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  • High North Stories in a Time of Transition

    Creativity, Loss, Work and Play

    Edited by Jan-Oddvar Sørnes, Larry Browning, Frode Fjelldal-Soelberg

    High North Stories in a Time of Transition collects multiple perspectives on the lives of people who live in the High North of Norway in a time when the petroleum boom is no longer the dominant cultural feature of the region. Utilising constructivist grounded theory, the volume comprises narrative…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • French Perspectives in African Studies

    A Collection of Translated Essays

    Edited by Pierre Alexandre

    Originally published in 1973, this volume presents some of the main approaches that were developed by French Africanists during the 1940s, 50s and 60s. The book covers social structure, kinship systems, economic change, ethnography, language, history and archaeology in West Africa.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • The Basuto

    A Social Study of Traditional and Modern Lesotho

    By Hugh Ashton

    Originally published in 1952 and as a second edition in 1967 this volume provides a systematic and comprehensive account of the Basuto people and their changing culture, and reviews the developments and changes leading up to 1966 when Basutoland achieved independence as Lesotho. It describes…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Hybrid Communities

    Biosocial Approaches to Domestication and Other Trans-species Relationships

    Edited by Charles Stépanoff, Jean-Denis Vigne

    Domestication challenges our understanding of human-environment relationships because it blurs the dichotomy between what is artificial and what is natural. In domestication, biological evolution, environmental change, anthropological trajectories and sociocultural choices are inextricably…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Nature and Ethics Across Geographical, Rhetorical and Human Borders

    Edited by Katharine Dow, Victoria Boydell

    How we dispose of our rubbish, choose the foods we buy, enjoy art, relate to our families and think about ourselves are just a few of the ways that ideas about nature shapes our everyday ethical decisions. Nature and ‘natural facts’ have long been used to make sense of our why we act a certain way.…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Schools in an Urban Community

    A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965

    By Cheryl Parsons

    Originally published in 1978, Schools in an Urban Community is an ethnography of the Carbrook and Hill Top area of the Attercliffe district of Sheffield before it was cleared for redevelopment. The book provides an in depth look at the community and schools of the area and provides a valued…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • At the Mountains’ Altar

    Anthropology of Religion in an Andean Community

    By Frank Salomon

    In high-Andean Peru, Rapaz village maintains a temple to mountain beings who command water and weather. By examining the ritual practices and belief systems of an Andean community, this book provides students with rich understandings of unfamiliar religious experiences and delivers theories of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Behavioral Problems in Geography (1969)

    A Symposium

    Edited by Kevin Cox, Reginald Golledge

    Originally published in 1969, Behavioral Problems in Geography unpacks and identifies elements of behavioral models and theories. The book seeks to examine their specific effects on spatial activity and to operationalize some of the concepts previously used in a subjective and descriptive manner.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Community as the Material Basis of Citizenship

    The Unfinished Story of American Democracy

    Edited by Rodolfo Rosales

    Community as the Material Basis of Citizenship addresses community as the site of participation, production, and rights of citizens and brings to bear a profound critique of a collective process that has historically excluded working class communities and communities of color from any real…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Shared Housing, Shared Lives

    Everyday Experiences Across the Lifecourse

    By Sue Heath, Katherine Davies, Gemma Edwards, Rachael Scicluna

    With a growing population, rising housing costs and housing providers struggling to meet demand for affordable accommodation, more and more people in the UK find themselves sharing their living spaces with people from outside of their families at some point in their lives. Focusing on sharers in a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Shared Experiences of Mass Shootings

    A Comparative Perspective on the Aftermath

    By Johanna Nurmi

    Mass violence and terrorism are a salient phenomenon in the late modern society, showing no sign of decline. Proactive results from the long, ongoing debate of how to address these issues are therefore increasingly necessary – not just in the context of prevention, but also in the context of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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