By Joan M. Jensen,Michelle Wick Patterson
By Herman Roodenburg,Herman, Dr Roodenburg,Peter Jan, Dr Margry
Dutch society has gone through radical adjustments in recent times, as a result of advanced political, social and ethnic advancements. Reframing Dutch tradition examines problems with nationality, ethnicity, tradition and id within the Netherlands from an ethnological standpoint, linking prior traditions and notions of id with more moderen changes. Weaving in a number attention-grabbing case reviews, participants supply an interdisciplinary research of those alterations. The advancements are regarding wider ecu and worldwide transformation tactics, highlighting the contribution of Dutch ethnology to the foreign debate. This well timed assortment offers a desirable and insightful window on sleek Dutch society.
By Maureen Moynagh
The thought of political tourism is new to cultural and postcolonial experiences. still, it's a thought with significant implications for scholarship. Political Tourism and Its Texts seems to be on the writings of political travelers, guests who search unity with overseas political struggles. just about the shuttle writing of, between others, Nancy Cunard, W.H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood, Ernesto Che Guevara, and Salman Rushdie, Maureen Moynagh demonstrates the ways that political tourism could be a technique of exploring the formation of transnational affiliations and commitments.
Moynagh's goals are threefold. First, she seems to be at how those travelers create a feeling of belonging to political struggles no longer their very own and show their own and political unity, regardless of the complexity of such cross-cultural relationships. moment, Moynagh analyses how those authors place their readers when it comes to political pursuits, inviting a feeling of accountability for the struggles for social justice. ultimately, the writer situates key twentieth-century imperial struggles relating to modern postcolonial and cultural experiences theories of 'new' cosmopolitanism.
Drawing on sociological, postcolonial, poststructuralist, and feminist theories, Political Tourism and Its Texts is instantaneously an insightful research of recent writers and the reasons that encouraged them, and a decision to handle, with political urgency, modern neo-imperialism and the politics of worldwide inequality.
By Tiina Sotkasiira
By Anthony D'Andrea
Global Nomads provides a special advent to the globalization of countercultures, an issue principally unknown in and outdoors academia. Anthony D’Andrea examines the social lifetime of cellular expatriates who reside inside a world circuit of countercultural perform in paradoxical paradises.
Based on nomadic fieldwork throughout Spain and India, the examine analyzes how and why those post-metropolitan matters reject the place of birth as a way to form an alternate way of life. They turn into artists, therapists, unique investors and bohemian employees looking to combine hard work, mobility and spirituality inside a worldly tradition of expressive individualism. those countercultural formations, notwithstanding, spread below neo-liberal regimes that applicable utopian areas, practices and imaginaries as commodities for tourism, leisure and media intake.
In order to appreciate the paradoxical globalization of countercultures, Global Nomads develops a discussion among international and demanding stories through introducing the concept that of 'neo-nomadism' which seeks to beat a number of the shortcomings in stories of globalization.
This book is an important aide for undergraduate, postgraduate and research students of Sociology, Anthropology of Globalization, Cultural reports and Tourism Studies.
By Professor Eric D Widmer
Family Configurations develops present scholarship on households and intimate lives by way of demonstrating that relations relationships, faraway from being fluid and inconsequential, are extra established and devoted than ever. in response to a sequence of empirical reviews conducted within the US and Europe, this quantity finds the range of relatives relationships that become end result of the a number of key family members matters, emphasizing the supportive and disruptive interdependencies current between huge units of kinfolk past the extended family. through making use of social community ways to discover the relational styles of up to date households, and using wealthy empirical information, this booklet attracts on contemporary advancements in family members sociology, social community research and kinship reviews to give a desirable interdisciplinary method of the family.
By Chris Hallinan,Barry Judd
By Alan Petersen,Megan Munsie,Claire Tanner,Casimir MacGregor,Jane Brophy
By David Ayalon
By Yan Li