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New and Published Books

  1. Water Politics and Spiritual Ecology

    Custom, environmental governance and development

    By Lisa Palmer

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    As water resources diminish with increasing population and economic pressures as well as global climate change, this book addresses a subject of ever increasing local and global importance. In many areas water is not only a vital resource but is also endowed with an agency and power that connects...

    Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Anthropology and Risk

    By Asa Boholm

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Drawing on theory from anthropology, sociology, organisation studies and philosophy, this book addresses how the perception, communication and management of risk is shaped by culturally informed and socially embedded knowledge and experience. It provides an account of how interpretations of risk in...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Culture, Development and Petroleum

    An Ethnography of the High North

    By Jan-Oddvar Sornes, Larry Browning, Jan Terje Henriksen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    The discovery, just forty years ago, of vast oil and gas reserves in the Southwestern part of Norway, and more recently in the Arctic High North region, created an economic titan and posed a vast array of challenges for both the Norwegian government and the residents of this area. How to extract...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Post-Tsunami Reconstruction in Indonesia

    Negotiating Normativity through Gender Mainstreaming Initiatives in Aceh

    By Marjaana Jauhola

    Series: Interventions

    This book offers a critical analysis of gender mainstreaming initiatives in the post-tsunami context in Indonesia. Aiming to challenge the terms of the debate in gender mainstreaming and disaster reconstruction efforts, Jauhola offers an important contribution for the discussion of what ‘feminisms...

    Published June 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. A Japanese Joint Venture in the Pacific

    Foreign bodies in tinned tuna

    By Kate Barclay

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The Japanese, and other Asians, are increasingly taking over some of the roles previously played by Europeans in the Pacific islands, which is giving rise to interesting new economic relationships, and interesting new interactions between nationalities. This book considers the role of the Japanese...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Marriage in Contemporary Japan

    By Yoko Tokuhiro

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The phenomenon of bankonka – ‘postponement of marriage’ – is increasingly reported in contemporary Japanese media, clearly illustrating the changing patterns of modern lifestyles and attitudes towards marriage, personal obligation and ambition. This is the first book in recent years to explore the...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Democratization and Gender in Contemporary Russia

    By Suvi Salmenniemi

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book examines civic activism, democratization and gender in contemporary Russian society. It describes the character and central organizing principles of Russian democratic civic life, considering how it has developed since the Soviet period, and analyzing the goals and identities of...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  8. When Greeks think about Turks

    The View from Anthropology

    Edited by Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

    Drawing upon anthropological studies that document culturally specific ways of perceiving ethic Others in Greece and Cyprus, this book explores the cultural boundaries of the categories ‘Greek’ and ‘Turk’, and compares views on what it means to be one of these ethnic groups or both. The...

    Published September 29th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Peopling the Russian Periphery

    Borderland Colonization in Eurasian History

    Edited by Nicholas Breyfogle, Abby Schrader, Willard Sunderland

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Though usually forgotten in general surveys of European colonization, the Russians were among the greatest colonizers of the Old World, eventually settling across most of the immense expanse of Northern Europe and Asia, from the Baltic and the Pacific, and from the Arctic Ocean to Central Asia....

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Shamanism:Critical Concepts V1

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

    Published November 11th 2004 by Routledge