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Forthcoming Regional Anthropology Books

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  1. Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Gender and Development

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and...

    To Be Published February 11th 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 February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 March 31st 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 March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Psychopharmaceuticals in India

    By Stefan Ecks

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    This book analyses two specific processes of globalization that have had an impact on the changing nature of doctor-patient encounters in India. One is the immense and successful growth of the global market in antidepressants over recent years, to the effect scholars speak of an "antidepressant era...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking Greenland and the Arctic in the Era of Climate Change

    New Northern Horizons

    By Frank Sejersen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    The book investigates how Arctic indigenous communities deal with the challenges of climate change and how they strive to develop self-determination. With an anthropological focus on Greenland’s vision to boost extractive industries and transform society into something new, the author makes the...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Paradoxes of Aid Work

    Passionate Professionals

    By Silke Roth

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    While the success and failure of development cooperation and humanitarian aid have found extensive coverage in the academic literature and the public debate, studies that address the experience of aid workers are still rare. This book explores the life worlds of people working in aid and analyses...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Climate Change and the Anthropos

    Planet, People and Places

    By Linda Connor

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    Anthropos, in the sense of species as well as cultures and ethics, locates humans as part of much larger orders of existence – fundamental when thinking about climate change. This book offers a new way of thinking about the significance of locality and everyday life in relation to climate change....

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge