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Toward an Anthropology of the Will

Toward an Anthropology of the Will

Keith M. Murphy and C. Jason Throop (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768870
eISBN:
9780804773775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768870.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This is the first book that systematically explores volition from an ethnographically informed anthropological point of view. While philosophers have for centuries puzzled over the degree to which ... More

Toxic TownIBM, Pollution, and Industrial Risks

Toxic Town: IBM, Pollution, and Industrial Risks

Peter C. Little

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760697
eISBN:
9780814764510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760697.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

In 1924, IBM built its first plant in Endicott, New York. Now, Endicott is a contested toxic waste site. With its landscape thoroughly contaminated by carcinogens, Endicott is the subject of one of ... More

Tracing ChinaA Forty-Year Ethnographic Journey

Tracing China: A Forty-Year Ethnographic Journey

Helen F. Siu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888083732
eISBN:
9789888313396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083732.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Tracing China’s journey began from exploring rural revolution and reconstitutions of community in South China. Spanning decades of rural-urban divide, it finally uncovers China’s global reach and ... More

Tracing the VeinsOf Copper, Culture, and Community from Butte to Chuquicamata

Tracing the Veins: Of Copper, Culture, and Community from Butte to Chuquicamata

Janet Finn

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211360
eISBN:
9780520920071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211360.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This tale of two cities—Butte, Montana, USA; and Chuquicamata, Chile—traces the relationship of capitalism and community across cultural, national, and geographic boundaries. Combining social history ... More

Trade of the TricksInside the Magician's Craft

Trade of the Tricks: Inside the Magician's Craft

Graham Jones

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520270466
eISBN:
9780520950528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270466.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

From risqué cabaret performances to engrossing after-hours shop talk, this book offers an unprecedented look inside the secretive subculture of modern magicians. Entering the flourishing Paris magic ... More

Tradition, Revolution, and Market Economy in a North Vietnamese Village, 1925-2006

Tradition, Revolution, and Market Economy in a North Vietnamese Village, 1925-2006

Hy V. Luong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833701
eISBN:
9780824870447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833701.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book examines both continuity and change over eight decades in a small rural village deep in the North Vietnamese countryside. Son-Duong, a community near the Red River, experienced first-hand ... More

Traditional Micronesian SocietiesAdaptation, Integration, and Political Organization in the Central Pacific

Traditional Micronesian Societies: Adaptation, Integration, and Political Organization in the Central Pacific

Glenn Petersen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832483
eISBN:
9780824870140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832483.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the extraordinary successes of the peoples who first settled the Central Pacific islands some two thousand years ago. They and their descendants devised social and cultural ... More

Tragic Encounters and Ordinary EthicsPalestine-Israel in British Universities

Tragic Encounters and Ordinary Ethics: Palestine-Israel in British Universities

Ruth Sheldon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993146
eISBN:
9781526120700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993146.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

For over four decades, events in Palestine-Israel have provoked raging conflicts between members of British universities, giving rise to controversies around free speech, ‘extremism’, antisemitism ... More

Tragic SpiritsShamanism, Memory, and Gender in Contemporary Mongolia

Tragic Spirits: Shamanism, Memory, and Gender in Contemporary Mongolia

Manduhai Buyandelger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226086552
eISBN:
9780226013091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226013091.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

When state socialism collapsed in Mongolia and the chaos of neoliberal “shock therapy” took hold, like most other herders throughout the country, the ethnic nomadic Buryats were left without means of ... More

Transforming Displaced Women in SudanPolitics and the Body in a Squatter Settlement

Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan: Politics and the Body in a Squatter Settlement

Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226001999
eISBN:
9780226002019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226002019.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Over twenty years of civil war in predominantly Christian Southern Sudan has forced countless people from their homes. This book examines the lives of women who have forged a new community in a ... More

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