Race & Ethnic Studies Products

  • Placing Critical Geography

    International Histories of Critical Geographies

    By Ulrich Best

    Edited by Lawrence D. Berg

    Critical geography, broadly speaking, takes a Left progressive perspective to the study of space and place. It includes a range of behavioural, radical, cultural and humanistic approaches in contrast to other more quantitative and econometric approaches which are often perceived to be at the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Arab Spring and Peripheries

    A Decentring Research Agenda

    Edited by Daniela Huber, Lorenzo Kamel

    The emerging literature on the so-called ‘Arab Spring’ has largely focused on the evolution of the uprisings in cities and power centres. In order to reach a more diversified and inner understanding of the ‘Arab Spring’, this edited book examines how peripheries have reacted and contributed to the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Whiteness and White Privilege in Psychotherapy

    Edited by Andrea L. Dottolo, Ellyn Kaschak

    This unprecedented, interdisciplinary collection focuses on gender, whiteness, and white privilege, and sheds light on this understudied subject matter in the context of clinical psychology, in both theories and applications. Psychologists, especially therapists, are often trained to look for…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge

  • Africans Are Not Black

    The Case For Conceptual Liberation

    By Kwesi Tsri

    Africans are not literally black, yet they are called black. Why? This book explores the genesis and evolution of the description of Africans as black, the consequences of this practice, and how it contributes to the denigration (blackening) and dehumanisation of Africans. It uses this analysis to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research Series in Ethnic, Gender and Class Relations

  • Dialectics and Dynamics

    The Legacy of Robert Tonkinson’s Anthropological Work in Australia and the Pacific

    Edited by Greg Acciaioli

    This volume focuses on the ways in which Robert Tonkinson’s research has inspired further explorations of issues in the study of kinship, migration, the transformation of tradition, and other contemporary scholarship in the Pacific and Aboriginal Australia. In the Pacific context these influences…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Social Transformation in Post-conflict Nepal

    A Gender Perspective

    By Punam Yadav

    The concept of social transformation has been increasingly used to study significant political, socio-economic and cultural changes affected by individuals and groups. This book uses a novel approach from the gender perspective and from bottom up to analyse social transformation in Nepal, a country…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • The Mobilities Paradigm

    Discourses and Ideologies

    By Marcel Endres, Katharina Manderscheid

    Over the last two decades, the conceptualisation and empirical analysis of mobilities of people, objects and symbols has become an important strand of social science. Yet, the increasing importance of mobilities in all parts of the social does not only happen as observable practices in the material…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Transport and Society

  • Singapore

    Negotiating State and Society, 1965-2015

    Edited by Jason Lim, Terence Lee

    On 9 August 2015, Singapore celebrated its 50th year of national independence, a milestone for the nation as it has overcome major economic, social, cultural and political challenges in a short period of time. Whilst this was a celebratory event to acknowledge the role of the People’s Action Party…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Elsewhere in America

    The Crisis of Belonging in Contemporary Culture

    By David Trend

    Americans think of their country as a welcoming place where everyone has equal opportunity. Yet historical baggage and anxious times can restrain these possibilities. Newcomers often find that civic belonging comes with strings attached––riddled limitations or legally punitive rites of passage. For…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • Race and Contention in Twenty-First Century U.S. Media

    Edited by Jason Smith, Bhoomi K. Thakore

    This volume explores and clarifies the complex intersection of race and media in the contemporary United States. Due to the changing dynamics of how racial politics are played out in the contemporary US (as seen with debates of the "post-racial" society), as well as the changing dynamics of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Race, Beauty, and Politics in Chinese American Festivals

    A History of National and Transnational Identity Construction

    By Jinzhao Li

    Through multi-site, multi-media, and multi-language ethnographic and historical research, the author demonstrates that during the twentieth century, as the mainstream definition of Americanness changed from "whiteness" to "assimilation" and to "ethnic diversity," the meaning of being Chinese…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Studies in Asian Americans

  • Accounting for Ethnic and Racial Diversity

    The Challenge of Enumeration

    Edited by Patrick Simon, Victor Piché

    By the end of the 20th century, the ethnic question had resurfaced in public debate. Every country had been affected by what is commonly known as cultural pluralism, as a result of conflicts interpreted from an ethnic perspective, for instance, in the Balkans and central Africa; nationalist…

    Paperback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

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