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  1. 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 11th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Wellbeing of Children in Care

    A New Approach for Improving Developmental Outcomes

    By Kwame Owusu-Bempah

    Because of their previous damaging experiences, many children and young people enter the care system having already developed emotional problems or at a greater risk of developing them. However, in addition to this, research and experience consistently show that being in care is likely to aggravate...

    Published April 29th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Gender Circuits

    Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age

    By Eve Shapiro

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies. Examining the complex intersections between gender ideologies, social scripts, information and biomedical technologies, and embodied...

    Published February 8th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Campsteading

    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 December 8th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Muslim Society and the Western Indian Ocean

    The Seafarers of Kachchh

    By Edward Simpson

    Series: Routledge Indian Ocean Series

    Based on substantial ethnographic, textual and archival research, this interesting book offers a new perspective on the anthropology of the western Indian Ocean. Writing in a clear, engaging style, and covering an impressive range of theoretical terrain, Simpson critically explores the...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Global Spaces of Chinese Culture

    Diasporic Chinese Communities in the United States and Germany

    By Sylvia Van Ziegert

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This book is an exploration of how Chinese communites in the United States and Germany create and disseminate a sense of diasporic Chinese identity. It not only compares the local conditions of the Chinese communities in the two locations, but also moves to a global dimension to track the...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Media and Middle Class Moms

    Images and Realities of Work and Family

    By Lara J. Descartes, Conrad Kottak

    Written by nationally recognized anthropologists Conrad Kottak and Lara Descartes, this ethnography of largely white, middle class families in a town in the midwest explores the role that the media play in influencing how those families cope with everyday work/family issues. The book...

    Published February 4th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Interracial Families

    Current Concepts and Controversies

    By George Alan Yancey, Richard Lewis, Jr.

    A unique book offering both a research overview and practical advice for its readers, this text allows students to gain a solid understanding of the research that has been generated on several important issues surrounding multiracial families, including intimate relations, family dynamics...

    Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge

  9. White Weddings

    Romancing Heterosexuality in Popular Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Chrys Ingraham

    This is a groundbreaking study of our culture's obsession with weddings. By examining popular films, commercials, magazines, advertising, television sitcoms and even children's toys, this book shows the pervasive influence of weddings in our culture and the important role they play in maintaining...

    Published January 30th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Highland Homecomings

    Genealogy and Heritage Tourism in the Scottish Diaspora

    By Paul Basu

    The first full-length ethnographic study of its kind, Highland Homecomings examines the role of place, ancestry and territorial attachment in the context of a modern age characterized by mobility and rootlessness. With an interdisciplinary approach, speaking to current themes in anthropology,...

    Published December 6th 2006 by Routledge