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  • Researching the Military

    Edited by Helena Carreiras, Celso Castro, Sabina Fréderic

    Researching the Military focuses on the experiences of researchers who study the military around the world. It explores the historical, social, institutional and personal factors that frame research and scrutinize the way knowledge in this area impacts society and policy. More than merely…

    Hardback – 2016-03-11 
    Cass Military Studies

  • Social and Cultural Perspectives on Health, Technology and Medicine

    Old Concepts, New Problems

    By Ciara Kierans, Kirsten Bell, Carol Kingdon

    Developments in health, science and technology have long provided fertile analytical ground for social science disciplines. This book focuses on the critical and enduring importance of core concepts in anthropology and sociology for interrogating and keeping pace with developments in the life…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11 

  • The Language Loss of the Indigenous

    Edited by G. N. Devy, Geoffrey V. Davis, K. K. Chakravarty

    This volume traces the theme of the loss of language and culture in numerous post-colonial contexts. It establishes that the aphasia imposed on the indigenous is but a visible symptom of a deeper malaise — the mismatch between the symbiotic relation nurtured by the indigenous with their environment…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 
    Routledge India

  • Sharing Lives

    Adult Children and Parents

    By Marc Szydlik

    Sharing Lives looks at the most important human relationships, which last the longest time of our lives: those between adult children and their parents. Offering an excellent new reference point for studies in the sociology of family, the book focuses on the reasons and results of lifelong…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America

    Visual Studies and UK Hispanism

    Edited by Jo Evans, Julia Biggane, Nuria Triana-Toribio

    While studying the theory and contemporary impact of ‘embodied’ viewing, this book celebrates the emergence and development of Visual Studies as a major subject of research and teaching in the field of Hispanic Studies within the UK over the last thirty years. By exploring current routes of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03 

  • Asceticism and Power in South and Southeast Asia

    Edited by Peter Flügel, Gustaaf Houtman

    Including analyses by top academics in the field, this book takes a unique look at questions of power and asceticism in the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist traditions of South and Southeast Asia. Ideas about power and purity in these three traditions are crucially related to ascetic practices.…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Institutionalizing East Asia

    Mapping and Reconfiguring Regional Cooperation

    Edited by Alice D. Ba, Cheng Chwee Kuik, Sueo Sudo

    Institutional activities have remarkably transformed East Asia, a region once known for the absence of regionalism and regime-building efforts. Yet the dynamics of this Asian institutionalization have remained an understudied area of research. This book offers one of the first scholarly attempts to…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Politics in Asia

  • Cultural Anthropology

    Global Forces, Local Lives

    By Jack David Eller

    Cultural Anthropology: Global Forces, Local Lives presents all the key areas of cultural anthropology as well as providing original and nuanced coverage of current and cutting-edge topics. An exceptionally clear and readable introduction, it helps students understand the application of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 

  • Flashback

    Drugs and Dealing in the Golden Age of the London Rave Scene

    By Jennifer Ward

    This book is a detailed and close examination of the rave club drugs market as it took place in nightclubs, dance parties, pubs and bars and among friendship networks in London, in the mid to late 1990s. It focuses on the organizational features of drugs purchasing and selling and differentiates…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Working the Sahel

    By W.M. Adams, M.J. Mortimore

    This book looks at how people in the semi-arid conditions of the Sahel cope with their harsh environment. It draws on four years of field research with farmers in the Sahelian region and builds on work with these communities over several decades. Reporting on studies of four village communities, it…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Brazil And Brazilians

    By Fletcher

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Food, Ecology and Culture

    Readings in the Anthropology of Dietary Practices

    Edited by John R.K. Robson

    First published in 1980. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

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