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  1. The World of Goods

    By Professor Mary Douglas

    First published in 1979, this volume introduces a cultural factor to theories of consumption. The World of Goods goes beyond standard economic analyses, which rely on theories of individual psychology. Douglas studies how consumers use goods to fulfil their intentions in regard to one another. The...

    Published October 14th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Implicit Meanings

    By Professor Mary Douglas

    Implicit Meanings was first published to great acclaim in 1975. It includes writings on the key themes which are associated with Mary Douglas' work and which have had a major influence on anthropological thought, such as food, pollution, risk, animals and myth. The papers in this text demonstrate...

    Published October 14th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Religious Studies: The Key Concepts

    By Carl Olson

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Religious Studies: The Key Concepts is an accessible, A-Z resource, defining and explaining key terms and ideas central to the study of religion. Exploring broad and recurring themes which are applicable in both eastern and western religions, cross-cultural examples are provided for each term to...

    Published September 15th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Psychology of Religion

    Edited by Justin L. Barrett

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Psychology of religion is essentially as old as psychology itself, with over a hundred years of history and claiming some of psychology’s most notable characters as contributors, including William James, Sigmund Freud, Gordon Allport, and Jean Piaget. In recent years, this subfield of psychology...

    Published April 30th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Communal Violence and Democratization in Indonesia

    Small Town Wars

    By Gerry van Klinken

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Through close scrutiny of empirical materials and interviews, this book uniquely analyzes all the episodes of long-running, widespread communal violence that erupted during Indonesia’s post-New Order transition. Indonesia democratised after the long and authoritarian New Order regime ended in May...

    Published September 17th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Encyclopedia of Buddhism

    Edited by Damien Keown, Charles S. Prebish

    'It is an excellent advocate for both reference publishing and for the belief system it represents' - Reference Reviews 'This work is a crucial source for specialists...Highly recommended' - G. J. Reece, American University, Choice The Routledge Encyclopedia of Buddhism is a complete up-to-date...

    Published August 25th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Muslim Society and the Western Indian Ocean

    The Seafarers of Kachchh

    By Edward Simpson

    Series: Routledge Indian Ocean Series

    Based on substantial ethnographic, textual and archival research, this interesting book offers a new perspective on the anthropology of the western Indian Ocean. Writing in a clear, engaging style, and covering an impressive range of theoretical terrain, Simpson critically explores the...

    Published June 9th 2009 by Routledge

  8. South Asian Religions on Display

    Religious Processions in South Asia and in the Diaspora

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    Series: Routledge South Asian Religion Series

    Religious procession is a significant dimension of religion in South Asia. Processions are central not only in Hinduism, but also Islam, Christianity, Jainism and Sikhism, which have large procession rituals. The last years have seen an increase in processions and ritualizations of space both...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge

  9. Rules and Meanings

    By Mary Douglas

    First published in 1973, Rules and Meanings is an anthology of works that form part of Mary Douglas' struggle to devise an anthropological modernism conducive to her opposition to reputedly modernizing trends in contemporary society. The collection contains works by Wittgenstein, Schutz, Husserl,...

    Published February 25th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Food in the Social Order

    By Mary Douglas

    First published in 1984, This work is a cross-cultural study of the moral and social meaning of food. It is a collection of articles by Douglas and her colleagues covering the food system of the Oglala Sioux, the food habits of families in rural North Carolina, meal formats in an Italian-American...

    Published February 25th 2009 by Routledge