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  • Culture as a Vocation

    Sociology of career choices in cultural management

    By Vincent Dubois

    Vocational occupations are attractive not so much for their material rewards as for the prestige and self-fulfillment they confer. They require a strong personal commitment, which can be subjectively experienced in terms of passion and selflessness. The choice of a career in the cultural sector…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Understanding China

    The Silk Road and the Communist Manifesto

    By Peter Nolan

    If the West wishes to understand China better, it needs to appreciate the depth of thought and range of debate that is taking place within the Chinese political system. China is entering a new and complicated phase in its development. From a minnow in the 1970s it has become a mighty player on the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Primate Behavior and Human Origins

    By Glenn E. King

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of primate behavior. As well as covering common features and diversity, it demonstrates the theoretical perspectives and concepts that are applied to primate behavior, and explores the relevance of non-human primates to understanding human behavior. King…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge

  • Introducing Urban Anthropology

    By Rivke Jaffe, Anouk De Koning

    This book provides an up-to-date introduction to the important and growing field of urban anthropology. This is an increasingly critical area of study, as more than half of the world's population now lives in cities and anthropological research is increasingly done in an urban context. Exploring…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Murdered Father, Dead Father

    Revisiting the Oedipus Complex

    By Professor Rosine Jozef Perelberg

    Murdered Father, Dead Father: revisiting the Oedipus complex, examines the progressive construction of the notion of paternal function and its central relevance in psychoanalysis. The distinction between the murdered (narcissistic) father and the dead father is seen as providing a paradigm for…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge
    The New Library of Psychoanalysis

  • Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art

    Edited by Jeffrey Ian Ross

    The Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art integrates and reviews current scholarship in the field of graffiti and street art. Thirty-seven original contributions are organized around four sections: History, Types, and Writers/Artists of Graffiti and Street Art; Theoretical…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Middle Class in Emerging Societies

    Consumers, Lifestyles and Markets

    Edited by Leslie L. Marsh, Hongmei Li

    This volume examines the discursive construction of the meanings and lifestyle practices of the middle class in the rapidly transforming economies of Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East, focusing on the social, political and cultural implications at local and global levels. While…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Bodies and Lives in Ancient America

    Health Before Columbus

    By Debra L. Martin, Anna J. Osterholtz

    Bodies and Lives in Ancient America offers a broad overview of what it was like to live and die throughout North America before European contact. Using a unique life history approach, the book moves from pregnancy and birth through to senescence. Drawing on biological data gathered from human…

    Paperback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge

  • The Evolution of Charles Darwin

    By George A. Dorsey

    Charles Darwin is well-known throughout the world for his revolutionary work from 1859; The Origin of Species, the foundational study of evolution which greatly challenged the near-universal belief in the Christian world, at that time, of creationism. Originally published in 1928, Dorsey attempts…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hope and Uncertainty in Contemporary African Migration

    Edited by Nauja Kleist, Dorte Thorsen

    This volume examines the relationship between hope, mobility, and immobility in African migration. Through case studies set within and beyond the continent, it demonstrates that hope offers a unique prism for analyzing the social imaginaries and aspirations which underpin migration in situations of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Social Science Research Ethics for a Globalizing World

    Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Keerty Nakray, Margaret Alston, Kerri Whittenbury

    Research in the humanities and social sciences thrives on critical reflections that unfold with each research project, not only in terms of knowledge created, but in whether chosen methodologies served their purpose.  Ethics forms the bulwark of any social science research methodology and it…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Moroccan Foreign Policy under Mohammed VI, 1999-2014

    By Irene Fernández Molina

    This book presents a comprehensive survey of Moroccan foreign policy since 1999. It considers the objectives, actors and decision-making processes involved, and outlines Morocco's foreign policy activity in key areas such as the international management of the Western Sahara conflict and relations…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

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