New and Published Books
1-10 of 15 results in Routledge Studies in Anthropology
Essays Across Disciplines
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 October 30th 2013 by Routledge
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
On the basis of empirical studies, this book explores nature as an integral part of the social worlds conventionally studied by anthropologists. The book may be read as a form of scholarly "edgework," resisting institutional divisions and conceptual routines in the interest of exploring new...
Published August 14th 2013 by Routledge
The Rising Tide
The citizens of the Marshall Islands have been told that climate change will doom their country, and they have seen confirmatory omens in the land, air, and sea. This book investigates how grassroots Marshallese society has interpreted and responded to this threat as intimated by local observation,...
Published June 23rd 2013 by Routledge
Ethnographies of Fear, Protest and the Future
In the current world disorder, security is on everyone’s lips. But what is security from a cross-cultural perspective? How is it imagined and experienced by people on the ground? Crucially, what visions of the future are at stake in people’s potentially divergent concerns with security: what, and...
Published June 9th 2013 by Routledge
This volume presents new theoretical approaches, methodologies, subject pools, and topics in the field of environmental anthropology. Environmental anthropologists are increasingly focusing on self-reflection - not just on themselves and their impacts on environmental research, but also on the...
Published June 3rd 2013 by Routledge
Embodying Political Life
What does disgust have to do with citizenship? How might pain and pleasure, movement, taste, sound and smell be configured as aspects of national belonging? Senses and Citizenships: Embodying Political Life examines the intersections between sensory phenomena and national and supra-national forms...
Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge
Drawing on fieldwork conducted in Rabat, Morocco, this ethnography analyzes the relationship between neoliberal development policies, women’s reproductive practices, and popular understandings of Islam. In the 1990s, Morocco shifted its attention from economic to human development, as economic...
Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge
Evolutionary, Cultural and Developmental Perspectives
As our world becomes increasingly permeable, and as human populations are rapidly converging and transitioning within a global interconnectedness, it is vital that we look to, and learn from, those most adept at the adaptation, creation, and contesting of culture: adolescents. This text is designed...
Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge
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 September 16th 2012 by Routledge
Environmentalism, Ethical Trade, and Commodification: Technologies of Value and the Forest Stewardship Council in Chile
To Be Published December 14th 2013
Negotiating Territoriality: Spatial Dialogues Between State and Tradition
To Be Published February 6th 2014
An Ethnography of Global Environmentalism: Becoming Friends of the Earth
To Be Published February 14th 2014
Anthropology in the Making: Research in Health and Development
To Be Published March 25th 2014
Anthropologies of Cancer in Transnational Worlds
To Be Published April 14th 2014
Anthropologists, Indigenous Scholars and the Research Endeavour: Seeking Bridges Towards Mutual Respect
To Be Published August 14th 2014