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Forthcoming Regional Anthropology Books

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  1. Refugee Protection and the Role of Law

    Conflicting Identities

    Edited by Susan Kneebone, Dallal Stevens, Loretta Baldassar

    Series: Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

    Sixty years on from the signing of the Refugee Convention, forced migration and refugee movements continue to raise global concerns for hosting states and regions, for countries of origin, for humanitarian organisations on the ground, and, of course, for the refugee. This edited volume is framed...

    To Be Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Water Politics and Spiritual Ecology

    Custom, environmental governance and development

    By Lisa Palmer

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    This book addresses a critical need for a sustained geographical and anthropological inquiry into the social issues of water governance. It traces local uses, beliefs and rituals associated with water in East Timor and draws on detailed ethnographic research to explore the degree to which these...

    To Be Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Building Temples in China

    Memories, Tourism and Identities

    By Selina Ching Chan, Graeme Lang

    Series: Anthropology of Asia

    This book examines the revival of worship of the Chinese Deity Huang Daxian and the building of many new temples to the god in mainland China over the last 20 years. Following extensive fieldwork and visits to these temples, the authors analyse how development-oriented...

    To Be Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Underbelly of the Indian Boom

    Edited by Stuart Corbridge, Alpa Shah

    As India emerges as a major economic power, producing dollar billionaires rising at the rate of 17 per year, more than 800 million Indians eke out a living on less than two dollars a day. This book takes the reader to the underbelly of the Indian boom, an India that is not shining but is struggling...

    To Be Published October 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Medical Anthropology in Europe

    Shaping the Field

    Edited by Elisabeth Hsu, Caroline Potter

    This collection brings together three generations of medical anthropologists working at European universities to reflect on past, current and future directions of the field. Medical anthropology emerged on an international playing ground, and while other recently compiled anthologies emphasize...

    To Be Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Calligraphy and Power in Contemporary Chinese Society

    By Yuehping Yen

    Series: Anthropology of Asia

    This unusual and interesting book is a fascinating account of the world of Chinese writing. It examines Chinese space and the political and social use of writing as propaganda, a publicity booster and as a ladder for social climbing....

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. National Minorities in Putin's Russia

    By Federica Prina

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Russia has a very large number of ethnic minorities, some of them very numerous, both native peoples and recent migrants. At a time when Russians have been reasserting Russian nationalism, there have been major problems of xenophobia and hate crime. This book, based on extensive original research,...

    To Be Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. South-South Educational Migration, Humanitarianism and Development

    Views from Cuba, North Africa and the Middle East

    By Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    This is the first book to analyze the important phenomenon of South-South development initiatives. Drawing on critical theories and insights from intersectional analysis, the book examines the experiences and impacts of Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) youth’s participation in South-South...

    To Be Published December 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Japan: The Basics

    By Christopher P. Hood

    Series: The Basics

    In recent years media attention has focused on Japan in the wake of the East Japan earthquake and resulting nuclear disaster, however what increased media coverage has revealed is significant gaps in global society’s understanding of Japanese culture and society. This book examines key aspects of...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge