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  • Money

    A Critical Introduction

    By Richard Robbins, Tim Di Muzio

    Money: A Critical Introduction shows how our present monetary system was imposed by elites and how they benefit from it. The book poses the question: how, by looking at different forms of money, can we appreciate that they have different effects? The authors demonstrate how modern money requires…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Truth, Intentionality and Evidence

    Anthropological Approaches to Crime

    Edited by Yazid Ben Hounet, Deborah Puccio-Den

    This book provides an anthropological exploration of the ways in which crime is perceived and defined, focusing on notions of truth, intentionality, and evidence. The chapters contain rich ethnographic case studies drawn from work in the Middle East, Africa, India, Mexico and Europe. A variety of…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge

  • European Social Problems

    Edited by Stuart Isaacs

    European Social Problems is the first book to examine social problems in Europe from the perspective of the social sciences. Key issues around health, crime, poverty, immigration, ethnicity, gender and education are addressed. An examination of the role of the institutions of the E.U. in solving…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Natural and Artificial Bodies in Early Modern England

    Literature, Natural Philosophy, Objects

    By Alvin Snider

    This book brings contemporary ways of reconceptualizing the human relationship to things into conversation with seventeenth-century writing, exploring how the literature of the period intersected with changing understandings of the conceptual structure of matter, and how human beings might…

    Hardback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Anthropology and/as Education

    Anthropology, Art, Architecture and Design

    By Tim Ingold

    Anthropology is a generous, open-ended, comparative and yet critical inquiry into the conditions and possibilities of life in the one world we all inhabit. This book is premised on the claim that these principles – of generosity, open-endedness, comparison and criticality – are also cornerstones of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Alienation and Affect

    By Warren D. TenHouten

    Alienation has objective, social-structural determinants, yet is experienced subjectively as a psychological state involving both emotion and cognition. Part I considers conceptualizations of alienation and affect in historical context, emphasizing Rousseau, Hegel, Marx, Simmel, and Weber. Part II…

    Hardback – 2016-12-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement

    New perspectives on persisting problems

    Edited by Irge Satiroglu, Narae Choi

    Every year millions of people are displaced from their homes, livelihoods and communities due to land-based development projects. There is no limit to what can be called a ‘development project’. They can range from small-scale infrastructure or mining projects to mega hydropower plants; can be…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

  • African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

    Employment, politics, and prospects for change

    Edited by Danielle Resnick, James Thurlow

    The much heralded growth and transformation of many economies in sub-Saharan Africa over the last decade continues to receive prominent attention in academic scholarship and among policy practitioners. An apparent feature about this transformation, however, is that Africa’s youth appear to have…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship

    An Ethnography of Academia

    By Maria do Mar Pereira

    Feminist scholarship is sometimes dismissed as not quite ‘proper’ knowledge – it’s too political or subjective, many argue. But what are the boundaries of ‘proper’ knowledge? Who defines them, and how are they changing? How do feminists negotiate them? And how does this boundary-work affect women’s…

    Hardback – 2016-12-26 
    Routledge
    Transformations

  • Religion and Psychotherapy in Modern Japan

    Edited by Christopher Harding, Iwata Fumiaki, Yoshinaga Shin'ichi

    Since the late nineteenth century, religious ideas and practices in Japan have become increasingly intertwined with those associated with mental health and healing. This relationship developed against the backdrop of a far broader, and deeply consequential meeting: between Japan’s long-standing,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The Political Economy of Affect and Emotion in East Asia

    Edited by Jie Yang

    When thinking about the culture and economy of East Asia, many attribute to the region a range of dispositions, including a preference for consensus and social harmony, loyalty and respect towards superiors and government, family values, collectivism, and communitarianism. Affect is central to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Entangled Discourses

    South-North Orders of Visibility

    Edited by Caroline Kerfoot, Kenneth Hyltenstam

    This book uniquely explores the shifting structures of power and unexpected points of intersection – entanglements – at the nexus of North and South as a lens through which to examine the impact of global and local circuits of people, practices and ideas on linguistic, cultural and knowledge…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

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