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Forthcoming Regional Anthropology Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge Atlas of South Asian Affairs

    By Robert W. Bradnock

    South Asia has developed from a group of newly independent post-Colonial states of at most secondary importance to the wider world to its current position as a region of central strategic importance to both global economic development and world peace and stability. This Atlas highlights the global...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Social Development and Social Work

    Learning from Africa

    Edited by Alice K. Butterfield, Tasse Abye

    Africa has a long experience with reducing poverty and vulnerability. In the contemporary period, social development and social work are at the forefront of dealing with abject poverty and some of the world’s most difficult problems. This book brings research in Africa to the forefront so that...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Counterinsurgency, Democracy, and the Politics of Identity in India

    From Warfare to Welfare?

    By Mona Bhan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The rhetoric of armed social welfare has become prominent in military and counterinsurgency circuits with profound consequences for the meanings of democracy, citizenship, and humanitarianism in conflict zones. By focusing on the border district of Kargil, the site of India and Pakistan’s fourth...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Religion and Mobility in a Globalising Asia

    New Ethnographic Explorations

    Edited by Sin Wen Lau, Nanlai Cao

    This volume examines the dynamic, mutually constitutive, relationship between religion and mobility in the contemporary era of Asian globalisation in which an increasing number of people have been displaced, forcefully or voluntarily, by an expanding global market economy and lasting regional...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Climate Action Upsurge

    The Ethnography of Climate Movement Politics

    By Stuart Rosewarne, James Goodman, Rebecca Pearse

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    In the late 2000s climate action became a defining feature of the international political agenda. Evidence of global warming and accelerating greenhouse gas emissions created a new sense of urgency and, despite consensus on the need for action, the growing failure of international climate policy...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Urbanization in Vietnam

    By Gisele Bousquet

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Most studies on urbanisation focus on the move of rural people to cities and the impact this has, both on the cities to which the people have moved, and on the rural communities they have left. This book, on the other hand, considers the impact on rural communities of the physical expansion of...

    To Be Published August 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out

    Access, norms and power in Congo’s gold sector

    By Sara Geenen

    Series: Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

    Artisanal mining is commonly associated with violent conflict, rampant corruption and desperate poverty. Yet millions of people across Sub Sahara Africa depend on it. Many of them are living in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), home to important mineral reserves, but also to a plethora of...

    To Be Published August 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Environmental Change and the World's Futures

    Ecologies, ontologies and mythologies

    Edited by Jonathan Paul Marshall, Linda H. Connor

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Climate change and ecological instability have the potential to disrupt human societies and their futures. Cultural, social and ethical life in all societies is directed towards a future that can never be observed, and never be directly acted upon, and yet is always interacting with us. Thinking...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Thousand and One Borders of Iran

    Travel and Identity

    By Fariba Adelkhah

    Series: Iranian Studies

    A country marked by controversy, Iran’s social, cultural and political dynamics are too often reduced to a few misleading clichés. Islamism is widely considered to shape all social relations in Iranian society and, while Iranian society is indeed Islamic, this term’s multiple meanings in everyday...

    To Be Published September 16th 2015 by Routledge

  10. A History of Egypt under the Ptolemaic Dynasty (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edwyn Bevan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1927, this title presents a well-regarded study of this intriguing – and often over-looked – period of Egyptian history for the general reader as well as the student of Hellenism. Edwyn Bevan describes his work as ‘an attempt to tell afresh the story of a great adventure, Greek...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge