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  • Re-producing Chineseness in Southeast Asia

    Scholarship and Identity in Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Chih-yu Shih

    Identity politics can impede Chinese identification in southeast Asia because the migrant population, particularly the intellectual aspect of that population, have to consider the political effects of their intellectual and social activities on the survival of Chinese communities. Similarly, these…

    Hardback – 2015-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Families, Migration and the Circulation of Care

    Understanding Mobility and Absence in Family Life

    Edited by Loretta Baldassar, Laura Merla

    Without denying the difficulties that confront migrants and their distant kin, this volume highlights the agency of family members in transnational processes of care, in an effort to acknowledge the transnational family as an increasingly common family form and to question the predominantly…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice

    Decolonizing Engagement

    By Bryony Onciul

    Current discourse on Indigenous engagement in museum studies is often dominated by curatorial and academic perspectives, in which community voice, viewpoints, and reflections on their collaborations can be under-represented. This book provides a unique look at Indigenous perspectives on museum…

    Hardback – 2015-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Innovative Community Responses to Disaster

    Edited by Brent D. Hales, Norman Walzer, James R. Calvin

    Increasingly, community leaders around the world face major natural and economic disasters that require them to find ways to rebuild both physical infrastructure and the local economy. Doing this effectively requires an understanding of how various parts of the community are interconnected, as well…

    Hardback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Innovative Community Change Practices

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Sam Cordes

    The national recession forced many communities to examine new and innovative ways to promote local economic development, resulting in long-term community changes. New techniques and approaches were used to identify available opportunities and programs which could take advantage of development…

    Hardback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • San Representation

    Politics, Practice and Possibilities

    Edited by Keyan Tomaselli, Michael Wessels

    The San or Bushmen of southern Africa have exerted a fascination over generations of writers and scholars, from novelists and anarchists to ethnologists and geneticists, and also occupy a special place in the popular imagination as the First People and the contemporary remnant of spiritual and…

    Hardback – 2015-05-18
    Routledge

  • Building Temples in China

    Memories, Tourism and Identities

    By Selina Ching Chan, Graeme Lang

    Much has been written on how temples are constructed or reconstructed for reviving local religious and communal life or for recycling tradition after the market reforms in China. The dynamics between the state and society that lie behind the revival of temples and religious practices initiated by…

    Hardback – 2015-02-24
    Routledge
    Anthropology of Asia

  • Wit and Wisdom in Morocco (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of Native Proverbs

    By Edward Westermarck

    First published in 1930, this is the final of Edward Westermarck’s trilogy of titles that explore the society, culture and customs of Morocco. Compiled from years of personal research and interviews conducted with local people, this collection of native proverbs addresses such cultural and…

    Paperback – 2015-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gender Circuits

    Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age, 2nd Edition

    By Eve Shapiro

    The new edition of Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies. Examining the complex intersections between gender ideologies, social scripts, information and biomedical technologies…

    Paperback – 2015-02-01
    Routledge
    Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

  • Death, Money and the Vultures (Routledge Revivals)

    Inheritance and Avarice 1660-1750

    By John Addy

    By the latter half of the seventeenth century, the practice of drawing up a will had become commonplace, and people were increasingly encouraged to set down their final wishes in a ‘last will and testament’. Although intended to clarify ownership, these documents often provoked conflict amongst…

    Paperback – 2014-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sin & Society (Routledge Revivals)

    In the Seventeenth Century

    By John Addy

    This study, first published in 1989, examines the social relationships and moral standards within the diocese of Chester throughout the seventeenth century. Using Church Court records as his main body of evidence, John Addy examines over 10 000 cases of moral offences, including fornication,…

    Paperback – 2014-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Logic of Racism (Routledge Revivals)

    By E. Cashmore

    First published in 1987, The Logic of Racism provides a portrait of race relations based on the stories of 800 different individuals from all sections of society. In this book, voices from the author’s tape recorder are converted to the page for the reader to experience the vivid, sometimes…

    Paperback – 2014-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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