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Cultural and Social Anthropology Courses

Welcome to our Cultural and Social Anthropology publishing program.
Take a look inside at teaching and learning tools that:

  • Reflect our high scholarly standards
  • Speak effectively to today's college students
  • Represent the most current pedagogical trends

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Global Nomads: An Ethnography of Migration, Islam, and Politics in West Africa

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Susanna Fioratta

9780197510216
Paperback
May 2020

This absorbing ethnography investigates how mobility abroad shapes belonging at home and shows that political and economic motivations to migrate are important--but they are only part of the story

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Indebted: An Ethnography of Despair and Resilience in Greece's Second City

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$19.95

Kathryn A. Kozaitis

9780190090142
Paperback
January 2020

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

The first and only full-length ethnography of an urban middle-class in Greece, and the global-local articulations of the financial crisis and societal transformations

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Burning at Europe's Borders: An Ethnography on the African Migrant Experience in Morocco

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Isabella Alexander-Nathani

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Paperback
January 2020

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

Exposes the world's largest migrant and refugee crises at Europe's southernmost borders in North Africa

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Frauds, Myths, and Mysteries: Science and Pseudoscience in Archaeology

Tenth Edition

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$49.95

Kenneth L. Feder

9780190096410
Paperback
December 2019

A humorous yet informative and scientific text that helps students to critically debunk archaeological myths

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Labor and Legality: An Ethnography of a Mexican Immigrant Network, 10th Anniversary Edition

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$19.95

Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz

9780190076474
Paperback
November 2019

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

The Tenth Anniversary Edition of this brief, engaging ethnography on undocumented Mexican workers in America engages contemporary debates on immigration policy

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Marriage After Migration: An Ethnography of Money, Romance, and Gender in Globalizing Mexico

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$19.95

Nora Haenn

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Paperback
November 2019

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

This compelling ethnographic study shows how migration transformed gender roles in an indigenous Mexican community and how its women shaped globalization without ever leaving home

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Serious Youth in Sierra Leone: An Ethnography of Performance and Global Connection

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$19.95

Catherine Bolten

9780190886684
Paperback
October 2019

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

An ethnography of young men trying to make their way against generational preconceptions in post-war Sierra Leone

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Cultural Anthropology: Contemporary, Public, and Critical Readings

Second Edition

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$56.95

Keri Vacanti Brondo

9780190925239
Paperback
August 2019

An inclusive, contemporary cultural anthropology reader with an emphasis on public and critical selections

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Low Wage in High Tech: An Ethnography of Service Workers in Global India

First Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Kiran Mirchandani, Sanjukta Mukherjee, and Shruti Tambe

9780190868864
Paperback
March 2019

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

An ethnography of low-wage service workers on the margins of the "new India" and its multinational technology firms

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Care for Sale: An Ethnography of Latin American Domestic and Sex Workers in London

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$21.95

Ana P. Gutiérrez Garza

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Paperback
November 2018

An intimate ethnography of migrant care work in London

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Waste and Wealth: An Ethnography of Labor, Value, and Morality in a Vietnamese Recycling Economy

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$21.95

Minh T. N. Nguyen

9780190692605
Paperback
September 2018

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

Winner of the 2019 Society for the Anthropology of Work annual book prize An ethnography exploring how migrant laborers in Vietnam remake their lives within the global waste economy

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The World of Myth

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$33.95

David A. Leeming

9780190900137
Paperback
July 2018

The best-selling anthology of world mythology, updated and revised in a new edition

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Frauds, Myths, and Mysteries: Science and Pseudoscience in Archaeology

Ninth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$53.95

Kenneth L. Feder

9780190629656
Paperback
February 2017

A humorous yet informative and scientific text that helps students to critically debunk archaeological myths

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Field Notes: A Guided Journal for Doing Anthropology

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$21.95

Luis A. Vivanco

9780190642198
Spiral Bound
December 2016

A field journal for cultural anthropology and fieldwork courses, integrating learning, guidance, and exercises into one book

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Writing in Anthropology: A Brief Guide

First Edition

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$24.95

Shan-Estelle Brown

9780199381319
Paperback
November 2016

The ideal pocket-sized manual for undergraduate anthropology students who want to improve their writing

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Haunted: An Ethnography of the Hollywood and Hong Kong Media Industries

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$21.95

Sylvia J. Martin

9780190464462
Paperback
September 2016

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

Examines how media professionals handle the uncertainties and risks of media production in a globalizing world

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Making Sense of Language: Readings in Culture and Communication

Third Edition

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$64.95

Susan D. Blum

9780190456986
Paperback
September 2016

A wide-ranging and pedagogically rich collection of readings for linguistic anthropology courses, at an exceptionally affordable price

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Becoming Legal: Immigration Law and Mixed-Status Families

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$21.95

Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz

9780190276010
Paperback
June 2016

The only ethnography to examine family-based legalization from the perspective of families who undertake it

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The Native World-System: An Ethnography of Bolivian Aymara Traders in the Global Economy

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$21.95

Nico Tassi

9780190255220
Paperback
March 2016

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

A nuanced ethnography of the Bolivian Aymara trading system--one of the most up-and-coming forms of indigenous entrepreneurship on the American continent

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City of Flowers: An Ethnography of Social and Economic Change in Costa Rica's Central Valley

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$21.95

Susan E. Mannon

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Paperback
March 2016

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

An engaging, timely ethnographic study that explores how individuals and households give meaning and shape to social and economic change in Costa Rica

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