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The Time of Anthropology Studies of Contemporary Chronopolitics

The Time of Anthropology Studies of Contemporary Chronopolitics

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Elisabeth Kirtsoglou, Bob Simpson
December 18, 2020

The Time of Anthropology provides a series of compelling anthropological case studies that explore the different temporalities at play in the scientific discourses, governmental techniques and policy practices through which modern life is shaped. Together they constitute a novel analysis of ...

Shifting States New Perspectives on Security, Infrastructure and Political Affect

Shifting States New Perspectives on Security, Infrastructure and Political Affect

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Alison Dundon, Richard Vokes
December 11, 2020

Shifting States draws on a rich history of anthropological theorising on all kinds of states - from the pre- to the post- industrial - and explores topics as diverse as bureaucracy, infrastructure, surveillance, securitization and public health. As we enter the third decade of the twentieth-century...

Living Beings Perspectives on Interspecies Engagements

Living Beings Perspectives on Interspecies Engagements

1st Edition

Penelope Dransart
June 30, 2020

Living Beings examines the vital characteristics of social interactions between living beings, including humans, other animals and trees.Many discussions of such relationships highlight the exceptional qualities of the human members of the category, insisting for instance on their religious beliefs...

World Anthropologies in Practice Situated Perspectives, Global Knowledge

World Anthropologies in Practice Situated Perspectives, Global Knowledge

1st Edition

John Gledhill
May 04, 2017

In a post-colonial world, the contributions of anthropologists living outside North America and Western Europe can no longer be treated as marginal. World Anthropologies in Practice demonstrates how global dialogues enable us to draw on local knowledge as well as differences of perspective to help ...

Ownership and Appropriation

Ownership and Appropriation

1st Edition

Veronica Strang, Mark Busse
February 02, 2012

In a world of finite resources, expanding populations and widening structural inequalities, the ownership of things is increasingly contested. Not only are the commons being rapidly enclosed and privatized, but the very idea of what can be owned is expanding, generating conflicts over the ownership...

The Interview An Ethnographic Approach

The Interview An Ethnographic Approach

1st Edition

Jonathan Skinner
September 01, 2013

What are new interview methods and practices in our new 'interview society' and how do they relate to traditional social science research? This volume interrogates the interview as understood, used - and under-used - by anthropologists. It puts the interview itself in the hotseat by exploring the ...

Anthropology and the New Cosmopolitanism Rooted, Feminist and Vernacular Perspectives

Anthropology and the New Cosmopolitanism Rooted, Feminist and Vernacular Perspectives

1st Edition

Pnina Werbner
April 01, 2009

Anthropology and the New Cosmopolitanism inaugurates a new, situated, cosmopolitan anthropology. It examines the rise of postcolonial movements responsive to global rights movements, which espouse a politics of dignity, cultural difference, democracy, dissent and tolerance. The book starts from the...

Arts and Aesthetics in a Globalizing World

Arts and Aesthetics in a Globalizing World

1st Edition

Raminder Kaur, Parul Dave-Mukherji
May 21, 2015

This is an investigation of arts and aesthetics in their widest senses and experiences, presenting a variety of perspectives which range from the metaphysical to the political. Moving beyond art as an expression of the inner mind and invention of the individual self, the volume bridges the gap ...

Archaeology and Anthropology Past, Present and Future

Archaeology and Anthropology Past, Present and Future

1st Edition

David Shankland
July 01, 2013

Though archaeologists have long acknowledged the work of social anthropologists, anthropologists have been much less eager to repay the compliment. This volume argues that the time has come to recognise the insights archaeological approaches can bring to anthropology. Archaeology's rigorous ...

Questions of Consciousness

Questions of Consciousness

1st Edition

Anthony P. Cohen, Nigel Rapport
November 23, 1995

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Contemporary Futures Perspectives from Social Anthropology

Contemporary Futures Perspectives from Social Anthropology

1st Edition

Sandra Wallman
November 26, 1992

In industrial societies imagining the future is a serious business; our assumptions about the future govern the present management of domestic, national and global resources, and are projected, some would say inflicted, on societies whose visions are different. Contemporary Futures focuses not so ...

Socialism Ideals, Ideologies, and Local Practice

Socialism Ideals, Ideologies, and Local Practice

1st Edition

C. M. Hann
December 17, 1992

Socialism as a political system may be on the wane, yet no one can doubt that its cultural legacies will make themselves felt for years to come, and on a worldwide scale. The contributors to this volume adopt a variety of anthropological approaches to illuminate changes which have removed ...

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