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Transnational Migrations in the Asia-Pacific

by Catherine Gomes & Brenda S. A. Yeoh Rowman & Littlefield International (August 15, 2018)

This edited collection interrogates the diversity of transnational migration experiences in the Asia-Pacific through the lens of digital ethnography in order to explore the transformative effects digital media...


Spatial Anthropology

by Les Roberts Rowman & Littlefield International (June 20, 2018)

Spatial Anthropology draws together a number of interrelated strands of research focused on landscape, place and cultural memory in the north-west of England. At the core of the book lies an engagement with...


The Tastes and Politics of Inter-Cultural Food in Australia

by Dr. Sukhmani Khorana Rowman & Littlefield International (March 13, 2018)

In the 21st century, an accelerated pace of global movements of people, goods, capital, technology and ideas has led to ambivalence regarding cultural identity for individuals, as well as collectives like neighbourhoods...


The Aesthetics of Food

by Kevin W. Sweeney Rowman & Littlefield International (December 29, 2017)

The Aesthetics of Food sets out the continuing philosophical debate about the aesthetic nature of food. The debate begins with Plato’s claim that only objects of sight and hearing could be beautiful; consequently,...


Geopolitics and Decolonization

by Fernanda Frizzo Bragato & Lewis R. Gordon Rowman & Littlefield International (December 06, 2017)

Gathering researchers from or towards Global South epistemologies, this book enriches the debate on crucial questions for liberation in the South and the improvement of South relations. It argues that coloniality...


Posthuman Urbanism

by Debra Benita Shaw Rowman & Littlefield International (October 24, 2017)

The World Health Organisation estimates that, by 2030, six out of every ten people in the world will live in a city. But what does it mean to inhabit the city in the twenty-first century?

Posthuman Urbanism...


Ricoeur and Castoriadis in Discussion

by Suzi Adams Rowman & Littlefield International (September 15, 2017)

This book features a highly significant discussion between Paul Ricoeur and Cornelius Castoriadis. Recorded for Radio France (Culture) in 1985, it is the only known encounter between these two great philosophers...


Transitioning

by Ej Gonzalez-Polledo Rowman & Littlefield International (May 09, 2017)

Transitioning: matter, gender, thought takes the body, its ontologies and temporalities, as a primary ethnographic heuristic to explore transition contexts, relations and life processes. Although in Britain...


The Extreme in Contemporary Culture

by Pramod K. Nayar Rowman & Littlefield International (February 08, 2017)

This is a study of vulnerability as a dominant cultural discourse today, especially as it manifests in ‘extreme cultures’. These are cultural practices and representations of humans in risky, painful or...


Comparative Metaphysics

by Pierre Charbonnier, Gildas Salmon & Peter Skafish Rowman & Littlefield International (December 22, 2016)

How does the ontological turn in anthropology redefine what modern, Western ontology is in practice, and offer the beginnings of a new ontological pluralism?

On a planet that is increasingly becoming a single,...


The Animal Inside

by Geoffrey Dierckxsens, Rudmer Bijlsma, Michael Begun & Thomas Kiefer Rowman & Littlefield International (December 07, 2016)

Much has been written about animals in applied ethics, environmental ethics, and animal rights. This book takes a new turn, offering an examination of the 'animal question' from a more fundamental, philosophical-anthropological...


Transnational Memory and Popular Culture in East and Southeast Asia

by Liew Kai Khiun Rowman & Littlefield International (September 26, 2016)

Transnational Memory and Popular Culture in East and Southeast Asia explores the significance of transnational popular culture in the formation and mediation of collective memories across the region. It looks...


The Future of Meat Without Animals

by Brianne Donaldson & Christopher Carter Rowman & Littlefield International (August 16, 2016)

Plant-based and cell-cultured meat, milk, and egg producers aim to replace industrial food production with animal-free fare that tastes better, costs less, and requires a fraction of the energy inputs. These...


Creole in the Archive

by Roshini Kempadoo Rowman & Littlefield International (October 24, 2016)

The image of the Caribbean figure has been reconfigured by photography from the mid-19th century onwards. Initial images associated with the slave and indentured worker from the locations and legacies associated...


In Search of the Afropolitan: Encounters, Conversations and Contemporary Diasporic African Literature

by Eva Rask Knudsen & Ulla Rahbek Rowman & Littlefield International (July 18, 2016)

A dissemination of the figure of the ‘Afropolitan’ from a critical literary angle. It attempts to explore a field of study which lacks a comprehensive literary approach to ways of being Afropolitan in the...


A Human Right to Culture and Identity: The Ambivalence of Group Rights

by Janne Mende Rowman & Littlefield International (June 15, 2016)

Pursues the possibilities and limits of the UN’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples by connecting theoretical discussions with empirical evidence, taken from extensive participant observation...


Real Queer?: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Refugees in the Canadian Refugee Apparatus

by David A. B. Murray Rowman & Littlefield International (December 03, 2015)

An ethnographic exploration of sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) refugee claimants’ experiences of navigating the complex discourses, protocols, practices and personnel of Canada’s refugee determination...


Critical Kinship Studies

by Charlotte Kroløkke, Lene Myong, Stine Willum Adrian & Tine Tjørnhøj-Thomsen Rowman & Littlefield International (December 11, 2015)

An interdisciplinary investigation into how kinship today is desired, pursued, produced, transformed, and regulated in a world characterized by increased (im)mobility and travel of people, bodies, reproductive...


Narratives of Globalization: Reflections on the Global Condition

by Julian C H Lee Rowman & Littlefield International (October 16, 2015)

The collection brings together established and emerging scholars from the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University to reflect on the lived-experience of globalization. It uses a narrative...