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Forthcoming Regional Anthropology Books

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  1. African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

    Employment, politics, and prospects for change

    Edited by Danielle Resnick, James Thurlow

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Development

    The much heralded growth and transformation of many economies in sub-Saharan Africa over the last decade continues to receive prominent attention in academic scholarship and among policy practitioners. An apparent feature about this transformation, however, is that Africa’s youth appear to have...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Culture and Diversity in the United States

    So Many Ways to Be American

    By Jack David Eller

    Knowledge of and sensitivity toward diversity is an essential skill in the contemporary United States and the wider world. This book addresses the standard topics of race, ethnicity, class and gender but goes much further by engaging seriously with issues of language, religion, age, health and...

    To Be Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Water Politics and Spiritual Ecology

    Custom, environmental governance and development

    By Lisa Palmer

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    As water resources diminish with increasing population and economic pressures as well as global climate change, this book addresses a subject of ever increasing local and global importance. In many areas water is not only a vital resource but is also endowed with an agency and power that connects...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Language, Education and Uyghur Identity in Urban Xinjiang

    Edited by Joanne Smith Finley, Xiaowei Zang

    Series: Routledge Studies on Ethnicity in Asia

    Rising ethnic consciousness among the Uyghurs in contemporary Xinjiang is a major area of research due to heightened Uyghur-Han relations and ethnic conflicts in the region. As the regional lingua franca, the Uyghur language long underpinned Uyghur national identity in Xinjiang. However, since the...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Environmental Change and the World's Futures

    Ecologies, Ontologies and Mythologies

    Edited by Jonathan Paul Marshall, Linda Connor

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    The futures discussed in this book primarily arise from awareness of the potentially disruptive impact of climate change and ecological instability on human societies. Part of the paradox of cultural, social and ethical life in all societies is that it is directed towards a future that can never be...

    To Be Published June 2nd 2015 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Boydell on Land Tenure

    Contemporary Property Rights Conflicts in Melanesia

    By Spike Boydell

    Series: Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

    In the first book in his series, Professor Spike Boydell presents a transdisciplinary examination of the complexities of land tenure and property rights, and provides possible solutions for sustainable societies in a developing resource rich region. In focusing in on the Pacific, in particular...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Japanese Social Welfare

    The Development of Diversity

    By HyunSun Lee

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This book presents a new dimension of the lives of the zainichi Koreans in Japan and the development of social policy for an ageing society. Using Aera, (a non-profit North Korean welfare organisation in Japan) as the case study, Lee investigates how this group utilises and mobilises Japanese state...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge