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Collaborative Anthropology TodayA Collection of Exceptions

Collaborative Anthropology Today: A Collection of Exceptions

Dominic Boyer and George E. Marcus (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753343
eISBN:
9781501753374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753343.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

As multisited research has become mainstream in anthropology, collaboration has gained new relevance and traction as a critical infrastructure of both fieldwork and theory, enabling more ambitious ... More

Indonesians and Their Arab WorldGuided Mobility among Labor Migrants and Mecca Pilgrims

Indonesians and Their Arab World: Guided Mobility among Labor Migrants and Mecca Pilgrims

Mirjam Lücking

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753114
eISBN:
9781501753145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753114.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book explores the ways that contemporary Indonesians understand their relationship to the Arab world. Despite being home to the largest Muslim population in the world, Indonesia exists on the ... More

More Than MedalsA History of the Paralympics and Disability Sports in Postwar Japan

More Than Medals: A History of the Paralympics and Disability Sports in Postwar Japan

Dennis J. Frost

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753084
eISBN:
9781501753107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753084.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

How does a small provincial city in southern Japan become the site of a world-famous wheelchair marathon that has been attracting the best international athletes since 1981? This book answers the ... More

The Neoliberal RepublicCorporate Lawyers, Statecraft, and the Making of Public-Private France

The Neoliberal Republic: Corporate Lawyers, Statecraft, and the Making of Public-Private France

Antoine Vauchez and Pierre France

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752544
eISBN:
9781501752575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752544.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book traces the corrosive effects of the revolving door between public service and private enrichment on the French state and its ability to govern and regulate the private sector. Casting a ... More

Nested NationalismMaking and Unmaking Nations in the Soviet Caucasus

Nested Nationalism: Making and Unmaking Nations in the Soviet Caucasus

Krista A. Goff

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753275
eISBN:
9781501753299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753275.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book is a study of the politics and practices of managing national minority identifications, rights, and communities in the Soviet Union and the personal and political consequences of such ... More

Reworking JapanChanging Men at Work and Play under Neoliberalism

Reworking Japan: Changing Men at Work and Play under Neoliberalism

Nana Okura Gagné

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753039
eISBN:
9781501753053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753039.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book examines how the past several decades of neoliberal economic restructuring and reforms in Japan have reshaped the nation's corporate ideologies, gender ideologies, and subjectivities of ... More

Shredding PaperThe Rise and Fall of Maine's Mighty Paper Industry

Shredding Paper: The Rise and Fall of Maine's Mighty Paper Industry

Michael G. Hillard

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753152
eISBN:
9781501753176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753152.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

From the early twentieth century until the 1960s, Maine led the United States in paper production. The state could have earned a reputation as the Detroit of paper production, however, the industry ... More

Stranger FictionsA History of the Novel in Arabic Translation

Stranger Fictions: A History of the Novel in Arabic Translation

Rebecca C. Johnson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753060
eISBN:
9781501753305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753060.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Zaynab, first published in 1913, is widely cited as the first Arabic novel, yet the previous eight decades saw hundreds of novels translated into Arabic from English and French. This vast literary ... More

Black Market BusinessSelling Sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920-1945

Black Market Business: Selling Sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920-1945

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752650
eISBN:
9781501752674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752650.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a grassroots social history of the clandestine market for sex in colonial Tonkin. It explores the ways in which sex workers, managers, and clients evaded the colonial regulation system ... More

Chicago's Industrial DeclineThe Failure of Redevelopment, 1920-1975

Chicago's Industrial Decline: The Failure of Redevelopment, 1920-1975

Robert Lewis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752629
eISBN:
9781501752643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752629.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book charts the city's decline since the 1920s and describes the early development of Chicago's famed (and reviled) growth machine. Beginning in the 1940s and led by local politicians, downtown ... More

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