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  • Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology of Religion

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This collection of previously out-of-print titles brings togther some key texts from the early study of the anthropology of religion. An important reference collection, these books will prove invaluable to students of religion and anthropology.…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology of Religion

  • Knowing Differently

    The Challenge of the Indigenous, 1st Edition

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

    This book offers a bold and illuminating account of the worldviews nurtured and sustained by indigenous communities from across continents, through their distinctive understanding of concepts such as space, time, joy, pain, life, and death. It demonstrates how this different mode of ‘knowing’ has…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Exploring the Senses

    South Asian and European Perspectives on Rituals and Performativity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Axel Michaels, Christoph Wulf

    This fascinating volume offers a transdisciplinary and transcultural approach to understanding the senses by exploring themes in anthropologies of sound, sight, smell, taste, touch, and movement as expressed through aesthetic, perceptual, religious, and spiritual experiences. In drawing upon…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Rethinking Agency

    Developmentalism, Gender and Rights, 1st Edition

    By Sumi Madhok

    This book proposes a new theoretical framework for agency thinking by examining the ethical, discursive and practical engagements of a group of women development workers in north-west India with developmentalism and individual rights. Rethinking Agency asks an underexplored question, tracks the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Dreaming Mobility and Buying Vulnerability

    Overseas Recruitment Practices in India, 1st Edition

    By S. Irudaya Rajan, V. J. Varghese, M. S. Jayakumar

    In the alarming contemporary context of widespread corruption and fraudulence in the overseas labour recruitment system in India, this book attempts to understand the institution of emigration governance and recruitment practices in the country with a focus on the unskilled and semi-skilled sectors…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Routeing Democracy in the Himalayas

    Experiments and Experiences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vibha Arora, N. Jayaram

    Historically treated as an amorphous borderland and marginal to the understanding of democratic politics and governance in South Asia, Southeast Asia and northern Asia, the Himalayan region, in the last 50 years, has become an ‘active political laboratory’ for experiments in democratic structures…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Tribal Development in Western India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amita Shah, Jharna Pathak

    Tribal communities in western India, as elsewhere in the country, have been facing increasing marginalisation and poverty. This is so despite a relatively better record of social movements and work by civil society organisations among them and their political inclusion. Further, the existing…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge India

  • Fundamentals of Research on Culture and Psychology

    Theory and Methods, 1st Edition

    By Valery Chirkov

    This is the first book that provides detailed guidelines of how to conduct multi-disciplinary research to study people’s behaviors in different cultures. Readers are encouraged to look beyond disciplinary boundaries to address issues between individuals and their socio-cultural environments so as…

    Paperback – 2015-11-12
    Routledge

  • Introducing Urban Anthropology

    1st Edition

    By Rivke Jaffe, Anouk De Koning

    This book provides an up-to-date introduction to the important and growing field of urban anthropology. This is an increasingly critical area of study, as more than half of the world's population now lives in cities and anthropological research is increasingly done in an urban context. Exploring…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge

  • Post-Tsunami Reconstruction in Indonesia

    Negotiating Normativity through Gender Mainstreaming Initiatives in Aceh, 1st Edition

    By Marjaana Jauhola

    This book offers a critical analysis of gender mainstreaming initiatives in the post-tsunami context in Indonesia. Aiming to challenge the terms of the debate in gender mainstreaming and disaster reconstruction efforts, Jauhola offers an important contribution for the discussion of what ‘feminisms…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • New Body Politics

    Narrating Arab and Black Identity in the Contemporary United States, 1st Edition

    By Therí A. Pickens

    In the increasingly multi-racial and multi-ethnic American landscape of the present, understanding and bridging dynamic cross-cultural conversations about social and political concerns becomes a complicated humanistic project. How do everyday embodied experiences transform from being anecdotal to…

    Paperback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • The War in Darfur

    Reclaiming Sudanese History, 1st Edition

    By Anders Hastrup

    No other crisis in Africa has received as much attention in the West during the past 10 years as the war in Darfur, yet the underlying complexities of the war and the background to the crisis remains poorly understood by scholars, activists and aid workers. This anthropological study of the war in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

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