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  1. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 5th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Emotions and Human Mobility

    Ethnographies of Movement

    Edited by Maruška Svašek

    This book provides insights into the emotional dimensions of human mobility. Drawing on findings and theoretical discussions in anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, philosophy, linguistics, migration studies, human geography and political science, the authors offer interdisciplinary...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Millennium and Charisma Among Pathans (Routledge Revivals)

    A Critical Essay in Social Anthropology

    By Akbar Ahmed

    First published in 1976, this Routledge Revivals reissue presents an analysis of the Swat Pathans, the people of the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan, who belong administratively to Pakistan despite being a fiercely independent group, with their own codes and ways of life. Akbar S. Ahmed,...

    Published March 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Productive Engagement in Later Life

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by Nancy Morrow-Howell, Ada C. Mui

    Productive Ageing is the involvement of older adults in society through employment, volunteering, caregiving, education and skill building. In 2020 there will be 248 million people in China aged 60 and over. At the same time, the birth rate continues to drop and family structures are being...

    Published January 16th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Latino Identity in Contemporary America

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This edited collection brings together original research papers that explore an important aspect of race and ethnic studies, namely the processes that are shaping the making of Latina and Latino identities in contemporary America. This is a question that has received much attention in the USA over...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge