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- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
Bolivian Labor Immigrants' Experiences in Argentina examines the projects, trajectories, and everyday lives of Bolivian immigrants, providing insight about their harsh living and working conditions. With a complex yet holistic anthropological approach, this text highlights how people make sense of territorial mobility anchored in life experiences.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 22.50
Collecting a decade of work from iconic anthropologist and writer Michael Taussig, The Corn Wolf pinpoints a moment of intellectual development for the master stylist, exemplifying the ?nervous system? approach to writing and truth that has characterized his trajectory. Pressured by the permanent state of emergency that imbues our times, this approach... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00
In Stigma and Culture , J. Lorand Matory provocatively shows how ethnic identification in the United States?and around the globe?is a competitive and hierarchical process in which populations, especially of historically stigmatized races, seek status and income by dishonoring other stigmatized populations. And there is no better place to see this... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 27.50
In this remarkable work by seasoned scholar Lawrence Rosen, we follow the fascinating intellectual developments of four ordinary Moroccans over the span of forty years. Walking and talking with Haj Hamed Britel, Yaghnik Driss, Hussein Qadir, and Shimon Benizri?in a country that, in a little over a century, has gone from an underdeveloped colonial... more...
- Temple University Press 2015; US$ 34.95
Walking connects the rhythms of urban life to the configuration of urban spaces. As the contributors and editors show in Walking in Cities , walking also reflects the systematic inequalities that order contemporary urban life. Walking has different meanings because it can be a way of temporarily ?taking possession? of urban space, or it can make... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95
The Domesticated Penis challenges long-held assumptions that, in the development of Homo sapiens, form follows function alone. In this fascinating exploration, Loretta A. Cormier and Sharyn R. Jones explain the critical contribution that conscious female selection has made to the attributes of the modern male phallus. Synthesizing a wealth... more...