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New and Published Books

  1. Building Temples in China

    Memories, Tourism and Identities

    By Selina Ching Chan, Graeme Lang

    Series: Anthropology of Asia

    Much has been written on how temples are constructed or reconstructed for reviving local religious and communal life or for recycling tradition after the market reforms in China. The dynamics between the state and society that lie behind the revival of temples and religious practices initiated by...

    Published December 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Death, Money and the Vultures (Routledge Revivals)

    Inheritance and Avarice 1660-1750

    By John Addy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    By the latter half of the seventeenth century, the practice of drawing up a will had become commonplace, and people were increasingly encouraged to set down their final wishes in a ‘last will and testament’. Although intended to clarify ownership, these documents often provoked conflict amongst...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sin & Society (Routledge Revivals)

    In the Seventeenth Century

    By John Addy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1989, examines the social relationships and moral standards within the diocese of Chester throughout the seventeenth century. Using Church Court records as his main body of evidence, John Addy examines over 10 000 cases of moral offences, including fornication,...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Logic of Racism (Routledge Revivals)

    By E. Cashmore

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, The Logic of Racism provides a portrait of race relations based on the stories of 800 different individuals from all sections of society. In this book, voices from the author’s tape recorder are converted to the page for the reader to experience the vivid, sometimes...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Eruptions, Initiatives and Evolution in Citizen Activism

    Civil Societies at Crossroads

    Edited by Rajesh Tandon, L. David Brown

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    Eruptions, Initiatives and Evolution in Citizen Activism is the result of a collaborative research project spanning Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe. The book analyses internal and external challenges to civil society in more than twenty countries. It investigates through...

    Published October 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Nationalism and National Identities

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    Nationalism and nationalist ideas are a major force in the contemporary world. This volume brings together original papers from a number of countries dealing both with theories and case studies of particular national contexts. Taken together, these papers shed light on the processes through which...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Methods and Contexts in the Study of Muslim Minorities

    Visible and Invisible Muslims

    Edited by Nadia Jeldtoft, Jørgen S. Nielsen

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    In the past decade Muslims in Europe have been the subject of heated debates on the place and role of religion in the public space. Research into the issues involved has often used visible and formalised expressions of Muslim religiosity as its empirical point of departure. This book instead...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Migration: Policies, Practices, Activism

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    Migration: Policies, Practices, Activism brings together a range of scholarly research papers to examine the place of international migration in the modern world, starting with the overview of migration and development by Alejandro Portes. There are many aspects to migration today which are treated...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Invention of Scotland (Routledge Revivals)

    The Stuart Myth and the Scottish Identity, 1638 to the Present

    By Murray G. H. Pittock

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A dynasty of high ability and great charm, the Stuarts exerted a compelling fascination over their supporters and enemies alike. First published in 1991, this title assesses the influence of the Stuart mystique on the modern political and cultural identity of Scotland. Murray Pittock traces the...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge