Anthropology

Street Addicts in the Political Economy

Alisse Waterston

The moving first-person accounts of drug addicts on the streets of New York

304 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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The Struggling State

Nationalism, Mass Militarization, and the Education of Eritrea

Jennifer Riggan

Examining Eritrean teachers’ paradoxical role of educating students forced into the military

258 pages | 6 x 9

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The Supernatural in Society, Culture, and History

Edited by Dennis Waskul and Marc Eaton

Demonstrating the value of serious academic inquiry into supernatural beliefs and practices—from ghosts, vampirism, cryptozoology, and dark tourism to tarot cards, fortunetelling, voodoo, and alien abduction

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 13 halftones

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Telling Young Lives

Portraits of Global Youth

Edited by Craig Jeffrey and Jane Dyson

Examines the changing political and social strategies of contemporary young people around the globe

232 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 14 halftones, 1 map

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Vodou Songs in Haitian Creole and English

Benjamin Hebblethwaite

The first comprehensive collection of Vodou sacred literature in bilingual form

396 pages | 6 x 9 | 26 halftones

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Walk the Walk and Talk the Talk

An Ethnography of a Drug Abuse Treatment Facility

Geoffrey R. Skoll

Contradictions in philosophy and practice in a residential drug abuse treatment facility

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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We Shall Not Be Moved/No nos moverán

Biography of a Song of Struggle

David Spener

The international travels, history, and influence of a traditional song

212 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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Young Men, Time, and Boredom in the Republic of Georgia

Martin Demant Frederiksen

An in-depth look at urban youth in the Republic of Georgia offering new perspectives on how time and marginality are interlinked

214 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 halftones

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