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Forthcoming Social & Cultural Anthropology Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture

    Edited by Fernando Vidal, Nélia Dias

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    The notion of Endangerment stands at the heart of a network of concepts, values and practices dealing with objects and beings considered threatened by extinction, and with the procedures aimed at preserving them. Usually animated by a sense of urgency and citizenship, identifying endangered...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Ethnographies in Pan Pacific Research

    Tensions and Positionings

    Edited by Robert E. Rinehart, elke emerald, Rangi Matamua

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    The book is about exciting ethnographic happenings in the vibrant and growing global interface which includes Australia, New Zealand, and some of the Asian geographical regions, as well as - more broadly - the global South. It explores ethnographic writing as culture(s) (re)produced,...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    RLE Social and Cultural Anthropology brings together a collection of key titles from a range of historic imprints. From Anthropology and Nursing to Everyday Life, from The Gift Economy to Two-Dimensional Man, they form an essential reference source from a selection of acclaimed international...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Everyday Life

    By Ágnes Heller

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    This book, first published in 1984, examines the politics and philosophy of ordinary men and women, and their ordinary transactions. It analyses the interaction between the individual and the social, both for the roots of everyday behaviour and for the means to change the social fabric. Using an...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Renaissance Man

    By Ágnes Heller

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    Considering such witnesses of the time as Shakespeare, Dante, Petrarch, Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Montaigne, More and Bacon, Agnes Heller looks at both the concept and the image of a Renaissance man. The concept was generalised and accepted by all; its characteristic features were man as a dynamic...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Gift Economy

    By David Cheal

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    Until recently we have known more about gift giving practices in primitive societies than about those of industrial western society. In this book, first published in 1988, David Cheal shows that the process of present giving and receiving is a vital element in contemporary social life, relevant to...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Rationality and Relativism

    In Search of a Philosophy and History of Anthropology

    By I.C. Jarvie

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    Anthropology revolves round answers to problems about the nature, development and unity of mankind; problems that are both philosophical and scientific. In this book, first published in 1984, Professor Jarvie applies Popper’s philosophy of science to understanding the history and theory of...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Anthropology and Nursing

    Edited by Pat Holden, Jenny Littlewood

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    Nursing has been described as the most ‘natural’ female occupation of all, embodying the so-called feminine ideals of tenderness and caring. Yet these ideals are juxtaposed with images of nurses as sex objects, or as ruthlessly efficient harridans. How have these very different images been...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Claude Le´vi-Strauss

    The Bearer of Ashes

    By David Pace

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    Lévi-Strauss is one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century yet he is a very private and isolated figure, who has been reticent about himself. This book, first published in 1983,provides a fascinating insight into his character through a careful reading of the more speculative passages...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. People of the Mediterranean

    An Essay in Comparative Social Anthropology

    By J. Davis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    The Mediterranean countries have long attracted the attention of social anthropologists, from Frazer and Durkheim to the present day. In this volume, first published in 1977, Dr Davis reviews the extensive anthropological material collected and published by people who have worked in the area and...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge