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Animal EthosThe Morality of Human-Animal Encounters in Experimental Lab Science

Animal Ethos: The Morality of Human-Animal Encounters in Experimental Lab Science

Lesley A. Sharp

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299245
eISBN:
9780520971059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299245.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

What are the moral challenges and consequences of animal research in academic laboratory settings? Animal Ethos considers how the inescapable needs of lab research necessitate interspecies encounters ... More

Battling the Buddha of LoveA Cultural Biography of the Greatest Statue Never Built

Battling the Buddha of Love: A Cultural Biography of the Greatest Statue Never Built

Jessica Marie Falcone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501723469
eISBN:
9781501723476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501723469.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This ethnography explores the controversial plans and practices of the Maitreya Project, as they worked to build the “world's tallest statue” as a multi-million dollar “gift” to India. This effort ... More

Beyond DebtIslamic Experiments in Global Finance

Beyond Debt: Islamic Experiments in Global Finance

Daromir Rudnyckyj

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551920
eISBN:
9780226552118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552118.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Recent economic crises have made the centrality of debt, and the instability it creates, increasingly apparent. This realization has led to calls for change—yet there is little popular awareness of ... More

CuratopiaMuseums and the future of curatorship

Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Philipp Schorch and Conal McCarthy (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

What is the future of curatorial practice? How can the relationships between Indigenous people in the Pacific, collections in Euro-American institutions, and curatorial knowledge in museums globally ... More

From a Trickle to a TorrentEducation, Migration, and Social Change in a Himalayan Valley of Nepal

From a Trickle to a Torrent: Education, Migration, and Social Change in a Himalayan Valley of Nepal

Geoff Childs and Namgyal Choedup

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299511
eISBN:
9780520971219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299511.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

What happens to a community when the majority of young people move away for education? In Nubri, an ethnic Tibetan enclave in the highlands of Nepal, educational migration (the sending of children to ... More

Guerrilla MarketingCounterinsurgency and Capitalism in Colombia

Guerrilla Marketing: Counterinsurgency and Capitalism in Colombia

Alexander L. Fattal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226590509
eISBN:
9780226590783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226590783.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Guerrilla Marketing argues that counterinsurgency and marketing have merged together in Colombia. More specifically the book analyzes a government program to persuade FARC guerrillas to defect from ... More

Improvisational IslamIndonesian Youth in a Time of Possibility

Improvisational Islam: Indonesian Youth in a Time of Possibility

Nur Amali Ibrahim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501727856
eISBN:
9781501727870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501727856.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book examines novel ways of being Muslim, where religious dispositions are achieved through techniques that have little or no precedent in classical Islamic texts or concepts. At the center of ... More

Inequalities of AgingParadoxes of Independence in American Home Care

Inequalities of Aging: Paradoxes of Independence in American Home Care

Elana D. Buch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479810734
eISBN:
9781479810147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810734.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Paid home care sits at the nexus of two of the United States’ biggest social challenges: rising inequality and an aging population. Policy and advocacy initiatives typically treat poverty and care of ... More

Knot of the SoulMadness, Psychoanalysis, Islam

Knot of the Soul: Madness, Psychoanalysis, Islam

Stefania Pandolfo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226464923
eISBN:
9780226465111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226465111.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Through a dual engagement with the unconscious in psychoanalysis and Islamic theological-medical reasoning, Stefania Pandolfo’s unsettling and innovative book reflects on the maladies of the soul at ... More

Korean American Families in Immigrant AmericaHow Teens and Parents Navigate Race

Korean American Families in Immigrant America: How Teens and Parents Navigate Race

Sumie Okazaki and Nancy Abelmann

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479804207
eISBN:
9781479834853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804207.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book about Korean American immigrant families is the result of a collaboration between an anthropologist and a psychologist. Combining quantitative surveys with family ethnography, the book ... More

Life Lived in ReliefHumanitarian Predicaments and Palestinian Refugee Politics

Life Lived in Relief: Humanitarian Predicaments and Palestinian Refugee Politics

Ilana Feldman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299627
eISBN:
9780520971288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299627.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Palestinian refugees’ experience of displacement is among the lengthiest in history. Life Lived in Relief explores this community’s engagement with humanitarian assistance over a seventy-year period ... More

Life without LeadContamination, Crisis, and Hope in Uruguay

Life without Lead: Contamination, Crisis, and Hope in Uruguay

Daniel Renfrew

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295469
eISBN:
9780520968240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295469.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Drawing on political ecology and science studies perspectives, Life without Lead examines the social, political, and environmental dimensions of a devastating lead-poisoning epidemic. Lead became ... More

Lives in TransitViolence and Intimacy on the Migrant Journey

Lives in Transit: Violence and Intimacy on the Migrant Journey

Wendy A. Vogt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298545
eISBN:
9780520970625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298545.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Propelled by structural conditions of violence and everyday insecurity, each year tens of thousands of people from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador leave their homes in search of a more secure ... More

Living in the Stone AgeReflections on the Origins of a Colonial Fantasy

Living in the Stone Age: Reflections on the Origins of a Colonial Fantasy

Danilyn Rutherford

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226570105
eISBN:
9780226570389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226570389.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Living in the Stone Age scrutinizes a stubborn colonial fantasy: one that has trapped the people of the troubled Indonesian territory of West Papua in the past. The book focuses on the experiences of ... More

More Than WordsTransforming Script, Agency, and Collective Life in Bali

More Than Words: Transforming Script, Agency, and Collective Life in Bali

Richard Fox

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725340
eISBN:
9781501725364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725340.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Grounded in extensive ethnographic and archival research on the Indonesian island of Bali, More Than Words challenges conventional understandings of textuality and writing as they pertain to the ... More

Mortal DoubtTransnational Gangs and Social Order in Guatemala City

Mortal Doubt: Transnational Gangs and Social Order in Guatemala City

Anthony W. Fontes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297081
eISBN:
9780520969599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297081.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Twenty years since the end of Central America’s longest and bloodiest civil war, Guatemala City is dominated by both the fact and fear of out-of-control crime. In powerful, haunting prose, Mortal ... More

People's CarIndustrial India and the Riddles of Populism

People's Car: Industrial India and the Riddles of Populism

Sarasij Majumder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282425
eISBN:
9780823284849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282425.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

People's Car explores one of the major movements for resisting the acquisition of land by the government in the interests of siting a Tata Motors car factory in Singur, India. The factory becomes the ... More

Political Lives of SaintsChristian-Muslim Mediation in Egypt

Political Lives of Saints: Christian-Muslim Mediation in Egypt

Angie Heo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297975
eISBN:
9780520970120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297975.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

From the Arab uprisings in 2011 to ISIS's rise in 2014, Egypt's Copts have been at the center of anxious rhetoric surrounding the politics of Christian-Muslim coexistence in the Middle East. Despite ... More

Reluctant LandscapesHistorical Anthropologies of Political Experience in Siin, Senegal

Reluctant Landscapes: Historical Anthropologies of Political Experience in Siin, Senegal

François G. Richard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226252407
eISBN:
9780226252681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252681.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Reluctant Landscapes analyzes the political history of rural communities in the Siin province (Senegal) over the last 400 years. Much of Africa’s global history has been told from the standpoint of ... More

Savages, Romans, and DespotsThinking about Others from Montaigne to Herder

Savages, Romans, and Despots: Thinking about Others from Montaigne to Herder

Robert Launay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226575254
eISBN:
9780226575421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226575421.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This book examines the ways in which modern Europeans came to understand themselves as such, in comparison to other peoples who were either not modern (in particular to ancient Geeks and Romans) or ... More

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