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  • The World of the Banaras Weaver

    A Culture in Crisis, 2nd Edition

    By Vasanthi Raman

    This book is a fascinating investigation into how communalism plays out in everyday India. Using the metaphor of tana-bana – the warp and the weft of the Banarasi sari – the author reproduces the interwoven life of Hindu-Muslim relations in the Banarasi sari industry. As the city of Banaras in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge India

  • A Global Perspective of Young Adolescents’ Peer Aggression and Well-being

    Beyond Bullying, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grace Skrzypiec, Mirella Wyra, Eleni Didaskalou

    Reporting on the findings from a study of young people across 11 different world locations (Australia, Mainland China, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Korea, The Philippines, Poland, Spain, and Taiwan), A Global Perspective of Young Adolescents’ Peer Aggression and Well-being looks beyond bullying…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge

  • India’s Scheduled Areas

    Untangling Governance, Law and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Varsha Bhagat-Ganguly, Sujit Kumar

    This volume explores the complexities of governance, law, and politics in India’s Scheduled Areas. The Scheduled Areas (SAs) are those parts of the country which have been identified by the Fifth and Sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India and are inhabited predominantly by tribal communities…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge India

  • Sociology for Human Rights

    Approaches for Applying Theories and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by David L. Brunsma, Keri E. Iyall Smith, Brian K. Gran

    As sociologists deepen their examinations of human rights in their teaching, research, and thinking, it is essential that such work is conducted in a manner that is both mindful and critical of the knowledge we are building upon in sociology and human rights. As the authors of this volume reveal,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge

  • A Jungian Inquiry into the American Psyche

    The Violence of Innocence, 1st Edition

    By Ipek S. Burnett

    In A Jungian Inquiry into the American Psyche: The Violence of Innocence, Ipek Burnett’s penetrating cultural criticism enriched with psychoanalytical and Jungian insight offers a timely interrogation of national consciousness in the United States. Through evocative storytelling, Burnett unpacks…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01
    Routledge

  • Urban Food Marketing and Third World Rural Development

    The Structure of Producer-Seller Markets, 1st Edition

    By T. Scarlett Epstein

    Originally published in 1982. This book explores the nature of food marketing in Third World countries. Economic development invariably involves a transition from the traditional subsistence and/or barter economics to increasing participation in cash transactions. In many less developed countries…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Food Supply and Policy

  • African Food Systems in Crisis

    Part One: Microperspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Huss-Ashmore, Solomon H Katz

    Originally published in 1990. Produced by the Task Force on African Famine of the American Anthropological Association, this is the first of a multi-part project dealing with the long-term and ongoing food crisis in Africa primarily at the level of local production-the microperspective. It offers a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Food Supply and Policy

  • African Food Systems in Crisis

    Part Two: Contending with Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Huss-Ashmore, Solomon H Katz

    Originally published in 1991. Commissioned by the Task Force on African Famine of the American Anthropological Association, this the second part of a project examining the causes of food system failure in Africa and the effects of attempts to remedy the situation. It evaluates the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Food Supply and Policy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miranda Fricker, Peter J. Graham, David Henderson, Nikolaj J.L.L. Pedersen

    Edited by an international team of leading scholars, The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology is the first major reference work devoted to this growing field. The Handbook’s 46 chapters, all appearing in print here for the first time, and written by philosophers and social theorists from…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Politics of Islam in the Sahel

    Between Persuasion and Violence, 1st Edition

    By Rahmane Idrissa

    ‘Ideologies need enemies to thrive, religion does not’. Using the Sahel as a source of five comparative case studies, this volume aims to engage in the painstaking task of disentangling Islam from the political ideologies that have issued from its theologies to fight for governmental power and the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Democracy Beyond the Nation State

    Practicing Equality, 1st Edition

    By Joe Parker

    Democracy promises rule by all, not by the few. Yet, electoral democracies limit decision-making to representatives and have always had a weakness for inequality. How might democracy serve all rather than the few? Democracy Beyond the Nation State: Practicing Equality examines communities that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Beyond the Drug War in Mexico

    Human rights, the public sphere and justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wil G. Pansters, Benjamin T. Smith, Peter Watt

    This volume aims to go beyond the study of developments within Mexico’s criminal world and their relationship with the state and law enforcement. It focuses instead on the nature and consequences of what we call the ‘totalization of the drug war’, and its projection on other domains which are key…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Europa Country Perspectives

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