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  • Transnationalism, Migration and the Challenge to Europe

    The Enlargement of Meaning

    By Kevin Robins, Asu Aksoy

    Transnationalism, Migration and the Challenge to Europe: The Enlargement of Meaning puts forward an alternative outline for thinking about migration in a European context. Moving beyond the agenda of identity politics, the book addresses possibilities more related to the experiential and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 

  • National Minorities in Putin's Russia

    Diversity and Assimilation

    By Federica Prina

    Using a human rights approach, the book analyses the dynamics in the application of minority policies for the preservation of cultural and linguistic diversity in Russia. Despite Russia’s legacy of ethno-cultural and linguistic pluralism, the book argues that the Putin leadership’s overwhelming…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Medical Anthropology in Europe

    Shaping the Field

    Edited by Elisabeth Hsu, Caroline Potter

    This collection brings together three generations of medical anthropologists working at European universities to reflect on past, current and future directions of the field. Medical anthropology emerged on an international playing ground, and while other recently compiled anthologies emphasize…

    Hardback – 2014-10-29

  • Ideologies of Eastness in Central and Eastern Europe

    By Tomasz Zarycki

    This book explores how the countries of Eastern Europe, which were formerly part of the Soviet bloc have, since the end of communist rule, developed a new ideology of their place in the world. Drawing on post-colonial theory and on identity discourses in the writings of local intelligentsia figures…

    Hardback – 2014-03-12
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Understanding European Movements

    New Social Movements, Global Justice Struggles, Anti-Austerity Protest

    Edited by Cristina Flesher Fominaya, Laurence Cox

    European social movements have been central to European history, politics, society and culture, and have had a global reach and impact. Yet they have rarely been taken on their own terms in the English-language literature, considered rather as counterpoints to the US experience. This has been…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Chinese in Eastern Europe and Russia

    A Middleman Minority in a Transnational Era

    By Pál Nyiri

    Since the late nineteenth century, hundreds of thousands of Chinese have moved to Russia and Eastern Europe. However, until now, very little research has been done about the initial migrants in the nineteenth century, the presence of the Chinese in Europe and Russia in the twentieth century…

    Paperback – 2012-05-10
    Chinese Worlds

  • Narrating Post/Communism

    Colonial Discourse and Europe's Borderline Civilization

    By Natasa Kovacevic

    The transition of communist Eastern Europe to capitalist democracy post-1989 and in the aftermath of the Yugoslav wars has focused much scholarly attention - in history, political science and literature - on the fostering of new identities across Eastern European countries in the absence of the old…

    Paperback – 2009-05-12
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2001-11-01
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • On Stories

    By Richard Kearney

    Stories offer us some of the richest and most enduring insights into the human condition and have preoccupied philosophy since Aristotle. On Stories presents in clear and compelling style just why narrative has this power over us and argues that the unnarrated life is not worth living. Drawing on…

    Paperback – 2001-10-18
    Thinking in Action

  • Fieldwork and Footnotes

    Studies in the History of European Anthropology

    Edited by Arturo Alvarez Roldan, Han Vermeulen

    The history of anthropology has great relevance for current debates within the discipline, offering a foundation from which the professionalisation of anthropology can evolve. The authors explore key issues in the history of social and cultural anthropological approaches in Germany, Great Britain,…

    Paperback – 1994-12-22
    European Association of Social Anthropologists

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