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Clarity, Cut, and CultureThe Many Meanings of Diamonds

Clarity, Cut, and Culture: The Many Meanings of Diamonds

Susan Falls

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479810666
eISBN:
9781479877430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810666.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Images of diamonds appear everywhere in American culture. And everyone who has a diamond has a story to tell about it. Our stories about diamonds not only reveal what we do with these tiny stones, ... More

Dangerous or Endangered?Race and the Politics of Youth in Urban America

Dangerous or Endangered?: Race and the Politics of Youth in Urban America

Jennifer Tilton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783115
eISBN:
9780814784273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783115.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

How do you tell the difference between a “good kid” and a “potential thug”? This book considers the ways in which children are increasingly viewed as dangerous and yet, simultaneously, as endangered ... More

Fair Trade and Social JusticeGlobal Ethnographies

Fair Trade and Social Justice: Global Ethnographies

Sarah Lyon and Mark Moberg (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796207
eISBN:
9780814765005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796207.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

By 2008, total fair trade purchases in the developed world reached nearly $3 billion, a five-fold increase in four years. Consumers pay a “fair price” for fair trade items, which are meant to ... More

Giving Up BabySafe Haven Laws, Motherhood, and Reproductive Justice

Giving Up Baby: Safe Haven Laws, Motherhood, and Reproductive Justice

Laury Oaks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479897926
eISBN:
9781479883073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897926.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

“Baby safe haven” laws, which allow a parent to relinquish a newborn baby legally and anonymously at a specified institutional location—such as a hospital or fire station—were established in every ... More

Historically BlackImagining Community in a Black Historic District

Historically Black: Imagining Community in a Black Historic District

Mieka Brand Polanco

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762882
eISBN:
9780814724743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762882.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the concept of community in the United States: how communities are experienced and understood, the complex relationship between human beings and their social and physical ... More

International AdoptionGlobal Inequalities and the Circulation of Children

International Adoption: Global Inequalities and the Circulation of Children

Diana Marre and Laura Briggs (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791011
eISBN:
9780814764473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791011.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

In the past two decades, transnational adoption has exploded in scope and significance, growing up along increasingly globalized economic relations and the development and improvement of reproductive ... More

Intimate MigrationsGender, Family, and Illegality among Transnational Mexicans

Intimate Migrations: Gender, Family, and Illegality among Transnational Mexicans

Deborah A. Boehm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789834
eISBN:
9780814789858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789834.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

In her research with transnational Mexicans, the author has often asked individuals: if there were no barriers to your movement between Mexico and the United States, where would you choose to live? ... More

She's Mad RealPopular Culture and West Indian Girls in Brooklyn

She's Mad Real: Popular Culture and West Indian Girls in Brooklyn

Oneka LaBennett

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752470
eISBN:
9780814765289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752470.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Overwhelmingly, Black teenage girls are negatively represented in national and global popular discourses, either as being “at risk” for teenage pregnancy, obesity, or sexually transmitted diseases, ... More

The Sounds of LatinidadImmigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City

The Sounds of Latinidad: Immigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City

Samuel K. Byrd

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479859405
eISBN:
9781479876426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859405.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the Latino music scene as a lens through which to understand changing ideas about latinidad in the New South. Focusing on Latino immigrant musicians and their fans in Charlotte, ... More

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