Political & Economic Anthropology Products

  • Labour in the Clothing Industry in the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Vicki Crinis, Adrian Vickers

    The clothing industry provides employment for 60 million workers worldwide. More than a quarter of these workers are employed in the Asia-Pacific region, where the industry is based on subcontracted production on behalf of international buyers. Rapid movements of manufacturing activity from country…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • The Politics of Governance

    Actors and Articulations in Africa and Beyond

    Edited by Lucy Koechlin, Till Forster

    How do government arrangements emerge? When and how does individual agency turn into collective agency? How do sensory experiences of violence, instability, etc affect the configuration of governance arrangements? When, why, and how are governance arrangements institutionalized? This book seeks to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Postcolonialism, Indigeneity and Struggles for Food Sovereignty

    Alternative Food Networks in Subaltern Spaces

    Edited by Marisa Wilson

    This book explores connections between activist debates about food sovereignty and academic debates about alternative food networks. The ethnographic case studies demonstrate how divergent histories and geographies of people-in-place open up or close off possibilities for alternative/sovereign…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in New Postcolonialisms

  • Anthropology and the Economy of Sharing

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

  • Markets and the Arts of Attachment

    Edited by Liz McFall, Franck Cochoy, Joe Deville

    The collection explores how sentiment and relation are organised internally in consumer markets. While tackling market action sociologically simply by adding a ‘little more soul’ to economic agents has been widely critiqued for neglecting the ways economic practices necessarily contain sentimental…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Prototyping Cultures

    Art, Science and Politics in Beta

    Edited by Alberto Corsin Jimenez

    Prototypes have acquired much prominence and visibility in recent times. Software development is perhaps the case in point, where the release of non-stable versions of programmes (beta versions) has become commonplace, as is famously the case in free and open source software. Prototyping has also…

    Hardback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Mobility, Education and Life Trajectories

    New and old migratory pathways

    Edited by Karen Valentin, Karen Fog Olwig

    Migration for educational purposes, once the privilege of the upper class, has become a global mass phenomenon in recent years. This volume examines, within different cultural and historical contexts, the close relationship between migration, education, and social mobility. Adopting the perspective…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

    By Various

    Women in Islamic societies are often seen as a hidden and homogenous group. The volumes in this set, originally published between 1960 and 1983, explore the wide variety of women’s roles in a range of Islamic societies, from Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Kurdistan to Malaysia, West Africa,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Structure and Process in a Melanesian Society

    Ponam's Progress in the Twentieth Century

    By A.H. Carrier, J.G. Carrier

    First Published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Sri Lanka’s Global Factory Workers

    (Un) Disciplined Desires and Sexual Struggles in a Post-Colonial Society

    By Sandya Hewamanne

    In Sri Lanka, the Free Trade Zone (FTZ) employs thousands of unmarried rural women, and their migration has aroused deep anxieties over female morality and ideal conduct. This book focuses on the global factory workers based in the FTZ, and analyzes intersections of gender, class and sexuality by…

    Hardback – 2016-07-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Green European

    Environmental Behaviour and Attitudes in Europe in a Historical and Cross-Cultural Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Audrone Telesiene, Matthias Gross

    Green European addresses the quest for a better understanding of European type(s) of environmentalism. This monograph focuses on public attitudes and behaviours and the culturally rooted as well as country specific differences. The book addresses the wider issue that many European countries are…

    Hardback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge
    Studies in European Sociology

  • The Paradoxes of Aid Work

    Passionate Professionals

    By Silke Roth

    This book explores what attracts people to aidwork and to what extent the promises of aidwork are fulfilled. 'Aidland' is a highly complex and heterogeneous context which includes many different occupations, forms of employment and organizations. Analysing the processes that lead to the involvement…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

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