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Transnational ReproductionRace, Kinship, and Commercial Surrogacy in India

Transnational Reproduction: Race, Kinship, and Commercial Surrogacy in India

Daisy Deomampo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479804214
eISBN:
9781479849574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804214.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Transnational Reproduction explores the global surrogacy industry in India, focusing on the ways in which surrogate mothers, parents, egg providers, and doctors navigate their relationships formed ... More

Transplant Imaginary"Mechanical Hearts, Animal Parts, and Moral Thinking in Highly Experimental Science"

Transplant Imaginary: "Mechanical Hearts, Animal Parts, and Moral Thinking in Highly Experimental Science"

Lesley A. Sharp

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277960
eISBN:
9780520957152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277960.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The extraordinarily surgically successful realm of organ transplantation is plagued worldwide by the scarcity of donated human parts, a quandary that generates ongoing debates over the marketing of ... More

Travels with TooyHistory, Memory, and the African American Imagination

Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination

Richard Price

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226680583
eISBN:
9780226680576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680576.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Thirty-five years into his research among the descendants of rebel slaves living in the South American rain forest, the author of this book encountered Tooy, a priest, philosopher, and healer living ... More

Tropical Forests and the Human SpiritJourneys to the Brink of Hope

Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit: Journeys to the Brink of Hope

Roger Stone and Claudia D'Andrea

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217997
eISBN:
9780520936072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217997.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Tropical forests are vanishing at an alarming rate. This book, based on extensive international field research, highlights one solution for preserving this precious resource: empowering local people ... More

Troubled NaturesWaste, Environment, Japan

Troubled Natures: Waste, Environment, Japan

Peter Wynn Kirby

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834289
eISBN:
9780824870515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834289.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

What does “environment” really mean in the complex, non-Western milieu of present-day Tokyo? How can anthropology contribute to the technical discussions and quantitative measures typically found in ... More

Turf WarsTerritory and Citizenship in the Contemporary State

Turf Wars: Territory and Citizenship in the Contemporary State

Bettina Ng'weno

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755962
eISBN:
9780804768290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755962.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

People of African descent living in the Colombian Andes had long been struggling, as peasants and workers, for political participation and equal citizenship. When the 1991 Colombian Constitution ... More

The Twilight of CuttingAfrican Activism and Life after NGOs

The Twilight of Cutting: African Activism and Life after NGOs

Saida Hodzic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291980
eISBN:
9780520965577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291980.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Departing from common treatment of female genital cutting as an African problem to be debated within Western moral and critical publics, this book examines how Ghanaians problematize and materialize ... More

Two Arabs, A Berber, and A JewEntangled Lives in Morocco

Two Arabs, A Berber, and A Jew: Entangled Lives in Morocco

Lawrence Rosen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226317342
eISBN:
9780226317519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317519.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Ordinary people have intellectual lives. By following the thoughts and experiences of four Moroccans – two Arabs, a Berber, and a Jew – it is possible to see how their views of history, religion, the ... More

Under a Watchful EyeSelf, Power, and Intimacy in Amazonia

Under a Watchful Eye: Self, Power, and Intimacy in Amazonia

Harry Walker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273597
eISBN:
9780520954212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273597.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

What does it mean to be accompanied? How can autonomy and a sense of self emerge through one's involvements with others? This book examines the formation of self among the Urarina, an Amazonian ... More

Under ConstructionMaking Homeland Security at the Local Level

Under Construction: Making Homeland Security at the Local Level

Kerry B. Fosher

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226257433
eISBN:
9780226257457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257457.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, security became the paramount concern of virtually everyone involved in governing the United States. While the public's most enduring memories of that ... More

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