The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Anthropology is the first instalment of The SAGE Handbook of the Social Sciences series and encompasses major specialities as well as key interdisciplinary themes relevant to the field. Globally, societies are facing major upheaval and change, and the social sciences are fundamental to the analysis of these issues, as well as the development of strategies for addressing them. This handbook provides a rich overview of the discipline and has a future focus whilst using international theories and examples throughout. The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Anthropology is an essential resource for social scientists globally and contains a rich body of chapters on all major topics relevant to the field, whilst also presenting a possible road map for the future of the field. Part 1: Foundations; Part 2: Focal Areas; Part 3: Urgent Issues; and Part 4: Short Essays: Contemporary Critical Dynamics.

New Paradoxes in Human Rights

New Paradoxes in Human Rights

New paradoxes in human rights
Miia Halme-Tuomisaari

In the spring of 2020, the world has been brought to an unprecedented standstill in a collective fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Things that only weeks before felt like the imaginings of post-apocalyptic science fiction have been normalized, leaving metropoles desolate and transforming an ordinary trip to the local supermarket into the epitome of adventure. While no one knows how long this current state of exception –formally declared in numerous nations – will last, many are already casting their gaze to the future. Compelling questions are directed towards the economy: how long will it take before the production and circulation of goods recover? Via what kind of actions could this ...

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