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  • Comparative Bone Identification

    Human Subadult to Nonhuman

    By Diane L. France

    Building on the success, and maintaining the format, of the best-selling Human and Nonhuman Bone Identification: A Color Atlas (ISBN: 978-1-4200-6286-1), Comparative Bone Identification: Human Subadult to Nonhuman presents new images of human bones representing many states of maturation from…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    CRC Press

  • Childhood Studies, 4-vol. set

    Edited by Heather Montgomery

    This landmark publication from Routledge reflects the widespread recognition of Childhood Studies as a significant and mature area of cross-disciplinary study and research. And as serious scholarly work in and around Childhood Studies blossoms as never before, this new four-volume collection from…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Phenomenology as Qualitative Research

    A Critical Analysis of Meaning Attribution

    By John Paley

    Phenomenology originated as a novel way of doing philosophy early in the twentieth century. In the writings of Husserl and Heidegger, regarded as its founders, it was a non-empirical kind of philosophical enquiry. Although this tradition has continued in a variety of forms, ‘phenomenology’ is now…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Water and Rural Communities

    Local Politics, Meaning and Place

    By Lia Bryant, with Jodie George

    The overall theme of this book concerns the multiplicity and complexities of discursive constructions of water in western economies in relation to irrigation communities. The authors argue that the politics of place is given meaning in relation to local knowledges and within multiple and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Curating the Future

    Museums, Communities and Climate Change

    Edited by Jennifer Newell, Libby Robin, Kirsten Wehner

    Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change explores the way museums tackle the broad global issue of climate change. It explores the power of real objects and collections to stir hearts and minds, to engage communities affected by change. Museums work through exhibitions, events,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Ecocriticism and Indigenous Studies

    Conversations from Earth to Cosmos

    Edited by Salma Monani, Joni Adamson

    This book addresses the intersections between the interdisciplinary realms of Ecocriticism and Indigenous and Native American Studies, and between academic theory and pragmatic eco-activism conducted by multiethnic and indigenous communities. It illuminates the multi-layered, polyvocal ways in…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Possession

    Jung's Comparative Anatomy of the Psyche, 2nd Edition

    By Craig E. Stephenson

    The first edition of this illuminating study, addressed both to readers new to Jung and to those already familiar with his work, offered fresh insights into a fundamental concept of analytical psychology. This revised edition has been fully updated to reflect the publication of the DSM-5. Craig…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge

  • The Global Repositioning of Japanese Religions

    An integrated approach

    By Ugo Dessì

    The Global Repositioning of Japanese Religions: An Integrated Approach explores how Japanese religions respond to the relativizing effects of globalization, thereby repositioning themselves as global players. Organized around concrete case studies focusing on the engagement of Japanese Buddhism,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04 
    Routledge
    Global Connections

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge

  • Translation and Travelling Theory

    Feminist Theory and Praxis in China

    By Dongchao Min

    Research has shown that feminist theory has flowed far more easily from North to South and from West to East, whist travel in other directions has proved almost non-existent. While the hegemony of US feminist theory has been challenged in Europe, for example, there remain many ’invisible’…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    The Feminist Imagination - Europe and Beyond

  • Indonesia and the Politics of Disaster

    Power and Representation in Indonesia’s Mud Volcano

    By Phillip Drake

    Named after Lapindo Brantas, a gas exploration company that was drilling at the eruption site, the Lapindo mudflow initially burst in 2006 and continues to flow today, becoming the most expensive disaster in Indonesia’s history. Using this environmental incident in Indonesia as a case study, this…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Evolution, Human Behaviour and Morality

    The Legacy of Westermarck

    Edited by Olli Lagerspetz, Jan Antfolk, Ylva Gustafsson, Camilla Kronqvist

    This book highlights the recent re-emergence of Edward Westermarck's work in modern approaches to morality and altruism, examining his importance as one of the founding fathers of anthropology and as a moral relativist, who identified our moral feelings with biologically-evolved retributive…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge
    Philosophy and Method in the Social Sciences

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