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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 13th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 29th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Chinese Kinship

    Contemporary Anthropological Perspectives

    Edited by Susanne Brandtstädter, Gonçalo D Santos

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The essays in this volume present contemporary anthropological perspectives on Chinese kinship, its historical complexity and its modern metamorphoses. The collection draws particular attention to the reverberations of larger socio-cultural and politico-economic processes in the formation of...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Cosmopolitan Sociability

    Locating Transnational Religious and Diasporic Networks

    Edited by Tsypylma Darieva, Nina Glick Schiller, Sandra Gruner-Domic

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This book approaches the concept of cosmopolitan sociability as a cultural or territorial rootedness that facilitates a simultaneous openness to shared human emotions, experiences, and aspirations. Cosmopolitan Sociability critiques definitions of cosmopolitanism as a tolerance for cultural...

    Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Family and Kinship in East London

    By Michael Young, Peter Wilmott

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1957 ,and reprinted with a new introduction in 1986, Michael Young and Peter Willmott’s book on family and kinship in Bethnal Green in the 1950s is a classic in urban studies. A standard text in planning, housing, family studies and sociology, it predicted the...

    Published July 26th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Campsteading (paperback direct)

    Family, Place, and Experience at Squam Lake, New Hampshire

    By Derek Brereton

    The campstead is an American institution. After the Civil War, with neo-colonialism, environmentalism, and arts-and-crafts on the rise, some families sought rural locations for rustic camps. There they raised their children in the summertime. Around Squam Lake, after some eight generations,...

    Published May 12th 2010 by Routledge