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Desi Hoop DreamsPickup Basketball and the Making of Asian American Masculinity

Desi Hoop Dreams: Pickup Basketball and the Making of Asian American Masculinity

Stanley I. Thangaraj

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814770351
eISBN:
9780814762974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770351.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

South Asian American men are not usually depicted as ideal American men. They struggle against popular representations as either threatening terrorists or geeky, effeminate computer geniuses. To ... More

How Chinese Are You?Adopted Chinese Youth and their Families Negotiate Identity and Culture

How Chinese Are You?: Adopted Chinese Youth and their Families Negotiate Identity and Culture

Andrea Louie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479890521
eISBN:
9781479859887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479890521.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chinese adoption is often viewed as creating new possibilities for the formation of multicultural, cosmopolitan families. For white adoptive families, it is an opportunity to learn more about China ... More

Japanese American EthnicityIn Search of Heritage and Homeland Across Generations

Japanese American Ethnicity: In Search of Heritage and Homeland Across Generations

Takeyuki Tsuda

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479821785
eISBN:
9781479834976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479821785.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the contemporary ethnic experiences of Japanese Americans from the second to the fourth generations and the extent to which they remain connected to their ancestral cultural ... More

Policing PleasureSex Work, Policy, and the State in Global Perspective

Policing Pleasure: Sex Work, Policy, and the State in Global Perspective

Susan Dewey and Patty Kelly (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785089
eISBN:
9780814785102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785089.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Mónica waits in the Anti-Venereal Medical Service of the Zona Galactica, the legal, state-run brothel where she works in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico. Surrounded by other sex workers, she clutches the ... More

Radio FieldsAnthropology and Wireless Sound in the 21st Century

Radio Fields: Anthropology and Wireless Sound in the 21st Century

Lucas Bessire and Daniel Fisher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771679
eISBN:
9780814769935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771679.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Radio is the most widespread electronic medium in the world today. As a form of technology that is both durable and relatively cheap, radio remains central to the everyday lives of billions of people ... More

Women of the StreetHow the Criminal Justice-Social Services Alliance Fails Women in Prostitution

Women of the Street: How the Criminal Justice-Social Services Alliance Fails Women in Prostitution

Susan Dewey and Tonia St. Germain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479854493
eISBN:
9781479887910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854493.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This is a book about people who make their living by engaging in street-based sex trading and criminal justice and social services efforts to curtail it through the work of police officers, public ... More

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