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The Age of Capitalism and Bureaucracy
June 2021

The Age of Capitalism and Bureaucracy

Perspectives on the Political Sociology of Max Weber

Mommsen, W. J.
Delta Life
June 2021

Delta Life

Exploring Dynamic Environments where Rivers Meet the Sea

Krause, F. & Harris, M. (eds)
Emotions, Ethics, and Cinematic Experience
June 2021

Emotions, Ethics, and Cinematic Experience

New Phenomenological and Cognitivist Perspectives

Sinnerbrink, R. (ed)
After Corporate Paternalism
July 2021

After Corporate Paternalism

Material Renovation and Social Change in Times of Ruination

Straube, C.
Almost, but Not Quite Bored in Pula
July 2021

Almost, but Not Quite Bored in Pula

An Anthropological Study of the Tapija Phenomenon in Northwest Croatia

Matošević, A.
Ambiguous Childhoods
June 2022

Ambiguous Childhoods

Peer Socialisation, Schooling and Agency in a Zambian Village

Clemensen, N.
Textures of Belonging
July 2021

Textures of Belonging

Senses, Objects and Spaces of Romanian Roma

Racleş, A.
Messy Europe
October 2021

Messy Europe

Crisis, Race, and Nation-State in a Postcolonial World

Loftsdóttir, K., Smith, A. L., & Hipfl, B. (eds)
Matsutake Worlds
July 2021

Matsutake Worlds

Faier, L. & Hathaway, M. J. (eds)
How Kinship Systems Change
July 2021

How Kinship Systems Change

On the Dialectics of Practice and Classification

Parkin, R.
Explorations in Economic Anthropology
July 2021

Explorations in Economic Anthropology

Key Issues and Critical Reflections

Kaneff, D. & Endres, K. W. (eds)
Living Like a Girl
August 2021

Living Like a Girl

Agency, Social Vulnerability and Welfare Measures in Europe and Beyond

Vogel, M. & Arnell, L. (eds)
Work, Society, and the Ethical Self
September 2021

Work, Society, and the Ethical Self

Chimeras of Freedom in the Neoliberal Era

Hann, C. (ed)
Vertiginous Life
September 2021

Vertiginous Life

An Anthropology of Time and the Unforeseen

Knight, D. M.
World Heritage Craze in China
July 2022

World Heritage Craze in China

Universal Discourse, National Culture, and Local Memory

Yan, H.
Moral Economy at Work
October 2021

Moral Economy at Work

Ethnographic Investigations in Eurasia

Yalçın-Heckmann, L. (ed)
Collaborative Happiness
October 2021

Collaborative Happiness

Building the Good Life in Urban Cohousing Communities

Kingfisher, C.
The Pursuit of Pleasurable Work
November 2021

The Pursuit of Pleasurable Work

Craftwork in Twenty-First Century England

Marchand, T. H. J.
Cosmic Coherence
November 2021

Cosmic Coherence

A Cognitive Anthropology Through Chinese Divination

Matthews, W.
Nothing New in Europe?
November 2021

Nothing New in Europe?

Israelis Look at Antisemitism Today

Haviv-Horiner, A.
Franz Baermann Steiner
December 2021

Franz Baermann Steiner

A Stranger in the World

Adler, J. & Fardon, R.
Gendering Post-1945 German History
August 2022

Gendering Post-1945 German History

Entanglements

Hagemann, K., & Harsch, D., & Brühöfner, F. (eds)
Tropological Thought and Action
December 2021

Tropological Thought and Action

Essays on the Poetics of Imagination

Živković, M., Pelkey, J. & Fernandez, J. W. (eds)
The Vampire
April 2022

The Vampire

Origins of a European Myth

Bohn, T. M.
Configuring Contagion
January 2022

Configuring Contagion

Ethnographies of Biosocial Epidemics

Meinert, L. & Seeberg, J. (eds)
Opening Up the University
January 2022

Opening Up the University

Teaching and Learning with Refugees

Cantat, C., Cook, I., & Rajaram, P. K. (eds)
Beyond Filial Piety
April 2022

Beyond Filial Piety

Rethinking Aging and Caregiving in Contemporary East Asian Societies

Shea, J., Moore, K., & Zhang, H. (eds)
An Urban Future for Sápmi?
January 2022

An Urban Future for Sápmi?

Indigenous Urbanization in the Nordic States and Russia

Berg-Nordlie, M., Dankertsen, A, & Winsvold, M. (eds)
An American Icon in Puerto Rico
February 2022

An American Icon in Puerto Rico

Barbie, Girlhood, and Colonialism at Play

Aguiló-Pérez, E. R.
Neoliberalizing Diversity in Liberal Arts College Life
February 2022

Neoliberalizing Diversity in Liberal Arts College Life

Urciuoli, B.
Migration in the Making of the Gulf Space
February 2022

Migration in the Making of the Gulf Space

Social, Political, and Cultural Dimensions

Bouzas, A. M. & Casini, L. (eds)
The Social Origins of Thought
March 2022

The Social Origins of Thought

Durkheim, Mauss, and the Category Project

Schick, Johannes F. M.
Thrift and Its Paradoxes
April 2022

Thrift and Its Paradoxes

From Domestic to Political Economy

Alexander, C. & Sosna, D. (eds)
Bulldozer Capitalism
May 2022

Bulldozer Capitalism

Accumulation, Ruination, and Dispossession in Northeastern Turkey

Evren, E.
Making Better Lives
May 2022

Making Better Lives

Hope, Freedom and Home-Making among People Sleeping Rough in Paris

Lenhard, J.
Children of the Camp
July 2021

Children of the Camp

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

Grayson, C.-L.
Civil Society Revisited
October 2021

Civil Society Revisited

Lessons from Poland

Jacobsson, K. & Korolczuk, E. (eds)
Grazing Communities
May 2022

Grazing Communities

Pastoralism on the Move and Biocultural Heritage Frictions

Bindi, L. (ed)
The Changing Meanings of the Welfare State
November 2021

The Changing Meanings of the Welfare State

Histories of a Key Concept in the Nordic Countries

Edling, N. (ed)
The Cracked Art World
June 2022

The Cracked Art World

Conflict, Austerity, and Community Arts in Northern Ireland

Rush, K.
Cyborg Mind
August 2022

Cyborg Mind

What Brain–Computer and Mind–Cyberspace Interfaces Mean for Cyberneuroethics

MacKellar, C.
Migration and Health
June 2022

Migration and Health

Challenging the Borders of Belonging, Care, and Policy

El-Shaarawi, N. & Larchanché, S. (eds)
Communication
June 2022

Communication

A House Seen from Everywhere

Klyukanov, I. E.
Tangled Mobilities
July 2022

Tangled Mobilities

Places, Affects, and Personhood across Social Spheres in Asian Migration

Fresnoza-Flot, A. & Liu-Farrer, G. (eds)
Where is the Good in the World?
July 2022

Where is the Good in the World?

Ethical Life between Social Theory and Philosophy

Henig, D., Strhan, A., & Robbins, J. (eds)
Wolf Conflicts
June 2021

Wolf Conflicts

A Sociological Study

Skogen, K., Krange, O., & Figari, H.
Humboldt Revisited
July 2022

Humboldt Revisited

The Impact of the German University on American Higher Education

Brandser, G. C.
Ritual
September 2022

Ritual

What It Is, How It Works, and Why

Davis-Floyd, R. & Laughlin, C. D.

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Marcel Mauss (May 10, 1872—Feb. 10, 1950), celebrated author of The Gift and nephew of Émile Durkheim, was a French sociologist and anthropologist whose contributions include a highly original comparative study of the relation between forms of exchange and social structure. His views on the theory and method of ethnology are thought to have influenced […]

Karl Marx as a Young Journalist

By Rolf Hosfeld Excerpted by Karl Marx: An Intellectual Biography by Rolf Hosfeld, Translated from the German by Bernard Heise Karl Marx was born May 5, 1818. As a young man he was a journalist and an editor for Rheinische Zeitung, a liberal-socialist newspaper published in Germany. The paper was previously edited by Adolf Friedrich […]

Titles for May Day

May Day, also called International Workers’ Day, is observed in many countries on May 1. It commemorates the historic struggles and gains of worker and labor movements worldwide. In 1889, an international federation of socialist groups and trade unions designated May 1 as a day to support workers, falling on the anniversary of the 1886 […]

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International Translation Day

According to the United Nations, International Translation Day is “an opportunity to pay tribute to the work of language professionals, which plays an important role in bringing nations together, facilitating dialogue, understanding and cooperation.” This International Translation Day, we’d like to celebrate the language professionals who translated the following works into English, bridging academic communities […]

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Our textbooks and paperbacks are perfectly suited for teaching beyond the traditional classroom, in remote learning environments and with large class sizes. View our list of recent and featured titles suitable for courses below (available in eBook and paperback) and visit the title links for format options and freely available introductions. Subject KeyAnthropologyAnthropology of Religion […]

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