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Anthropology


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We Were Adivasis: Aspiration in an Indian Scheduled Tribe (South Asia Across the Disciplines)
We Were Adivasis: Aspiration in an Indian Scheduled Tribe (South Asia Across the Disciplines)
by Megan Moodie
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In We Were Adivasis, anthropologist Megan Moodie examines the Indian stateand#8217;s relationship to and#147;Scheduled Tribes,and#8221; or adivasisand#151;historically oppressed groups that are now entitled to affirmative action quotas in educational and... (read more)

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Navigating Austerity: Currents of Debt Along a South Asian River (Anthropology of Policy)
Navigating Austerity: Currents of Debt Along a South Asian River (Anthropology of Policy)
by Laura Bear
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Navigating Austerity addresses a key policy question of our era: what happens to society and the environment when austerity dominates political and economic life? To get to the heart of this issue, Laura Bear tells the stories of boatmen, shipyard... (read more)

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Decolonizing Solidarity: Dilemmas and Directions for Supporters of Indigenous Struggles
Decolonizing Solidarity: Dilemmas and Directions for Supporters of Indigenous Struggles
by Clare Land
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Decolonizing Solidarities is a thorough examination of the problems that can arise when activists from colonial backgrounds seek to be politically supportive of indigenous struggles. Blending key theoretical and practical questions, Clare Land argues... (read more)

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Flowers That Kill: Communicative Opacity in Political Spaces
Flowers That Kill: Communicative Opacity in Political Spaces
by Emiko Ohnuki-tierney
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Flowers are beautiful. People often communicate their love, sorrow, and other feelings to each other by offering flowers, like roses. Flowers can also be symbols of collective identity, as cherry blossoms are for the Japanese. But, are they also... (read more)

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The Governance of Female Drug Users: Women's Experiences of Drug Policy
The Governance of Female Drug Users: Women's Experiences of Drug Policy
by Natasha Du Rose
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This book is the first to examine how female drug users identities, and hence their experiences, are shaped by drug policies. It analyses how the subjectivities ascribed to women users within drug policy sustain them in their problematic use and... (read more)

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Developing the Dead: Mediumship and Selfhood in Cuban Espiritismo
Developing the Dead: Mediumship and Selfhood in Cuban Espiritismo
by Diana Esp Santo
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andldquo;A major empirical contribution to the debate about antirepresentationalism and posthumanism that has been agitating the entire discipline of anthropology in recent years.andrdquo;andmdash;Stephan Palmiandeacute;, author of The Cooking of History:... (read more)

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Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics #65: Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics, 65/66: 2014/2015
Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics #65: Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics, 65/66: 2014/2015
by Francesco (edt) Pellizzi
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This 35th anniversary issue includes Francesco Pellizzi, "Editorial: RES at 35"; Remo Bodei, "A constellation of words"; Stephen Houston, Barbara Fash, and David Stuart, "Masterful hands"; Mary Weismantel, "Encounters with dragons"; Guilhem Olivier, "Why... (read more)

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Performing Al-Andalus: Music and Nostalgia Across the Mediterranean (Public Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa)
Performing Al-Andalus: Music and Nostalgia Across the Mediterranean (Public Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa)
by Jonathan Holt Shannon
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Performing al-Andalus explores three musical cultures that claim a connection to the music of medieval Iberia, the Islamic kingdom of al-Andalus, known for its complex mix of Arab, North African, Christian, and Jewish influences. Jonathan Holt Shannon... (read more)

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Performing Al-Andalus: Music and Nostalgia Across the Mediterranean (Public Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa)
Performing Al-Andalus: Music and Nostalgia Across the Mediterranean (Public Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa)
by Jonathan Holt Shannon
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Performing al-Andalus explores three musical cultures that claim a connection to the music of medieval Iberia, the Islamic kingdom of al-Andalus, known for its complex mix of Arab, North African, Christian, and Jewish influences. Jonathan Holt Shannon... (read more)

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Modes of Uncertainty: Anthropological Cases
Modes of Uncertainty: Anthropological Cases
by Limor (edt) Samimian-darash
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Modes of Uncertainty offers groundbreaking ways of thinking about danger, risk, and uncertainty from an analytical and anthropological perspective. Our world, the contributors show, is increasingly populated by forms, practices, and events whose... (read more)

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Oil Wealth and Insurgency in Nigeria
Oil Wealth and Insurgency in Nigeria
by Omolade Adunbi
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Omolade Adunbi investigates the myths behind competing claims to oil wealth in Nigeria's Niger Delta. Looking at ownership of natural resources, oil extraction practices, government control over oil resources, and discourse about oil, Adunbi shows how... (read more)

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Nature in Translation: Japanese Tourism Encounters the Canadian Rockies
Nature in Translation: Japanese Tourism Encounters the Canadian Rockies
by Shiho Satsuka
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Nature in Translation is an ethnographic exploration in the cultural politics of the translation of knowledge about nature. Shiho Satsuka follows the Japanese tour guides who lead hikes, nature walks, and sightseeing bus tours for Japanese tourists in... (read more)

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Forensics of Capital
Forensics of Capital
by Michael Ralph
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As one of Africaand#8217;s few democracies, Senegal has long been thought of as a leader of moral, political, and economic development on the continent. We tend to assume that any such nation has achieved favorable international standing due to its own... (read more)

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Oil Wealth and Insurgency in Nigeria
Oil Wealth and Insurgency in Nigeria
by Omolade Adunbi
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Omolade Adunbi investigates the myths behind competing claims to oil wealth in Nigeria's Niger Delta. Looking at ownership of natural resources, oil extraction practices, government control over oil resources, and discourse about oil, Adunbi shows how... (read more)

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The Perils of Uglytown: Studies in Structural Misanthropology from Plato to Rembrandt
The Perils of Uglytown: Studies in Structural Misanthropology from Plato to Rembrandt
by Harry Berger, Jr.
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In The Perils of Uglytown, Harry Berger, Jr., considers a variety of texts and images ranging from those of Thucydides and Plato to those of Shakespeare and Rembrandt. The Introduction explains the key concept of the study, structural misanthropology, a... (read more)

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Modes of Uncertainty: Anthropological Cases
Modes of Uncertainty: Anthropological Cases
by Limor (edt) Samimian-darash
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Modes of Uncertainty offers groundbreaking ways of thinking about danger, risk, and uncertainty from an analytical and anthropological perspective. Our world, the contributors show, is increasingly populated by forms, practices, and events whose... (read more)

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Elusive Jannah: The Somali Diaspora and a Borderless Muslim Identity
Elusive Jannah: The Somali Diaspora and a Borderless Muslim Identity
by Cawo M. Abdi
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As a Somali working since high school in the United Arab Emirates, Osman considers himself andldquo;blessedandrdquo; to be in a Muslim country, though citizenship, with the security it offers, remains elusive. For Ardo, smuggled out of Somalia to join... (read more)

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Speaking for Animals: Animal Autobiographical Writing
Speaking for Animals: Animal Autobiographical Writing
by Margo (edt) Demello
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Serious Leisure: A Perspective for Our Time
Serious Leisure: A Perspective for Our Time
by Robert A. Stebbins
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Exploring Everyday Life: Strategies for Ethnography and Cultural Analysis
Exploring Everyday Life: Strategies for Ethnography and Cultural Analysis
by Billy Ehn
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