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  • Negotiating Personal Autonomy

    Communication and Personhood in East Greenland, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Elixhauser

    Negotiating Personal Autonomy offers a detailed ethnographic examination of personal autonomy and social life in East Greenland.Examining verbal and non-verbal communication in interpersonal encounters, Elixhauser argues that social life in the region is characterized by relationships based upon a…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • The Development Trap

    How Thinking Big Fails the Poor, 1st Edition

    By Adam D. Kiš

    A wave of optimism is sweeping through the international aid and development industry, championed by leaders such as Jeffrey Sachs and Jim Yong Kim, who believe that poverty eradication could be within our grasp. Yet in stark opposition come those who believe that all international development…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • New Perspectives on India and Turkey

    Connections and Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Smita Tewari Jassal, Halil Turan

    India and Turkey, Asia Minor and the Subcontinent of Hindustan, and the Ottomans and Mughals have had shared histories of contact, engagement, and dialogue over the centuries. Much of northern India was under the control of rulers from Central Asia since at least the thirteenth century. Startling…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Culture's Consequences

    Comparing Values, Behaviors, Institutes and Organizations across Nations, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Erdman

    The Dutch anthropologist Geert Hofstede is recognized as a pioneer in the fields of international management and social psychology – and his work is a perfect example of the ways in which interpretative skills can help solve problems and provide the foundation for strong thinking and understanding…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Old Social Classes And The Revolutionary Movements Of Iraq

    1st Edition

    By Dale J. Stahl

    How do you solve a problem like understanding Iraq? For Hanna Batatu, the solution to this conundrum lay in generating alternative possibilities that effectively side-stepped the conventional wisdom of the time. Historians had long held that Iraq – like other artificial creations of ex-colonial…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Problem of Unbelief in the 16th Century

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Tendler

    Febvre asked this core question in The Problem of Unbelief: “Could sixteenth-century people hold religious views that were not those of official, Church-sanctioned Christianity, or could they simply not believe at all?” The answer informed a wider debate on modern history, particularly modern…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Pierre Bourdieu's Outline of a Theory of Practice

    1st Edition

    By Rodolfo Maggio

    In Outline of a Theory of Practice, Bourdieu questions the preeminent ideas of social anthropologists such as Levi-Strauss who stressed the structural principles governing human action rather than the actions themselves and, Bourdieu asserts, doesn’t account for all observable nuances of behaviour.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Memory, Place and Identity

    Commemoration and remembrance of war and conflict, 1st Edition

    Edited by Danielle Drozdzewski, Sarah De Nardi, Emma Waterton

    This book bridges theoretical gaps that exist between the meta-concepts of memory, place and identity by positioning its lens on the emplaced practices of commemoration and the remembrance of war and conflict. This book examines how diverse publics relate to their wartime histories through…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Cross-Cultural Analysis

    Methods and Applications, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Eldad Davidov, Peter Schmidt, Jaak Billiet, Bart Meuleman

    Intended to bridge the gap between the latest methodological developments and cross-cultural research, this interdisciplinary resource presents the latest strategies for analyzing cross-cultural data. Techniques are demonstrated through the use of applications that employ cross-national data sets…

    Paperback – 2018-02-09
    Routledge
    European Association of Methodology Series

  • 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

  • Global Garbage

    Urban imaginaries of waste, excess, and abandonment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Lindner, Miriam Meissner

    Global Garbage examines the ways in which garbage, in its diverse forms, is being produced, managed, experienced, imagined, circulated, concealed, and aestheticized in contemporary urban environments and across different creative and cultural practices. The book explores the increasingly complex…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Popular Culture in Africa

    The Episteme of the Everyday, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Newell, Onookome Okome

    This volume marks the 25th anniversary of Karin Barber’s ground-breaking article, "Popular Arts in Africa", which stimulated new debates about African popular culture and its defining categories. Focusing on performances, audiences, social contexts and texts, contributors ask how African…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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