributed across the region. Based upon field research among a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • Transnational Pakistani Connections

    Marrying ‘Back Home’, 1st Edition

    By Katharine Charsley

    Since restrictions on commonwealth labour immigration to Britain in the 1960s, marriage has been the dominant form of migration between Pakistan and the UK. Most transnational Pakistani marriages are between cousins or other more distant relatives, lending a particular texture to this transnational…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Identity and the State in Malaysia

    1st Edition

    By Fausto Barlocco

    Using the case study of the Kadazan of Sabah, a region in the Malaysian section of Borneo, this book examines national, ethnic and local identities in post-colonial states. It shows the importance of the connection between lived experience and identity and belonging, and by doing so, provides a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Soviet Orientalism and the Creation of Central Asian Nations

    1st Edition

    By Alfrid K. Bustanov

    Orientalism – the idea that the standpoint of Western writers on the East greatly affected what they wrote about the East, the "Other" – applied also in Russia and the Soviet Union, where the study of the many exotic peoples incorporated into the Russian Empire, often in quite late imperial times,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Cities in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Crispin Bates, Minoru Mio

    Globalisation has long historical roots in South Asia, but economic liberalisation has led to uniquely rapid urban growth in South Asia during the past decade. This book brings together a multidisciplinary collection of chapters on contemporary and historical themes explaining this recent explosive…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

  • China's Leftover Women

    Late Marriage among Professional Women and its Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Sandy To

    The term "sheng nu" ("leftover women") has been recently coined in China to describe the increasing number of women, especially highly educated professional women in their late twenties and over who have not married. This book explores this phenomenon, reporting on extensive research among "…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • K-pop – The International Rise of the Korean Music Industry

    1st Edition

    Edited by JungBong Choi, Roald Maliangkay

    K-pop, described by Time Magazine in 2012 as "South Korea’s greatest export", has rapidly achieved a large worldwide audience of devoted fans largely through distribution over the Internet. This book examines the phenomenon, and discusses the reasons for its success. It considers the national and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

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