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  • Family and Kinship in East London

    1st Edition

    By Michael Young, Peter Wilmott

    First published in 1957 ,and reprinted with a new introduction in 1986, Michael Young and Peter Willmott’s book on family and kinship in Bethnal Green in the 1950s is a classic in urban studies. A standard text in planning, housing, family studies and sociology, it predicted the…

    Hardback – 2011-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tourism and Tibetan Culture in Transition

    A Place called Shangrila, 1st Edition

    By Ashild Kolas

    This book explores the relationship between tourism, culture and ethnic identity in Tibet in , focusing in particular on Shangrila, a Tibetan region in Southwest China, to show how local ‘Tibetan culture’ is reconstructed as a marketable commodity for tourists. It analyses the socio-economic…

    Paperback – 2011-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Marriage in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    By Yoko Tokuhiro

    The phenomenon of bankonka – ‘postponement of marriage’ – is increasingly reported in contemporary Japanese media, clearly illustrating the changing patterns of modern lifestyles and attitudes towards marriage, personal obligation and ambition. This is the first book in recent years to explore the…

    Paperback – 2011-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Democratization and Gender in Contemporary Russia

    1st Edition

    By Suvi Salmenniemi

    This book examines civic activism, democratization and gender in contemporary Russian society. It describes the character and central organizing principles of Russian democratic civic life, considering how it has developed since the Soviet period, and analyzing the goals and identities of…

    Paperback – 2011-05-17
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • The Routledge Applied Linguistics Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Li Wei

    The Routledge Applied Linguistics Reader is an essential collection of readings for students of Applied Linguistics. Divided into five sections: Language Teaching and Learning, Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics, Identity and Power and Language Use in Professional Contexts, the Reader…

    Paperback – 2011-03-21
    Routledge

  • The Meaning of the Local

    Politics of Place in Urban India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geert de Neve, Henrike Donner

    By zooming in on urban localities in India and by unpacking the 'meaning of the local' for those who live in them, the ten papers in this volume redress a recurrent asymmetry in contemporary debates about globalisation.  In much literature, the global is associated with transnationalism,…

    Paperback – 2011-02-10
    UCL Press

  • Japanese Love Hotels

    A Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Chaplin

    Drawing on theories of place, consumption and identity, Sarah Chaplin details the evolution of the love hotel in urban Japan since the 1950s. Love hotels emerged in the late 1950s following a ban of licensed prostitution, then were extremely popular in the 1970s, were then legislated against in the…

    Paperback – 2010-10-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Globalisation and the Middle Classes in India

    The Social and Cultural Impact of Neoliberal Reforms, 1st Edition

    By Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase, Timothy J. Scrase

    This book fills an important gap in the existing literature on economic liberalization and globalisation in India by providing much needed ethnographic data from those affected by neoliberal globalisation. Based on ethnographic fieldwork and interviews, it reveals the complexity of the…

    Paperback – 2010-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Modernity and Malaysia

    Settling the Menraq Forest Nomads, 1st Edition

    By Alberto Gomes

    Bringing together over thirty years of detailed ethnographic research on the Menraq of Malaysia, this fascinating book analyzes and documents the experience of development and modernization in tribal communities. Descendents of hunter-gatherers who have inhabited Southeast Asia for about 40,000…

    Paperback – 2010-08-15
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • The Tribes Of The Marsh Arabs of Iraq

    The World of Haji Rikkan, 1st Edition

    By Fulanain

    The Arab tribes of Iraq differ widely in custom but remain in all essentials of thought and conduct a distinctive and unique group. Their land embraces wide deserts, fertile fields and boundless swamps; its unique features shape the lives of its people. Taking the figure of Haji Rikkan as a central…

    Hardback – 2010-06-15
    Routledge

  • Watching TV Is Not Required

    Thinking About Media and Thinking About Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Bernard McGrane, John Gunderson

    This book uses a social world–today's undergraduate students' ubiquitous everyday experience of television–as a vehicle for helping awaken students to the true possibilities for learning and their responsibilities inherent in achieving those goals. The book also introduces students to the social…

    Paperback – 2009-10-21
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • When Greeks think about Turks

    The View from Anthropology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

    Drawing upon anthropological studies that document culturally specific ways of perceiving ethic Others in Greece and Cyprus, this book explores the cultural boundaries of the categories ‘Greek’ and ‘Turk’, and compares views on what it means to be one of these ethnic groups or both. The…

    Paperback – 2009-09-29
    Routledge

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