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Organic Futures: Struggling for Sustainability on the Small Farm

Connor J Fitzmaurice and Brian J. Gareau

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300199451
eISBN:
9780300224856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300199451.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Walking through nearly any grocery store, contemporary American consumers are bound to encounter organic food. At any of the myriad of farmers’ markets that have sprung up in cities and small ... More


Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Penny McCall Howard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

How do fishers extend their bodies and senses to work beneath the surface of the sea in places they cannot see, have never been, and could not survive in? And at what risk? This book explores how ... More


Realising the City: Urban Ethnography in Manchester

Camilla Lewis and Jessica Symons (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100733
eISBN:
9781526132376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100733.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book demonstrates how a city is constituted in the productive tension between making and realising, between directing activity and allowing for its emergence. It presents nine ethnographic ... More


Performing Englishness: Identity and politics in a contemporary folk resurgence

Trish Winter and Simon Keegan-Phipps

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097300
eISBN:
9781781708699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097300.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Performing Englishness looks in detail at the growth in popularity and profile of the English folk arts in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Based on original research within English folk ... More


Ecologies of Urbanism in India: Metropolitan Civility and Sustainability

Anne M. Rademacher and K. Sivaramakrishnan (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139767
eISBN:
9789888180714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139767.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Essays follow rapidly proliferating and resource-intensive Indian urbanism in everyday environments. Case studies on nature conservation in cities, urban housing and slum development, waste ... More


The 9/11 Generation: Youth, Rights, and Solidarity in the War on Terror

Sunaina Marr Maira

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479817696
eISBN:
9781479866069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817696.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In The 9/11 Generation, Sunaina Marr Maira uses extensive ethnography to understand the meaning of political subjecthood and mobilization for Arab, South Asian, and Afghan American youth. Maira ... More


Introduction

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Progressive Punishment begins with an early and disorienting moment from Schept’s field research, when he first encountered a local official criticizing the prison industrial complex and calling for ... More


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


An ethnography of English football fans: Cans, cops and carnivals

Geoff Pearson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087219
eISBN:
9781781706145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087219.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This is an ethnographic account of English football fans who travel home and away with their team, based upon sixteen years’ participant observation. The author identifies a distinct sub-culture of ... More


Critical Theory and the Anthropology of Heritage Landscapes

Melissa F. Baird

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056562
eISBN:
9780813053479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056562.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

What are the cultural politics of making place? How do we reconcile the heritage landscapes we encounter in our work with their sociopolitical and historical contexts? What avenues are there to ... More


Fracking the Neighborhood: Reluctant Activists and Natural Gas Drilling

Jessica Smartt Gullion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029766
eISBN:
9780262329798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029766.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

When natural gas drilling moves into an urban or a suburban neighborhood, a two-hundred-foot-high drill appears on the other side of a back yard fence and diesel trucks clog a quiet two-lane ... More


Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Ben Cislaghi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How can we best empower people living in the most economically disadvantaged areas of the world to improve their lives in ways that matter to them? This book investigates work of the NGO Tostan as a ... More


Constellations of Inequality: Space, Race, and Utopia in Brazil

Sean T. Mitchell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226499123
eISBN:
9780226499437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499437.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Through an analysis of Brazil’s changing politics of inequality, development, and race, Constellations of Inequality demonstrates the value of ethnography to illuminate the relationships between ... More


How May I Help You?: An Immigrant's Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage

Deepak Singh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293304
eISBN:
9780520966475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293304.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

May I Help You? is Deepak Singh’s insightful and thought-provoking account of disillusionment when, as an educated upper-class Indian, he moves with his American wife to the United States and ... More


The Absurdity of Bureaucracy: How Implementation Works

Nina Holm Vohnsen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526101341
eISBN:
9781526128539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101341.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The absurdity of bureaucracy offers an ethnographic portrayal of an attempt to make and implement evidence-based policy set in the Danish labour market system in 2009. It departs from the author’s ... More


Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Based on a nine years of ethnographic research, the authors examine multiple inequalities that underscore youth violence. They feature the experiences of inner city as well as rural girls and boys in ... More


Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Jerry Flores

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284876
eISBN:
9780520960541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284876.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Caught Up follows the lives of 50 Latina girls in “El Valle” Juvenile Detention Center and “Legacy” community school located 40 miles outside of Los Angeles, CA. Their path through these two ... More


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


They Leave Their Kidneys in the Fields: Illness, Injury, and Illegality Among U.S. Farmworkers

Sarah Bronwen Horton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283268
eISBN:
9780520962545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283268.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

They Leave Their Kidneys in the Fields takes the reader on an ethnographic tour of the melon and corn harvesting fields in California’s Central Valley to understand why farmworkers die at work each ... More


Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

We inhabit a perpetually accelerating and increasingly interconnected world, with new ideas, fads, and fashions moving at social-media speed. New policy ideas, especially “ideas that work,” are now ... More


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