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North America

Ethnography and American Studies

“People from that Part of the World”: The Politics of Dislocation

Learning from New Orleans: The Social Warrant of Hostile Privatism and Competitive Consumer Citizenship

Situating Global Capitalisms: A View from Wall Street Investment Banks

The Productive Life of Risk

Purity, Soul Food, and Sunni Islam: Explorations at the Intersection of Consumption and Resistance

The Storm We Call Dollars: Determining Value and Belief in El Salvador and the United States

Cyborg Violence: Bursting Borders and Bodies with Queer Machines

Queer Pilgrimage: The San Francisco Homeland and Identity Tourism

For a Politics of Love and Rescue

Second Lines, Minstrelsy, and the Contested Landscapes of New Orleans Afro-Creole Festivals

A-Whaling We Will Go: Encounters of Knowledge and Memory at the Makah Cultural and Research Center

The Usable Past, the Comfortable Past, and the Civic Past: Memory in Contemporary America

Identity Dub: The Paradoxes of an Indian American Youth Subculture (New York Mix)

Generation X: Anthropology in a Media-Saturated World

Black Liverpool, Black America, and the Gendering of Diasporic Space

Authorizing Voices: Going Public in an Indigenous Language

Diasporic Identities: The Science and Politics of Race in the Work of Franz Boas and W. E. B. Du Bois, 1894–1919

"I Know All about Emma Lazarus": Nationalism and Its Contradictions in Congressional Rhetoric of Immigration Restriction

Anthropology and Politics in Studies of National Character

Searching for “Voices”: Feminism, Anthropology, and the Global Debate over Female Genital Operations

Partly Fragmented, Partly Integrated: An Anthropological Examination of “Postmodern Fragmented Subjects”

The Antisocial Skin: Structure, Resistance, and “Modern Primitive” Adornment in the United States

The Power of Culture: Notes on Some Aspects of Gay and Lesbian Kinship in America Today

“Indian Blood”: Reflections on the Reckoning and Refiguring of Native North American Identity

Training Tales: U. S. Medical Autobiography

Culture as Cure

Hope to Die a Dope Fiend

Can Metal Detectors Replace the Panopticon?

Private Visions, Public Culture: The Making of the Alamo