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  • The Judgement of Culture

    Cultural Assumptions in American Law

    By Lawrence Rosen

    Legal systems do not operate in isolation but in complex cultural contexts. This original and thought-provoking volume considers how cultural assumptions are built into American legal decision-making, drawing on a series of case studies to demonstrate the range of ways courts express their…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 

  • Intellectual Property, Cultural Property and Intangible Cultural Heritage

    Edited by Christoph Antons, William Logan

    Intellectual Property, Cultural Property and Intangible Cultural Heritage examines various notions of property, in particular cultural property and intellectual property, and how they are employed in rights discourses by indigenous and local communities around the world. There is a strong…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict

    The governance of mineral and gas resource development

    By Amanda Kennedy

    Conflict over the extraction of coal and gas resources has rapidly escalated in communities throughout the world. Using an environmental justice lens, this multi-disciplinary book explores cases of land use conflict through the lived experiences of communities grappling with such disputes. Drawing…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Cultural and Environmental Change on Rapa Nui

    Edited by Sonia H. Cardinali, Kathleen B. Ingersoll, Daniel W. Ingersoll Jr., Christopher M. Stevenson

    Rapa Nui, one of the world’s most isolated island societies and home to the notable moai, has been at the centre of a tense debate for the past decade. Some see it as the site of a dramatic cultural collapse occurring before Western contact, where a self-inflicted ecocide was brought on by the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development

    By Serena Cosgrove, Benjamin Curtis

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 

  • The Anthropology of Ritual Tendency

    Sacredness In the High Places

    By Frank Salomon

    This book is designed to interrogate theories in the anthropology of religion through a consideration of the ritual practices and belief systems of the Andean community of Rapaz. The book demonstrates how detailed ethnographic research of a specific religious tradition can illuminate multiple,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15 

  • Rebels From the Mud Houses

    Dalits and the Making of the Maoist Revolution in Bihar

    By George J. Kunnath

    This book examines Dalit mobilization and the transformation of rural power relations in the context of intense agrarian violence involving Maoist guerrillas and upper caste militias backed by state forces in Bihar in the 1980s. The book investigates why thousands of Dalits took up arms and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 

  • Calcutta

    The Stormy Decades

    Edited by Tanika Sarkar, Sekhar Bandyopadhyay

    Politics and culture are organically related in the city of Calcutta. The period (1940s to 1950s), was chaotic and turbulent, yet, this was also a time of significant creativity in literature,  art, films and music in the city. This is an unusual feature of any city but is interestingly…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 

  • Cultural Encounters in India

    The Local Co-workers of Tranquebar Mission, 18th to 19th Centuries

    By Heike Liebau

    The book is an English translation of an award winning German book. The history of social and religious encounter  in 18th century South  India is narrated through fascinating biographies and day to day lives of  Indian workers in the Tranquebar  Mission (1706-1845). The book…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 

  • Indigenous Peoples as Subjects of International Law

    Edited by Irene Watson

    For more than 500 years, Indigenous laws have been disregarded. Many appeals for their recognition under international law have been made, but have thus far failed – mainly because international law was itself shaped by colonialism. How, this volume asks, might international law be reconstructed,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • The Routledge Companion to Cultural Property

    Edited by Jane Anderson, Haidy Geismar

    The Routledge Companion to Cultural Property contains new contributions from scholars working at the cutting edge of cultural property studies, bringing together diverse academic and professional perspectives to develop a coherent overview of this field of enquiry. The global range of authors uses…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge Companions

  • Engaging Native American Publics

    Linguistic Anthropology in a Collaborative Key

    Edited by Paul V. Kroskrity, Barbra A. Meek

    Engaging Native American Publics considers the increasing influence of Indigenous groups as key audiences, collaborators, and authors with regards to their own linguistic documentation and representation. The chapters critically examine a variety of North American case studies to reflect on the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 

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