Review copies Social Anthropology/Anthropologie Sociale

November, 2016

This is the list of books offered for review in Social Anthropology journal. If you are interested in reviewing any of the books, please write to including your full name and postal address, areas of expertise (as they relate to the book), and the full title of the book you would like to review. Please include all this information in your first email. Reviews are 750 words, written in English or in French, and the deadline is usually set within two months of the posting of the book.

Antweiler, Christoph. 2016. Our Common Denominator: Human Universals Revisited. Berghahn Books. 364 pp. Hb.: $120.00. ISBN: 9781785330933

Bacigalupo, Ana Mariella. 2016. Thunder Shaman: Making History with Mapuche Spirits in Chile and Patagonia. University of Texas Press. 304 pp. Ppb.: $18.06. ISBN: 9781477308981

Benedicty-Kokken, Alessandra; Byron, Jhon Picard; Glover, Kaiama L.; Schuller, Mark (eds.). 2016. The Haiti Exception: Anthropology and the Predicaments of Narrative. First Edition. Liverpool University Press. 256 pp. $120. ISBN: 9781781382998

Bharadwaj, Aditya. 2016. Conceptions: Infertility and Procreative Technologies in India. Berghahn Books. 312 pp. Hb.: $110.00. ISBN: 9781785332302

Brumann, Christopher; Berliner, David (eds.). 2016. World Heritage on the Ground. Berghahn Books. 336 pp. Hb.: $99.00. ISBN: 9781785330919

Calkins, Sandra. 2016. Who Knows Tomorrow: Uncertainty in North-Eastern Sudan. Berghahn Books. 282 pp. Hb.: $120.00. ISBN: 9781785330155

Chakravarti, Leila Zaki. 2016. Made in Egypt: Gendered Identity and Aspiration on the Globalised Shop Floor. Berghahn Books. 274 pp. Hb.: $110.00. ISBN: 9781785330773

Claviez, Thomas (ed.). 2016. The Common Growl: Toward a Poetics of Precarious Community. Fordham University Press. 176 pp. Ppb.: £18.99. ISBN: 9780823270927

Cohen, Jeffrey H. 2015. Eating Soup without a Spoon: Anthropological Theory and Method in the Real World. University of Texas Press. 197 pp. Ppb.: $24.95. ISBN: 9781477307823

Cornwall, Andrea; Karioris, Frank G.; Lindisfarne, Nancy. 2016. Masculinities under Neoliberalism. The University of Chicago Press. 225 pp. Ppb.: $28.95. ISBN: 9781783607655

Costa, Elisabetta. 2016. Social Media in Southeast Turkey. UCL Press. 210 pp. Ppb.: £15.00. ISBN: 9781910634530

Cruces, Francisco (coord.) Grupo Cultura Urbana. 2016. Cosmopolis: Nuevas Maneras de ser Urbanos. Gedisa. 350 pp. Ppb. ISBN: 9788416572557

Davis, Dana-Ain; Craven, Christa. 2016. Feminist Ethnography: Thinking through Methodologies, Challenges, and Possibilities. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 218 pp. Ppb.: EUR 89.60. ISBN: 9780759122451

Dempsey, Corinne G. 2016. Bridges Between Worlds: Spirits and Spirit Work in Northern Iceland. Oxford University press. 256 pp. Hb:.$74.00. ISBN: 9780190625030

Deomampo, Daisy. 2016. Transnational Reproduction: Race, Kinship, and Commercial Surrogacy in India. NYU Press. 288 pp. Ppb.: £24.99. ISBN: 9781479828388

Dinero, Steven C. 2016. Living on Thin Ice: The Gwich’in Natives of Alaska. Berghahn Books. Berghahn Books. 220 pp. Hb.: $95.00. ISBN: 9781785331626

Dorondel, Stefan. 2016. Disrupted Landscapes: State, Peasants and the Politics of Land in Postsocialist Romania. Berghahn Books. 252 pp. Hb.: $95.00. ISBN: 9781785331206

Elkholy, Ramsey. 2016. Being and Becoming: Embodiment and Experience among the Orang Rimba of Sumatra. Berghahn Books. 294 pp. Hb.: $95.00. ISBN: 9781785331596

Espirito Santo, Diana and Anastasios Panagiotopoulos (eds.). 2015. Beyond Tradition, Beyond Invention: Cosmic Technologies and Creativity in Contemporary Afro-Cuban Religions. Sean Kingston Publishing. Hb.: £60.00. ISBN: 9781907774379

Falola, Toyin; Akinyemi, Akintunde (eds.). 2016. Encyclopedia of the Yoruba. Indiana University Press. 374 pp. $50.00. ISBN: 9780253021441

Fillieule, Olivier; Accornero, Guya (eds.). 2016. Social Movement Studies in Europe: The State of the Art. Berghahn Books. 526 pp. Hb.:$120.00. ISBN: 9781785330971

Givre, Olivier; Regnault, Madina (eds.). 2015. Patrimonialisations Croisees: Jeux d’echelles et enjeux de developpement. PUL. 272 pp. Ppb.: EUR 22.00. ISBN: 9782729708924

Glassie, Henry. 2016. The Stars of Ballymenone. (New edition, CD included). Indiana University Press. 593 pp. Ppb.: $50.00. ISBN: 9780253022547

Gledhill, John (ed.). 2016. World Anthropologies in Practice: Situated Perspectives, Global Knowledge. Bloomsbury. 264 pp. Hb.: $112.00. ISBN: 9781474252638

Hariman, Robert; Cintron, Ralph (eds.). 2015. Culture, Catastrophe and Rhetoric: The Texture of Political Action. Berghahn Books. 274 pp. Hb.: $95.00. ISBN: 9781782387466

Hellström, Anders. 2016. Trust Us: Reproducing the Nation and the Scandinavian Nationalist Populist Parties. Berghahn Books. 246 pp. Hb.: $95.00. ISBN: 9781782389279

Hoesterey, James Bourk. 2016. Rebranding Islam: Piety, Prosperity, and a Self-help Guru. Stanford University Press. 296 pp. Ppb.: $21.95. ISBN: 9780804796378

Horvath, Agnes; Thomassen, Bjorn; Wydra, Harald (eds.). 2015. Breaking Boundaries: Varieties of Liminality. Berghahn Books. 264 pp. Hb.: $110.00. ISBN: 9781782387664

Josephides, Lisette (ed.). 2015. Knowledge and Ethics in Anthropology: Obligations and Requirements. London: Bloomsbury Academic. 248 pp. Hb.: £67.50. ISBN: 9780857855374

Kadir, Nazima. 2016. The autonomous life? Paradoxes of hierarchy and authority in the squatters movement in Amsterdam. Manchester University Press. 232 pp. Hb: $100. ISBN: 9781784994105

Kanth, Rajani 2016. The Post-Human Society: Elemental Contours of the Aesthetic Economy of the United States. DE GRUYTER OPEN. Open Access. ISBN: 9783110455311

Kay, Jon. 2016. Folk Art & Aging: Life-Story Objects and Their Makers. Indiana University Press. 148 pp. Ppb.: $30.00. ISBN: 9780253022165

Kennes, Erik; Larmer, Miles. 2016. The Katangese Gendarmes and War in Central Africa: Fighting Their Way Home. Indiana University Press. 292 pp. Ppb.: $35.00. ISBN: 9780253021397

Kesselring, Rita. 2016. Bodies of Truth: Law, Memory, and Emancipation in Post-Apartheid South Africa. Stanford University Press. 272 pp. Hb.: $90.00. ISBN: 9780804798488

Laszczkowski, Mateusz. 2016. ‘City of the Future’: Built Space, Modernity and Urban Change in Astana. Berghahn Books. 220 pp. Hb.: $95.00. ISBN: 9781785332562

Leonard, Lori. 2016. Life in the Time of Oil: A Pipeline and Poverty in Chad. Indiana University Press. 168 pp. Ppb.: $25.00. ISBN: 9780253019837

Lipset, David; Silverman, Eric K. (eds.). 2016. Mortuary Dialogues: Death Ritual and the Reproduction of Moral Community in Pacific Modernities. Berghahn Books. 262 pp. Hb.: $110.00. ISBN: 9781785331718

Littlewood, Roland; Lynch, Rebecca (eds.). 2016. Cosmos, Gods and Madmen: Frameworks in the Anthropologies of Medicine. Berghahn Books. 220 pp. Hb.: $95.00. ISBN: 9781785331770

Loewe, Ronald. 2016. Of Sacred Lands and Strip Malls: The Battle for Puvungna. Rowman & Littlefield. 258 pp. Hb.: $85.00. ISBN: 9780759121607

Long, John S.; Brown, Jennifer S.H. (eds.). 2016. Together We Survive: Ethnographic Intuitions, Friendships, and Conversations. McGill-Queen’s University Press. 336 pp. Ppb.: £24.99. ISBN: 9780773546110

Maira, Sunaina Marr. 2016. The 9/11 Generation: Youth, Rights, and Solidarity in the War on Terror. NYU Press. 320 pp. Ppb.: $28.00. ISBN: 9781479880515

McDougall, Debra. 2016. Engaging with Strangers: Love and Violence in the Rural Solomon Islands. Berghahn Books. 308 pp. Hb.: $120.00. ISBN: 9781785330209

Muckle, Robert J.; de Gonzalez, Laura Tubelle. 2015. Through the Lens of Anthropology: An Introduction to Human Evolution and Culture. University of Toronto Press. 416 pp. Ppb.: $79.95. ISBN: 9781442608634

Myhre, Knut Christian (ed.). 2016. Cutting and Connecting: ‘Afrinesian’ Perspectives on Networks, Relationality, and Exchange. Berghahn Books. 162 pp. Ppb.: $27.95. ISBN: 9781785332630

Naftali, Orna. 2016. Children in China. Polity Press. 192 pp. Ppb.: £15.99. ISBN: 9780745680545

Nail, Thomas. 2016. Theory of the Border. Oxford University Press. 288 pp. Ppb.: £19.99. ISBN: 9780190618650

Ong, Aihwa. 2016. Fungible Life: Experiment in the Asian City of Life. Duke University Press. 312 pp. Ppb.: $25.95. ISBN: 9780822362647

Pache Huber, Veronique; De Suremain, Charles-Edouard; Guillermet, Elise (eds.). 2016. Production institutionelle de l’enfance: Declinaisons locales et pratiques d’acteurs. Presses Universitaires de Liege. 200 pp. Ppb.: EUR 25.00. ISBN: 9782875620897

Pierce, Steven. 2016. Moral Economies of Corruption: State Formation and Political Culture in Nigeria. Duke University Press. 304 pp. Ppb.: £18.99. ISBN: 9780822360919

Raulin, Anne; Rogers, Susan Carol (eds.). 2015. Transatlantic Parallaxes: Toward reciprocal anthropology. Berghahn Books. 248 pp. Hb.: $95.00. ISBN: 9781782386636

Rees, Jonathan. 2015. Refrigerator (Object Lessons). Bloomsbury Publishing. 160 pp. Ppb.: $14.99. ISBN: 9781628924329

Rogowski, Ralf; Gawron, Thomas (eds.). 2016. Constitutional Courts in Comparision: the US Supreme Court and the German Federal Constitutional Court. Berghahn Books. 316 pp. Hb.: $150.00. ISBN: 9781785332739

Sa’ar, Amalia. 2016. Economic Citizenship: Neoliberal Paradoxes of Empowerment. Berghahn Books. 260 pp. Hb.: $110.00. ISBN: 9781785331794

Sanabria, Emilia. 2016. Plastic Bodies: Sex Hormones and Menstrual Suppression in Brazil. Duke University Press. 264 pp. Ppb.: $24.95. ISBN: 9780822361619

Sanders, Rita. 2016. Staying at Home: Identities, Memories and Social Networks of Kazakhstani Germans. Berghahn Books. 270 00. Hb.: $110.00. ISBN: 9781785331923

Schmidt, Bettina E. 2016. Spirits and Trance in Brazil: An Anthropology of Religious Experience. Bloomsbury Publishing. 224 pp. Hb.: $95.99. ISBN: 9781474255677

Scubla, Lucien. 2016. Giving Life, Giving Death: Psychoanalysis, Anthropology, Philosophy. Michigan State University Press. 420 pp. Ppb.: $29.95. ISBN: 9781611862089

Shoshan, Nitzan. 2016. The management of hate: nation, affect, and the governance of right-wing extremism in Germany. Pb: $32.95 / £24.95, ISBN: 9780691171968.

Spiro, Peter J. 2016. At Home in Two Countries: The Past and Future of Dual Citizenship. NYU Press. 208 pp. Hb.: $40.00. ISBN: 9780814785829

Suter, Mischa. 2016. Rechtstrieb: Schulden und Vollstreckung im liberalen Kapitalismus 1800-1900. Konstanz University Press. 328 pp. Ppb.: EUR 32.90. ISBN: 9783862530779

Svasek, Maruska; Meyer, Birgit (eds.). 2016. Creativity in Transition: Politics and Aesthetics of Cultural Production Across the Globe. Berghahn Books. 366 pp. Ppb: $34.95. ISBN: 9781785331831

Sysling, Fenneke. 2016. Racial Science and Human Diversity in Colonial Indonesia. Singapore: NUS Press. Pb: $42 SGD. 360 pp. ISBN: 9789814722070

Whittaker, Elvi. 2016. Solitudes of the Workplace: Women in Universities. McGill-Queen’s University Press. 344 pp. Ppb.: £26.99. ISBN: 9780773546332

Wu, Ka-Ming, 2016. Reinventing Chinese Tradition: The Cultural Politics of Late Socialism. University of Illinois Press. 186 pp. Ppb.: £ 20.99. ISBN: 9780252081408