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Migration and Religion in Europe: Comparative Perspectives on South Asian Experiences

by Ester Gallo

Religious practices and their transformation are crucial elements of migrants' identities and are increasingly politicized by national governments in the light of perceived threats to national identity. As new...


Gender, Christianity and Change in Vanuatu: An Analysis of Social Movements in North Ambrym

by Annelin Eriksen

Focusing on cultural change and the socio-political movements in the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, this book uses both anthropological and historical analysis to examine the way the relationship between...


Gendered Journeys, Mobile Emotions

by Gillian Reynolds & Gayle Letherby

It is increasingly acknowledged that an analysis of emotions is necessary to fully understand the social world, and recent research on transport, travel and mobilities has begun to consider the gendered nature...


Natural Resource Extraction and Indigenous Livelihoods: Development Challenges in an Era of Globalization

by Gavin Hilson & Emma Gilberthorpe

This book provides an extended analysis of how resource extraction projects stimulate social, cultural and economic change in indigenous communities. Through a range of case studies, including open cast mining,...


Neoliberalism, Personhood, and Postsocialism: Enterprising Selves in Changing Economies

by Nicolette Makovicky

Despite a growing literature debating the consequences of neo-liberal political and economic policy in the former Eastern bloc, the idea of neo-liberal personhood has so far received limited attention from scholars...


Photography, Anthropology and History: Expanding the Frame

by Elizabeth Edwards & Christopher Morton

Photography, Anthropology and History examines the complex historical relationship between photography and anthropology, and in particular the strong emergence of the contemporary relevance of historical images....


Plural Masculinities: The Remaking of the Self in Private Life

by Sofia Aboim

Plural Masculinities offers a contemporary portrait of the plural dynamics and forms of masculinity, emphasizing the multiple, even contradictory, pathways through which men are remaking their identities. Proceeding...


Policing and Crime Control in Post-apartheid South Africa

by Anne-Marie Singh

Once a marginal political issue, crime control now occupies a central place on the social, political and economic agenda of contemporary liberal democracies. Nowhere more so than in post-apartheid South Africa,...


Polish Migration to the UK in the 'New' European Union: After 2004

by Kathy Burrell

Since the 2004 enlargement of the European Union over half a million Polish migrants have registered to work in the United Kingdom, constituting one of the largest migration movements in contemporary Europe....


Popular Music And Television In Britain

by Ian Inglis

Listening to popular music and watching television have become the two most common activities for postwar generations in Britain. From the experiences of programmes like Oh Boy! and Juke Box Jury, to the introduction...


Golden bough

by J. G. Frazer

WHO does not know Turner’s picture of the Golden Bough? The scene, suffused with the golden glow of imagination in which the divine mind of Turner steeped and transfigured even the fairest natural landscape,...


Dead White Writer on the Floor

by Drew Hayden Taylor

A funny yet thought-provoking play about identity politics in which Pocahontas, Tonto, and other native characters rewrite their stereotyped roles.


Beyond Multiculturalism: Views from Anthropology

by Giuliana B. Prato

While the anthropological field initially shied away from the debate on multiculturalism, it has been widely discussed within the fields of political theory, social policy, cultural studies and law. Beyond Multiculturalism...


Black Beauty: Aesthetics, Stylization, Politics

by Shirley Anne Tate

Previous work discussing Black beauty has tended to concentrate on Black women's search for white beauty as a consequence of racialization. Without denying either the continuation of such aesthetics or their...


Health and Health Care in the New Russia

by Nataliya Tikhonova & Nick Manning

This volume explores the nature of health and health-care experiences in Russia by comparing societies and communities with different socio-cultural conditions. The unique use of longitudinal data collected...


Charisma and Patronage: Reasoning with Max Weber

by Andrew D. McCulloch

A detailed and richly illustrated analysis of charisma and the political and cultural conditions in which charismatic figures arise, this work of historical sociology critically engages with Max Weber's ambiguous...


Everyday Life in the Gentrifying City: On Displacement, Ethnic Privileging and the Right to Stay Put

by Tone Huse

Based on ethnographic fieldwork conducted in Oslo, Everyday Life in the Gentrifying City offers an examination of gentrification from below, exploring the effects of this process upon city neighbourhoods and...


Expatriate Identities in Postcolonial Organizations: Working Whiteness

by Pauline Leonard

Expatriate Identities in Postcolonial Organizations offers a timely and contemporary discussion of the role of organizations in maintaining or challenging structures and cultures based on racism and discrimination....


Multi-Sited Ethnography: Theory, Praxis and Locality in Contemporary Research

by Mark-Anthony Falzon

Multi-Sited Ethnography has established itself as a fully-fledged research method among anthropologists and sociologists in recent years. It responds to the challenge of combining multi-sited work with the need...


Reef Fish Of The Red Sea

by Field

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.