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Affective CircuitsAfrican Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration

Affective Circuits: African Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration

Jennifer Cole and Christian Groes (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226405018
eISBN:
9780226405292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405292.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This book examines the simultaneously material, social and emotional exchanges involved when African migrants venture to Europe in search of a better life. As we argue, these exchange are part of a ... More

Anthropologists in the Stock ExchangeA Financial History of Victorian Science

Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science

Marc Flandreau

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226360300
eISBN:
9780226360584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360584.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Starting with the discovery of a curious plot in which science became the handmaiden of white-collar crime, this book tracks a group of Victorian gentlemen-swindlers as they shuffled between the ... More

Best Laid PlansCultural Entropy and the Unraveling of Aids Media Campaigns

Best Laid Plans: Cultural Entropy and the Unraveling of Aids Media Campaigns

Terence E. McDonnell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226382012
eISBN:
9780226382296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226382296.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Organizations strive to create campaign messages that yield clear, consistent, and resonant interpretations that motivate people to buy their product, support their cause, vote for their candidate, ... More

Dark Matter of the MindThe Culturally Articulated Unconscious

Dark Matter of the Mind: The Culturally Articulated Unconscious

Daniel L. Everett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226070766
eISBN:
9780226401430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226401430.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book discusses the unarticulated unconscious and tacit knowledge, termed “dark matter of the mind,” which underlies and enables verbal communication. Humans, when they speak or interpret, make ... More

Inheritance of LossChina, Japan, and the Political Economy of Redemption After Empire

Inheritance of Loss: China, Japan, and the Political Economy of Redemption After Empire

Yukiko Koga

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226411941
eISBN:
9780226412276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226412276.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Inheritance of Loss explores how contemporary generations come to terms with losses inflicted by imperialism, colonialism, and war that happened decades ago, and how descendants of perpetrators and ... More

Mothers on the MoveReproducing Belonging Between Africa and Europe

Mothers on the Move: Reproducing Belonging Between Africa and Europe

Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389745
eISBN:
9780226389912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389912.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Mothers on the Move tells the story of Cameroonian migrants in Germany through the lives of women who navigate belonging—in Europe and in Africa—through birthing and caring for children. It explores ... More

Ours to LoseWhen Squatters Became Homeowners in New York City

Ours to Lose: When Squatters Became Homeowners in New York City

Amy Starecheski

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399805
eISBN:
9780226400006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226400006.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Though New York’s Lower East Side today is heavily gentrified, it spent decades as an infamous site of blight, open-air drug dealing, and class conflict—an emblematic example of the tattered state of ... More

Provisional AuthorityPolice, Order, and Security in India

Provisional Authority: Police, Order, and Security in India

Beatrice Jauregui

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226403670
eISBN:
9780226403847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226403847.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Policing as a global form is often fraught with excessive violence, corruption, and even criminalization. These sorts of problems are especially omnipresent in postcolonial nations such as India, ... More

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