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  • Gender Circuits

    Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age, 2nd Edition

    By Eve Shapiro

    The new edition of Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies. Examining the complex intersections between gender ideologies, social scripts, information and biomedical technologies…

    Paperback – 2015-02-02
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Kindling of an Insurrection

    Notes from Junglemahals, 1st Edition

    By Chandan Sinha

    The tribal areas of central and eastern India have been under the intractable shadow of left-wing extremism in recent years, fuelling a serious internal crisis in the country. While the clashes between the Maoists and the State have been highlighted by the media, academics and others, the situation…

    Paperback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge India

  • The Trickster and the System

    Identity and agency in contemporary society, 1st Edition

    By Helena Bassil-Morozow

    For centuries, the trickster has been used in various narratives, including mythological, literary and cinematic, to convey the idea of agency, rebellion and, often turbulent, progress. In The Trickster and the System: Identity and Agency in Contemporary Society, Helena Bassil-Morozow shows how the…

    Paperback – 2014-10-01
    Routledge

  • New Media and International Development

    Representation and affect in microfinance, 1st Edition

    By Anke Schwittay

    New Media and International Development is the first in-depth examination of microfinance’s enduring popularity with Northern publics. Through a case study of Kiva.org, the world’s first person-to-person microlending website, and other microfinance organizations, the book argues that international…

    Paperback – 2014-09-23
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • The Underbelly of the Indian Boom

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart Corbridge, Alpa Shah

    As India emerges as a major economic power, producing dollar billionaires rising at the rate of 17 per year, more than 800 million Indians eke out a living on less than two dollars a day. This book takes the reader to the underbelly of the Indian boom, an India that is not shining but is struggling…

    Hardback – 2014-09-22
    Routledge

  • The Multiplex in India

    A Cultural Economy of Urban Leisure, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Athique, Douglas Hill

    During the decade of its existence in India, the multiplex cinema has been very much a sign of the times – both a symptom and a symbol of new social values. Indicative of a consistent push to create a ‘globalised’ consuming middle class and a new urban environment, multiplex theatres have thus…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Calligraphy and Power in Contemporary Chinese Society

    1st Edition

    By Yuehping Yen

    This unusual and interesting book is a fascinating account of the world of Chinese writing. It examines Chinese space and the political and social use of writing as propaganda, a publicity booster and as a ladder for social climbing.…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge
    Anthropology of Asia

  • 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

  • Philosophy of Social Science

    A Contemporary Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Mark Risjord

    The Philosophy of Social Science: A Contemporary Introduction examines the perennial questions of philosophy by engaging with the empirical study of society. The book offers a comprehensive overview of debates in the field, with special attention to questions arising from new research programs in…

    Paperback – 2014-05-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • Cultural Policy in East Asia

    Contemporary Issues and Trends, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorraine Lim

    This book provides an introduction to the contemporary issues that are occurring in cultural policy in East Asia today. Interest in East Asia has grown considerably in recent years due not only to the emergence of economic super-powers such as China but also to the cultural impact the region is…

    Hardback – 2014-04-28
    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

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