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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

Latino HeartlandOf Borders and Belonging in the Midwest

Latino Heartland: Of Borders and Belonging in the Midwest

Sujey Vega

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479864539
eISBN:
9781479875337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479864539.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

National immigration debates have thrust both opponents of immigration and immigrant rights supporters into the news. But what happens once the rallies end and the banners come down? What is daily ... More

Meeting Once MoreThe Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Meeting Once More: The Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Elise M. Prébin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760260
eISBN:
9780814764961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760260.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

A great mobilization began in South Korea in the 1990s: adult transnational adoptees began to return to their birth country and meet for the first time with their birth parents—sometimes in televised ... More

Mobile SelvesRace, Migration, and Belonging in Peru and the U.S.

Mobile Selves: Race, Migration, and Belonging in Peru and the U.S.

Ulla D. Berg

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479803460
eISBN:
9781479863778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803460.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book illuminates how transnational communicative practices and forms of exchange produce new forms of kinship and social relations, as well as new forms of self-presentation and belonging for ... 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

Refining ExpertiseHow Responsible Engineers Subvert Environmental Justice Challenges

Refining Expertise: How Responsible Engineers Subvert Environmental Justice Challenges

Gwen Ottinger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762370
eISBN:
9780814762394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762370.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Residents of a small Louisiana town were sure that the oil refinery next door was making them sick. As part of a campaign demanding relocation away from the refinery, they collected scientific data ... 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

Toxic TownIBM, Pollution, and Industrial Risks

Toxic Town: IBM, Pollution, and Industrial Risks

Peter C. Little

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760697
eISBN:
9780814764510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760697.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

In 1924, IBM built its first plant in Endicott, New York. Now, Endicott is a contested toxic waste site. With its landscape thoroughly contaminated by carcinogens, Endicott is the subject of one of ... More

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