Regional Anthropology Products

  • Region-Making and Cross-Border Cooperation

    New Evidence from Four Continents

    Edited by Elisabetta Nadalutti, Otto Kallscheuer

    This book explores the nature of regions and how they function, particularly at the local and micro-level. Whilst recent years have seen a resurgence in debates around the roles which regions can play in development, the focus has tended to be on 'macro' regional institutions such as the EU, ASEAN,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi

    The democratic dividend

    Edited by Dan Banik, Blessings Chinsinga

    Malawi is among the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Anthropos

    Planet, people and places

    By Linda H. Connor

    Anthropos, in the sense of species as well as cultures and ethics, locates humans as part of much larger orders of existence – fundamental when thinking about climate change. This book offers a new way of exploring the significance of locality and lives in the epoch of the Anthropocene, a time when…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and slum life in Indonesia

    By Roanne van Voorst

    Different people handle risk in different ways. The current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene effectively in risk-prone communities. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability offers a unique insight in the everyday life of a group of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge

  • The Women of the United Arab Emirates

    By Linda Usra Soffan

    First published in 1980, this book looks at the factors which influenced the position held by women in the United Arab Emirates in the second half of the 20th century. It argues that Islamic Law has granted women rights and privileges in the spheres of family life, marriage, education and economic…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Changing Veils

    Women and Modernisation in North Yemen

    By Carla Makhlouf

    In Yemen, where current poverty is combined with a rich cultural heritage, the distinctions between the traditional and the modern are particularly difficult. First published in 1979, this is a study of social change as experienced and perceived by the women of San’a, the capital city of North…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Change and Continuity in the Pacific

    Revisiting the Region

    Edited by John Connell, Helen Lee

    Thousands of studies have been conducted by social scientists in the villages and islands, and increasingly in the towns, of the Pacific. Despite this, there are few longitudinal studies of any great depth and sophistication in the region. The contributors to this book have all conducted long term…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

  • Land Rights, Biodiversity Conservation and Justice

    Rethinking parks and people

    Edited by Sharlene Mollett, Thembela Kepe

    In the context of sustainable development recent land debates tend to construct two porous camps. On one side, land justice advocates dictate that people’s rights to tenure security are tantamount and even sometimes key to successful conservation practice. On the other hand, biodiversity protection…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Student Mobility and Narrative in Europe

    The New Strangers

    By Elizabeth Murphy-Lejeune

    Bringing together case studies and theory, this book is the first in-depth qualitative study of student migration within Europe. Drawing on the theory of 'the stranger' as a sociological type, the author suggests that the travelling European students can be seen as a new migratory elite. The book…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • The Anthropology of Postindustrialism

    Ethnographies of Disconnection

    Edited by Ismael Vaccaro, Krista Harper, Seth Murray

    This volume explores how mechanisms of postindustrial capitalism affect places and people in peripheral regions and de-industrializing cities. While studies of globalization tend to emphasize localities newly connected to global systems, this collection, in contrast, analyzes the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Negotiating Personal Autonomy

    Communication and Personhood in East Greenland

    By Sophie Cäcilie Elixhauser

    Negotiating Personal Autonomy offers a detailed ethnographic examination of personal autonomy and social life in East Greenland.Examining verbal and non-verbal communication in interpersonal encounters, Elixhauser argues that social life in the region is characterized by relationships based upon a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • At the Mountains’ Altar

    Anthropology of Religion in an Andean Community

    By Frank Salomon

    This book is designed to interrogate theories in the anthropology of religion through a consideration of the ritual practices and belief systems of the Andean community of Rapaz. The book demonstrates how detailed ethnographic research of a specific religious tradition can illuminate multiple,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

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