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Animal EthosThe Morality of Human-Animal Encounters in Experimental Lab Science

Animal Ethos: The Morality of Human-Animal Encounters in Experimental Lab Science

Lesley A. Sharp

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299245
eISBN:
9780520971059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299245.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

What are the moral challenges and consequences of animal research in academic laboratory settings? Animal Ethos considers how the inescapable needs of lab research necessitate interspecies encounters ... More

From a Trickle to a TorrentEducation, Migration, and Social Change in a Himalayan Valley of Nepal

From a Trickle to a Torrent: Education, Migration, and Social Change in a Himalayan Valley of Nepal

Geoff Childs and Namgyal Choedup

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299511
eISBN:
9780520971219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299511.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

What happens to a community when the majority of young people move away for education? In Nubri, an ethnic Tibetan enclave in the highlands of Nepal, educational migration (the sending of children to ... More

Life Lived in ReliefHumanitarian Predicaments and Palestinian Refugee Politics

Life Lived in Relief: Humanitarian Predicaments and Palestinian Refugee Politics

Ilana Feldman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299627
eISBN:
9780520971288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299627.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Palestinian refugees’ experience of displacement is among the lengthiest in history. Life Lived in Relief explores this community’s engagement with humanitarian assistance over a seventy-year period ... More

Life without LeadContamination, Crisis, and Hope in Uruguay

Life without Lead: Contamination, Crisis, and Hope in Uruguay

Daniel Renfrew

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295469
eISBN:
9780520968240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295469.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Drawing on political ecology and science studies perspectives, Life without Lead examines the social, political, and environmental dimensions of a devastating lead-poisoning epidemic. Lead became ... More

Lives in TransitViolence and Intimacy on the Migrant Journey

Lives in Transit: Violence and Intimacy on the Migrant Journey

Wendy A. Vogt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298545
eISBN:
9780520970625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298545.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Propelled by structural conditions of violence and everyday insecurity, each year tens of thousands of people from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador leave their homes in search of a more secure ... More

Mortal DoubtTransnational Gangs and Social Order in Guatemala City

Mortal Doubt: Transnational Gangs and Social Order in Guatemala City

Anthony W. Fontes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297081
eISBN:
9780520969599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297081.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Twenty years since the end of Central America’s longest and bloodiest civil war, Guatemala City is dominated by both the fact and fear of out-of-control crime. In powerful, haunting prose, Mortal ... More

Political Lives of SaintsChristian-Muslim Mediation in Egypt

Political Lives of Saints: Christian-Muslim Mediation in Egypt

Angie Heo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297975
eISBN:
9780520970120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297975.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

From the Arab uprisings in 2011 to ISIS's rise in 2014, Egypt's Copts have been at the center of anxious rhetoric surrounding the politics of Christian-Muslim coexistence in the Middle East. Despite ... More

Sportsworld of the Hanshin TigersProfessional Baseball in Modern Japan

Sportsworld of the Hanshin Tigers: Professional Baseball in Modern Japan

William W. Kelly

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299412
eISBN:
9780520971141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299412.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Baseball has been Japan’s national pastime for over a century, and the Hanshin Tigers have long been the country’s second favorite professional team in its second-largest city. This ethnography, ... More

Uncertain CitizenshipEveryday Practices of Bolivian Migrants in Chile

Uncertain Citizenship: Everyday Practices of Bolivian Migrants in Chile

Megan Ryburn

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298767
eISBN:
9780520970793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298767.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Uncertain Citizenship: Everyday Practices of Bolivian Migrants in Chile explores how Bolivian migrants to Chile experience citizenship across borders in their daily lives. Based on multi-sited ... More

Unsettled WatersRights, Law, and Identity in the American West

Unsettled Waters: Rights, Law, and Identity in the American West

Eric P. Perramond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299351
eISBN:
9780520971127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299351.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Water rights adjudications happen quietly every day across the western United States, sorting Indian water rights, claims by cities, and use by agriculture. This book argues that these state-driven ... More

War on PeopleDrug User Politics and a New Ethics of Community

War on People: Drug User Politics and a New Ethics of Community

Jarrett Zigon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297692
eISBN:
9780520969957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297692.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

A War on People takes up two interrelated concerns increasingly of import to political anthropologists and theorists. The first is the seemingly widespread lack of motivation for participating in ... More

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