Anthropology Products

  • 'Mixed Race' Studies

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jayne O. Ifekwunigwe

    Mixed race studies is one of the fastest growing, as well as one of the most important and controversial areas in the field of race and ethnic relations. Bringing together pioneering and controversial scholarship from both the social and the biological sciences, as well as the humanities, this…

    Paperback – 2004-06-17

  • Shamanism

    Critical Concepts in Sociology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrei A. Znamenski

    Mircea Eliade descibed shamanism as the primal religion of humanity, the 'archaic technique of ecstasy'. The books of best-selling author Carlos Castaneda made it part of popular culture. Since the 1960s shamanism has continued to attract the attention of scholars, artists, writers and the general…

    Hardback – 2004-03-11
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Encounters with Violence in Latin America

    Urban Poor Perceptions from Colombia and Guatemala, 1st Edition

    By Cathy McIlwaine, Caroline Moser

    Latin America is both the world's most urbanized fastest developing regions, where the links between social exclusion, inequality and violence are clearly visible. The banal, ubiquitous nature of drug crime, robbery, gang and intra-family violence destabilizes countries' economies and harms their…

    Paperback – 2003-12-18

  • Sexual Cultures in East Asia

    The Social Construction of Sexuality and Sexual Risk in a Time of AIDS, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evelyne Micollier

    Using case-studies from East and Southeast Asia, this book examines sexuality and AIDS-related sexual risk in the context of Asian cultures. It offers a complementary perspective, documented with sociological and anthropological data, to historical studies and looks at commercial sex work, kinship…

    Paperback – 2003-11-13

  • Early Explorations of Russia

    1st Edition

    By Marshall Poe

    It was only during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries that western Europeans discovered the lands now known as Russia. Travellers to these lands published their discoveries for an interested and curious public, revealing details of a country very different from what Western Europeans were used…

    Hardback – 2003-10-23

  • Living with Separation in China

    Anthropological Accounts, 1st Edition

    By Charles Stafford

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2003-06-26

  • Performance and Evolution in the Age of Darwin

    Out of the Natural Order, 1st Edition

    By Jane Goodall

    Performance and Evolution in the Age of Darwin reveals the ways in which the major themes of evolution were taken up in the performing arts during Darwin's adult lifetime and in the generation after his death. The period 1830-1900 was the formative period for evolutionary ideas. While scientists…

    Paperback – 2002-08-29

  • Participating in Development

    Approaches to Indigenous Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Bicker, Johan Pottier, Paul Sillitoe

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2002-07-04
    ASA Monographs

  • They Lie, We Lie

    Getting on with Anthropology, 1st Edition

    By Peter Metcalf

    They Lie, We Lie is an attempt by an experienced fieldworker to engage recent critiques in ethnography, that is the writing of culture, made both from within anthropology and from such disciplines as cultural studies and post-colonial theory. This is necessary because there has been a polarization…

    Paperback – 2001-10-25

  • The Gift

    The Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies, 2nd Edition

    By Marcel Mauss

    In this, his most famous work, Marcel Mauss presented to the world a book which revolutionized our understanding of some of the basic structures of society. By identifying the complex web of exchange and obligation involved in the act of giving, Mauss called into question many of our social…

    Paperback – 2001-10-11
    Routledge Classics

  • Masquerade and Identities

    Essays on Gender, Sexuality and Marginality, 1st Edition

    By Efrat Tseëlon

    Masquerade, both literal and metaphorical, is now a central concept on many disciplines. This timely volume explores and revisits the role of disguise in constructing, expressing and representing marginalised identities, and in undermining easy distinctions between 'true' identity and artifice.The…

    Paperback – 2001-05-17

  • Perform or Else

    From Discipline to Performance, 1st Edition

    By Jon McKenzie

    'Performance' has become one of the key terms for the new century. But what do we mean by 'performance'? In today's world it can refer to experimental art; productivity in the workplace; and the functionality of technological systems. Do these disparate fields bear any relation to each other?In…

    Paperback – 2001-03-22

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