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Addicted to ChristRemaking Men in Puerto Rican Pentecostal Drug Ministries

Addicted to Christ: Remaking Men in Puerto Rican Pentecostal Drug Ministries

Helena Hansen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298033
eISBN:
9780520970168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298033.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

How are spiritual power and self-transformation cultivated in street ministries? This book provides an in-depth analysis of Pentecostal ministries in Puerto Rico that were founded and run by ... More

Animal IntimaciesInterspecies Relatedness in India's Central Himalayas

Animal Intimacies: Interspecies Relatedness in India's Central Himalayas

Radhika Govindrajan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226559841
eISBN:
9780226560045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226560045.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

What does it mean to live a life that is knotted with other lives for better or worse? This ethnography of everyday multispecies relationships in the mountain villages of India’s Central Himalayan ... More

The Battle for FortuneState-Led Development, Personhood, and Power among Tibetans in China

The Battle for Fortune: State-Led Development, Personhood, and Power among Tibetans in China

Charlene Makley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501719646
eISBN:
9781501719653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719646.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Based on long-term fieldwork in a rural Tibetan region in China’s northwest (2002-13), The Battle for Fortune is an ethnography of state-local relations among Tibetans marginalized underChina’s Great ... More

Conversionary SitesTransforming Medical Aid and Global Christianity from Madagascar to Minnesota

Conversionary Sites: Transforming Medical Aid and Global Christianity from Madagascar to Minnesota

Britt Halvorson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226557120
eISBN:
9780226557434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557434.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

American Lutherans have had a longstanding foreign involvement with Madagascar through pre-colonial evangelical missions that began on the island in 1888 and continued for over a century. This book ... More

Diva NationFemale Icons from Japanese Cultural History

Diva Nation: Female Icons from Japanese Cultural History

Laura Miller and Rebecca Copeland (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520297722
eISBN:
9780520969971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297722.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Diva Nation explores the constructed nature of female iconicity. From ancient goddesses and queens to modern singers and writers, each chapter critically reconsiders the female icon, tracing how she ... More

Eating NAFTATrade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico

Eating NAFTA: Trade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico

Alyshia Gálvez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520291805
eISBN:
9780520965447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291805.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In the two decades since the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect, Mexico has seen an epidemic of diet-related illness. While globalization has been associated with an ... More

In the FieldLife and Work in Cultural Anthropology

In the Field: Life and Work in Cultural Anthropology

George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520289611
eISBN:
9780520964211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289611.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The authors draw on their 40 years as anthropologists and educators to illustrate through a narrative-style text and photographs what it is like to be an anthropologist and to “do” anthropology—the ... More

Living Politics in South Africa's Urban Shacklands

Living Politics in South Africa's Urban Shacklands

Kerry Ryan Chance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226519524
eISBN:
9780226519838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226519838.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Living Politics in South Africa’s Urban Shacklands examines liberal governance and political mobilization through the elements of fire, water, air, and land. Tracking everyday practices and ... More

Out of WarViolence, Trauma, and the Political Imagination in Sierra Leone

Out of War: Violence, Trauma, and the Political Imagination in Sierra Leone

Mariane C. Ferme

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520294370
eISBN:
9780520967526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294370.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Out of War is an ethnographic engagement with the nature of intercommunal violence and the material returns of history during and after the 1991–2002 Sierra Leone civil war. The questions raised ... More

SustainabilityApproaches to Environmental Justice and Social Power

Sustainability: Approaches to Environmental Justice and Social Power

Julie Sze (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479894567
eISBN:
9781479822447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894567.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book seeks to contextualize sustainability in three key ways: interdisciplinary formations, specifically the sciences, arts, societies, scale, and social justice. “Situating” sustainability ... More

Tight KnitGlobal Families and the Social Life of Fast Fashion

Tight Knit: Global Families and the Social Life of Fast Fashion

Elizabeth L. Krause

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226557915
eISBN:
9780226558103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226558103.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

The coveted “Made in Italy” label calls to mind visions of nimble-fingered Italian tailors lovingly sewing elegant, high-end clothing. The phrase evokes a sense of authenticity, heritage, and rustic ... More

Traders in MotionIdentities and Contestations in the Vietnamese Marketplace

Traders in Motion: Identities and Contestations in the Vietnamese Marketplace

Kirsten W. Endres and Ann Marie Leshkowich (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501719820
eISBN:
9781501721342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719820.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Markets and traders in Vietnam are on the move, literally and figuratively. The chapters in this volume offer rich ethnographic exploration of daily interactions among small-scale traders, suppliers, ... More

Women's Place in the AndesEngaging Decolonial Feminist Anthropology

Women's Place in the Andes: Engaging Decolonial Feminist Anthropology

Florence E. Babb

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298163
eISBN:
9780520970410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298163.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Florence E. Babb’s Women’s Place in the Andes draws on long-term anthropological research to develop an analytical framework for reexamining the accumulated research of several decades—her own and ... More

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