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  1. Hoop Dreams on Wheels

    Disability and the Competitive Wheelchair Athlete

    By Ronald Berger

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Hoop Dreams on Wheels is a life-history study of wheelchair athletes associated with a premier collegiate wheelchair basketball program. The book, which grapples with the intersection of biography and history in society, situates the study in broader context with background on the history and...

    Published September 11th 2008 by Routledge

  2. The Diaspora Strikes Back

    Caribeño Tales of Learning and Turning

    By Juan Flores

    Series: Cultural Spaces

    In The Diaspora Strikes Back the eminent ethnic and cultural studies scholar Juan Flores flips the process on its head: what happens to the home country when it is being constantly fed by emigrants returning from abroad? He looks at how 'Nuyoricans' (Puerto Rican New Yorkers) have transformed the...

    Published August 6th 2008 by Routledge

  3. New York Underground

    The Anatomy of a City

    By Julia Solis

    Did alligators ever really live in New York's sewers? What's it like to explore the old aqueducts beneath the city? How many levels are beneath Grand Central Station? And how exactly did the pneumatic tube system that New York's post offices used to employ work? In this richly illustrated...

    Published November 25th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Calligraphy and Power in Contemporary Chinese Society

    By Yuehping Yen

    Series: Anthropology of Asia

    This unusual and interesting book is a fascinating account of the world of Chinese writing. It examines Chinese space and the political and social use of writing as propaganda, a publicity booster and as a ladder for social climbing....

    Published January 11th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Encounters with Violence in Latin America

    Urban Poor Perceptions from Colombia and Guatemala

    By Cathy McIlwaine, Caroline Moser

    Latin America is both the world's most urbanized fastest developing regions, where the links between social exclusion, inequality and violence are clearly visible. The banal, ubiquitous nature of drug crime, robbery, gang and intra-family violence destabilizes countries' economies and harms their...

    Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Sexual Cultures in East Asia

    The Social Construction of Sexuality and Sexual Risk in a Time of AIDS

    Edited by Evelyne Micollier

    Using case-studies from East and Southeast Asia, this book examines sexuality and AIDS-related sexual risk in the context of Asian cultures. It offers a complementary perspective, documented with sociological and anthropological data, to historical studies and looks at commercial sex work, kinship...

    Published November 12th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Living with Separation in China

    Anthropological Accounts

    By Charles Stafford

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 25th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Performance and Evolution in the Age of Darwin

    Out of the Natural Order

    By Jane Goodall

    Performance and Evolution in the Age of Darwin reveals the ways in which the major themes of evolution were taken up in the performing arts during Darwin's adult lifetime and in the generation after his death. The period 1830-1900 was the formative period for evolutionary ideas. While scientists...

    Published August 28th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Participating in Development

    Approaches to Indigenous Knowledge

    Edited by Alan Bicker, Johan Pottier, Paul Sillitoe

    Series: ASA Monographs

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  10. They Lie, We Lie

    Getting on with Anthropology

    By Peter Metcalf

    They Lie, We Lie is an attempt by an experienced fieldworker to engage recent critiques in ethnography, that is the writing of culture, made both from within anthropology and from such disciplines as cultural studies and post-colonial theory. This is necessary because there has been a polarization...

    Published October 24th 2001 by Routledge