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Channeling MoroccannessLanguage and the Media of Sociality

Channeling Moroccanness: Language and the Media of Sociality

Becky L. Schulthies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289714
eISBN:
9780823297115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289714.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

What does it mean to connect as Moroccans via mass media when there is widespread feeling of communicative failure? This book approaches the question by exploring situated talk about communicative ... More

Chimpanzee Culture WarsRethinking Human Nature alongside Japanese, European, and American Cultural Primatologists

Chimpanzee Culture Wars: Rethinking Human Nature alongside Japanese, European, and American Cultural Primatologists

Nicolas Langlitz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691204284
eISBN:
9780691204260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691204284.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In the 1950s, Japanese zoologists took note when a number of macaques invented and passed on new food-washing behaviors within their troop. The discovery opened the door to a startling question: ... More

Collaborative Anthropology TodayA Collection of Exceptions

Collaborative Anthropology Today: A Collection of Exceptions

Dominic Boyer and George E. Marcus (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753343
eISBN:
9781501753374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753343.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

As multisited research has become mainstream in anthropology, collaboration has gained new relevance and traction as a critical infrastructure of both fieldwork and theory, enabling more ambitious ... More

Disciplined AgencyNeoliberal Precarity, Generational Dispossession and Call Centre Labour in Portugal

Disciplined Agency: Neoliberal Precarity, Generational Dispossession and Call Centre Labour in Portugal

Patrícia Alves de Matos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526134981
eISBN:
9781526158413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134998
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Call centres are a part of the daily lives of most people across the world, as they have become a privileged site of contact between firms and their clients. Drawing on the unusual advantage of ... More

The Feeling of HistoryIslam, Romanticism, and Andalusia

The Feeling of History: Islam, Romanticism, and Andalusia

Charles Hirschkind

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226746814
eISBN:
9780226747002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226747002.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This book explores some of the different ways in which Europe's Islamic past inhabits its present, unsettling contemporary efforts to secure the continent’s Christian civilizational identity. Taking ... More

Laura NaderLetters to and from an Anthropologist

Laura Nader: Letters to and from an Anthropologist

Laura Nader

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752247
eISBN:
9781501752254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752247.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book documents decades of letters written, received, and archived by the book's author. The author revisits her correspondence with academic colleagues, lawyers, politicians, military officers, ... More

Prototype NationChina and the Contested Promise of Innovation

Prototype Nation: China and the Contested Promise of Innovation

Silvia M. Lindtner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691207674
eISBN:
9780691204956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691207674.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

How did China's mass manufacturing and “copycat” production become transformed, in the global tech imagination, from something holding the nation back to one of its key assets? This book offers a ... More

Race-ing FargoRefugees, Citizenship, and the Transformation of Small Cities

Race-ing Fargo: Refugees, Citizenship, and the Transformation of Small Cities

Jennifer Erickson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751134
eISBN:
9781501751141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751134.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Tracing the history of refugee settlement in Fargo, North Dakota, from the 1980s to the present day, this book focuses on the role that gender, religion, and sociality play in everyday interactions ... More

Remaking Muslim LivesEveryday Islam in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina

Remaking Muslim Lives: Everyday Islam in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina

David Henig

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043291
eISBN:
9780252052170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043291.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

Remaking Muslim Lives: Everyday Islam in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina examines what it means to live a Muslim life amid the political ruptures, economic deprivation, and transformation of religious ... More

Vulnerability and the Politics of CareTransdisciplinary Dialogues

Vulnerability and the Politics of Care: Transdisciplinary Dialogues

Victoria Browne, Jason Danely, and Doerthe Rosenow (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266830
eISBN:
9780191938160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266830.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Vulnerability is a fundamental aspect of existence, giving rise to the need for care in various forms. Yet we are not all vulnerable in the same way, and not all vulnerabilities are equally ... More

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