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Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States (Book Review)

guestanthropologist , March 2nd, 2022


by Ellie Plumb In Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States, Seth M. Holmes seeks to uncover the synergistic effects that citizenship, race, ethnicity, and…


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Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea (Book Review)

guestanthropologist , February 1st, 2022


by Connie Scott “Fish simply appear in supermarkets” (p.209), writes Penny McCall Howard. Most consumers have little or no awareness of where their fish comes from, or of…


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Reviews: Theorising Media & Conflict

philbu , March 30th, 2021


This post compiles extracts of published reviews of the edited volume Theorising Media & Conflict (eds. P. Budka & B. Bräuchler, Berghahn Books, 2020). Younes Saramifar (Free University…


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You Should Watch Secrets of Blackmoor: On the Utility of Oral History

Nick LaLone , October 23rd, 2019


I have recently been digging into the history of computational thinking for other projects and published an excerpt of that work over at Analog Game Studies. That article,…


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Review: Us

guestanthropologist , April 29th, 2019


**Republished with permission from Tossed Observations Inc.** by Jonathan Craig Suspenseful, cinematically impressive, and majestically scored, Jordan Peele’s latest feature-length effort is, on balan…


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Book Review: “How to Think Like an Anthropologist”

Anthropology365 , January 1st, 2019


After each semester I evaluate what did and didn’t work in my classes. I didn’t teach Introduction to Anthropology for Fall 2018 so I had an extra semester…


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Review: Le plus beau métier du monde

guestanthropologist , October 1st, 2018


** This article first appeared in Allegra. Republished here with permission ** by Miriam Odoni Giulia Mensitieri’s book “Le plus beau métier du monde” Dans les coulisses de…


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#Review of Odudwa’s Chain

Kartikeya Saboo , July 11th, 2018


This seamless compilation of essays has the feel of a life’s work. Through the lens of his scholarship on the Yoruba, Andrew Apter tackles debates in anthropology of…


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Book Review: Not in Our Genes

Anthropology365 , June 8th, 2018


I’ve been slacking on writing book reviews and so I need to get back to it so the next several posts will be just that (unless something happens…


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#Review: Remediation in Rwanda

Alfonso Bento , April 5th, 2018


In her new book, Kirsten Doughty provides us with an ethnographic account of the paradoxes, contradictions and omissions of remediation processes in post-genocide Rwanda. More precisely, by analyzing…


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Film Review: Black Panther

Anthropology365 , February 19th, 2018


Nearly three decades ago, my grandfather took me to the local pharmacy in Broadway, NC to get ice cream (it had an ice cream bar!). While there, I…


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#Review: Political and Legal Transformations of an Indonesian Polity

Tea Skrinjaric , January 26th, 2018


The book “Political and Legal Transformations of an Indonesian Polity: The Nagari from Colonisation to Decentralisation” by Franz von Benda-Beckmann and Keebet von Benda-Beckmann is a result of…


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#Review: The Force of Custom: Law and the Ordering of Everyday Life in Kyrgyzstan

Eva-Marie Dubuisson , January 23rd, 2018


The Force of Custom presents a strongly grounded ethnographic argument for the rethinking of ‘customary law’ as a category in the anthropology of law. How does an understanding…


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An Advance Student Review of Lissa

Anna , November 8th, 2017


Reviews of Lissa, the graphic novel launching our new ethnoGRAPHIC series, will start to appear in the next few weeks, including reviews by academics writing for journals, blogs,…


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Review: Digital environments: Ethnographic perspectives across global online and offline spaces

philbu , November 5th, 2017


Budka, P. (2018). [Review of the book Digital environments: Ethnographic perspectives across global online and offline spaces, by U. U. Frömming, S. Köhn, S. Fox & M. Terry]….


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Review: Crumpled Paper Boat

Elisa , October 16th, 2017


By Fawzia Haeri Mazanderani ***Originally published in LSE Review of Books*** Writer James Agee, when commissioned to bring back an enticing story for Fortune magazine about impoverished farmers…


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Review: The Anthropology of Corporate Social Responsibility

guestanthropologist , October 2nd, 2017


By Deniz Seebacher **Originally published on Anthropology Matters, 17(2)** Corporations, an omnipresent form of organisation in today’s society, are increasingly called to participate in tackling envi…


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Review: The Darjeeling Distinction

guestanthropologist , September 25th, 2017


By Peter Luetchford ** Reprinted from Review of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Studies Sarah Besky’s informative monograph on tea plantations in the northern Indian district of Darjeeling fills…


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#Review: Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right

Jonas Bens , June 14th, 2017


Let us face it: most anthropologists in Europe and North America, this author included, are leftist-liberal, cosmopolitan people. It regularly escapes my colleagues’ and my comprehension, how people…


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#Review: Muslim Women of the Fergana Valley

Julie Billaud , June 13th, 2017


When Vladimir Nalivkin, a Russian officer who had served in several military campaigns, and his wife, Maria Nalivkina, took up farming in 1878 in the village of Nanay…


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Review: Academic Conferences as Neoliberal Commodities

guestanthropologist , May 22nd, 2017


by Fawzia Haeri Mazanderani ** Review first published on LSE Review of Books ** Academic Conferences as Neoliberal Commodities. Donald J. Nicolson. Palgrave Pivot. 2017. While rarely interrogated…


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Promoting publications behind paywalls… or anthro everywhere! in Anthropologica

Jennifer Long , May 15th, 2017


Jennifer and Rhiannon at CASCA-IUAES with Vol. 59, Issue 1 of Anthropologica (May 2017) What a nice surprise to arrive at the CASCA-IUAES intercongress last week and see…


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Promoting publications behind paywalls… or anthro everywhere! in Anthropologica

Jennifer Long , May 15th, 2017


Jennifer and Rhiannon at CASCA-IUAES with Vol. 59, Issue 1 of Anthropologica (May 2017) What a nice surprise to arrive at the CASCA-IUAES intercongress last week and see…


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Turismo y música, desde la antropología: Identidades en Venta, de Georgina Flores Mercado y Fernando Nava López

Gabriela Vargas-Cetina , May 12th, 2017


Identidades en venta: músicas tradicionales y turismo en México. Reseña, por Gabriela Vargas Cetina Desde el artículo pionero de Theron Núñez en 1963 sobre el turismo en un…


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