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Forthcoming Social & Cultural Anthropology Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Cultural Entrepreneurship in Africa

    Edited by Ute Röschenthaler, Dorothea E. Schulz

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This book explores the opportunities and constraints that recent social, economic and political developments in Africa have generated for individuals intent on creating their own enterprise and on gaining social standing and influence. It widens perspectives on entrepreneurship by drawing attention...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Narratives of Neglect

    By Jacqui Karn

    This book tells the story of the process leading up to the demolition of a small council estate in the north of England and its subsequent regeneration. Based on extensive ethnographic research, it addresses the local governance of security and the ways in which the community engaged with attempts...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Willan

  3. Dandyism and Transcultural Modernity

    The Dandy, the Flaneur, and the Translator in 1930s Shanghai, Tokyo, and Paris

    By Hsiao-yen Peng

    This book views the Neo-Sensation mode of writing as a traveling genre, or style, that originated in France, moved on to Japan, and then to China. The author contends that modernity is possible only on "the transcultural site"—transcultural in the sense of breaking the divide between past and...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Irish Identities in Victorian Britain

    Edited by Roger Swift, Sheridan Gilley

    Recent studies of the experiences of Irish migrants in Victorian Britain have emphasized the significance of the themes of change, continuity, resistance and accommodation in the creation of a rich and diverse migrant culture within which a variety of Irish identities co-existed and sometimes...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Irish Migration, Networks and Ethnic Identities since 1750

    Edited by Donald Macraild, Enda Delaney

    This collection of essays demonstrates in vivid detail how a range of formal and informal networks shaped the Irish experience of emigration, settlement and the construction of ethnic identity in a variety of geographical contexts since 1750. It examines topics as diverse as the associational...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Young People, Class and Place

    Edited by Robert MacDonald, Tracy Shildrick

    Under the weight of apparently growing consumer affluence, globalisation and post-modern social theory, many have proclaimed the declining significance of social class and place to young people’s lives – and for social science. Drawing upon new, empirically grounded, theoretically innovative...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Kalmyks

    The Kalmyks are in a unique position among the peoples of Europe in several respects, most conspicuously as being the only Buddhist people group in Europe. Until recently they had been a nomadic people, grazing their flocks and herds in the steppe lands north of the Caspian Sea, between the Volga...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Ethnicity and Religion

    Intersections and Comparisons

    Edited by Joseph Ruane, Jennifer Todd

    Religion has regained political prominence in the twenty first century and not least for the manner in which it intersects with ethnicity. Many ethnic conflicts have a strong religious dimension, and religion appears as a powerful force for mobilisation, solidarity and violence. Religion and...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. An Anthropological Economy of Debt

    Edited by Bernard Hours, Pepita Ould Ahmed

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    Debt is often thought of as a mere economic variable governed by a simplistic mechanical logic, ignoring its other facets. Whose debt, and debt of what exactly? This volume analyzes debt as a political and social construct, with a multiplicity of purposes and agents. All of these are vectors of...

    To Be Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Colonialism and Resistance

    Society and State in Manipur

    Edited by Arambam Noni, Kangujam Sanatomba

    Series: Transition in Northeastern India

    This book provides a new approach to the study of colonialism and politics of resistance in Northeast India, especially in Manipur, critiquing dominant historiography. It offers significant insights into the phenomena of colonialism and its multiple effects on economy, polity, culture, and faith...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge India