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Maya In Exile

Guatemalans in Florida

Allan F. Burns

The first report on the cultural adaptation of Guatemalan Maya immigrants to Florida

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 10 figures, 18 halftones


Migration and Mortality

Social Death, Dispossession, and Survival in the Americas

Edited by Jamie Longazel and Miranda Cady Hallett

Documents and denounces the violent impacts of restrictive migration policies in the Americas, linking this institutional violence to broader forces of racial capitalism

318 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 2 figures, 1 halftone


Music, Talent, and Performance

A Conservatory Cultural System

Henry Kingsbury

An anthropologist's unusual ethnography of an American conservatory

228 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


My Mother's Hip

Lessons from the World of Eldercare

Luisa Margolies

What most of us don't know about the longevity revolution

360 pages | 6 x 9


Ordinary Poverty

A Little Food and Cold Storage

William DiFazio

A biting chronicle of the life of the working poor in the wake of welfare reform

232 pages | 6 x 9


Paradise Remade

The Politics of Culture and History in Hawai'i

Elizabeth Buck

A rereading of Hawaiian history

288 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 140 tables, 20 halftones


Patriotic Professionalism in Urban China

Fostering Talent

Lisa Hoffman

A look at urban professionals in post-Mao China as they balance social responsibility and individual achievement

216 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 3 figures, 9 halftones, 3 maps


Pinoy Capital

The Filipino Nation in Daly City

Benito M. Vergara Jr.

Examining the double lives of Filipino American immigrants

232 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 2 maps


Producing Power

Ethnicity, Gender, and Class in a Caribbean Workplace

Kevin A. Yelvington

A study of ethnicity, gender, and class as integral elements of class structure

304 pages | 6 x 9 | 30 tables, 1 figures, 3 maps



Subcultural Survival

Kimberly Kattari

How people improve their lives by participating in a rebellious music-based subculture

258 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 line drawings, 9 halftones


Pushing for Midwives

Homebirth Mothers and the Reproductive Rights Movement

Christa Craven

A history of the re-emergence of midwifery in America

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 figures, 2 halftones


Reshaping Ethnic and Racial Relations in Philadelphia

Immigrants in a Divided City

Jo Anne Schneider, and Judith Goode

Strategies for cooperation in ethnically and racially diverse neighborhoods

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 7 figures, 3 halftones


Shelter on the Journey

Humanitarianism, Human Rights, and Migration

Priscilla Solano

Forthcoming Spring 2024
How migrant shelters in Mexico become launching points for transnational politics of freedom of movement

210 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 3 halftones


Solidarity & Care

Domestic Worker Activism in New York City

Alana Lee Glaser

How intersectional labor organizing and solidarity can effectively protect workers in the domestic work sector and other industries

204 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 14 halftones


Sonic Spaces of the Karoo

The Sacred Music of a South African Coloured Community

Marie Jorritsma

A groundbreaking study of music in an ethnically marginalized South African community

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 figures, 8 halftones