Social & Cultural Anthropology Products

  • The Language Loss of the Indigenous

    Edited by G. N. Devy, Geoffrey V. Davis, K. K. Chakravarty

    This volume traces the theme of the loss of language and culture in numerous post-colonial contexts. It establishes that the aphasia imposed on the indigenous is but a visible symptom of a deeper malaise — the mismatch between the symbiotic relation nurtured by the indigenous with their environment…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 
    Routledge India

  • Asceticism and Power in South and Southeast Asia

    Edited by Peter Flügel, Gustaaf Houtman

    Including analyses by top academics in the field, this book takes a unique look at questions of power and asceticism in the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist traditions of South and Southeast Asia. Ideas about power and purity in these three traditions are crucially related to ascetic practices.…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Cultural Anthropology

    Global Forces, Local Lives

    By Jack David Eller

    Cultural Anthropology: Global Forces, Local Lives presents all the key areas of cultural anthropology as well as providing original and nuanced coverage of current and cutting-edge topics. An exceptionally clear and readable introduction, it helps students understand the application of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 

  • Technologies of Religion

    Spheres of the Sacred in a Post-secular Modernity

    By Sam Han

    Breaking new ground by bringing together empirical work done in the vein of the emergent field of "digital religion" and larger social-theoretical discussions on secularism and modernity, this book investigates the powerful entanglement of religion and new media technologies. It takes stock of the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-10 
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • Psychosocial Dynamics of Cyber Security

    Edited by Stephen J Zaccaro, Reeshad S. Dalal, Lois E. Tetrick, Julie A. Steinke

    This new volume, edited by industrial and organizational psychologists, will look at the important topic of cyber security work in the US and around the world. With contributions from experts in the fields of industrial and organizational psychology, human factors, computer science, economics, and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09 
    Applied Psychology Series

  • Street Performers and Society in Urban Japan, 1600-1900

    The Beggar's Gift

    By Gerald Groemer

    This book presents a thoroughly researched and meticulously documented study of the emergence, development, and demise of music, theatre, recitation, and dance witnessed by the populace on thoroughfares, plazas, and makeshift outdoor performance spaces in Edo/Tokyo. For some three hundred years…

    Hardback – 2016-02-03 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Other in Contemporary Migrant Cinema

    Imagining a New Europe?

    By Guido Dr Rings

    As a rapidly aging continent, Europe increasingly depends on the successful integration of migrants. Unfortunately, contemporary political and media discourses observe and frequently also support the development of nationalist, eurosceptic and xenophobic reactions to immigration and growing…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01 
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Prostitution Research in Context

    Methodology, Representation and Power

    Edited by May-Len Skilbrei, Marlene Spanger

    Hardback – 2016-01-31 
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • The People of Taihang

    An Anthology of Family Histories

    Edited by Sidney L. Greenblatt

    The Taihang Mountains lay on the border between Shansi and Hopei in China and originally published in 1972, this edited anthology collates family histories as told by the people who lived there. These accounts are a small sample of the family histories that made up the Taihang community taken from…

    Hardback – 2016-01-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • God and the EU

    Faith in the European Project

    Edited by Jonathan Chaplin, Gary Wilton

    The current political, economic and financial crises facing the EU reveal a deeper cultural, indeed spiritual, malaise – a crisis in ‘the soul of Europe’. Many observers are concluding that the EU cannot be restored to health without a new appreciation of the contribution of religion to its past…

    Hardback – 2016-01-29 
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Cultural Politics in Modern India

    Postcolonial prospects, colourful cosmopolitanism, global proximities

    By Makarand R. Paranjape

    India’s global proximities derive in good measure from its struggle against British imperialism. In its efforts to become a nation, India turned modern in its own unusual way. At the heart of this metamorphosis was a "colourful cosmopolitanism," the unique manner in which India made the world its…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28 
    Routledge India

  • Endangered Languages

    By Shobhana Chelliah

    In the last 30 years, a universal recognition that almost 40% of the world’s 7000 languages are in danger of extinction has spurned a new field of interdisciplinary study of under-resourced and under-privileged languages. This textbook speaks to the inceasing interest in endangered languages as an…

    Paperback – 2016-01-15 
    Routledge Foundations in Linguistic Anthropology

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