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  • Why India Votes?

    1st Edition

    By Mukulika Banerjee

    Why India Votes? offers a fascinating account of the Indian electorate through a series of comprehensive ethnographic explorations conducted across the country — Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Rajasthan. It…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • Ethiopia Photographed

    Historic Photographs of the Country and its People Taken Between 1867 and 1935, 1st Edition

    By Richard Pankhurst, Denis Gerard

    Following the very successful Ethiopia Engraved, an illustrated book of engravings by foreign travellers from 1681 to 1900, Ethiopia Photographed covers the period from the inception of photography in the country up to the Italian Fascist invasion in 1936. The people, terrain, buildings and rulers…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge

  • The Internment of Western Civilians under the Japanese 1941-1945

    A patchwork of internment, 1st Edition

    By Bernice Archer

    Bernice Archer's comparative study of the experiences of the Western civilians interned by the Japanese in mixed family camps and sexually segregated camps in the Far East, combines a wide variety of conventional and unconventional source material. This includes contemporary War, Foreign and…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Rural Livelihoods, Regional Economies, and Processes of Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Sick

    For centuries, new technologies and expanding networks of production and consumption have been changing the face of rural economies in significant ways. Millions of rural dwellers have found survival increasingly difficult and have fled to urban centres. Others have remained: some retrenching,…

    Hardback – 2014-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

  • Doing Anthropological Research

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natalie Konopinski

    Doing Anthropological Research provides a practical toolkit for carrying out research. It works through the process chapter by chapter, from the planning and proposal stage to methodologies, secondary research, ethnographic fieldwork, ethical concerns, and writing strategies. Case study examples…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge

  • Nage Birds

    Classification and symbolism among an eastern Indonesian people, 1st Edition

    By Gregory Forth

    This unusual and richly-illustrated book is the story of the relationship between the Nage people of eastern Indonesia and the birds alongside which they co-exist. Based on fieldwork carried out over a period of some fifteen years, it aims for a total view of how a human community interacts…

    Paperback – 2013-07-09
    Routledge
    Studies in Environmental Anthropology

  • Arguing About Human Nature

    Contemporary Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen M. Downes, Edouard Machery

    Arguing About Human Nature covers recent debates--arising from biology, philosophy, psychology, and physical anthropology--that together systematically examine what it means to be human.  Thirty-five essays--several of them appearing here for the first time in print--were carefully selected to…

    Paperback – 2013-03-19
    Routledge
    Arguing About Philosophy

  • Sustainable Development in Amazonia

    Paradise in the Making, 1st Edition

    By Kei Otsuki

    This book argues against the assumption that sustainability and environmental conservation are naturally the common goal and norm for everyone in Amazonia. This is the first book focusing on agency, reflexivity and social development to address sustainable development in the region. It discusses…

    Hardback – 2013-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Local Foods Meet Global Foodways

    Tasting History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin N Lawrance, Carolyn de la Peña

    This book explores the intersection of food and foodways from global and local perspectives. The collection contributes to interdisciplinary debates about the role and movement of commodities in the historical and contemporary world. The expert contributions collectively address a fundamental…

    Paperback – 2012-12-07
    Routledge

  • Evaluating Communication for Development

    A Framework for Social Change, 1st Edition

    By June Lennie, Jo Tacchi

    Evaluating Communication for Development presents a comprehensive framework for evaluating communication for development (C4D). This framework combines the latest thinking from a number of fields in new ways. It critiques dominant instrumental, accountability-based approaches to development and…

    Paperback – 2012-12-06
    Routledge

  • Language in Public Spaces in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nanette Gottlieb

    This book throws light on ideologies, practices and sociocultural developments currently shaping language use in Japan by departing from the more common investigation of language in private contexts and examining aspects of the language found in a range of significant public spaces, from the…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge

  • Cultural Expertise and Litigation

    Patterns, Conflicts, Narratives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Livia Holden

    Cultural Expertise and Litigation addresses the role of social scientists as a source of expert evidence, and is a product of their experiences and observations of cases involving litigants of South Asian origin. What is meant in court by "culture," "custom" and "law"? How are these concepts…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01
    Routledge

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