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Constellations of InequalitySpace, Race, and Utopia in Brazil

Constellations of Inequality: Space, Race, and Utopia in Brazil

Sean T. Mitchell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226499123
eISBN:
9780226499437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499437.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Through an analysis of Brazil’s changing politics of inequality, development, and race, Constellations of Inequality demonstrates the value of ethnography to illuminate the relationships between ... More

Dream TrippersGlobal Daoism and the Predicament of Modern Spirituality

Dream Trippers: Global Daoism and the Predicament of Modern Spirituality

David A. Palmer and Elijah Siegler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481760
eISBN:
9780226484983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226484983.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The practices of Daoism – China’s indigenous religion – have become increasingly popular in the West over the past decades. But what does the Americanized “Tao” of healing, health, energy, sex and ... More

How Lifeworlds WorkEmotionality, Sociality, and the Ambiguity of Being

How Lifeworlds Work: Emotionality, Sociality, and the Ambiguity of Being

Michael Jackson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226491820
eISBN:
9780226492018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226492018.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

In How Lifeworlds Work, Michael Jackson seeks to reinvigorate the study of kinship and ritual by theorizing a society as a force field in which affective as well as cognitive elements are in tension, ... More

Oduduwa's ChainLocations of Culture in the Yoruba-Atlantic

Oduduwa's Chain: Locations of Culture in the Yoruba-Atlantic

Andrew Apter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226506388
eISBN:
9780226506555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226506555.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book challenges the seasoned trend of disavowing Africa in the Black Atlantic, showing how Yoruba cultural frameworks from West Africa remade black kingdoms and communities in the Americas. ... More

Songs for Dead ParentsCorpse, Text, and World in Southwest China

Songs for Dead Parents: Corpse, Text, and World in Southwest China

Erik Mueggler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226483382
eISBN:
9780226483412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226483412.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Death has become the central salient topic in many parts of rural China. Transformations in economic life, social structure, political ideology, and spiritual aspirations have occurred at dizzying ... More

To Be a Man Is Not a One-Day JobMasculinity, Money, and Intimacy in Nigeria

To Be a Man Is Not a One-Day Job: Masculinity, Money, and Intimacy in Nigeria

Daniel Jordan Smith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226491516
eISBN:
9780226491790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226491790.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Nigerian men regularly characterize the challenges of manhood with the expression “to be a man is not a one-day job.” Usually this proclamation is tied directly to anxieties about money. Refrains ... More

Universalism without UniformityExplorations in Mind and Culture

Universalism without Uniformity: Explorations in Mind and Culture

Julia L. Cassaniti and Usha Menon (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226501543
eISBN:
9780226501710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501710.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

One of the major questions in cultural psychology is how to take diversity seriously while also acknowledging our shared humanity. This collection addresses this question by engaging with the complex ... More

Writing the World of PolicingThe Difference Ethnography Makes

Writing the World of Policing: The Difference Ethnography Makes

Didier Fassin (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226497501
eISBN:
9780226497785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226497785.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Although the abundant scientific literature in criminology, sociology, political science, and legal studies on urban policing relies in part on participant observation, ethnography rarely appears as ... More

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