Anthropology of Contemporary North America

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  1. Songs of Profit, Songs of Loss
    Since the early 1980s, private equity investors have heralded and shepherded massive changes in American capitalism. From outsourcing to excessive debt taking, private equity investment helped normalize once-taboo business strategies... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2019
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  2. Mexicans in Alaska
    Mexicans in Alaska analyzes the mobility and experience of place of three generations of migrants who have been moving between Acuitzio del Canje, Michoacán, Mexico, and Anchorage, Alaska, since the 1950s. Based on Sara... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2018
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  3. Religious, Feminist, Activist
    In Religious, Feminist, Activist, Laurel Zwissler investigates the political and religious identities of women who understand their social-justice activism as religiously motivated. Placing these women in historical context as... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2018
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  4. White Gold
    Women have shared breast milk for eons, but in White Gold, Susan Falls shows how the meanings of capitalism, technology, motherhood, and risk can be understood against the backdrop of an emerging practice in which donors and recipients... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2017
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  5. America's Digital Army
    America’s Digital Army is an ethnographic study of the link between interactive entertainment and military power, drawing on Robertson Allen’s fieldwork observing video game developers, military strategists, U.S.... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2017
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  6. Governing Affect
    Roberto E. Barrios presents an ethnographic study of the aftermaths of four natural disasters: southern Honduras after Hurricane Mitch; New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina; Chiapas, Mexico, after the Grijalva River landslide;... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2017
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  7. Rebuilding Shattered Worlds
    Rebuilding Shattered Worlds explores the ways a demolished neighborhood in Easton, Pennsylvania, still resonates in the imaginations of displaced residents. Drawing on six years of ethnographic research, the authors highlight... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2016
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  8. Holding On
    In Holding On anthropologist Alyson O’Daniel analyzes the abstract debates about health policy for the sickest and most vulnerable Americans as well as the services designated to help them by taking readers into the daily... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2016
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