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  • The Light Inside

    Abakuá Society Arts and Cuban Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Originally published in 2003, The Light Inside is a ground-breaking study of an Afro-Cuban secret society, its sacred arts, and their role in modern Cuban cultural history. Enslaved Africans and creoles developed the Abakuá Society, a system of men’s fraternal lodges, in urban Cuba beginnings in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Santería Enthroned

    Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Ever since its emergence in colonial-era Cuba, Afro-Cuban Santería (or Lucumí) has displayed a complex dynamic of continuity and change in its institutions, rituals, and iconography. Originally published in 2003 Santería Enthroned combines art, history, cultural anthropology, and ethnohistory to…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Turning the Tide on Poverty

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lionel J. Beaulieu, Alice Diebel

    This book highlights the experiences of 14 high poverty communities in the rural South that accepted the invitation to be part of the Turning the Tide on Poverty (Tide) initiative. While history would suggest that impoverished places have limited capacity to make good things happen, Tide…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Ecologies of Engaged Scholarship

    Stories from Activist Academics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel A. Guajardo, Francisco J. Guajardo, Leslie Ann Locke

    Story and auto-ethnography are study methods based on decolonizing and liberating research perspectives. Stories, auto-ethnographies, and other qualitative methodologies enable the researcher/educator to be both a research instrument and an object in their study. Stories allow for the examination…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Youth, Place and Theories of Belonging

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sadia Habib, Mike RM Ward

    Drawing on interdisciplinary perspectives, Youth, Place and Theories of Belonging showcases cutting-edge empirical research on young people’s lifeworlds. The scholars demonstrate that belonging is personal, infused with individual and collective histories as well as interwoven with conceptions of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Cultures of Transnationality in European Migration

    Subjectivity, Family and Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Karolina Barglowski

    Transnational mobility in the European Union has become a key factor for supra-national integration, equal life chances, and socio-economic prosperity. This book explores the cultural and social patterns that shape people’s migration, the historical and contemporary patterns of their movement and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • The Idea of Welfare

    1st Edition

    By Robert Pinker

    Originally published in 1979, The Idea of Welfare critically reviews the concepts of egoism and altruism as they are expressed in residual and intuitional models of social welfare. The book describes the way in which the scope and limits of obligation and entitlement are determined in practice by…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Strengths in Diverse Families of Faith

    Exploring Religious Differences, 1st Edition

    Edited by David C. Dollahite, Loren D. Marks

    This book explores how religious families draw on their spiritual beliefs, religious practices, and faith communities to help them strengthen their marital relationships and their parenting. Using in-depth interviews from eight religious groups – Asian American Christian; Black Christian; Catholic…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The Purchase of Paradise

    Gift Giving and the Aristocracy, 1307-1485, 1st Edition

    By Joel T. Rosenthal

    Originally published in 1972, The Purchase of Paradise is an account of medieval philanthropy and looks at the late medieval aristocracy as a social, rather than political group. The book analyses their voluntary behaviour, their gift giving and the Church, and addresses the nature of charity in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Debating and Defining Borders

    Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Cooper, Søren Tinning

    This book brings together insights from border scholars and philosophers to ask how we are to define and understand concepts of borders today. Borders have a defining role in contemporary societies. Take, for example, the 2016 US election and UK Brexit referendum, and subsequent debate, where the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Studies in Hereditary Ability

    1st Edition

    By W.T.J. Gun

    Originally published in 1928, Studies in Hereditary Ability studies the genealogy of great families of Britain and America and examines how their ancestors influenced their genetics and who they subsequently ended up becoming. The book examines the descent of ability through both maternal and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

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