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Sheltering WomenNegotiating Gender and Violence in Northern Italy

Sheltering Women: Negotiating Gender and Violence in Northern Italy

Sonja Plesset

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753012
eISBN:
9780804767866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753012.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Residents of Parma, Italy pride themselves on their sophistication and connection to European modernity. But despite a reputation for civility, intimate partner violence continues to take place, ... More

ShorelinesSpace and Rights in South India

Shorelines: Space and Rights in South India

Ajantha Subramanian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761468
eISBN:
9780804786850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761468.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

After a clerical sanction prohibited them from fishing for a week, a group of Catholic fishers from a village on India's southwestern coast took their church to court. They called on the state to ... More

Silencing the SeaSecular Rhythms in Palestinian Poetry

Silencing the Sea: Secular Rhythms in Palestinian Poetry

Khaled Furani

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776462
eISBN:
9780804782609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776462.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This book follows Palestinian poets' debates about their craft as they traverse multiple and competing realities of secularism and religion, expulsion and occupation, art, politics, immortality, ... More

Toward an Anthropology of the Will

Toward an Anthropology of the Will

Keith M. Murphy and C. Jason Throop (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768870
eISBN:
9780804773775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768870.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This is the first book that systematically explores volition from an ethnographically informed anthropological point of view. While philosophers have for centuries puzzled over the degree to which ... More

Turf WarsTerritory and Citizenship in the Contemporary State

Turf Wars: Territory and Citizenship in the Contemporary State

Bettina Ng'weno

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755962
eISBN:
9780804768290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755962.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

People of African descent living in the Colombian Andes had long been struggling, as peasants and workers, for political participation and equal citizenship. When the 1991 Colombian Constitution ... More

Unexpected AlliancesIndependent Filmmakers, the State, and the Film Industry in Postauthoritarian South Korea

Unexpected Alliances: Independent Filmmakers, the State, and the Film Industry in Postauthoritarian South Korea

Young-a Park

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804783613
eISBN:
9780804793476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783613.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Since 1999 South Korean films have drawn roughly 40 to 60 percent of the Korean domestic box office, matching or even surpassing Hollywood films in popularity. How did this Korean “film explosion” ... More

What Can You Say?America's National Conversation on Race

What Can You Say?: America's National Conversation on Race

John Hartigan Jr.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763363
eISBN:
9780804774666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763363.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

We are in a transitional moment in our national conversation on race. Despite optimistic predictions that Barack Obama's election would signal the end of race as an issue in America, the race-related ... More

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