in Alternative countrysides
September 2015; p ublished online May 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 7827 words.
Jaro Stacul investigates the consequences of an Italian party’s discourse about the countryside, and how it has dovetailed with local concerns. He discusses the rise of the Lega Nord...
in Under Construction
February 2009; p ublished online March 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 3459 words.
This chapter, which discusses the issues covered by homeland security work in the United States, suggests that there are two rough categories of homeland security work: daily task oriented...
in Royal Fever
October 2015; p ublished online September 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 10485 words.
This chapter illustrates the importance of the royal family to Margaret Tyler, a dedicated collector of all things royal, whose home in London contains more than ten thousand pieces of...
in Cairo Pop
November 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 13972 words.
Ethnographic account of how the January 25 uprising was set in motion, and how public discourse and political rhetoric altered after Mubarak’s ouster. Strategically ambiguous music videos...
in Hound Pound Narrative
May 2012; p ublished online September 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 10626 words.
This chapter examines prospective narratives, as the inmates look into their futures as sexual offenders and explore anticipated experiences both in their home penitentiaries and in the...
“A Worth-While Living from the Soil”: The Farmlet in Southern California from the Late Nineteenth Century to World War II
in The Western Historical Quarterly
April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 11070 words.
The American West has a long tradition of informal or backyard agricultural production. Such enterprises were urban and suburban instead of rural,...
September 2011; p ublished online May 2012 .
Book. Subjects: Anthropology. 262 pages.
Urban poverty, along with all of its poignant manifestations, is moving from city centers to working-class and industrial suburbs in contemporary America, and nowhere is this more evident...
in Fertile Disorder
January 2013; p ublished online November 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 11628 words.
This chapter examines how the temporality of spirit possession is intertwined with that of the female life cycle by focusing on the case of a woman named Santi, who had experienced...
August 1997; p ublished online May 2012 .
Book. Subjects: Anthropology. 375 pages.
This investigation of slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America contributes to our understanding of the aboriginal cultures of this area, and shows that Northwest Coast servitude,...
January 1993; p ublished online May 2012 .
Book. Subjects: Anthropology. 430 pages.
This book provides an ethnographic study of the modern Japanese aristocracy. Established as a class at the beginning of the Meiji period, the kazoku ranked directly below the emperor and...