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  • Freedom in Practice

    Governance, Autonomy and Liberty in the Everyday

    Edited by Moises Lino e Silva, Huon Wardle

    ‘Freedom’ is one of the most fiercely contested words in contemporary global experience. This book provides an up-to-date overview from an anthropological perspective of the diverse ways in which freedom is understood and practised in everyday life, including the emergent relationships between…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Political Street Art

    Communication, culture and resistance in Latin America

    By Holly Eva Ryan

    Recent global events, including the ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings, Occupy movements and anti-austerity protests across Europe have renewed scholarly and public interest in collective action, protest strategies and activist subcultures. We know that social movements don’t just contest and politicise…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge
    Critical Topics in Contemporary Anthropology

  • 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 food…

    Hardback – 2016-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in New Postcolonialisms

  • 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 – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-08-26
    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 – 2016-07-07
    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

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