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  1. Migration and New Media

    Transnational Families and Polymedia

    By Mirca Madianou, Daniel Miller

    How do parents and children care for each other when they are separated because of migration? The way in which transnational families maintain long-distance relationships has been revolutionised by the emergence of new media such as email, instant messaging, social networking sites, webcam and...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Destruction and Conservation of Cultural Property

    Edited by R Layton, P Stone, J Thomas

    Series: One World Archaeology

    In 1991 the mosque at Ayodhya in India was demolished by Hindu fundamentalists who claim that it stood on the birthplace of a legendary Hindu hero. During recent conflicts in former Yugoslavia, ethnic groups destroyed mosques and churches to eliminate evidence of long-term settlement by other...

    Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Alan Barnard, Jonathan Spencer

    Written by leading scholars in the field, this comprehensive and readable resource gives anthropology students a unique guide to the ideas, arguments and history of the discipline. The fully revised and expanded second edition reflects major changes in anthropology in the past decade....

    Published October 31st 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience

    By Jamie Ward

    Shortlisted for the British Psychological Society Book Award 2013! Social neuroscience is an expanding field which, by investigating the neural mechanisms that inform our behavior, explains our ability to recognize, understand, and interact with others. Concepts such as trust, revenge, empathy,...

    Published October 14th 2011 by Psychology Press

  5. Home and Family in Japan

    Continuity and Transformation

    Edited by Richard Ronald, Allison Alexy

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    In the Japanese language the word ‘ie’ denotes both the materiality of homes and family relations within. The traditional family and family house - often portrayed in ideal terms as key foundations of Japanese culture and society - have been subject to significant changes in recent years. This book...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Chinese Kinship

    Contemporary Anthropological Perspectives

    Edited by Susanne Brandtstädter, Gonçalo D Santos

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The essays in this volume present contemporary anthropological perspectives on Chinese kinship, its historical complexity and its modern metamorphoses. The collection draws particular attention to the reverberations of larger socio-cultural and politico-economic processes in the formation of...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Cosmopolitan Sociability

    Locating Transnational Religious and Diasporic Networks

    Edited by Tsypylma Darieva, Nina Glick Schiller, Sandra Gruner-Domic

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This book approaches the concept of cosmopolitan sociability as a cultural or territorial rootedness that facilitates a simultaneous openness to shared human emotions, experiences, and aspirations. Cosmopolitan Sociability critiques definitions of cosmopolitanism as a tolerance for cultural...

    Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Religious Commodifications in Asia

    Marketing Gods

    Edited by Pattana Kitiarsa

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    This book addresses the growing academic concerns of the market-religion convergences in Asia. Bringing together a group of leading scholars from Asia, Europe, Australia and North America, it discusses multiple issues regarding religious commodifications and their consequences across Asia’s...

    Published September 15th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Taking Food Public

    Redefining Foodways in a Changing World

    Edited by Psyche Williams Forson, Carole Counihan

    The field of food studies has been growing rapidly over the last thirty years and has exploded since the turn of the millennium. Scholars from an array of disciplines have trained fresh theoretical and methodological approaches onto new dimensions of the human relationship to food. This anthology...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  10. International Law and the Protection of Cultural Heritage

    By Craig Forrest

    The world’s cultural heritage is under threat from war, illicit trafficking, social and economic upheaval, unregulated excavation and neglect. Over a period of almost fifty years, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation has adopted five international conventions that...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge