Review copies Social Anthropology/Anthropologie Sociale

April 2017

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.

Beck, Kurt; Klaeger, Gabriel; Stasik, Michael. 2017. The Making of the African Road. BRILL. 278 pp. Ppb.: € 67.00. ISBN: 9789004336742

Bickfored, Annette Louise. 2016. Southern Mercy: Empire and American Civilization in Juvenile Reform, 1890-1944. University of Toronto Press. 304 pp. Ppb: $32.95. ISBN: 9781442613980

Bonshek, Elizabeth. 2017 (coming soon). Tikopia Collected: Raymond Firth and the Creation of Solomon Islands Cultural Heritage. Sean Kingston Publishing.

Caplan, Pat. 2016. Mikidadi: Individual Biography and National History in Tanzania. Sean Kingston Publishing. 200 pp. Hb.: £42.99. ISBN-13: 9781907774485

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

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

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

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

Gilliam, Laura; Gullov, Eva. 2016. Children of the Welfare State: Civilising Practices in Schools, Childcare and Families. The University of Chicago Press. 272 pp. $35.00. ISBN: 9780745336046

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

Gordon-Lennox, Jeltje (ed.). 2017. Emerging Ritual in Secular Societies: A Transdisciplinary Conversation. Jessica Kingsley Publisher. 264 pp. Ppb.: £24.99. ISBN: 9781785920837

Hage, Ghassan. 2017. Is Racism an Environmental Threat? Polity books. 140 pp. Hb.: $45.00. ISBN: 9780745692265

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

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

Leite, Naomi. 2017. Unorthodox Kin: Portuguese Marranos and the Global Search for Belonging. University of California Press. 344 pp. Ppb.: $29.95. ISBN: 9780520285057

Levin, Morten; Greenwood, Davydd J. 2016. Creating a New Public University and Reviving Democracy: Action Research in Higher Education. Berghahn Books. 230 pp. Hb.: $90.00. ISBN: 9781785333217

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

Mills, Melinda. 2017. The Borders of Race: Patrolling “Multiracial” Identities. Lynne Rienner Publishers. 281 pp. Hb.: $79.95. ISBN: 9781626375826

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

Pountney, Laura; Maric, Tomislav. 2015. Introducing Anthropology: What makes us human? Polity Press. 342 pp. £24.99. ISBN: 9780745699783

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

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

Scoditti, G.M.G. 2017. Kitawa: The Thinking Hand and the Making Mind. Sean Kingston Publishing. 201 pp. Hb.: $135.00. ISBN-13: 9781907774430

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

Switek, Beata. 2016. Reluctant Intimacies: Japanese Eldercare in Indonesian Hands. Berghahn Books. 242 pp. Hb.: $90.00. ISBN: 9781785332692

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

Vallejo, Aida; Peirano, Maria Paz (eds.). 2017. Film Festivals and Anthropology. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 363 pp. Hb.: £57.99. ISBN-13: 9781443816830

Weston, Kath. 2017. Animate Planet: Making Visceral Sense of Living in a High-Tech Ecologically Damaged World. Duke University Press. 264 pp. Ppb.: $24.95. ISBN: 9780822362326

Wolf, Sonja. 2017. Mano Dura: The Politics of Gang Control in El Salvador. University of Texas Press. 320 pp. Ppb.: $20.07. ISBN: 9781477311660