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    • Huberman, Jenny (2012-12-01)
      Jenny Huberman provides an ethnographic study of encounters between western tourists and the children who work as unlicensed peddlers and guides along the riverfront city of Banaras, India. She examines how and why these ...
    • Jenkins, Kathleen (2005-11-01)
      In Awesome Families, Kathleen Jenkins draws on four years of ethnographic research to explain how and why so many individuals-primarily from middle- to upper-middle-class backgrounds-were attracted to this religious group ...
    • Hunleth, Jean (2017-04-28)
      The global public health community has focused care and funding on TB and HIV in Zambia, but adult policy-makers, doctors, and humanitarians often ignore children's perspectives as they confront infectious diseases. ...
    • Walsh, Christine (2017-01-16)
      The first book to collect and synthesize cutting-edge research findings on the treatment of gynecological malignancies into one easy-to-use reference, Clinical Trials in Ovarian Cancer provides physicians with an invaluable ...
    • Akhavan, Niki (2013-12-01)
      Electronic Iran introduces the concept of the Iranian Internet, a framework that captures interlinked, transnational networks of virtual and offline spaces. Taking her cues from early Internet ethnographies that stress the ...
    • Akhavan, Niki (2013)
      Electronic Iran introduces the concept of the Iranian Internet, a framework that captures interlinked, transnational networks of virtual and offline spaces. Taking her cues from early Internet ethnographies that stress the ...
    • Sodaro, Amy (2017-11-15)
      Through a global comparative approach, Amy Sodaro uses in-depth case studies of five exemplary memorial museums that commemorate a range of violent pasts and allow for a chronological and global examination of the form: ...
    • Feierstein, Daniel (2014-05-14)
      Genocide not only annihilates people but also destroys and reorganizes social relations, using terror as a method. In Genocide as Social Practice, Argentinean social scientist Daniel Feierstein looks at the policies of ...
    • Fowler, Josephine (2007-06-28)
      Japanese and Chinese immigrants in the United States have traditionally been characterized as hard workers who are hesitant to involve themselves in labor disputes or radical activism. How then does one explain the labor ...
    • Hardgrove, Abby (2017-05-05)
      Life After Guns explores how ex-combatants and other post-war youth negotiated a depleted and difficult social and cultural landscape in the years following Liberia’s fourteen-year bloody civil war. Unlike others who study ...
    • D'Antonio, Patricia (2017-01-17)
      Nursing with a Message transports readers to New York City in the 1920s and 1930s, charting the rise and fall of two community health centers in the neighborhoods of East Harlem and Bellevue-Yorkville. Award-winning historian ...
    • Kirchhelle, Claas; Golden, Janet; Apple, Rina D. (2020)
      Pyrrhic Progress analyses over half a century of antibiotic use, regulation, and resistance in US and British food production. Mass-introduced after 1945, antibiotics helped revolutionize post-war agriculture. Food producers ...
    • Fuentes, Marisa; Gray White, Deborah (2016-12-20)
      The work of the Committee on Enslaved and Disenfranchised Population in Rutgers History. Visit the project's website at http://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu
    • Pineda, Baron (2006-04-03)
      Global identity politics rest heavily on notions of ethnicity and authenticity. In contemporary Latin America there is a resurgence of indigenous claims for cultural and political autonomy and for the benefits of economic ...
    • Monroe, Kristin V. (2016-03-01)
      Urban anthropologist Kristin Monroe takes urban anthropology in a new and meaningful direction—the story of traffic in the Middle East, focusing on Beirut. As bombs reappeared recently following an impasse between competing ...
    • Pugh, Tison (2017-11-01)
      The Queer Fantasies of the American Family Sitcom explores how the fantasies of genre, marketing, and children can never fully cloak the queerness lurking within the plucky families designed for American viewers’ comic ...
    • Leibing, Annette; Cohen, Lawrence (2006-01-01)
      Bringing together essays by nineteen respected scholars, this volume approaches dementia from a variety of angles, exploring its historical, psychological, and philosophical implications. The authors employ a cross-cultural ...
    • Kammen, Douglas (2015-08-20)
      One of the most troubling but least studied features of mass political violence is why mass violence often recurs in the same place over long periods of time. Douglas Kammen explores this pattern in Three Centuries of ...