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Food Culture
February 2017

Food Culture

Anthropology, Linguistics and Food Studies

Chrzan, J. & Brett, J. (eds)
Food Health
February 2017

Food Health

Nutrition, Technology, and Public Health

Chrzan, J. & Brett, J. (eds)
Shaping Taxpayers
February 2017

Shaping Taxpayers

Values in Action at the Swedish Tax Agency

Björklund Larsen, L.
Research Methods for Anthropological Studies of Food and Nutrition
February 2017

Research Methods for Anthropological Studies of Food and Nutrition

Volumes I-III

Chrzan, J. & Brett, J. (eds)
Anthropology and Public Service
February 2017

Anthropology and Public Service

The UK Experience

MacClancy, J. (ed)
Theoretical Scholarship and Applied Practice
March 2017

Theoretical Scholarship and Applied Practice

Pink, S., Fors, V., & O'Dell, T. (eds)
Starry Nights
March 2017

Starry Nights

Critical Structural Realism in Anthropology

Reyna, S. P.
When Things Become Property
March 2017

When Things Become Property

Land Reform, Authority and Value in Postsocialist Europe and Asia

Sikor, T., Dorondel, S., Stahl, J. & Xuan To, P.
On Retaliation
March 2017

On Retaliation

Towards an Interdisciplinary Understanding of a Basic Human Condition

Turner, B. & Schlee, G. (eds)
Collaborative Intimacies in Music and Dance
March 2017

Collaborative Intimacies in Music and Dance

Anthropologies of Sound and Movement

Chrysagis, E. & Karampampas, P. (eds)
Border Aesthetics
March 2017

Border Aesthetics

Concepts and Intersections

Schimanski, J. & Wolfe, S. F. (eds)
Methodologies of Mobility
April 2017

Methodologies of Mobility

Ethnography and Experiment

Elliot, A., Norum, R., & Salazar, N. B. (eds)
Grace after Genocide
April 2017

Grace after Genocide

Cambodians in the United States

Mortland, C. A.
Wolf Conflicts
April 2017

Wolf Conflicts

A Sociological Study

Skogen, K., Krange, O., & Figari, H.
Hairy Hippies and Bloody Butchers
April 2017

Hairy Hippies and Bloody Butchers

The Greenpeace Anti-Whaling Campaign in Norway

Riese, J.
Death of the Public University?
April 2017

Death of the Public University?

Uncertain Futures for Higher Education in the Knowledge Economy

Wright, S. & Shore, C. (eds)
Conflict, Domination, and Violence
April 2017

Conflict, Domination, and Violence

Episodes in Mexican Social History

Illades, C.
Understanding Conflicts about Wildlife
April 2017

Understanding Conflicts about Wildlife

A Biosocial Approach

Hill, C. M., Webber, A. D. & Priston, N. E. C. (eds)
Redescribing Relations
April 2017

Redescribing Relations

Strathernian Conversations on Ethnography, Knowledge and Politics

Lebner, A. (ed)
Civil Society Revisited
May 2017

Civil Society Revisited

Lessons from Poland

Jacobsson, K. & Korolczuk, E. (eds)
Footprints in Paradise
May 2017

Footprints in Paradise

Ecotourism, Local Knowledge, and Nature Therapies in Okinawa

Murray, A. E.
Indigenist Mobilization
May 2017

Indigenist Mobilization

Confronting Electoral Communism and Precarious Livelihoods in Post-Reform Kerala

Steur, L.
Being Godless
May 2017

Being Godless

Ethnographies of Atheism and Non-Religion

Blanes, R. L. & Outsinova-Stjepanovic, G. (eds)
Mary Douglas
May 2017

Mary Douglas

Understanding Social Thought and Conflict

6, P. & Richards, P.
Archeologies of Confession
May 2017

Archeologies of Confession

Writing the German Reformation, 1517-2017

Johnson, C. L., Luebke, D. M., Plummer, M. E. & Spohnholz, J. (eds)
The Mirror of the Medieval
May 2017

The Mirror of the Medieval

An Anthropology of the Western Historical Imagination

Fazioli, K. P.
The Good Holiday
May 2017

The Good Holiday

Development, Tourism and the Politics of Benevolence in Mozambique

Baptista, J. A.
The Myth of Self-Reliance
June 2017

The Myth of Self-Reliance

Economic Lives Inside a Liberian Refugee Camp

Omata, N.
Money in a Human Economy
June 2017

Money in a Human Economy

Hart, K. (eds)
Indigeneity and the Sacred
June 2017

Indigeneity and the Sacred

Indigenous Revival and the Conservation of Sacred Natural Sites in the Americas

Sarmiento, F. & Hitchner, S. (eds)
The Ethics of Knowledge Creation
June 2017

The Ethics of Knowledge Creation

Transactions, Relations, and Persons

Josephides, L. & Grønseth, A. S. (eds)
The Dance of Nurture
June 2017

The Dance of Nurture

Negotiating Infant Feeding

Van Esterik, P. & O'Connor, R. A.
Managing Ambiguity
July 2017

Managing Ambiguity

How Clientelism, Citizenship, and Power Shape Personhood in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Brković, Č.
Transborder Media Spaces
July 2017

Transborder Media Spaces

Ayuujk Videomaking between Mexico and the US

Kummels, I.
Emptiness and Fullness
July 2017

Emptiness and Fullness

Ethnographies of Lack and Desire in Contemporary China

Bregnbæk, S. & Bunkenborg, M. (eds)
Travel and Representation
July 2017

Travel and Representation

Lean, G., Staiff, R., & Waterton, E. (eds)
Living Before Dying
August 2017

Living Before Dying

Imagining and Remembering Home

Davies, J.
Gender, Violence, Refugees
August 2017

Gender, Violence, Refugees

Buckley-Zistel, S. & Krause, U. (eds)
Fertility, Conjuncture, Difference
August 2017

Fertility, Conjuncture, Difference

Anthropological Approaches to the Heterogeneity of Modern Fertility Declines

Kreager, P. & Bochow, A. (eds)
Images from Paradise
August 2017

Images from Paradise

The Visual Communication of the European Union's Federalist Utopia

Salgó, E.
A Goddess in Motion
August 2017

A Goddess in Motion

Visual Creativity in the Cult of María Lionza

Canals, R.
European Anthropologies
August 2017

European Anthropologies

Barrera-González, A., Heintz, M. & Horolets, A. (eds)
Contesting Deregulation
August 2017

Contesting Deregulation

Debates, Practices and Developments in the West since the 1970s

Andresen, K. and Müller, S. (eds)
Culture Change and Ex-Change
September 2017

Culture Change and Ex-Change

Syncretism and Anti-Syncretism in Bena, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea

Knapp, R.
Children of the Camp
September 2017

Children of the Camp

The Lives of Somali Youth Raised in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya

Grayson, C.-L.
Power in Practice
September 2017

Power in Practice

The Pragmatic Anthropology of Afro-Brazilian Capoeira

Varela, S. G.
PC Worlds
September 2017

PC Worlds

Political Correctness and Rising Elites at the End of Hegemony

Friedman, J.
Mimesis and Pacific Transcultural Encounters
September 2017

Mimesis and Pacific Transcultural Encounters

Making Likenesses in Time, Trade, and Ritual Reconfigurations

Mageo, J. & Hermann, E. (eds)
From Clans to Co-ops
September 2017

From Clans to Co-ops

Confiscated Mafia Land in Sicily

Rakopoulos, T.
Foucault's Orient
September 2017

Foucault's Orient

The Conundrum of Cultural Difference, From Tunisia to Japan

Lazreg, M.
Laborers and Enslaved Workers
September 2017

Laborers and Enslaved Workers

Experiences in Common in the Making of Rio de Janeiro's Working Class, 1850-1920

Badaró Mattos, M.
From Eastern Bloc to European Union
September 2017

From Eastern Bloc to European Union

Comparative Processes of Transformation since 1990

Heydemann, G. & Vodicka, K. (eds)
Straying from the Straight Path
October 2017

Straying from the Straight Path

How Senses of Failure Invigorate Lived Religion

Beekers, D. & Kloos, D. (eds)
Gender in Georgia
October 2017

Gender in Georgia

Feminist Perspectives on Culture, Nation, and History in the South Caucasus

Barkaia, M. & Waterston, A. (eds)
Anthropology of the Fetus
October 2017

Anthropology of the Fetus

Biology, Culture, and Society

Han, S., Betsinger, T. K., & Scott, A. B. (eds)
The Voice of Prophecy
October 2017

The Voice of Prophecy

And Other Essays

Ardener
Growing Up in Transit
October 2017

Growing Up in Transit

The Politics of Belonging at an International School

Tanu, D.
Silenced Communities
October 2017

Silenced Communities

Legacies of Militarization and Militarism in a Rural Guatemalan Town

Esparza, M.
Democratic Eco-Socialism as a Real Utopia
October 2017

Democratic Eco-Socialism as a Real Utopia

Transitioning to an Alternative World System

Baer, H. A.
Moral Engines
October 2017

Moral Engines

Exploring the Ethical Drives in Human Life

Mattingly, C., Dyring, R., Louw, M., & Schwarz Wentzer, T. (eds)
Peaceful Selves
November 2017

Peaceful Selves

Personhood, Nationhood, and the Post-Conflict Moment in Rwanda

Eramian, L.
Difference and Sameness as Modes of Integration
November 2017

Difference and Sameness as Modes of Integration

Anthropological Perspectives on Ethnicity and Religion

Schlee, G. & Hortsmann, A. (eds)
Stategraphy
November 2017

Stategraphy

Toward a Relational Anthropology of the State

Thelen, T., Vetters, L., & Benda-Beckmann, K. von (eds)
Vital Diplomacy
November 2017

Vital Diplomacy

The Ritual Everyday on a Dammed River in Amazonia

Nahum-Claudel. C.
Cyprus and its Conflicts
November 2017

Cyprus and its Conflicts

Representations, Materialities, and Cultures

Doudaki, V. & Carpentier, N. (eds)
Selfhood and Recognition
November 2017

Selfhood and Recognition

Melanesian and Western Accounts to Relationality

Galuschek, A.
Returning Life
December 2017

Returning Life

Language, Life-Force and History in Kilimanjaro

Myhre, K. C.
Affective States
December 2017

Affective States

Entanglements, Suspensions, Suspicions

Laszczkowski, M. & Reeves, M. (eds)
Archaeologies of Rules and Regulation
December 2017

Archaeologies of Rules and Regulation

Between Text and Practice

Hausmair, B., Jervis, B., Nugent, R., & Williams, E. (eds)
Visitors to the House of Memory
December 2017

Visitors to the House of Memory

Identity and Political Education at the Jewish Museum Berlin

Bishop Kendzia, V.
Singing Ideas
December 2017

Singing Ideas

Performance, Politics, and Oral Poetry

Ní Shíocháin, T.
Seekers and Things
December 2017

Seekers and Things

Spiritual Movements and Aesthetic Difference in Kinshasa

Lambertz, P.
Indigeneity on the Move
December 2017

Indigeneity on the Move

Varying Manifestations of a Contested Concept

Gerharz, E., Uddin, N., & Chakkarath, P. (eds)
Staging Citizenship
December 2017

Staging Citizenship

Roma, Performance, and Belonging in EU Romania

Szeman, I.
Island Historical Ecology
December 2017

Island Historical Ecology

Socionatural Landscapes of the Eastern and Southern Caribbean

Siegel, P. (ed)
Contrarian Anthropology
December 2017

Contrarian Anthropology

The Unwritten Rules of Academia

Nader, L.
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