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Forthcoming Regional Anthropology Books

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  1. Gender, Mobilities, and Livelihood Transformations

    Comparing Indigenous People in China, India, and Laos

    Edited by Ragnhild Lund, Kyoko Kusakabe, Smita Mishra Panda, Yunxian Wang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    In the era of globalization many minority populations are subject to marginalization and expulsion from their traditional habitats due to rapid economic restructuring and changing politico-spatial relations. This book presents an analytical framework for understanding how mobility is an inherent...

    To Be Published May 12th 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 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Tswana

    By Isaac Schapera, John L Comaroff

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1953 and this edition in 1991, this book was created in association with the International African Institute. Since its first publication, anthropology and African Studies have changed a great deal, but the bedrock of both remains unchanged: solid, sensitive ethnographic and...

    To Be Published June 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. African Political Systems

    Edited by M. Fortes, E. E. Evans-Pritchard

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1940 and this edition in 1987, this book is a comparative study of African political institutions. It describes different types of social organisation that are found in a number of African societies and analyses the principles underlying these traditional forms of government....

    To Be Published June 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. African Systems of Kinship and Marriage

    Edited by A. R. Radcliffe-Brown, Daryll Forde

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1950 and this edition in 1987, this book is one of the most wide-ranging and respected surveys on kinship and marriage in African social life. In his introduction, Radcliff-Brown provides a masterly analysis of the main features of African kinship systems and the theoretical...

    To Be Published June 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 resettlers...

    To Be Published June 22nd 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 August 9th 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 August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Agriculture and the Food Supply in Premodern Japan

    The Place of Rice?

    By Charlotte von Verschuer, Wendy Cobcroft

    Series: Needham Research Institute Series

    This book examines the history of agriculture in Japan from the 8th to the 17th century, dealing with the history of agricultural techniques and the food supply and analysing in precise detail each of the farming operations from sowing to harvesting and the customs pertaining to consumption....

    To Be Published August 29th 2015 by Routledge