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Dress, Law and Naked Truth: A Cultural Study of Fashion and Form

by Gary Watt

Why are civil authorities in so-called liberal democracies affronted by public nudity and the Islamic full-face 'veil'? Why is law and civil order so closely associated with robes, gowns, suits, wigs and uniforms?...


African Dress: Fashion, Agency, Performance

by Karen Tranberg Hansen & D. Soyini Madison

Dress and fashion practices in Africa and the diaspora are dynamic and diverse, whether on the street or on the fashion runway.

Focusing on the dressed body as a performance site, African Dress explores how...


A Cultural History of Jewish Dress

by Eric Silverman

This is the first comprehensive account of Jewish clothing, both profane and sacred, from its origins through to the present day. Focusing on tensions over gender, ethnic identity and assimilation, each chapter...


Advertising and Anthropology: Ethnographic Practice and Cultural Perspectives

by Timothy de Waal Malefyt & Robert J. Morais

This is a lively study of organizational culture, consumption practices, consumer marketing and the production of creativity in corporate settings. Reflecting the authors' experiences as professionals in the...


DIY Style: Fashion, Music and Global Digital Cultures

by Brent Luvaas

Through rich ethnographic detail and cutting-edge theory, DIY Style tells the fascinating story of an international do-it-yourself (DIY) movement through a major case study of the "indie" music and fashion scene...


Ageing and Youth Cultures: Music, Style and Identity

by Paul Hodkinson & Andy Bennett

What happens to punks, goths, break-dancers and queer scene participants as they become older? Tackling assumptions that spectacular 'youth cultures' involvement ceases with the onset of adulthood, this book...


Disrupting Territories: Land, Commodification and Conflict in Sudan

by Jörg Gertel, Richard Rottenburg & Sandra Calkins

"Nowhere has a range of case studies of Sudan been brought together in a single volume. Given the concern with the growing number and complexity of conflicts in Sudan and South Sudan there is a significant readership...


The Old-Time Maori

by Makereti

An indepth study of the Maori originally published in 1938. Includes many rare photographs. Contents Include: MAKERETI Social Organisation and Relationship Terms Marriage Children Food Fire Houses Weapons


Domestic Murder in Nineteenth-Century England: Literary and Cultural Representations

by Bridget Walsh

Examining novels, trial transcripts, medico-legal documents, broadsides, criminal and scientific writing, illustration and, notably, Victorian melodrama, Bridget Walsh focuses on the relationship between the...


The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life

by Alex Bellos

From triangles, rotations and power laws, to cones, curves and the dreaded calculus, Alex takes you on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit and limitless enthusiasm. He sifts through over...


Crime and Custom in Savage Society - An Anthropological Study of Savagery

by Bronislaw Malinowski

Originally published in 1926. A study of crime and customs of the rapidly vanishing savage races. Contents Include Primitive Law and Order Rules of Law in Religious Acts Law of Marriage Rules of Custom Defined...


Parting Ways: New Rituals and Celebrations of Life's Passing

by Denise Carson

Parting Ways explores the emergence of new end-of-life rituals in America that celebrate the dying and reinvent the roles of family and community at the deathbed. Denise Carson contrasts her father's passing...


Manners and Mischief: Gender, Power, and Etiquette in Japan

by Jan Bardsley & Laura Miller

Offering a concise, entertaining snapshot of Japanese society, Manners and Mischief examines etiquette guides, advice literature, and other such instruction for behavior from the early modern period to the present...


Narrating Social Work Through Autoethnography

by Stanley Witkin

Autoethnography is an innovative approach to inquiry in which the researcher is also the subject of the research. Using scholarly and literary devices, the researcher/subject explores the social and cultural...


Sexuality in the Arab World

by Samir Khalaf & John Gagnon

Arab cultural discourse has been slow to respond to changing sexual behaviour. The contributors to this collection pick up the slack, ranging across such disciplines as literature, history, sociology and psychology....


History of the Rod

by Cooper

First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Tea Cult of Japan

by Fukukita

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


National Museums: New Studies from Around the World

by Simon Knell, Peter Aronsson & Arne Bugge Amundsen

National Museums is the first book to explore the national museum as a cultural institution in a range of contrasting national contexts. Composed of new studies of countries that rarely make a showing in the...


Hearing the Mermaid's Song: The Umbanda Religion in Rio de Janeiro

by Lindsay Hale

Based on personal experience as a participant and observer over nearly a decade, Hale explores the unique spiritual beliefs of this Afro-Brazilian religion that originated in Rio de Janeiro in the early twentieth...


Greenlanders, Whales, and Whaling: Sustainability and Self-Determination in the Arctic

by Richard A. Caulfield

Portrays the profound impact of world systems on contemporary Greenlandic life, especially whaling.