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  • The Trouble with Human Nature

    Health, Conflict, and Difference in Biocultural Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth D. Whitaker

    The Trouble with Human Nature brings together biological and cross-cultural evidence to critically examine common preconceptions and challenge popular assumptions about human nature. It sets out to counter genetic and evolutionary myths about human variation and behavior, drawing on both biological…

    Paperback – 2017-03-09
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Dolan, Nick Frost

    In the context of the increasing global movement of people and a growing evidence base for differing outcomes in child welfare, Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare provides a compelling account of child welfare, grounded in the latest theory, policy and practice. Drawing on eminent…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Reinvention of Primitive Society

    Transformations of a Myth, 1st Edition

    By Adam Kuper

    Adam Kuper’s iconoclastic intellectual history argues that the idea of “primitive society” is a western myth. The “primitive” is imagined as the opposite of the “civilised”. But this is a protean myth. As ideas about civilisation change, so the image of primitive society must be adjusted. By way…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Classic Texts in Anthropology

  • What’s Happened To The University?

    A sociological exploration of its infantilisation, 1st Edition

    By Frank Furedi

    The radical transformation that universities are undergoing today is no less far-reaching than the upheavals that it experienced in the 1960s. However today, when almost 50 per cent of young people participate in higher education, what occurs in universities matters directly to the whole of society…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Anthropology and the Economy of Sharing

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Widlok

    This book examines the economy of sharing in a variety of social and political contexts around the world, with consideration given to the role of sharing in relation to social order and social change, political power, group formation, individual networks and concepts of personhood. Widlok advocates…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge
    Critical Topics in Contemporary Anthropology

  • Cosmopolitan Sociability

    Locating Transnational Religious and Diasporic Networks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tsypylma Darieva, Nina Glick Schiller, Sandra Gruner-Domic

    This book approaches the concept of cosmopolitan sociability as a cultural or territorial rootedness that facilitates a simultaneous openness to shared human emotions, experiences, and aspirations. Cosmopolitan Sociability critiques definitions of cosmopolitanism as a tolerance for cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Latino Identity in Contemporary America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    This edited collection brings together original research papers that explore an important aspect of race and ethnic studies, namely the processes that are shaping the making of Latina and Latino identities in contemporary America. This is a question that has received much attention in the USA over…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • The Consequences of Global Disasters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Elliott, Eric L. Hsu

    Disasters of the 21st century differ substantially from other kinds of hazards that previous societies have had to cope with because of the twin forces of globalization and the communications revolution. But what makes today’s disasters—industrial, technological, environmental, and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-14
    Routledge
    Antinomies

  • Antagonistic Tolerance

    Competitive Sharing of Religious Sites and Spaces, 1st Edition

    By Robert M. Hayden, Aykan Erdemir, Tuğba Tanyeri-Erdemir, Timothy D. Walker, Devika Rangachari, Manuel Aguilar-Moreno, Enrique López-Hurtado, Milica Bakić-Hayden

     Antagonistic Tolerance examines patterns of coexistence and conflict amongst members of different religious communities, using multidisciplinary research to analyze groups who have peacefully intermingled for generations, and who may have developed aspects of syncretism in their religious…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30
    Routledge

  • The Invention of Scotland (Routledge Revivals)

    The Stuart Myth and the Scottish Identity, 1638 to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Murray G. H. Pittock

    A dynasty of high ability and great charm, the Stuarts exerted a compelling fascination over their supporters and enemies alike. First published in 1991, this title assesses the influence of the Stuart mystique on the modern political and cultural identity of Scotland. Murray Pittock traces the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Transnational Families, Migration and the Circulation of Care

    Understanding Mobility and Absence in Family Life, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • Wit and Wisdom in Morocco (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of Native Proverbs, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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