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An Anthropology of the MachineTokyo's Commuter Train Network

An Anthropology of the Machine: Tokyo's Commuter Train Network

Michael Fisch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226558417
eISBN:
9780226558691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226558691.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Anthropology of the Machine: Tokyo’s Commuter Train Network is an exploration of collective life formed at the interstices of human and machine operation within one of the most complex and ... More

Antisocial MediaAnxious Labor in the Digital Economy

Antisocial Media: Anxious Labor in the Digital Economy

Greg Goldberg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829989
eISBN:
9781479898046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829989.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book addresses popular and academic concerns that the institution of work is being irreparably damaged by digital/media technologies. The book considers three specific concerns (each in a ... More

Appalachia in Regional ContextPlace Matters

Appalachia in Regional Context: Place Matters

Dwight B. Billings and Ann E. Kingsolver (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175324
eISBN:
9780813175676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175324.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In an increasingly globalized world, place matters more than ever. That is certainly the case in Appalachian studies—a field that brings scholars, activists, artists, and citizens together around a ... More

Authors, Users, and PiratesCopyright Law and Subjectivity

Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

James Meese

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037440
eISBN:
9780262344517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037440.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

How should we think about authorship, use and piracy in an era of media convergence? How does the growing focus on amateur creativity impact on existing legal and cultural understandings of around ... More

Before ChicanoCitizenship and the Making of Mexican American Manhood, 1848-1959

Before Chicano: Citizenship and the Making of Mexican American Manhood, 1848-1959

Alberto Varon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479863969
eISBN:
9781479868827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479863969.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Before Chicano: Citizenship and the Making of Mexican American Manhood, 1848-1959 is the first book-length study of Latino manhood before the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Mexican Americans are ... More

Being MuslimA Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam

Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam

Sylvia Chan-Malik

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479850600
eISBN:
9781479881550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850600.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Being U.S. Muslims: A Cultural History of Women of Color and American Islam offers a previously untold story of Islam in the United States that foregrounds the voices, experiences, and images of ... More

Being Together in PlaceIndigenous Coexistence in a More Than Human World

Being Together in Place: Indigenous Coexistence in a More Than Human World

Soren C. Larsen and Jay T. Johnson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902216
eISBN:
9781452958729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902216.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Being Together in Place explores the landscapes that convene Native and non-Native people into sustained and difficult negotiations over their radically different interests. Using ethnographic ... More

Christian Women in Chinese SocietyThe Anglican Story

Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Wai Ching Angela Wong and Patricia P. K. Chiu (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This volume expands on the long-standing debates about whether Christianity is a collaborator in, or a liberating force against the oppressive patriarchal culture for women in Asia through the ... More

Code and Clay, Data and DirtFive Thousand Years of Urban Media

Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media

Shannon Mattern

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902438
eISBN:
9781452958767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902438.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Offering powerful new ways of thinking about our cities, Shannon Mattern goes far beyond the historical concepts of origins, development, revolutions, and the accomplishments of an elite few. Her ... More

Colonial PhantomsBelonging and Refusal in the Dominican Americas, from the 19th Century to the Present

Colonial Phantoms: Belonging and Refusal in the Dominican Americas, from the 19th Century to the Present

Dixa Ramírez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479850457
eISBN:
9781479812721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850457.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Colonial Phantoms argues that Dominican cultural expression from the late nineteenth century to the present day reveals the ghosted singularities of Dominican history and demographic composition. For ... More

The Construction of EqualitySyriac Immigration and the Swedish City

The Construction of Equality: Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City

Jennifer Mack

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698691
eISBN:
9781452958774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698691.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In The Construction of Equality, Jennifer Mack shows how Syriac-instigated architectural projects and spatial practices have altered the Swedish city’s built environment “from below.” Combining ... More

Consuming IdentityThe Role of Food in Redefining the South

Consuming Identity: The Role of Food in Redefining the South

Ashli Quesinberry Stokes and Wendy Atkins-Sayre

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809186
eISBN:
9781496809223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809186.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Many Southerners enjoy conversations about food, quickly jumping in with likes and dislikes, regional preferences, and food-related stories. The subject of food often crosses lines of race, class, ... More

Contemporary DriftGenre, Historicism, and the Problem of the Present

Contemporary Drift: Genre, Historicism, and the Problem of the Present

Theodore Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231181921
eISBN:
9780231543897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231181921.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What does it mean to call something “contemporary”? More than simply denoting what’s new, it speaks to how we come to know the present we’re living in and how we develop a shared story about it. The ... More

Contesting the Myths of Samurai BaseballCultural Representations of Japan's National Pastime

Contesting the Myths of Samurai Baseball: Cultural Representations of Japan's National Pastime

Christopher T. Keaveney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888455829
eISBN:
9789888455355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455829.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The Japanese passion for the game of baseball stretches back over one hundred years, and has its origins in the Meiji period. Baseball has long been Japan’s national pastime, and the game constitutes ... More

Crime and the Chinese Dream

Crime and the Chinese Dream

Børge Bakken (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888208661
eISBN:
9789888455119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208661.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

“Crime and the Chinese Dream” is edited by Børge Bakken. Although official propaganda emphasizes the Chinese Dream as the dream of all Chinese - a strong China with a prosperous population - but the ... More

Dancing in BlacknessA Memoir

Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir

Halifu Osumare

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056616
eISBN:
9780813053530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056616.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir explores a black female dancer’s personal journey over four decades across three continents and numerous countries. The author situates herself in the 1960s Black Arts ... More

"Do You Have a Band?"Poetry and Punk Rock in New York City

"Do You Have a Band?": Poetry and Punk Rock in New York City

Daniel Kane

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231162975
eISBN:
9780231544603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162975.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

During the late 1960s, throughout the 1970s, and into the 1980s, New York City poets and musicians played together, published each other, and inspired one another to create groundbreaking art. In "Do ... More

Elusive BelongingMarriage Immigrants and "Multiculturalism" in Rural South Korea

Elusive Belonging: Marriage Immigrants and "Multiculturalism" in Rural South Korea

Minjeong Kim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869816
eISBN:
9780824877842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869816.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

With the unprecedented number of foreign-born population, South Korea has tried to reinvent itself as a multicultural society, but the intense multiculturalism efforts have focused exclusively on ... More

Families at PlayConnecting and Learning through Video Games

Families at Play: Connecting and Learning through Video Games

Sinem Siyahhan and Elisabeth Gee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037464
eISBN:
9780262344579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037464.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Video games have a bad reputation in the mainstream media. They are blamed for encouraging social isolation, promoting violence, and creating tensions between parents and children. In this book, ... More

Filled with the SpiritSexuality, Gender, and Radical Inclusivity in a Black Pentecostal Church Coalition

Filled with the Spirit: Sexuality, Gender, and Radical Inclusivity in a Black Pentecostal Church Coalition

Ellen Lewin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226537177
eISBN:
9780226537344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226537344.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book explores the worship and community central to the Fellowship of Affirming Ministries (TFAM), a coalition of predominantly African American, LGBT congregations with a Pentecostal style of ... More

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