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  • Dialectics and Dynamics

    The Legacy of Robert Tonkinson’s Anthropological Work in Australia and the Pacific

    Edited by Greg Acciaioli

    This volume focuses on the ways in which Robert Tonkinson’s research has inspired further explorations of issues in the study of kinship, migration, the transformation of tradition, and other contemporary scholarship in the Pacific and Aboriginal Australia. In the Pacific context these influences…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Global Indigenous Politics

    A Subtle Revolution

    By Sheryl Lightfoot

    This book examines how Indigenous peoples’ rights and Indigenous rights movements represent an important and often overlooked shift in international politics - a shift that powerful states are actively resisting in a multitude of ways. While Indigenous peoples are often dismissed as marginal…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • Glocal Pharma

    International Brands and the Imagination of Local Masculinity

    By Ericka Johnson, Ebba Sjögren

    An exploration of how global pharmaceutical products are localized - of what happens when they become ‘glocal’ - this book examines the tensions that exist between a global pharmaceutical market and the locally bounded discourses and regulations encountered as markets are created for new drugs…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Global Connections

  • The Mobilities Paradigm

    Discourses and Ideologies

    By Marcel Endres, Katharina Manderscheid

    Over the last two decades, the conceptualisation and empirical analysis of mobilities of people, objects and symbols has become an important strand of social science. Yet, the increasing importance of mobilities in all parts of the social does not only happen as observable practices in the material…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Transport and Society

  • Culture and Activism

    Animal Rights in France and the United States

    By Elizabeth Cherry

    This book offers a comparison of the animal rights movements in the US and France, drawing on ethnographic and interview material gathered amongst activists in both countries. Investigating the ways in which culture affects the outcomes of the two movements, the author examines its role as a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology

    Edited by Lenore Manderson, Elizabeth Cartwright, Anita Hardon

    The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology provides a contemporary overview of the key themes in medical anthropology. In this exciting departure from conventional handbooks, compendia and encyclopedias, the three editors have written the core chapters of the volume, and in so doing, invite the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Social Mobilization, Global Capitalism and Struggles over Food

    A Comparative Study of Social Movements

    By Renata Motta

    This book explores the transformation of Brazil and Argentina into two of the world’s largest producers of genetically modified (GM) crops. Systematically comparing their stories in order to explain their paths, differences, ruptures and changes, the author reveals that the emergence of the two…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Cosmopolitan Sociability

    Locating Transnational Religious and Diasporic Networks

    Edited by Tsypylma Darieva, Nina Glick Schiller, Sandra Gruner-Domic

    This book approaches the concept of cosmopolitan sociability as a cultural or territorial rootedness that facilitates a simultaneous openness to shared human emotions, experiences, and aspirations. Cosmopolitan Sociability critiques definitions of cosmopolitanism as a tolerance for cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Latino Identity in Contemporary America

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    This edited collection brings together original research papers that explore an important aspect of race and ethnic studies, namely the processes that are shaping the making of Latina and Latino identities in contemporary America. This is a question that has received much attention in the USA over…

    Paperback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Essentials of Community-based Research

    By Vera Caine, Judy Mill

    Community-based research (CBR) is the most commonly used method for serving community needs and effecting change through authentic, ethical, and meaningful social research. In this brief introduction to CBR, the real-world approach of noted experts Vera Caine and Judy Mill helps novice researchers…

    Paperback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Qualitative Essentials

  • Eurocentrism at the Margins

    Encounters, Critics and Going Beyond

    By Lutfi Sunar

    Eurocentrism remains a prevailing feature of Western-dominated social scientific perspectives, tending to ignore alternative views originating outside the West and thus maintaining a form of scholarly hegemony. As such, there is an urgent need to reconsider Eurocentrism in social science, to ask…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13 
    Routledge
    Global Connections

  • Workers and the Global Informal Economy

    Interdisciplinary perspectives

    Edited by Supriya Routh, Vando Borghi

    The global financial crisis and subsequent increase in social inequality has led in many cases to a redrawing of the boundaries between formal and informal work. This interdisciplinary volume explores the role of informal work in today’s global economy, presenting economic, legal, sociological,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Labour Economics

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