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  1. Work and Livelihoods in Times of Crisis

    History, Ethnography, Models

    Edited by Victoria Goddard, Susana Narotzky

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    This volume presents a global range of ethnographic case studies to explore the ways in which - in the context of the restructuring of industrial work, the ongoing financial crisis, and the surge in unemployment and precarious employment - local and global actors engage with complex social...

    Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. An Anthropology of Robots and AI

    Annihilation Anxiety and Machines

    By Kathleen Richardson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    This book explores the making of robots in labs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It examines the cultural ideas that go into the making of robots, and the role of fiction in co-constructing the technological practices of the robotic scientists. The book engages with debates in...

    Published February 11th 2015 by Routledge

  3. HIV/AIDS and the Social Consequences of Untamed Biomedicine

    Anthropological Complicities

    By Graham Fordham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    Drawing on the case of HIV/AIDS in Thailand, this book examines how anthropological and other interpretative social science research has been utilized in modeling the AIDS epidemic, and in the design and implementation of interventions. It argues that much social science research has been complicit...

    Published November 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Confronting Capital

    Critique and Engagement in Anthropology

    Edited by Pauline Gardiner Barber, Belinda Leach, Winnie Lem

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    This volume is an exploration of the ways in which political economy as a mode of analysis moves anthropology toward a vital, politically engaged form of scholarship. It advances the understanding of the struggles of ordinary people in the face of capitalist change. In the current economic moment...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Negotiating Territoriality

    Spatial Dialogues Between State and Tradition

    Edited by Allan Charles Dawson, Laura Zanotti, Ismael Vaccaro

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    This edited collection disrupts dominant narratives about space, states, and borders, bringing comparative ethnographic and geographic scholarship in conversation with one another to illuminate the varied ways in which space becomes socialized via political, economic, and cognitive appropriation....

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Anthropologists, Indigenous Scholars and the Research Endeavour

    Seeking Bridges Towards Mutual Respect

    Edited by Joy Hendry, Laara Fitznor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    This collection offers the fruits of a stimulating workshop that sought to bridge the fraught relationship which sometimes continues between anthropologists and indigenous/native/aboriginal scholars, despite areas of overlapping interest. Participants from around the world share...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Social Life of Climate Change Models

    Anticipating Nature

    Edited by Kirsten Hastrup, Martin Skrydstrup

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    Drawing on a combination of perspectives from diverse fields, this volume offers an anthropological study of climate change and the ways in which people attempt to predict its local implications, showing how the processes of knowledge making among lay people and experts are not only...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Anthropology in the Making

    Research in Health and Development

    By Laurent Vidal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    In Anthropology in the Making, Laurent Vidal takes the reader into the world of research in the fields of health and development, providing a fresh and provocative perspective on the practice of anthropology. This volume investigates the “science of otherness” across four multi-disciplinary...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Question of the Gift

    Essays Across Disciplines

    Edited by Mark Osteen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    The Question of the Gift is the first collection of new interdisciplinary essays on the gift. Bringing together scholars from a variety of fields, including anthropology, literary criticism, economics, philosophy and classics, it provides new paradigms and poses new questions concerning the theory...

    Published February 6th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Animism and the Question of Life

    By Istvan Praet

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    The central purpose of this book is to help change the terms of the debate on animism, a classic theme in anthropology. It combines some of the finest ethnographic material currently available (including firsthand research on the Chachi of Ecuador) with an unusually broad geographic scope (the...

    Published September 16th 2013 by Routledge