Social & Cultural Anthropology Products

  • Routledge Handbook of East Asian Popular Culture

    Edited by Koichi Iwabuchi, Chris Berry, Eva Tsai

    Since the 1990s there has been a dramatic increase in cultural flows and connections between the countries in the East Asian region. Nowhere is this more apparent than when looking at popular culture where uneven but multilateral exchanges of Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese, Hong Kong and Chinese…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge

  • Unmarried Women in Japan

    The drift into singlehood

    By Akiko Yoshida

    Yoshida addresses the common misconceptions of single, never-married women and aims to uncover the major social and cultural factors contributing to this phenomenon in Japan. Based on interviews with married and never-married women aged 25-46, she argues that the increasing rate of female…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Introducing Cultural Studies

    3rd Edition

    By Brian Longhurst, Greg Smith, Gaynor Bagnall, Garry Crawford, Miles Ogborn

    This updated, new edition of Introducing Cultural Studies provides a systematic and comprehensible introduction to the concepts, debates and latest research in the field. Reinforcing the interdisciplinary nature of Cultural Studies, the authors first guide the reader through cultural theory before…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Creativity, Religion and Youth Cultures

    By Anne M. Harris

    This book explores the rich intersection between faith, religion and performing arts in culture-based youth groups. The co-constitutive identity-building work of music, performance, and drama for Samoan and Sudanese youth in church contexts has given rise to new considerations of diversity,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • The Judgement of Culture

    Cultural Assumptions in American Law

    By Lawrence Rosen

    Paperback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Hope and Uncertainty in Contemporary African Migration

    Edited by Nauja Kleist, Dorte Thorsen

    Nauja Kleist is a senior researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies. Dorte Thorsen is an associate tutor at the University of Sussex, UK and an associate researcher at LPED, Aix Marseille Université – IRD, France.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Eating Traditional Food

    Politics, identity and practices

    Edited by Brigitte Sebastia

    Due to its centrality in human activities, food is a meaningful object that necessarily participates in any cultural, social and ideological construction and its qualification as 'traditional' is a politically-laden value. This book demonstrates that traditionality as attributed to foods…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Postcolonialism, Indigeneity and Struggles for Food Sovereignty

    Alternative Food Networks in Subaltern Spaces

    Edited by Marisa Wilson

    This book explores connections between activist debates about food sovereignty and academic debates about alternative food networks. The ethnographic case studies demonstrate how divergent histories and geographies of people-in-place open up or close off possibilities for alternative/sovereign…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in New Postcolonialisms

  • Border Crossings

    Essays in Identity and Belonging

    Edited by Paul Longley Arthur, Leena Kurvet-Kaosaar

    The border between intimate memory and historical revelation is explored in this wide-ranging collection, which features original contributions from leading figures in the life writing field from Australia, Canada, Europe, UK, and the USA. The transmission and preservation of personal knowledge…

    Hardback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Ethnography in Business Environments

    Edited by Maryann McCabe

    In a global and rapidly changing commercial environment, businesses increasingly use collaborative ethnographic research to understand what motivates their employees and what their customers value. In this volume, anthropologists, marketing professionals, computer scientists and others examine…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Anthropology and the Economy of Sharing

    By Thomas Widlok

    This book examines the economy of sharing in a variety of social and political contexts around the world, with consideration given to the role of sharing in relation to social order and social change, political power, group formation, individual networks and concepts of personhood. Widlok advocates…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Topics in Contemporary Anthropology

  • Mobility and Cosmopolitanism

    Complicating the interaction between aspiration and practice

    Edited by Vered Amit, Pauline Gardiner Barber

    In academic descriptions of cosmopolitanism, one particularly important distinction often recurs. Specifically, scholars have been concerned to distinguish between cosmopolitanism as a set of mundane practices and/or competences on the one hand and cosmopolitanism as a cultivated form of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-10 
    Routledge

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