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Beyond Hawai'iNative Labor in the Pacific World

Beyond Hawai'i: Native Labor in the Pacific World

Gregory Rosenthal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295063
eISBN:
9780520967960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295063.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the century from the death of Captain James Cook in 1779 to the rise of the sugar plantations in the 1870s, thousands of Kānaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) men left Hawaiʻi to work on ships at sea and ... More

Better Safe Than SorryHow Consumers Navigate Exposure to Everyday Toxics

Better Safe Than Sorry: How Consumers Navigate Exposure to Everyday Toxics

Norah MacKendrick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296688
eISBN:
9780520969070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296688.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

How toxic are the products we consume on a daily basis? Whether it’s triclosan in toothpaste, formaldehyde in baby shampoo, endocrine disruptors in water bottles, or pesticides on strawberries, ... More

America's Lone Star ConstitutionHow Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Texas has created more constitutional law than any other state. In any classroom nationwide, any basic constitutional law course can be taught using nothing but Texas cases. That, however, ... More

An American LanguageThe History of Spanish in the United States

An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States

Rosina Lozano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297067
eISBN:
9780520969582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297067.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

An American Language is a political history of the Spanish language in the United States. The nation has always been multilingual and the Spanish language in particular has remained as an important ... More

Inland ShiftRace, Space, and Capital in Southern California

Inland Shift: Race, Space, and Capital in Southern California

Juan D. De Lara

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520289581
eISBN:
9780520964181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289581.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book uses Southern California to explore a series of questions about the relationship between globalization, race, space, and class. It begins with an analysis of how growing consumer demand, ... More

Profit and PassionTransactional Sex in Colonial Mexico

Profit and Passion: Transactional Sex in Colonial Mexico

Nicole von Germeten

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297296
eISBN:
9780520969704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297296.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book recounts four centuries of the history of women labeled public women, whores, and prostitutes in New Spain’s archival records and works of literature from Spain and Mexico. Performing ... More

Alef Is for AllahChildhood, Emotion, and Visual Culture in Islamic Societies

Alef Is for Allah: Childhood, Emotion, and Visual Culture in Islamic Societies

Jamal J. Elias

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520290075
eISBN:
9780520964402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290075.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book explores the emotional space occupied by children in modern Islamic societies. Focusing on visual representations of children, primarily from modern Turkey, Iran, and Pakistan, it examines ... More

Jazz BubbleNeoclassical Jazz in Neoliberal Culture

Jazz Bubble: Neoclassical Jazz in Neoliberal Culture

Dale Chapman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520279377
eISBN:
9780520968219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279377.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Hailed by corporate, philanthropic, and governmental organizations as a metaphor for democratic interaction and business dynamics, contemporary jazz culture has a story to tell about the relationship ... More

Good QualityThe Routinization of Sperm Banking in China

Good Quality: The Routinization of Sperm Banking in China

Ayo Wahlberg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297777
eISBN:
9780520969995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297777.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

From crude and uneasy beginnings, sperm banking has become a routine part of China’s pervasive and restrictive reproductive complex within the space of thirty years. It covers the introduction of ... More

Engaged AnthropologyPolitics beyond the Text

Engaged Anthropology: Politics beyond the Text

Stuart Kirsch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297944
eISBN:
9780520970090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297944.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Does anthropology have more to offer than just its texts? This book discusses different forms of engaged research practices, which it defines in terms of their constructive intervention into ... More

Argentina's Missing BonesRevisiting the History of the Dirty War

Argentina's Missing Bones: Revisiting the History of the Dirty War

James P. Brennan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297913
eISBN:
9780520970076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297913.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Missing Bones: the ‘Dirty War ’in Córdoba examines the history of state terrorism during Argentina’s 1976—83 military dictatorship in a single place: the industrial city of Córdoba, Argentina’s ... More

Mock ClassicismLatin American Film Comedy, 1930-1960

Mock Classicism: Latin American Film Comedy, 1930-1960

Nilo Couret

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296848
eISBN:
9780520969162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296848.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book reconceptualizes both the geopolitical boundaries and the periodization of Latin American film histories in order to reveal a predominant comic mode in the cultural practices of Latin ... More

DriftIllicit Mobility and Uncertain Knowledge

Drift: Illicit Mobility and Uncertain Knowledge

Jeff Ferrell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295544
eISBN:
9780520968271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295544.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This is a book about drift and drifters—about the ways in which dislocation and disorientation can become phenomena in their own right. Locating drift within social, political, and spatial theory, ... More

Boats, Borders, and BasesRace, the Cold War, and the Rise of Migration Detention in the United States

Boats, Borders, and Bases: Race, the Cold War, and the Rise of Migration Detention in the United States

Jenna M. Loyd and Alison Mountz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520287969
eISBN:
9780520962965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287969.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The United States currently maintains the world’s largest migration and deportation system. Yet there has been no systematic account of its construction. Boats, Borders, and Bases traces the rise of ... More

Worlds of Junipero SerraHistorical Contexts and Cultural Representations

Worlds of Junipero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations

Steven W. Hackel (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295391
eISBN:
9780520968165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295391.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In September 2015, Junípero Serra was canonized by Pope Francis in Washington, D.C. Like most complex historical figures, Junípero Serra has been interpreted in countless ways since his death in ... More

Gender EffectCapitalism, Feminism, and the Corporate Politics of Development

Gender Effect: Capitalism, Feminism, and the Corporate Politics of Development

Kathryn Moeller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520286382
eISBN:
9780520961623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286382.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The Girl Effect tells the story of how and why U.S. transnational corporations are investing in poor, racialized girls and women in the Global South as a solution to ending poverty in the pursuit of ... More

City and Empire in the Age of the SuccessorsUrbanization and Social Response in the Making of the Hellenistic Kingdoms

City and Empire in the Age of the Successors: Urbanization and Social Response in the Making of the Hellenistic Kingdoms

Ryan Boehm

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296923
eISBN:
9780520969223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296923.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

In the chaotic decades after the death of Alexander the Great, the world of the Greek city-state became deeply embroiled in the political struggles and unremitting violence of his successors’ contest ... More

Against HumanityLessons from the Lord's Resistance Army

Against Humanity: Lessons from the Lord's Resistance Army

Sam Dubal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296091
eISBN:
9780520968752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296091.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book is not about crimes against humanity. Rather, it is an indictment of “humanity,” the concept that lies at the heart of human rights and humanitarian missions. Based on fieldwork in northern ... More

Soldiering through EmpireRace and the Making of the Decolonizing Pacific

Soldiering through Empire: Race and the Making of the Decolonizing Pacific

Simeon Man

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520283343
eISBN:
9780520959255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283343.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the decades after World War II, tens of thousands of soldiers and civilian contractors across Asia and the Pacific found work through the U.S. military. Recently liberated from colonial rule, ... More

Seer and the CityReligion, Politics, and Colonial Ideology in Ancient Greece

Seer and the City: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Ideology in Ancient Greece

Margaret Foster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295001
eISBN:
9780520967915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295001.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Seers featured prominently in ancient Greek culture, but they rarely appear in colonial discourse from the archaic and classical periods. Margaret Foster exposes the ideological motivations behind ... More

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