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New and Published Books

  1. The Neighborhood in the Internet

    Design Research Projects in Community Informatics

    By John M. Carroll

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Today, "community" seems to be everywhere. At home, at work, and online, the vague but comforting idea of the community pervades every area of life. But have we lost the ability truly to understand what it means? The Neighborhood in the Internet investigates social and civic effects of community...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cosmopolitan Memory in Europe's 'Backwaters'

    Rethinking civility

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Cosmpolitan Memory in Europe’s ‘Backwaters’ reconsiders the definitional relationships of ‘national character’ and ‘national heritage’ in the context of Western industrial modernity. Taking as a case study the Greek islands of Skiathos and Skopelos which served as cinematic locations for the...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Transnational Families, Migration and the Circulation of Care

    Understanding Mobility and Absence in Family Life

    Edited by Loretta Baldassar, Laura Merla

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    Without denying the difficulties that confront migrants and their distant kin, this volume highlights the agency of family members in transnational processes of care, in an effort to acknowledge the transnational family as an increasingly common family form and to question the predominantly...

    Published October 1st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Revivals Anthropology Bundle

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This collection of 12 reissues covers a broad range of areas from across the field of Anthropology, including religion and marriage, cultural identity, symbolism and kinship. The bundle features cultural analyses of societies from all around the globe, by authors who were cutting-edge in their...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Wit and Wisdom in Morocco (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of Native Proverbs

    By Edward Westermarck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1930, this is the final of Edward Westermarck’s trilogy of titles that explore the society, culture and customs of Morocco. Compiled from years of personal research and interviews conducted with local people, this collection of native proverbs addresses such cultural and...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Ritual and Belief in Morocco: Vol. I (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Westermarck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Between the years of 1898 and 1926, Edward Westermarck spent a total of seven years in Morocco, visiting towns and tribes in different parts of the country, meeting local people and learning about their language and culture; his findings are noted in this two-volume set, first published in 1926....

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Ritual and Belief in Morocco: Vol. II (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Westermarck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Between the years of 1898 and 1926, Edward Westermarck spent a total of seven years in Morocco, visiting towns and tribes in different parts of the country, meeting local people and learning about their language and culture; his findings are noted in this two-volume set, first published in 1926....

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Children and Young People’s Relationships

    Learning across Majority and Minority Worlds

    Edited by Samantha Punch, Kay Tisdall

    This book challenges the current state of childhood studies by exploring children and young people’s agency and relationships. It considers how recent theorisations of relationships and relational processes can move childhood studies forward, particularly in relation to re-thinking claims of...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Marriage Ceremonies in Morocco (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Westermarck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1914, this title was the first comparative study of the marriage ceremonies in different parts of Morocco. Westermarck considers how ceremonial customs and rituals differ across social and cultural groups throughout the country and discusses their possible roots. Based on...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Culturalization of Caste in India

    Identity and Inequality in a Multicultural Age

    By Balmurli Natrajan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In India, caste groups ensure their durability in an era of multiculturalism by officially representing caste as cultural difference or ethnicity rather than as unequal descent-based relations. Challenging dominant social theories of caste, this book addresses questions of how caste survives the...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge