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  • Natural Burial

    Landscape, Practice and Experience, 1st Edition

    By Andy Clayden, Trish Green, Jenny Hockey, Mark Powell

    This book unravels the many different experiences, meanings and realities of natural burial. Twenty years after the first natural burial ground opened there is an opportunity to reflect on how a concept for a very different approach to caring for our dead has become a reality: new providers, new…

    Paperback – 2014-07-21
    Routledge

  • Transnational Feminism and Global Advocacy in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gita Rajan, Jigna Desai

    Transnational feminism has been critical to feminist theorizing in the global North over the last few decades. Perhaps due to its broad terminology, transnational feminism can become vague and dislocated, losing its ability to name specific critiques of and responses to empire, race, and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge

  • International Aid and the Making of a Better World

    Reflexive Practice, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Eyben

    How can international aid professionals manage to deal with the daily dilemmas of working for the wellbeing of people in countries other than their own? A scholar-activist and lifelong development practitioner seeks to answer that question in a book that provides a vivid and accessible insight into…

    Paperback – 2014-04-15
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Celebrity Advocacy and International Development

    1st Edition

    By Dan Brockington

    Celebrity advocacy is a curious phenomenon. It occupies a significant proportion of the public domain, but does so without engaging particularly well with much of the public. Yet this may not matter very much. Many people at the core of advocacy, and in political and business elites, simply do not…

    Paperback – 2014-04-02
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Ethiopia Photographed

    Historic Photographs of the Country and its People Taken Between 1867 and 1935, 1st Edition

    By Richard Pankhurst, Denis Gerard

    Following the very successful Ethiopia Engraved, an illustrated book of engravings by foreign travellers from 1681 to 1900, Ethiopia Photographed covers the period from the inception of photography in the country up to the Italian Fascist invasion in 1936. The people, terrain, buildings and rulers…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge

  • Nage Birds

    Classification and symbolism among an eastern Indonesian people, 1st Edition

    By Gregory Forth

    This unusual and richly-illustrated book is the story of the relationship between the Nage people of eastern Indonesia and the birds alongside which they co-exist. Based on fieldwork carried out over a period of some fifteen years, it aims for a total view of how a human community interacts…

    Paperback – 2013-07-09
    Routledge
    Studies in Environmental Anthropology

  • Local Foods Meet Global Foodways

    Tasting History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin N Lawrance, Carolyn de la Peña

    This book explores the intersection of food and foodways from global and local perspectives. The collection contributes to interdisciplinary debates about the role and movement of commodities in the historical and contemporary world. The expert contributions collectively address a fundamental…

    Paperback – 2012-12-07
    Routledge

  • Language in Public Spaces in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nanette Gottlieb

    This book throws light on ideologies, practices and sociocultural developments currently shaping language use in Japan by departing from the more common investigation of language in private contexts and examining aspects of the language found in a range of significant public spaces, from the…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge

  • Cultural Expertise and Litigation

    Patterns, Conflicts, Narratives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Livia Holden

    Cultural Expertise and Litigation addresses the role of social scientists as a source of expert evidence, and is a product of their experiences and observations of cases involving litigants of South Asian origin. What is meant in court by "culture," "custom" and "law"? How are these concepts…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01
    Routledge

  • A Japanese Joint Venture in the Pacific

    Foreign bodies in tinned tuna, 1st Edition

    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

  • The State in India after Liberalization

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Akhil Gupta, Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan

    This book assesses the impact of liberalization on practices of government and relations between state and society. It is clear that liberalization as state policy has complex forms of regulation and deregulation inbuilt, and these policies have resulted in dramatic increases in productivity and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Gated Communities in China

    Class, Privilege and the Moral Politics of the Good Life, 1st Edition

    By Choon-Piew Pow

    Moving beyond conventional accounts of gated communities and housing segregation, this book interrogates the moral politics of urban place-making in China’s commodity housing enclaves. Drawing on fieldwork and survey conducted in Shanghai, Pow critically demonstrates how gated communities are bound…

    Paperback – 2012-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

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