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Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society (30th Anniversary Edition)

by Lila Abu-Lughod University of California Press
Pub Date:
08/2016
ISBN:
9780520292499
Format:
Pbk 384 pages

30th Anniversary Ediiton with a New Afterword. First published in 1986, Lila Abu-Lughod’s Veiled Sentiments has proven...

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Mosquito Trails: Ecology, Health, and the Politics of Entanglement

by Alex Nading University of California Press
Pub Date:
08/2014
ISBN:
9780520282629
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

Dengue fever is the worlds most prevalent mosquito-borne illness, but Alex Nading argues that people in dengue-endemic communities...

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Laughter Out of Place: Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality in a Rio Shantytown

by Donna M Goldstein University of California Press
Pub Date:
09/2013
ISBN:
9780520276048
Format:
Pb+ 400 pages

Donna M. Goldstein presents a hard-hitting critique of urban poverty and violence and challenges much of what we think we know...

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Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea

by Robert Sussman Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
02/2016
ISBN:
9780674660038
Format:
Pb+ 384 pages

Biological races do not exist—and never have. This view is shared by all scientists who study variation in human populations....

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Land of Open Graves: Living and Dying on the Migrant Trail

by Jason De Leon and Michael Wells University of California Press
Pub Date:
08/2015
ISBN:
9780520282759
Format:
Pb+ 384 pages

In his gripping and provocative debut, anthropologist Jason De León sheds light on one of the most pressing political issues of...

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Democratic Insecurities: Violence, Trauma, and Intervention in Haiti

by Erica James University of California Press
Pub Date:
05/2010
ISBN:
9780520260542
Format:
Pb+ 384 pages

Democratic Insecurities focuses on the ethics of military and humanitarian intervention in Haiti during and after Haiti's 1991...

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Pintupi Country, Pintupi Self: Sentiment, Place, and Politics among Western Desert Aborigines

by Fred R Myers University of California Press
Pub Date:
05/1991
ISBN:
9780520074118
Format:
Pbk 334 pages

The Pintupi, a hunting-and-gathering people of Australia's Western Desert, were among the last Aborigines to come into contact...

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Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins

by Anna Tsing Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
09/2017
ISBN:
9780691178325
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world - and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere....

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On the Road of the Winds: An Archaeological History of the Pacific Islands before European Contact, Revised and Expanded Edition

by Patrick Kirch University of California Press
Pub Date:
12/2017
ISBN:
9780520292819
Format:
Pbk 408 pages

The Pacific Ocean covers one-third of the earth's surface and encompasses many thousands of islands, the home to numerous human...

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Everyone Dies Young: Time Without Age

by Marc Auge Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
05/2016
ISBN:
9780231175890
Format:
Pb+ 112 pages

We are awash in time, savoring a few moments of it; we project ourselves into it, reinvent it, play with it; we take our time...

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History of Human Rights: From Ancient Times to the Globalization Era

by Micheline Ishay University of California Press
Pub Date:
06/2008
ISBN:
9780520256415
Format:
Pb+ 480 pages

Micheline Ishay recounts the dramatic struggle for human rights across the ages in a book that brilliantly synthesizes historical...

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Doing Ethnographies

by Mike Crang and Ian Cook Sage Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
03/2007
ISBN:
9780761944461
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

Doing Ethnographies is an introductory and applied guide to ethnographic methods. It focuses on those methods - participant observation,...

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Organizational Ethnography

by Daniel Neyland Sage Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
11/2007
ISBN:
9781412923439
Format:
Pb+ 192 pages

Taking readers through the practical history of ethnography from its anthropological origins through to its use in a ever-widening...

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Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States

by Seth Holmes and Philippe Bourgois University of California Press
Pub Date:
06/2013
ISBN:
9780520275140
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

This book is an ethnographic witness to the everyday lives and suffering of Mexican migrants. Based on five years of research...

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Wayward Women: Sexuality and Agency in a New Guinea Society

by Holly Wardlow University of California Press
Pub Date:
05/2006
ISBN:
9780520245600
Format:
Pb+ 296 pages

Written with uncommon grace and clarity, this extremely engaging ethnography analyzes female agency, gendered violence, and transactional...

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