Regional Anthropology Products

  • Curating the Future

    Museums, Communities and Climate Change

    Edited by Jennifer Newell, Libby Robin, Kirsten Wehner

    Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change explores the way museums tackle the broad global issue of climate change. It explores the power of real objects and collections to stir hearts and minds, to engage communities affected by change. Museums work through exhibitions, events,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Routledge Handbook of Environmental Anthropology

    Edited by Helen Kopnina, Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

    Environmental Anthropology studies historic and present human-environment interactions. This volume illustrates the ways in which today's environmental anthropologists are constructing new paradigms for understanding the multiplicity of players, pressures, and ecologies in every environment, and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 – 2016-07-13 
    Routledge
    Studies in European Sociology

  • Adorno and the Architects of Late Style in India

    Rabindranath Tagore, Mulk Raj Anand, Vikram Seth, and Dayanita Singh

    By Tania Roy

    Examining works by Rabindranath Tagore, Mulk Raj Anand, and Vikram Seth through the lens of T.W. Adorno's poetics of lateness, Tania Roy reads the category of late style in terms of the "belated" literatures and cultures of the postcolonial world. When does artistic or literary failure become the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Muslims and the Global Ummah

    Islamic Revival and Ethnic Identity Among the Hui of Qinghai Province

    By Alexander Stewart

    The global spread of Islamic movements and the ascendance of a Chinese state that limits religious freedom have aroused anxieties about integrating Islam and protecting religious freedom around the world. Focusing on violent movements like the so-called Islamic State and Uygur separatists in China’…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China 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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • 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 – 2016-06-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The Indian Ladies' Magazine

    Raj and Swaraj

    By Deborah Anna Logan

    The Indian Ladies’ Magazine, published in Madras from 1901 to 1918 and from 1927 to 1938 by Kamala Satthianandhan, was one of the first women-edited periodicals in colonial India. Published in the language of the colonial rulers, it had as its intended readership women in both the East and the West…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies

    Edited by Mark Shucksmith, David L. Brown

    Rural societies around the world are changing in fundamental ways, both at their own initiative and in response to external forces. The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies examines the organisation and transformation of rural society in more developed regions of the world, taking an…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Refugee Protection and the Role of Law

    Conflicting Identities

    Edited by Susan Kneebone, Dallal Stevens, Loretta Baldassar

    Sixty years on from the signing of the Refugee Convention, forced migration and refugee movements continue to raise global concerns for hosting states and regions, for countries of origin, for humanitarian organisations on the ground, and, of course, for the refugee. This edited volume is framed…

    Paperback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Reflecting on America

    Anthropological Views of U.S. Culture, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Clare L. Boulanger

    Anthropologists travel back in time and across the globe to understand human culture—but, surprise, there is culture right here in the United States. This second edition of the best-selling textbook and anthology, Reflecting on America, again focuses on how we can recognize the common cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-05-23 
    Routledge

  • An Archaeology of Ancash

    Stones, Ruins and Communities in Andean Peru

    By George Lau

    An Archaeology of Ancash is a well–illustrated synthesis of the archaeology of North Central Peru, and specifically the stone structures of the Ancash region. All the major cultures of highland Ancash built impressive monuments, with no other region of South America showing such an early and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

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