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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  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 6th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 20th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 1st 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 15th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Rethinking Marriage and Kinship

    Edited by Rodney Needham

    This volume is concerned with two of the fundamental topics of social anthropology, kinship and marriage, approached from a variety of viewpoints by an international group of contributors of diverse experience and background. The wide range of subjects examined includes: Incest, epistemology,...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Okubo Diary (Routledge Revivals)

    Portrait of a Japanese Valley

    By Brian Moeran

    First published in 1985, this Routledge Revival is a lively and colourful account of life in the Japanese countryside, as seen through the eyes of an anthropologist who did fieldwork there for four years. Part journal, part ethnographic observation, part social and moral commentary, this very...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge