Sacred Rice

Author: Joanna Davidson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780199358687
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Based on more than ten years of author Joanna Davidson's ethnographic and historical research on rural Guinea-Bissau, this book looks at the relationship among people, plants, and identity as it explores how a society comes to define itself ...

Haunting Images

Author: Tine Gammeltoft
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520278437
Size: 79.31 MB
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This is the first full-length study of sonography in a developing-nation context and a must-read for anyone who wants to know what lies beyond individual 'choice' in the use of a selective reproductive technology." —Rayna Rapp, Professor ...

Gangsters Without Borders

Author: Thomas W. Ward
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199859061
Size: 80.71 MB
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Based on author T.W. Ward's eight and a half years in Los Angeles conducting participant observation with MS-13, Gangsters Without Borders: An Ethnography of a Salvadoran Street Gang takes an inside look at gang life in the United States ...

City Of Flowers

Author: Susan E. Mannon
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780190464431
Size: 55.88 MB
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Rather than investigate how macroeconomic forces bear down on workers and households, this book explores how individuals and households give meaning and shape to neoliberalism as it evolves over time.

Labor And Legality

Author: Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199739387
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Winner of the 2011 ALLA Book Award honorable mention! Labor and Legality: An Ethnography of a Mexican Immigrant Network is an ethnography of undocumented immigrants who work as busboys at a Chicago-area restaurant.

The Native World System

Author: Nico Tassi
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780190255220
Size: 55.11 MB
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The Native World-System is a volume in the ISSUES OF GLOBALIZATION: CASE STUDIES IN CONTEMPORARY ANTHROPOLOGY series, which examines the experiences of individual communities in our contemporary world.

The Life Of An Activist

Author: Randy Jurado Ertll
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 076186136X
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In each of these cities, he observed and learned a great deal about social movements and activism. This book is a must read for anyone who wants to improve their own lives and communities through activism.

Cultural Anthropology

Author: Robert L. Welsch
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199925728
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What is cultural anthropology, and how is it relevant in today's world?