Social & Cultural Anthropology Products

  • Theories of Culture

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Groh

    What is culture? Why do cultures change over time? Are there any discernible rules or principles behind culture-related phenomena and processes and, if so, what are they? Familiarity with the most significant cultural theories of the 20th and 21st centuries is vital for anyone studying or…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Urban Life in Kingston Jamaica

    The Culture and Class Ideology of Two Neighborhoods, 1st Edition

    By Diane J. Austin

    This book, first published in 1984, recounts the daily life, the politics, religion and leisure pursuits of Jamaicans in working- and middle-class Kingston. The study is based upon the author’s observations of life in Selton Town and Vermount, two neighborhoods of Kingston, between 1971 and 1982.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Literary and Non-literary Responses Towards 9/11

    South Asia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nukhbah Taj Langah

    This book presents a range of analytical responses towards 9/11 through a critical review of its literary, non-literary and cultural representations. It examines the ways in which this event has shaped and complicated the relationship between various national and religious identities in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge India

  • The Routledge Companion to Media and Risk

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bishnupriya Ghosh, Bhaskar Sarkar

    Who are the targets of the risk media? Who are most in danger? Who produces the conditions for risk emergence? Who manages risk? Who lives with it? These vectors—the when, where, how, and who—of risk media define the concerns of this volume, which aims to define, historicize, and critically…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • 3D Modelling

    Bodies and Buildings in Anthropology, Anatomy and Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Hallam

    With growing popular and academic interest in the development and importance of three-dimensional modelling and technologies across a range of practices, this book advances analyses of three-dimensional models from perspectives in anthropology, anatomy, architecture and history, examining the ways…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Anthropological Studies of Creativity and Perception

  • The Melanesian World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Hirsch, Will Rollason

    This comprehensive volume captures the diverse range of societies and experiences that form what has come to be known as Melanesia. It covers prehistoric, historic and contemporary issues, and includes work by anthropologists, geographers, political scientists and art historians. The chapters range…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Gesture and Language

    1st Edition

    By Cornelia Müller

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • How to Read Ethnography

    2nd Edition

    By Paloma Gay y Blasco, Huon Wardle

    How to Read Ethnography is an essential guide to approaching anthropological texts. It helps students to cultivate the skills they need to critically examine and understand how ethnographies are built up, as well as to think anthropologically and develop an anthropological imagination of their own.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Injecting Bodies

    Mediating Drug-Body-World Relations in More-Than-Human Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Fay Dennis

    Drug use is widely understood in terms on its subjects, substances and settings. But what happens when these distinctions start to blur? Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds moves away from the ‘materiality’ of drug use and non-human matter and offers unique and fresh insights into the world…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Modernity, Nihilism and Mental Health

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Sarraf, Michael A. Woodley of Menie, Colin Feltham

    The history of modernity is littered with references to an unprecedented existential sickness and the modern age has been blamed repeatedly for widespread alienation, anomie, deracination, disenfranchisement and nihilism. But even after centuries of complaint about these problems, the connections…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Leong-Salobir

    Throwing new light on how colonisation and globalization have affected the food practices of different communities in Asia, the Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia explores the changes and variations in the region’s dishes, meals and ways of eating. By illustrating the different methodologies and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tauri Tuvikene, Wladimir Sgibnev, Carola S. Neugebauer

    Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures critically elaborates on an often forgotten, but one of the most essential, aspects of contemporary urban life, namely infrastructures, and links them to a discussion of post-socialist transformation. As the skeletons of cities, infrastructures capture the ways…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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