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  • Anthropology for Development

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    By Robyn Eversole

    Anthropology for Development: From Theory to Practice connects cross-cultural social theory with the concerns of development policy and practice. It introduces the reader to a set of key ideas from the field of anthropology of  development, and shows how these insights can be…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Eurasian Integration – The View from Within

    1st Edition

    Edited by Piotr Dutkiewicz, Richard Sakwa

    As Eurasia and the adjacent territories become more important to the world, there is increasing interest from international powers, accompanied by attempts to give institutional form to traditional economic and security links within the region. This book includes a range of substantive work from…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Vietnamese-Chinese Relationships at the Borderlands

    Trade, Tourism and Cultural Politics, 1st Edition

    By Yuk Wah Chan

    Ever since China and Vietnam resumed diplomatic contacts and reopened the border in 1991, the borderland region has become part of the vibrant growing economies of both countries and drawn many from the interior provinces to the borderland for new economic adventures. This book examines…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Curtis, Serena Cosgrove

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge

  • Counterfeit Itineraries in the Global South

    The human consequences of piracy in China and Brazil, 1st Edition

    By Rosana Pinheiro-Machado

    At the end of the 1970s, Chinese merchandise moved to Brazil via Paraguay, forming an on-the-margins-of-the-law trade chain involving the production, distribution, and consumption of cheap goods. Economic changes in the twenty-first century, including the enforcement of intellectual property rights…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

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