Sacred Rice

Author: Joanna Davidson
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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 ...

Gangsters Without Borders

Author: Thomas W. Ward
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199859061
Size: 39.49 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: 41.51 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.

Anthropology And Development

Author: Colin Cremin
Publisher: Pluto Press
ISBN: 9780745333656
Size: 21.33 MB
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For the new book, the authors Katy Gardner and David Lewis engage with nearly two decades of continuity and change in the development industry.

Labor And Legality

Author: Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199739387
Size: 47.48 MB
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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: 49.49 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.

War Before Civilization

Author: Lawrence H. Keeley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199761531
Size: 80.34 MB
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Lawrence Keeley's groundbreaking War Before Civilization offers a devastating rebuttal to such comfortable myths and debunks the notion that warfare was introduced to primitive societies through contact with civilization (an idea he ...

The Life Of An Activist

Author: Randy Jurado Ertll
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 076186136X
Size: 21.73 MB
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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.

Democratizing Legal Services

Author: Laura Snyder
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9781498529792
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This book challenges the conventional wisdom about participation in American communities through the story of Pimmit Hills, Virginia.