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  • Consumption and Identity

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Friedman

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

    Paperback – 2004-11-11

  • Performing Russia

    Folk Revival and Russian Identity, 1st Edition

    By Laura Olson

    This book examines folk music and dance revival movements in Russia, exploring why this folk culture has come to represent Russia, how it has been approached and produced, and why memory and tradition, in these particular forms, have taken on particular significance in different periods. Above all…

    Paperback – 2004-01-22
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Drifting - Architecture and Migrancy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Cairns

    To dwell in these globalizing times requires us to negotiate increasingly palpable flows - of capital, ideas, images, goods, technology, and people. Such flows seem to pressurize, breach and sometimes even disaggregate the places we always imagined to be distinctive and stable. This book is…

    Paperback – 2003-11-27

  • For the Love of Women

    Gender, Identity and Same-Sex Relations in a Greek Provincial Town, 1st Edition

    By Elisabeth Kirtsoglou

    This extraordinary book opens up the strange world of the 'parea' - a lesbian secret society based in a small-town bar outside Athens, whose members meet clandestinely to drink, dance and flirt. Though conducting intense sexual affairs under the noses of other customers, the parea's members - many…

    Paperback – 2003-11-13

  • Postcolonialism Meets Economics

    1st Edition

    By S. Charusheela, Eiman Zein-Elabdin

    In the last half century, economics has taken over from anthropology the role of drawing the powerful conceptual worldviews that organize knowledge and inform policy in both domestic and international contexts. Until now however, the colonial roots of economic theory have remained relatively…

    Paperback – 2003-10-23
    Economics as Social Theory

  • Embodied Utopias

    Gender, Social Change and the Modern Metropolis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Bingaman, Lise Sanders, Rebecca Zorach

    Utopia has become a dirty word in recent scholarship on modernism, architecture, urban planning and gender studies. Many utopian designs now appear impractical, manifesting an arrogant disregard for the lived experiences of the ordinary inhabitants who make daily use of global public and private…

    Paperback – 2001-10-25

  • Sport and Memory in North America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Wieting

    Cultures and nations remember themselves with select bodily images, evocative rituals and texts. This volume illustrates how sport is used in the creation, maintenance and now global dissemination of a nation's cherished values. Carefully drawn cases of sport in North America - American baseball…

    Paperback – 2001-09-29
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Behind the Postcolonial

    Architecture, Urban Space and Political Cultures in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Abidin Kusno

    In Behind the Postcolonial Abidin Kusno shows how colonial representations have been revived and rearticulated in postcolonial Indonesia. The book shows how architecture and urban space can be seen, both historically and theoretically, as representations of political and cultural tendencies that…

    Paperback – 2000-07-20

  • Someone To Lend a Helping Hand

    Women Growing Old in Rural America, 1st Edition

    By D. Shenk

    By providing descriptions of the experiences of thirty rural Minnesota women, often in their own words, this timely and topical book examines the expectations, beliefs and values of the women as they grow old in rural America. A lifecourse perspective fosters a better understanding of the aging…

    Paperback – 1999-01-18

  • African Identities

    Pan-Africanisms and Black Identities, 1st Edition

    By Kadiatu Kanneh

    This fascinating and well researched study explores the meaning generated by `Africa' and `Blackness' throughout the century. Using literary texts, autobiography, ethnography, and historical documents, African Identities discusses how ideas of Africa as an origin, as a cultural whole, or as a…

    Paperback – 1998-04-09

  • Development Aid to Nepal

    Issues and Options in Energy, Health, Education, Democracy and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Sven Cederoth Cederroth, Harald O. Skarr

    An ongoing challenge for Western aid projects in the Third World is that all too often results do not meet expectations. Determined to address this issue at the outset before committing greater sums to its aid to Nepal, in 1996 the Norwegian Foreign Ministry commissioned an extensive analysis of…

    Paperback – 1997-08-12

  • African Voices, African Lives

    Personal Narratives from a Swahili Village, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Caplan

    African Voices, African Lives explores the world of 'Mohammed', a swahili peasant living on Mafia Island, Tanzania. Through his own words - some written, some spoken - and those of his relatives, including his ex-wife and one of his daughters, he enables us to see the world through his eyes,…

    Paperback – 1997-02-28

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