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Forthcoming Regional Anthropology Books

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  1. 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 September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene

    More than human encounters

    By Katherine Wright

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    This innovative book offers a new perspective on international environmental scholarship, focusing on the emotional and affective connections between human and nonhuman lives to reveal fresh insights into the connections between global issues of climate change, species extinction and colonisation....

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi

    The democratic dividend

    Edited by Dan Banik, Blessings Chinsinga

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Development

    Malawi is among the few countries in Sub-Saharan Africa that has witnessed significant improvements in relation to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. It exhibits some of the main challenges facing African democracies while they attempt to consolidate the benefits of...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Agriculture and the Food Supply in Premodern Japan

    The Place of Rice

    By Charlotte von Verschuer, Wendy Cobcroft

    Series: Needham Research Institute Series

    The majority of studies on the agricultural history of Japan have focused on the public administration of land and production, and rice, the principal source of revenue, has received the most attention. However, while this cereal has clearly played a decisive role in the public economy of the...

    To Be Published October 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Anthropology of Postindustrialism

    Ethnographies of Disconnection

    Edited by Ismael Vaccaro, Krista Harper, Seth Murray

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    This volume explores how mechanisms of postindustrial capitalism affect places and people in peripheral regions and de-industrializing cities. While studies of globalization tend to emphasize localities newly connected to global systems, this collection, in contrast, analyzes the...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Land, Indigenous Peoples and Conflict

    Edited by Alan Tidwell, Barry Zellen

    Series: Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

    Land, Indigenous Peoples and Conflict presents an original comparative study of indigenous land and property rights worldwide. The book explores how the ongoing constitutional, legal and political integration of indigenous peoples into contemporary society has impacted on indigenous institutions...

    To Be Published October 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Animism in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Kaj Arhem, Guido Sprenger

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Animism is the religious worldview that natural physical entities possess a spiritual essence. This book presents a number of case studies of animism from insular and peninsular Southeast Asia and offers a comprehensive overview of the phenomenon – its diversity and underlying commonalities and its...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Social Attitudes in Contemporary China

    By Chen Yu, Fang Wei, Liqing Li, Paul Morrissey, Nie Chen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Unlike many studies of social attitudes, which are based on large scale quantitative surveys, or which focus on the attitude of elites, this book considers the views of ordinary people, and is based on in-depth, qualitative interviews. This approach results in rich, nuanced data, and is especially...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Dialectics and Dynamics

    The Legacy of Robert Tonkinson’s Anthropological Work in Australia and the Pacific

    Edited by Greg Acciaioli

    This volume focuses on the ways in which Robert Tonkinson’s research has inspired further explorations of issues in the study of kinship, migration, the transformation of tradition, and other contemporary scholarship in the Pacific and Aboriginal Australia. In the Pacific context these influences...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge