Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 31-40 of 52 items for:

  • Anthropology x
Clear All

View:

Modes of UncertaintyAnthropological Cases

Modes of Uncertainty: Anthropological Cases

Limor Samimian-Darash and Paul Rabinow (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226257075
eISBN:
9780226257242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257242.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Modes of Uncertainty: Anthropological Cases argues that today it is vital to distinguish danger, risk, and uncertainty analytically and anthropologically. In order to do so, it presents a series of ... More

Mother FiguredMarian Apparitions and the Making of a Filipino Universal

Mother Figured: Marian Apparitions and the Making of a Filipino Universal

Deirdre de la Cruz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226314884
eISBN:
9780226315072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315072.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This book is a wide-ranging study of the efflorescence of apparitions and miracles of the Virgin Mary in the Philippines, from the mid-nineteenth century to the turn of the millennium. It examines ... 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

Navigators of the ContemporaryWhy Ethnography Matters

Navigators of the Contemporary: Why Ethnography Matters

David A. Westbrook

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226887517
eISBN:
9780226887531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226887531.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

As the image of anthropologists exploring exotic locales and filling in blanks on the map has faded, the idea that cultural anthropology has much to say about the contemporary world has likewise ... 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

The Pan-African NationOil and the Spectacle of Culture in Nigeria

The Pan-African Nation: Oil and the Spectacle of Culture in Nigeria

Andrew Apter

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226023540
eISBN:
9780226023564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023564.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

When Nigeria hosted the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC) in 1977, it celebrated a global vision of black nationhood and citizenship animated by the exuberance of ... More

The Perils of BelongingAutochthony, Citizenship, and Exclusion in Africa and Europe

The Perils of Belonging: Autochthony, Citizenship, and Exclusion in Africa and Europe

Peter Geschiere

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226289649
eISBN:
9780226289663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226289663.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Despite being told that we now live in a cosmopolitan world, more and more people have begun to assert their identities in ways that are deeply rooted in the local. These claims of ... More

The Power of the BetweenAn Anthropological Odyssey

The Power of the Between: An Anthropological Odyssey

Paul Stoller

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226775340
eISBN:
9780226775364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226775364.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

It is the anthropologist's fate to always be between things: countries, languages, cultures, even realities. But rather than lament this, the author celebrates the creative power of the between, ... More

The Predicament of BlacknessPostcolonial Ghana and the Politics of Race

The Predicament of Blackness: Postcolonial Ghana and the Politics of Race

Jemima Pierre

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226923024
eISBN:
9780226923048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923048.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

What is the meaning of blackness in Africa? This book tackles the question of race in West Africa through its postcolonial manifestations. Challenging the view of the African continent as a ... 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

View: