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  • The Anti-Politics Machine

    1st Edition

    By Julie Jenkins

    The Anti-Politics Machine (1990) examines how international development projects are conceived, researched, and put into practice. It also looks at what these projects actually achieve. Ferguson criticizes the idea of externally-directed ‘development’ and argues that the process doesn’t take proper…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Modernity at Large

    Cultural Dimensions of Globalisation, 1st Edition

    By Amy Young Evrard

    Arjun Appadurai’s 1996 collection of essays Modernity At Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization helped reshape how anthropologists, geographers and philosophers saw and understood the key topic of our times: globalization. Globalization has long been recognized as one of the crucial factors…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Race, Language and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Anna Seiferle-Valencia

    Franz Boas’s 1940 Race, Language and Culture is a monumentally important text in the history of its discipline, collecting the articles and essays that helped make Boas known as the ‘father of American anthropology.’ An encapsulation of a career dedicated to fighting against the false theories of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Guns, Germs & Steel

    The Fate of Human Societies, 1st Edition

    By Riley Quinn

    In his 1997 work Guns, Germs and Steel, Jared Diamond marshals evidence from five continents and across 13,000 years of human history in an attempt to answer the question of why that history unfolded so differently in various parts of the globe. His results offer new explanations for why the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Collapse

    How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive, 1st Edition

    By Rodolfo Maggio

    American scholar Jared Diamond deploys his powers of interpretation to great effect in Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, which seeks to understand the meaning behind the available evidence describing societies that have survived and those that have withered and died. Why, for…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Death and Dying in India

    Ageing and end-of-life care of the elderly, 1st Edition

    By Suhita Chopra Chatterjee, Jaydeep Sengupta

    Most aged in India are experiencing a highly protracted death in hospitals, entangled in tubes and machines. Such ‘medicalised death’ entails huge psychological, social and financial costs for both patients and their caregivers. There are also many who are dying in abject neglect. However,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Communicating Development with Communities

    1st Edition

    By Linje Manyozo

    Development theory and practice are often taught in a manner that strips them of their historical context and obscures alternative intellectual assumptions and critical frameworks. This prevents students from acquiring a holistic understanding of the world and consequently, when it comes to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Revisiting the Self

    Social Science Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charalambos Tsekeris

    Who am I? Or, even more curiously, who are you? These are questions about the self – that aspect of who we are that we believe defines, or at least describes, each of us. The self is not merely an internal creation, however. Family, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances all contribute to who we…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • 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

  • Controversies in the Field of Genocide Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samuel Totten, Henry Theriault, Elisa von Joeden-Forgey

    At the heart of the field of Genocide Studies lies an active core of vigorous debate that has led to both heated disagreements and productive disputes. This new volume in the Genocide: A Critical Bibliographic Review series focuses on these, as well as other significant issues. Chapters in this…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge

  • The Cultural Politics of Talent Migration in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brenda Yeoh, Shirlena Huang

      As the world globalises, more people than ever are on the move, including the many professional, managerial and entrepreneurial elites—often referred to as ‘international talent’—who circulate between cities in response to career and business opportunities. While much has been written about…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Cultural Heritage and Prisoners of War

    Creativity Behind Barbed Wire, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilly Carr, Harold Mytum

    This book focuses on the numerous examples of creativity produced by POWs and civilian internees during their captivity, including: paintings, cartoons, craftwork, needlework, acting, musical compositions, magazine and newspaper articles, wood carving, and recycled Red Cross tins turned into plates…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

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