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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 408 new and published books in the subject of Social & Cultural Anthropology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Cultural Pedagogies and Human Conduct

    By Megan Watkins, Greg Noble, Catherine Driscoll

    Series: CRESC

    Pedagogy is often glossed as the ‘art and science of teaching’ but this focus typically ties it to the instructional practices of formalised schooling. Like the emerging work on ‘public pedagogies’, the notion of cultural pedagogies signals the importance of the pedagogic in realms other than...

    Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Meaning, Madness and Political Subjectivity

    A study of schizophrenia and culture in Turkey

    By Sadeq Rahimi

    Series: The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis Book Series

    This book explores the relationship between subjective experience and the cultural, political and historical paradigms in which the individual is embedded. Providing a deep analysis of three compelling case studies of schizophrenia in Turkey, the book considers the ways in which private experience...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Middle Class in Neoliberal China

    Governing Risk, Life-Building, and Themed Spaces

    By Hai Ren

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Since the late 1970s, China’s move towards neoliberalism has made it not only one of the world’s fastest growing economies, but also one of the most polarised states. This economic, social and political transformation has led to the emergence of a new Chinese middle class, and understanding the...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Young Chinese in Urban China

    By Alex Cockain

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    This book examines the condition of being a young person in China and the way in which changes in various dimensions of urban life have affected Chinese youths' quests to understand themselves. The author examines social factors such as changes in the physical construction of urban neighbourhoods;...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Neoliberalism and Culture in China and Hong Kong

    The Countdown of Time

    By Hai Ren

    This book examines the period leading up to the Hong Kong handover in 1997 - the 'countdown of time', and by using iconic cultural symbols such as the countdown clock, the Hong Kong Museum exhibitions and cultural heritage sites, argues that China has undergone a transition to neoliberal state, in...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Metrolingualism

    Language in the City

    By Alastair Pennycook, Emi Otsuji

    This book is about language and the city. Pennycook and Otsuji introduce the notion of ‘metrolingualism’, showing how language and the city are deeply involved in a perpetual exchange between people, history, migration, architecture, urban landscapes and linguistic resources. Cities and languages...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Cultural Anthropology: 101

    By Jack David Eller

    Series: 101

    This concise and accessible introduction establishes the relevance of cultural anthropology for the modern world through an integrated, ethnographically informed approach. The book develops readers’ understanding and engagement by addressing key issues such as: What it means to be human The key...

    Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge

  8. An Anthropology of Robots and AI

    Annihilation Anxiety and Machines

    By Kathleen Richardson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    This book explores the making of robots in labs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It examines the cultural ideas that go into the making of robots, and the role of fiction in co-constructing the technological practices of the robotic scientists. The book engages with debates in...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Soccer, Culture and Society in Spain

    An Ethnography of Basque Fandom

    By Mariann Vaczi

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

    Spanish soccer is on top of the world, at international and club level, with the best teams and a seemingly endless supply of exciting and stylish players. While the Spanish economy struggles, its soccer flourishes, deeply embedded throughout Spanish social and cultural life. But the relationship...

    Published February 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Ballad and the Folk (RLE Folklore)

    By David Buchan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folklore

    The ballad is an enduring and universal literary genre. In this book, first published in 1972, David Buchan is concerned to establish the nature of a ballad and of the people who produced it through a study of the regional tradition of the Northeast of Scotland, the most fertile ballad area in...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Kit: Fashioning the Sporting Body
    Edited by Jean Williams
    To Be Published July 8th 2015
  2. Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture
    Edited by Fernando Vidal, Nélia Dias
    To Be Published July 14th 2015
  3. Ethnographies in Pan Pacific Research: Tensions and Positionings
    Edited by Robert E. Rinehart, elke emerald, Rangi Matamua
    To Be Published July 21st 2015
  4. Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology
    By Various
    To Be Published July 21st 2015
  5. Everyday Life
    By Ágnes Heller
    To Be Published July 21st 2015

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