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Costly and Cute

2016. Edited by Wenda R. Trevathan and Karen R. Rosenberg
The authors take a broad look at how human infants are similar to and different from the infants of other species, at how our babies have constrained our evolution over the past six million years, and at how they continue to shape the ways we live today.

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Crumpled Paper Boat

2017. Edited by Anand Pandian and Stuart McLean

Crumpled Paper Boat engages writing as a creative process of encounter, a way of making and unmaking worlds, and a material practice no less participatory and dynamic than fieldwork itself.

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The Fabric of Indigeneity

2016. ann-elise lewallen

The author synthesizes ethnographic field research, museum and archival research, and participation in cultural-revival and rights-based organizing to show how women craft Ainu and indigenous identities through clothwork and how they also fashion lived connections to ancestral values and lifestyles.

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Fat Planet

2017. Edited by Eileen P. Anderson-Fye and Alexandra Brewis

Fat Planet represents a collaborative effort to consider at a global scale what fat stigma is and what it does to people.

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Puebloan Societies

2018. Edited by Peter M. Whitely.

The contributors draw upon the insights of archaeology, ethnology, and linguistic anthropology to examine social history and practice, including kinship groups, ritual sodalities, architectural forms, economic exchange, environmental adaptation, and political order, as well as their patterns of transmission over time and space.

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The Promise of Infrastructure

2018. Edited by Nikhil Anand, Akhil Gupta, and Hannah Appel.

While infrastructures promise modernity and development, their breakdowns and absences reveal the underbelly of progress, liberal equality, and economic growth. This tension, between aspiration and failure, makes infrastructure a productive location for social theory.

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Seduced and Betrayed

2017. Edited by Milford Bateman and Kate Maclean, foreword by James K. Galbraith

The contributors to this multidisciplinary volume consider the origins, evolution, and outcomes of microfinance from a variety of perspectives and contend that it has been an unsuccessful approach to development.

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