Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 11-17 of 17 items for:

  • Anthropology x
Clear All

View:

Last Project StandingCivics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago

Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago

Catherine Fennell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816697366
eISBN:
9781452953649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697366.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

In 1995, a half-vacant, wrecked public housing project on Chicago's Near West Side went under the wrecking ball. Federal and local officials touted the demolition and redevelopment of the Governor ... More

Microfinance and Its DiscontentsWomen in Debt in Bangladesh

Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh

Lamia Karim

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670949
eISBN:
9781452946665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670949.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In 2006 the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh won the Nobel Peace Prize for its innovative microfinancing operations. This study of gender, grassroots globalization, and neoliberalism in Bangladesh looks ... More

Navigating the African DiasporaThe Anthropology of Invisibility

Navigating the African Diaspora: The Anthropology of Invisibility

Donald Martin Carter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647774
eISBN:
9781452945927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647774.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Investigating how the fraught political economy of migration impacts people around the world, this book raises important issues about contemporary African diasporic movements. Developing the notion ... More

Pregnant on ArrivalMaking the Illegal Immigrant

Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Eithne Luibhéid

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680993
eISBN:
9781452946634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680993.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book-length study explores the discursive construction of pregnant migrants in Ireland as paradigmatic figures of illegal immigration; the measures that were taken in response; and the cultural, ... More

Saigon's EdgeOn the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City

Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City

Erik Harms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656059
eISBN:
9781452946245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656059.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Much of the world’s population inhabits the urban fringe, an area that is neither fully rural nor urban. Hóc Môn, a district that lies along a key transport corridor on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh ... More

The Slumbering MassesSleep, Medicine, and Modern American Life

The Slumbering Masses: Sleep, Medicine, and Modern American Life

Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674749
eISBN:
9781452947341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674749.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The book traces the interactions of American allopathic medicine, industrial capitalism, and the human desire for sleep from the late 18th century through the turn of the 21st century. The foundation ... More

Tongzhi LivingMen Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China

Tongzhi Living: Men Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China

Tiantian Zheng

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691999
eISBN:
9781452952499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691999.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Tongzhi, which translates into English as “same purpose” or “same will,” was once widely used to mean “comrade.” Since the 1990s, the word has been appropriated by the LGBT community in China and now ... More

View: