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  • A Moral Critique of Development

    In Search of Global Responsibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anta Kumar Giri, Philip Quarles van Ufford

    Recent critiques of international development practice, affecting aid organizations such as Oxfam, Action Aid and the Red Cross, have attacked the motives of those heading the 'machine' of development suggesting that it is in reality just too politically complex for good ever to come of it. But,…

    Paperback – 2003-05-01
    Routledge

  • Major World Religions

    From Their Origins To The Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    This work seeks to answer questions about the great religious traditions in the contemporary age. It focuses upon those religions that continue to demand the attention of the Western world. Following an introduction on the philosophy of religion, attention is focused on Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism,…

    Paperback – 2003-03-13
    Routledge

  • The Dove in the Consulting Room

    Hysteria and the Anima in Bollas and Jung, 1st Edition

    By Greg Mogenson

    Psychoanalysis began as a treatment for hysteria over a century ago, and recently has returned to hysteria as a focus, most notably in the works of Christopher Bollas and Juliet Mitchell. This provocative and original book critically engages with psychoanalysis and in particular the phenomenon of…

    Paperback – 2003-03-13
    Routledge

  • Mary Douglas

    Collected Works, 1st Edition

    By Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas

    Mary Douglas is a central figure within British social anthropology. Studying under Evans-Pritchard at Oxford immediately after the second world war, she formed part of the group of anthropologists who established social anthropology's standing in the world of scholarship. Her works, spanning the…

    Hardback – 2002-09-05
    Routledge
    Collected Works

  • Purity and Danger

    An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo, 1st Edition

    By Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas

    Purity and Danger is acknowledged as a modern masterpiece of anthropology. It is widely cited in non-anthropological works and gave rise to a body of application, rebuttal and development within anthropology. In 1995 the book was included among the Times Literary Supplement's hundred most…

    Hardback – 2002-09-05
    Routledge

  • Risk and Blame

    1st Edition

    By Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas

    First published in 1992, this volume follows on from the programme for studying risk and blame that was implied in Purity and Danger. The first half of the book Douglas argues that the study of risk needs a systematic framework of political and cultural comparison. In the latter half she examines…

    Hardback – 2002-09-05
    Routledge

  • Mary Douglas

    Collected Works, 1st Edition

    By Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas

    Mary Douglas is a central figure within British social anthropology. Studying under Evans-Pritchard at Oxford immediately after the second world war, she formed part of the group of anthropologists who established social anthropology's standing in the world of scholarship. Her works, spanning the…

    Hardback – 2002-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions

  • Fulbe Voices

    Marriage, Islam, and Medicine In Northern Cameroon, 1st Edition

    By Helen A. Regis

    Fulbe Voices is based on everyday conversations in the West African village of Domaayo, Cameroon, where men and women struggle with the multiple cultural contradictions and social tensions emerging from their varied perspectives as farmers and entrepreneurs, schoolboys and elders, married and free…

    Paperback – 2002-08-14
    Routledge
    Case Studies in Anthropology

  • A Scent of Sandalwood

    Indo-Ismaili Religious Lyrics, 1st Edition

    By Aziz Esmail

    The Ginans are religious lyrics which have long been a central part of the religious life of the Indian Mizari Ismaili community (known as Khojas), and continue to form their living poetic tradition. Aziz Esmail's translation is suggestive of the depth of religious thought, feeling and imagination…

    Paperback – 2002-01-31
    Routledge

  • The Gift

    The Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies, 2nd Edition

    By Marcel Mauss

    In this, his most famous work, Marcel Mauss presented to the world a book which revolutionized our understanding of some of the basic structures of society. By identifying the complex web of exchange and obligation involved in the act of giving, Mauss called into question many of our social…

    Paperback – 2001-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Implicit Meanings

    Selected Essays in Anthropology, 2nd Edition

    By Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas

    'No more sparkling and suggestive work of social science is likely to appear in the near future. This book provides a splendid answer as to why anthropology goes on mattering and also to why no surgery can separate it from sociology '-The Economist from the reviews of the first edition This new…

    Paperback – 1999-07-22
    Routledge

  • A Popular Dictionary of Hinduism

    1st Edition

    By Karel Werner

    A multi-purpose reference work which should become an indispensable companion for anybody who comes into touch with Hinduism. Includes a dictionary of Sanskrit and vernacular terms; a glossary of terms and concepts; and a survey of the historical development of Hinduism.…

    Paperback – 1997-12-16
    Routledge

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