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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

Illegal EncountersThe Effect of Detention and Deportation on Young People

Illegal Encounters: The Effect of Detention and Deportation on Young People

Deborah Boehm and Susan Terrio (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479887798
eISBN:
9781479860418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479887798.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The book considers illegality, deportability, and deportation in the lives of young people—those who migrate as well as those who are affected by the migration of others. A primary focus of the ... 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

Korean American Families in Immigrant AmericaHow Teens and Parents Navigate Race

Korean American Families in Immigrant America: How Teens and Parents Navigate Race

Sumie Okazaki and Nancy Abelmann

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479804207
eISBN:
9781479834853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804207.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book about Korean American immigrant families is the result of a collaboration between an anthropologist and a psychologist. Combining quantitative surveys with family ethnography, the book ... More

The New American ServitudePolitical Belonging among African Immigrant Home Care Workers

The New American Servitude: Political Belonging among African Immigrant Home Care Workers

Caiti Coe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479831012
eISBN:
9781479850921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831012.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In our contemporary period of human mobility and global capitalism, political identifications are being configured in multiple sites beyond the nation-state. The book’s theoretical innovation is to ... 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

Spaces of SecurityEthnographies of Securityscapes, Surveillance, and Control

Spaces of Security: Ethnographies of Securityscapes, Surveillance, and Control

Setha Low and Mark Maguire (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479863013
eISBN:
9781479805778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479863013.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This volume represents the efforts of anthropologists and others to explore to spaces of security. Today, security is one of the most prominent topics in anthropology. Spatial metaphors and images ... More

SustainabilityApproaches to Environmental Justice and Social Power

Sustainability: Approaches to Environmental Justice and Social Power

Julie Sze (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479894567
eISBN:
9781479822447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894567.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book seeks to contextualize sustainability in three key ways: interdisciplinary formations, specifically the sciences, arts, societies, scale, and social justice. “Situating” sustainability ... 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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