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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Cultural Studies of Transnationalism

    Edited by Handel Kashope Wright, Meaghan Morris

    This book asks what ‘transnationalism’ might mean for Cultural Studies as an intellectual project shaped in vastly differing circumstances across the world. With contributions from scholars with experience of cultural life and the work of education in various regions, countries and locales - from...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. National Myths

    Constructed Pasts, Contested Presents

    Edited by Gérard Bouchard

    National myths are now seriously questioned in a number of societies. In the West, for instance, a number of factors have combined to destabilise the symbolic foundation of nations and collective identities. As a result, the diagnosis of a deep cultural crisis has become commonplace. Indeed, who...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Cultural Anthropology

    Global Forces, Local Lives, 2nd Edition

    By Jack David Eller

    Cultural Anthropology: Global Forces, Local Lives helps students understand the application of anthropological concepts to the contemporary world. It offers an exceptionally clear and readable introduction to cultural anthropology, closely relating it to key topics such as colonialism and...

    Published January 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Kinship and Social Organisation (Routledge Revivals)

    By W. H. R. Rivers

    First published in 1914, W. H. R. Rivers' hugely influential study was the first to effectively demonstrate the close connection between methods of denoting relationship or kinship and forms of social organisation, including those based on different forms of the institution...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 6th 2012 by Routledge