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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

The Everyday Lives of SovereigntyPolitical Imagination beyond the State

The Everyday Lives of Sovereignty: Political Imagination beyond the State

Rebecca Bryant and Madeleine Reeves (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755736
eISBN:
9781501755767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755736.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Around the world, border walls and nationalisms are on the rise as people express the desire to “take back” sovereignty. This book uses ethnographic research in disputed and exceptional places to ... More

Fault LinesViews across Haiti's Divide

Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Beverly Bell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, killing more than a quarter-million people and leaving another two million Haitians homeless. This book is a searing account of the first ... More

From Family to Police ForceSecurity and Belonging on a South Asian Border

From Family to Police Force: Security and Belonging on a South Asian Border

Farhana Ibrahim

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759536
eISBN:
9781501759550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759536.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book illuminates the production and contestation of social, familial, and national order on a South Asian borderland. In the borderland that divides Kutch, a district in the western Indian state ... More

Galvanizing Nostalgia?Indigeneity and Sovereignty in Siberia

Galvanizing Nostalgia?: Indigeneity and Sovereignty in Siberia

Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759772
eISBN:
9781501759796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759772.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book explores critical questions for the survival of Russia in its nominally federal form. Will Russia fall apart along the lines of its internal republics, as did the Soviet Union? Based on ... More

Laura NaderLetters to and from an Anthropologist

Laura Nader: Letters to and from an Anthropologist

Laura Nader

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752247
eISBN:
9781501752254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752247.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book documents decades of letters written, received, and archived by the book's author. The author revisits her correspondence with academic colleagues, lawyers, politicians, military officers, ... More

The Life InformaticNewsmaking in the Digital Era

The Life Informatic: Newsmaking in the Digital Era

Dominic Boyer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451881
eISBN:
9780801467356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451881.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

News journalism is in the midst of radical transformation brought about by the spread of digital information and communication technology and the rise of neoliberalism. What does it look like, ... More

Love and LiberationHumanitarian Work in Ethiopia's Somali Region

Love and Liberation: Humanitarian Work in Ethiopia's Somali Region

Lauren Carruth

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759475
eISBN:
9781501759482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759475.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book tells a new kind of humanitarian story. The protagonists are not volunteers from afar but rather Somali locals caring for each other: nurses, aid workers, policymakers, drivers, community ... More

The Man in the Dog ParkComing Up Close to Homelessness

The Man in the Dog Park: Coming Up Close to Homelessness

Cathy A. Small

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748783
eISBN:
9781501748806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748783.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book offers the reader a rare window into homeless life. Spurred by a personal relationship with a homeless man who became the book's co-author, the author takes a compelling look at what it ... More

Race-ing FargoRefugees, Citizenship, and the Transformation of Small Cities

Race-ing Fargo: Refugees, Citizenship, and the Transformation of Small Cities

Jennifer Erickson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751134
eISBN:
9781501751141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751134.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Tracing the history of refugee settlement in Fargo, North Dakota, from the 1980s to the present day, this book focuses on the role that gender, religion, and sociality play in everyday interactions ... More

Rituals of CareKarmic Politics in an Aging Thailand

Rituals of Care: Karmic Politics in an Aging Thailand

Felicity Aulino

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739729
eISBN:
9781501739743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739729.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

End-of-life issues are increasingly central to discussions within medical anthropology, the anthropology of political action, and the study of Buddhist philosophy and practice. This book speaks ... More

Sentiment, Reason, and LawPolicing in the Republic of China on Taiwan

Sentiment, Reason, and Law: Policing in the Republic of China on Taiwan

Jeffrey T. Martin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740046
eISBN:
9781501740060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740046.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

What if the job of police was to cultivate the political will of a community to live with itself (rather than enforce law, keep order, or fight crime)? This book describes a world where that is the ... More

A Simpler LifeSynthetic Biological Experiments

A Simpler Life: Synthetic Biological Experiments

Talia Dan-Cohen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501753442
eISBN:
9781501753459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753442.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book approaches the developing field of synthetic biology by focusing on the experimental and institutional lives of practitioners in two labs at Princeton University. It highlights the distance ... More

Threatening DystopiasThe Global Politics of Climate Change Adaptation in Bangladesh

Threatening Dystopias: The Global Politics of Climate Change Adaptation in Bangladesh

Kasia Paprocki

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759154
eISBN:
9781501759178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759154.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Bangladesh is currently ranked as one of the most climate-vulnerable countries in the world. This book investigates the politics of climate change adaptation throughout the South Asian nation. The ... More

Violence and VengeanceReligious Conflict and Its Aftermath in Eastern Indonesia

Violence and Vengeance: Religious Conflict and Its Aftermath in Eastern Indonesia

Christopher R. Duncan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451584
eISBN:
9780801469107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451584.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Between 1999 and 2000, sectarian fighting fanned across the eastern Indonesian province of North Maluku, leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands displaced. What began as local conflicts ... More

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