History & Theory of Anthropology Products

  • The Rise of Consumer Capitalism in America, 1880 - 1930

    By Cesare Silla

    This book offers a genealogical account of the rise of consumer capitalism, tracing its origins in America between 1880 and 1930 and explaining how it emerged to become the dominant form of social organisation of our time. Asking how it was that we came to be consumers who live in societies that…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Anthropology and Design

    By Adam Drazin

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Surfaces

    Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth

    Edited by Mike Anusas, Cris Simonetti

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • The Trials and Triumphs of Teaching Legal Anthropology

    Testimonies from Around Europe

    Edited by Marie-Claire Foblets, Gordon Woodman, Anthony Bradney

    This volume addresses practical concerns of how to create space for legal anthropology in both law and anthropology programmes, and also more conceptual issues such as the ethnographic examination of the ‘culture’ of legal institutions and systems of state laws. It is based on testimonies from…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • Queering Knowledge

    Analytics, Devices and Investments after Marilyn Strathern

    Edited by Paul Boyce, EJ Gonzalez-Polledo, Silvia Posocco

    Marilyn Strathern’s ethnographic contributions to studies of personhood, kinship, gender relations and reproduction have achieved wide recognition in the field of anthropology. Her analytic devices, including her model of merographic connection, have had profound effects on anthropologists’…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Ethnography

  • Politics with a Human Face

    Identity and Experience in Post-Soviet Europe

    By Arvydas Grišinas

    Hardback – 2018-03-29 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Social Change Theories in Motion

    Explaining the Past, Understanding the Present, Envisioning the Future

    By Thomas C Patterson

    This book assesses how major social theorists explained processes of change set in motion by the rise of capitalism. It situates them in the milieu in which they wrote. They were never neutral observers standing outside the conditions they were trying to explain. Their arguments were responses to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19 
    Routledge

  • Schools and Styles of Anthropological Theory

    Edited by Matei Candea

    From the inception of the discipline in the 19th century, great ideas have always inspired and guided anthropologists when conducting their research amongst people all over the world. Such great ideas are born from the social and political contexts of their creators, and the challenge for scholars…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge

  • Anthropology and Beauty

    From Aesthetics to Creativity

    Edited by Stephanie Bunn

    Organised around the theme of beauty, this innovative collection offers insight into the development of anthropological thinking on art, aesthetics and creativity in recent years. The volume incorporates current work on perception and generative processes, and seeks to move beyond a purely…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Composition of Anthropology

    How Anthropological Texts Are Written

    Edited by Morten Nielsen, Nigel Rapport

    How do anthropologists write their texts? What is the nature of creativity in the discipline of anthropology? This book follows anthropologists into spaces where words, ideas and arguments take shape and explores the steps in a creative process. In a unique examination of how texts come to be…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Social Generativity

    A Relational Paradigm for Social Change

    Edited by Mauro Magatti

    The 2008 economic crisis called into question the sustainability of the individualistic consumer society. However, for better or for worse, this long-term crisis represents an opportunity for the creation of a new model of growth to reform capitalism, structurally as well as culturally. As a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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