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Being and Well-BeingHealth and the Working Bodies of Silicon Valley

Being and Well-Being: Health and the Working Bodies of Silicon Valley

J.A. English-Lueck

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771573
eISBN:
9780804775793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771573.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

As the great American work-benefit experiment erodes, companies are increasingly asking people to take responsibility for managing their own health. There is no question that work and health are ... More

Bound Feet, Young HandsTracking the Demise of Footbinding in Village China

Bound Feet, Young Hands: Tracking the Demise of Footbinding in Village China

Laurel Boussen and Hill Gates

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804799553
eISBN:
9781503601079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799553.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the once widespread practice of footbinding from the perspective of China’s gendered labor system. In contrast to the common belief that footbinding was motivated by the quest for ... More

Chinese Labor in a Korean FactoryClass, Ethnicity, and Productivity on the Shop Floor in Globalizing China

Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory: Class, Ethnicity, and Productivity on the Shop Floor in Globalizing China

Jaesok Kim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784542
eISBN:
9780804786126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784542.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book draws on research into a multinational corporation (MNC) in Qingdao, China, and delves deep into the power dynamics at play between Korean management, Chinese migrant workers, local-level ... More

Clio/AnthroposExploring the Boundaries between History and Anthropology

Clio/Anthropos: Exploring the Boundaries between History and Anthropology

Eric Tagliacozzo and Andrew Willford (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760201
eISBN:
9780804772402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760201.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The intersection between history and anthropology is more varied now than it has ever been—a look at the shelves of bookstores and libraries proves this. Historians have increasingly looked to the ... More

Dilemmas of ModernityBolivian Encounters with Law and Liberalism

Dilemmas of Modernity: Bolivian Encounters with Law and Liberalism

Mark Goodale

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759816
eISBN:
9780804769884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759816.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book provides an innovative approach to the study of contemporary Bolivia, moving telescopically between social, political, legal, and discursive analyses, and drawing from a range of ... More

Houses in MotionThe Experience of Place and the Problem of Belief in Urban Malaysia

Houses in Motion: The Experience of Place and the Problem of Belief in Urban Malaysia

Richard Baxstrom

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758918
eISBN:
9780804775861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758918.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book is about the transformation of urban space and the reordering of the demographic character of Brickfields, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Kuala Lumpur. The book offers an ethnographic ... More

Immigrant AmbassadorsCitizenship and Belonging in the Tibetan Diaspora

Immigrant Ambassadors: Citizenship and Belonging in the Tibetan Diaspora

Julia Meredith Hess

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760171
eISBN:
9780804776318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760171.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The Tibetan diaspora began fifty years ago when the current Dalai Lama fled Lhasa and established a government-in-exile in India. For those fifty years, the vast majority of Tibetans have kept their ... More

Mediating the GlobalExpatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Heather Hindman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This book examines the intersections of life and work for expatriates in Kathmandu, Nepal, and the many changes to their experience of overseas labor in the last sixty years. Western elite ... More

Memories of AbsenceHow Muslims Remember Jews in Morocco

Memories of Absence: How Muslims Remember Jews in Morocco

Aomar Boum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786997
eISBN:
9780804788519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786997.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Once a thriving community, by the late 1980s, 240,000 Jews had emigrated from Morocco. Today fewer than 4,000 Jews remain. Despite a centuries-long presence, the Jewish narrative in Moroccan history ... More

New CosmopolitanismsSouth Asians in the US

New Cosmopolitanisms: South Asians in the US

Gita Rajan and Shailja Sharma (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752800
eISBN:
9780804767842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752800.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book offers an in-depth look at the ways in which technology, travel, and globalization have altered traditional patterns of immigration for South Asians who live and work in the United States, ... More

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