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Routledge has an illustrious history in research and reference publishing. You can explore this area of the site to learn more about our featured research, reference, monographs, handbooks and major works in Anthropology. In addition, you can visit one of following areas for broad representation of our reference publishing program:

Recent Research & Reference Articles

  1. An Anthropological Economy of Debt

    Edited by Bernard Hours and Pepita Ould Ahmed

    Who exactly is in debt - and what is inside it? Authors from many disciplines come together in this volume to ask about the ways in which debt is shared out, and the constraints implied in it. The dimensions explored are not merely economic, but also political and symbolic - with special attention being paid to the gendered debt that burdens women.

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  2. Author James S Bielo on ‘Anthropology of Religion: The Basics’

    James S. Bielo, author of  Anthropology of Religion: The Basics, discusses how students and instructors can benefit from his new book.

    Click here to read the full interview. 

  3. Cultural Anthropology: 101

    "Cultural Anthropology: 101 is a jargon free, concise introduction to socio-cultural anthropology. The text offers a platform to a sub-discipline of anthropology, illustrating its major theories and concepts to the larger anthropological discipline and our ever-changing world. Undergraduates will discover an engaging text that offers numerous opportunities for further exploration".

    Gregory R. Campbell, The University of Montana

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  4. Kathleen Richardson on the key connections between robotics and anthropology

    Kathleen Richardson, author of  An Anthropology of Robots and AI: Annihilation Anxiety and Machines, discusses her research including the key connections between robotics and gender, disability,  and autism. 

    Click here to read the full interview. 

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    Routledge Library Editions: Folklore is a collection of previously out-of-print titles from a variety of academic imprints. It provides in one place a wealth of important reference sources on a wide variety of folklore topics. The books span a wide date range, demonstrating both the development of the field and, at the same time, providing valuable background to current academic thinking.

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  6. Now Available - Medical Anthropology in Europe: Shaping the Field

    This collection brings together three generations of medical anthropologists working at European universities to reflect on past, current and future directions of the field. Medical anthropology emerged on an international playing ground, and while other recently compiled anthologies emphasize North American developments, this volume highlights substantial ethnographic and theoretical studies undertaken in Europe.

     This book was originally published as a special issue of Anthropology and Medicine.

  7. Reproduction and Biopolitics: Ethnographies of Governance, “Irrationality” and Resistance

    Routledge is delighted to announce that  Reproduction and Biopolitics: Ethnographies of Governance, "Irrationality" and Resistance has published. 

  8. Now Available - The Underbelly of the Indian Boom

    Routledge is pleased to announce the publication of The Underbelly of the Indian Boom. As India emerges as a major economic power, producing dollar billionaires rising at the rate of 17 per year, more than 800 million Indians eke out a living on less than two dollars a day. This book takes the reader to the underbelly of the Indian boom, an India that is not shining but is struggling to survive. 

  9. Pilgrimage Tourism of Diaspora Africans to Ghana

    Routledge is pleased to announce the publication of Pilgrimage Tourism of Diaspora Africans to Ghana , an original and fascinating investigation of knowledge networks based on materials and associated technologies in Prehistoric Europe and the Classical Mediterranean. Read more.  

  10. Social and Cultural Anthropology: The Key Concepts, 3rd Edition

    Social and Cultural Anthropology: The Key Concepts is an easy to use A-Z guide to the central concepts that students are likely to encounter in this field. With full cross-referencing and revised further reading to point students towards the latest writings in Social and Cultural Anthropology, this is a superb reference resource for anyone studying or teaching in this area. 

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