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  • Shared Experiences of Mass Shootings

    A Comparative Perspective on the Aftermath, 1st Edition

    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

  • Home Life in China

    1st Edition

    By Isaac Taylor Headland

    Originally published in 1914, this text describes L.T. Headland and his wife’s experience in China in the early twentieth century. With a focus on home life this study explores issues such as children, marriage and education as well as food, religion and concubinage as well as presenting anecdotes…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Marriage, Love, Caste and Kinship Support

    Lived Experiences of the Urban Poor in India, 1st Edition

    By Shalini Grover

    This book makes use of interesting case studies and photographs to describe everyday life in a squatter settlement in Delhi. The book helps to understand the marital experiences of these people most of whom belong to the Scheduled Caste and live in one identified geographical space. The author…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge

  • Re-producing Chineseness in Southeast Asia

    Scholarship and Identity in Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Communicating Development with Communities

    1st Edition

    By Linje Manyozo

    Development theory and practice are often taught in a manner that strips them of their historical context and obscures alternative intellectual assumptions and critical frameworks. This prevents students from acquiring a holistic understanding of the world and consequently, when it comes to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Innovative Community Change Practices

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Innovative Community Responses to Disaster

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Emotions and Human Mobility

    Ethnographies of Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maruška Svašek

    This book provides insights into the emotional dimensions of human mobility. Drawing on findings and theoretical discussions in anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, philosophy, linguistics, migration studies, human geography and political science, the authors offer interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Ethnography of Malinowski (1979)

    The Trobriand Islands 1915-18, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael W. Young

    Bronislaw Malinowski is one of the founding fathers of modern social anthropology and the innovator of the technique of prolonged and intensive fieldwork. His writings about the Trobriand Islands of Papua were in their time the most formative influence on the work of British social anthropologists…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Drama of Love and Death

    A Study of Human Evolution and Transfiguration, 1st Edition

    By Edward Carpenter

    Love and Death are two major facets of the whole of human existence and in The Drama of Love and Death, Carpenter attempts to analyse the interplay of love and death in everyday life. Originally published in 1912, this study focuses on how love and death are perceived and treated in the history of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • Building Temples in China

    Memories, Tourism and Identities, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Anthropology of Asia

  • San Representation

    Politics, Practice and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge

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