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  1. Re-writing Culture in Taiwan

    Edited by Fang-Long Shih, Stuart Thompson, Paul Tremlett

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    This inter-disciplinary volume of essays opens new points of departure for thinking about how Taiwan has been studied and represented in the past, for reflecting on the current state of ‘Taiwan Studies’, and for thinking about how Taiwan might be re-configured in the future. As the study of Taiwan...

    Published February 6th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Lycra

    How A Fiber Shaped America

    By Kaori O'Connor

    Series: Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

    "The Anthropology of Stuff" is part of a new Series dedicated to innovative, unconventional ways to connect undergraduate students and their lived concerns about our social world to the power of social science ideas and evidence. Our goal with the project is to help spark social science...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Governance of Life in Chinese Moral Experience

    The Quest for an Adequate Life

    Edited by Everett Zhang, Arthur Kleinman, Weiming Tu

    China has experienced a tremendous turn-around over the past three decades from the ethos of sacrificing life to the emergent appeal for valuing life. This book takes an interdisciplinary look at China during these decades of transformation through the defining theme of governance of life....

    Published December 16th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Anthropological Linguistics

    Edited by Bambi Schieffelin, Paul Garrett

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Viewing language as a dynamic semiotic system that shapes and is shaped by cultural, social, and cognitive factors alike, the materials gathered in this new Major Work collection from Routledge explore how people in communities worldwide think about language, talk about language, use language, and...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Coffee Culture

    Local Experiences, Global Connections

    By Catherine M. Tucker

    Series: Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

    "The Anthropology of Stuff" is part of a new Series dedicated to innovative, unconventional ways to connect undergraduate students and their lived concerns about our social world to the power of social science ideas and evidence. Our goal with the project is to help spark social science...

    Published December 12th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Multiculturalism

    Edited by Gerd Baumann, Steven Vertovec

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Edited by two leading scholars in the field, this new title in Routledge’s Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Sociology, is a four-volume collection of canonical and cutting-edge research. Serious work on multiculturalism flourishes as never before, and this ‘mini library’ meets the need for...

    Published November 30th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Anthropology of Religion

    Edited by Phillips Stevens Jr.

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Religious belief is an extremely powerful motivator of human behaviour. Religious considerations permeate and influence all parts of a culture. Religious systems are universal in human cultures, around the world and through all stages of human history and prehistory. Of all academic approaches to...

    Published November 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Fifty Key Anthropologists

    Edited by Robert J. Gordon, Harriet Lyons, Andrew Lyons

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Key Anthropologists surveys the life and work of some of the most influential figures in anthropology. The entries, written by an international range of expert contributors, represent the diversity of thought within the subject, incorporating both classic theorists and more recent...

    Published November 11th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Ethnicity and Religion

    Intersections and Comparisons

    Edited by Joseph B. Ruane, Jennifer Todd

    Series: Association for the Study of Nationalities

    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...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Re-imagining Milk

    Cultural and Biological Perspectives

    By Andrea Wiley

    Series: Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

    Written explicitly for undergraduates, Re-imagining Milk demonstrates how a particular commodity can be used to illustrate ethnocentric beliefs about the universal goodness of milk; biological variation in human populations; political and economic processes that inform dietary policies, nutrition...

    Published November 7th 2010 by Routledge