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New and Published Books

  1. Herbert Spencer and the Invention of Modern Life

    By Mark Francis

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Anthropology and Anthropologists

    The British School in the Twentieth Century, 4th Edition

    By Adam Kuper

    Anthropology and Anthropologists provides an entertaining and provocative account of British social anthropology from the foundations of the discipline, through the glory years of the mid-twentieth century and on to the transformation in recent decades. The book shocked the anthropological...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Lawyers and Savages

    Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology

    By Kaius Tuori

    Legal primitivism was a complex phenomenon that combined the study of early European legal traditions with studies of the legal customs of indigenous peoples. Lawyers and Savages: Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology explores the rise and fall of legal...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Networked Anthropology

    A Primer for Ethnographers

    By Samuel Gerald Collins, Matthew Slover Durington

    The advent of social media offers anthropologists exciting opportunities to extend their research to communities in fresh ways. At the same time, these technological developments open up anthropological fieldwork to different hazards. Networked Anthropology explores the increasing appropriation of...

    Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Social and Cultural Anthropology: The Key Concepts

    3rd Edition

    By Nigel Rapport

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    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. Now fully updated, this third edition includes entries on: Material Culture Environment Human Rights Hybridity Alterity Cosmopolitanism...

    Published July 14th 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. Philosophy of Social Science

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By Mark Risjord

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

    The Philosophy of Social Science: A Contemporary Introduction examines the perennial questions of philosophy by engaging with the empirical study of society. The book offers a comprehensive overview of debates in the field, with special attention to questions arising from new research programs in...

    Published May 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Dynamic Embodiment for Social Theory

    "I move therefore I am"

    By Brenda Farnell

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    This book presents a series of ontological investigations into an adequate theory of embodiment for the social sciences. Informed by a new realist philosophy of causal powers, it seeks to articulate a concept of dynamic embodiment, one that positions human body movement, and not just ‘the body’ at...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Between Anthropology and Literature

    Edited by Rose De Angelis

    This collection suggests that the disciplines of literature and anthropology are not static entities but instead fluid sites of shifting cultural currents and academic interests. The essays conclude that the origins, sources, and intersections of the two disciplines are constantly being revised,...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Moral Anthropology

    A Critical Reader

    Edited by Didier Fassin, Samuel Lézé

    This Reader is the first anthology to cover the growing field of moral anthropology and will be an essential resource for students and scholars interested in exploring the important issues involved. Morality and ethics are increasingly invoked in the most diverse domains, from politics to economics...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Stone Age Economics, 2nd Edition
    By Marshall Sahlins, Marshall Sahlins
    To Be Published December 14th 2014

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