Accidental Immigrants and the Search for Home

Women, Cultural Identity, and Community

Carol E. Kelley

Reveals how four women with very different stories seek a sense of belonging, identity and home through the lifelong process of immigration

190 pages | 6 x 9


Action = Vie

A History of AIDS Activism and Gay Politics in France

Christophe Broqua

Chronicling the history and accomplishments of Act Up-Paris

340 pages | 6 x 9


American Heathens

The Politics of Identity in a Pagan Religious Movement

Jennifer Snook

An in-depth examination of American Heathenry and of those who practice and live according to its ethic

234 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 7 halftones


BITS of Belonging

Information Technology, Water, and Neoliberal Governance in India

Simanti Dasgupta

An ethnographic investigation of the class politics that underscore the emergence of neoliberalism in urban India

232 pages | 6 x 9


Cattle, Capitalism, and Class

Ilparakuyo Maasai Transformations

Peter Rigby

An anthropologist explores the failure of rural development policies in pastoral societies

272 pages | 6 x 9


Children in the Field

Anthropological Experiences

Edited by Joan Cassell

Funny, sad, horrifying, and fascinating narratives by anthropologists who brought children with them into the field

288 pages

Confronting the Margaret Mead Legacy

Scholarship, Empire, and the South Pacific

edited by Lenora Foerstel and Angela Gilliam

A multicultural outlook scrutinizing Mead's impact on Western anthropology

309 pages

Consumed in the City

Observing Tuberculosis at Century's End

Paul Draus

How the new tuberculosis epidemic and urban life collide

304 pages | 6 x 9


Contemporary Social Constructionism

Key Themes

Darin Weinberg

A critical overview of scholarship in social constructionism

214 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Creolizing Contradance in the Caribbean

Edited by Peter Manuel

How contradance and quadrille gave rise to merengue, danzón and other popular Creole dances

288 pages | 6 x 9 | 35 figures


Crossing the Border to India

Youth, Migration, and Masculinities in Nepal

Jeevan R. Sharma

How the changing political economy of rural Nepal informs the desire and agency of young male migrants who seek work in cities

190 pages | 5.25 x 8.5 | 3 figures, 1 map


Crossing the Neoliberal Line

Pacific Rim Migration and the Metropolis

Katharyne Mitchell

How wealthy transnationals expose the hidden rules of everyday life

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 maps 2 figures 10 halftones



Rock, Folk, and the Environment

Mark Pedelty

How popular music reflects the contradictions and dreams of communities searching for more sustainable ways to live.

242 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 halftones


Ethnographies of Youth and Temporality

Time Objectified

Edited by Anne Line Dalsgård, Martin Demant Frederiksen, Susanne Højlund and Lotte Meinert

How time is often a troubling and external factor in the lives of youth

206 pages | 6 x 9


Expected Miracles

Surgeons at Work

Joan Cassell

The world of surgeons from their own perspective

259 pages | 5.25 x 8.5