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  • Tourism and Tibetan Culture in Transition

    A Place called Shangrila, 1st Edition

    By Ashild Kolas

    This book explores the relationship between tourism, culture and ethnic identity in Tibet in , focusing in particular on Shangrila, a Tibetan region in Southwest China, to show how local ‘Tibetan culture’ is reconstructed as a marketable commodity for tourists. It analyses the socio-economic…

    Paperback – 2011-06-13
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Collective Rights of Indigenous Peoples

    Identity-Based Movement of Plain Indigenous in Taiwan, 1st Edition

    By Jolan Hsieh

    The focus of this book is on the PingPu peoples in Taiwan and their right to official recognition as "indigenous peoples" by the Taiwanese government. The result of centuries of colonization, indigenous tribes in Taiwan have faced severe cultural repression because of the government's refusal to…

    Paperback – 2010-07-06
    Indigenous Peoples and Politics

  • When Greeks think about Turks

    The View from Anthropology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

    Drawing upon anthropological studies that document culturally specific ways of perceiving ethic Others in Greece and Cyprus, this book explores the cultural boundaries of the categories ‘Greek’ and ‘Turk’, and compares views on what it means to be one of these ethnic groups or both. The…

    Paperback – 2009-09-29

  • Communal Violence and Democratization in Indonesia

    Small Town Wars, 1st Edition

    By Gerry van Klinken

    Through close scrutiny of empirical materials and interviews, this book uniquely analyzes all the episodes of long-running, widespread communal violence that erupted during Indonesia’s post-New Order transition. Indonesia democratised after the long and authoritarian New Order regime ended in May…

    Paperback – 2009-09-17
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Global and Local Football

    Politics and Europeanization on the fringes of the EU, 1st Edition

    By Gary Armstrong, Jon P. Mitchell

    What can the history of a nation's football reveal about that nation's wider political and socio-cultural identity? How can the study of local football culture help us to understand the powerful international forces at play within the modern game? Based on long-term and detailed ethnographic…

    Paperback – 2009-09-03
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

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