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Bitter and SweetFood, Meaning, and Modernity in Rural China

Bitter and Sweet: Food, Meaning, and Modernity in Rural China

Ellen Oxfeld

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293519
eISBN:
9780520966741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293519.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the value of food in rural China through an ethnographic study of a Hakka village in Meixian, a county in northeast Guangdong Province. By examining the role of food in the lives ... More

JailcareFinding the Safety Net for Women behind Bars

Jailcare: Finding the Safety Net for Women behind Bars

Carolyn Sufrin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520288669
eISBN:
9780520963559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288669.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Thousands of pregnant women pass through our nation's jails every year. What happens to them as they carry their pregnancies in a space of punishment? In this time when the public safety net is ... More

Moving by the SpiritPentecostal Social Life on the Zambian Copperbelt

Moving by the Spirit: Pentecostal Social Life on the Zambian Copperbelt

Naomi Haynes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520294240
eISBN:
9780520967434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294240.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Drawing on two years of ethnographic research, this book explores Pentecostal Christianity in the kind of community where it often flourishes: a densely populated neighborhood in the heart of an ... More

Unorthodox KinPortuguese Marranos and the Global Search for Belonging

Unorthodox Kin: Portuguese Marranos and the Global Search for Belonging

Naomi Leite

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520285040
eISBN:
9780520960640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285040.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Naomi Leite's Unorthodox Kin is a ground-breaking exploration of identity, relatedness, and belonging in the context of profound global interconnection. A poignant and gracefully written portrait of ... More

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