March 31, 2017

Current issue

Volume 24, Issue 2 (June 2018)

Original Articles

Speculative futures at the bottom of the pyramid
Catherine Dolan, Dinah Rajak

A ‘kinship anthropology of politics’? Interest, the collective self, and kinship in Argentine unions
Sian Lazar

Occult return, divine grace, and saabui: practising transnational kinship in postsocialist Guinea
Adrienne Cohen

Between recognition and redistribution: disability, (human) rights, and struggles over welfare in Serbia
Marek Mikuš

Other‐than‐humans and the remaking of the social
Katie Glaskin

Avian preparedness: simulations of bird diseases and reverse scenarios of extinction in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore
Frédéric Keck

‘Music is my AK‐47’: performing resistance in Belfast’s rebel music scene
Stephen R. Millar

Our Lady of Ipswich: devotion, dissonance, and the agitation of memory at a forgotten pilgrimage site
Richard D.G. Irvine

Review Articles

The witch persists: three accounts of modern witchcraft

Bubandt, Nils. The empty seashell: witchcraft and doubt on an Indonesian island. xix, 293 pp., maps, illus., bibliogr. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press, 2015. £16.50 (paper) De Martino, Ernesto (trans. & annotated by Dorothy Louise Zinn). Magic: a theory from the South. 204 pp., illus., bibliogr. Chicago: Hau Books, 2015. £19.99 (paper) La Fontaine, Jean. Witches and demons: a comparative perspective on witchcraft and Satanism. vi, 150 pp., tables, bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2016. £17.50 (paper)
Richard Baxstrom

Book and Film Reviews

Childhoods

Allerton, Catherine (ed.). Children: ethnographic encounters. xi, 186 pp., bibliogrs. London, New York: Bloomsbury, 2016. £60.00 (cloth)
Rachel Shah

Arai, Andrea Gevurtz. The strange child: education and the psychology of patriotism in recessionary Japan. xv, 233 pp., illus., bibliogr. Stanford: Univ. Press, 2016. £18.99 (paper)
Amy Borovoy

Gozdziak, Elzbieta M. Trafficked children and youth in the United States: reimagining survivors. viii, 182 pp., tables, bibliogr. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press, 2016. £25.95 (paper)
Heather Montgomery

Margaretten, Emily. Street life under a roof: youth homelessness in South Africa. xiii, 213 pp., maps, illus., bibliogr. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press, 2015. £17.99 (paper)
Isak Niehaus

Crossing borders

Armbruster, Heidi. Keeping the faith: Syriac Christian diaspora. viii, 279 pp., map, illus., bibliogr. Canon Pyon, Heref.: Sean Kingston, 2014. £60.00 (cloth)
Annika Rabo

Baker, Brenda J. & Takeyuki Tsuda (eds). Migration and disruptions: toward a unifying theory of ancient and contemporary migrations. xii, 348 pp., maps, tables, figs, illus., bibliogrs. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida, 2015. £82.95 (cloth)
Stefan Burmeister

Calkins, Sandra. Who knows tomorrow? Uncertainty in north‐eastern Sudan. xi, 269 pp., map, figs, illus., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2016. £85.00 (cloth)
Wendy James

Levy, André. Return to Casablanca: Jews, Muslims, and an Israeli anthropologist. ix, 219 pp., figs, illus., bibliogr. Chicago: Univ. Press, 2015. £20.50 (paper)
Nissim Leon

Trundle, Catherine. Americans in Tuscany: charity, compassion and belonging. vii, 222 pp., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2014. £67.00 (cloth)
Lidia Sciama

Woube, Annie. Finding one’s place: an ethnological study of belonging among Swedish migrants on the Costa del Sol in Spain. 211 pp., illus., bibliogr. Uppsala: Uppsala Univ., 2014. SEK 100 (paper)
Miranda Lubbers

Intersections: archaeology and anthropology

Bray, Tamara L. (ed.). The archaeology of wak’as: explorations of the sacred in the pre‐Columbian Andes. xvi, 403 pp., maps, tables, figs, illus., bibliogrs. Boulder: Univ. Press of Colorado, 2015. £70.00 (cloth)
Brian S. Bauer

Gallaga M., Emiliano & Marc G. Blainey (eds). Manufactured light: mirrors in the Mesoamerican realm. xiii, 324 pp., maps, tables, figs, illus., bibliogrs. Boulder: Univ. Press of Colorado, 2016. £21.00 (paper)
Claudia García‐des Lauriers

Grieco, Anthony. Shepherds in the cave. DVD/PAL, 60 minutes, colour. London: The RAI, 2016. £50.00 + VAT
Eleanor Betts

Hayden, Brian. Feasting in Southeast Asia. xiii, 314 pp., maps, tables, illus., bibliogr. Honolulu: Univ. of Hawai‘i Press, 2016. £72.50 (cloth)
Oliver Tappe

Klaus, Haagen D. & J. Marla Toyne (eds). Ritual violence in the Ancient Andes: reconstructing sacrifice on the north coast of Peru. xvi, 468 pp., maps, tables, figs, illus., bibliogrs. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press, 2016. £27.99 (paper)
Alexander Geurds

Matters of life and death

Berger, Peter & Justin Kroesen (eds). Ultimate ambiguities: investigating death and liminality. 278 pp., tables, illus., bibliogrs. New York, Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2016. £75.00 (cloth)
Marko Geslani

Bharadwaj, Aditya. Conceptions: infertility and procreative technologies in India. 292 pp., table, illus., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2016. £68.00 (cloth)
Marit Melhuus

Broz, Ludek & Daniel Münster (eds). Suicide and agency: anthropological perspectives on self‐destruction, personhood, and power. xi, 224 pp., figs, illus., bibliogrs. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2015. £70.00 (cloth)
C.M. Cassady

Miles, Joanna, Perveez Mody & Rebecca Probert (eds). Marriage rites and rights. xvi, 298 pp., tables, illus., bibliogrs. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2015. £35.00 (paper)
Lara McKenzie

Świtek, Beata. Reluctant intimacies: Japanese eldercare in Indonesian hands. xvi, 226 pp., maps, illus., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2016. £64.00 (cloth)
Susan Orpett Long

Sound and music

Bartmanski, Dominik & Ian Woodward. Vinyl: the analogue record in the digital age. 203 pp., illus., bibliogr. London: Bloomsbury, 2015. £17.99 (paper)
Will Straw

Glasser, Jonathan. The lost paradise: Andalusi music in urban North Africa. xvi, 319 pp., illus., bibliogr. Chicago: Univ. Press, 2016. £21.00 (paper)
Alessandra Ciucci

Hodgkinson, Tim. Music and the myth of wholeness: toward a new aesthetic paradigm. x, 264 pp., bibliogr. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2016. £26.95 (cloth)
Keith Howard

Luker, Morgan James. The tango machine: musical culture in the age of expediency. xiv, 218 pp., bibliogr. Chicago: Univ. Press, 2016. £21.00 (paper)
Matthew B. Karush

Narayan, Kirin. Everyday creativity: singing goddesses in the Himalayan foothills. xxiv, 254 pp., illus., bibliogr. Chicago: Univ. Press, 2016. £19.00 (paper)
Anna Stirr

Theory and method

Fassin, Didier (ed.). If truth be told: the politics of public ethnography. 358 pp., bibliogr. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2017. £21.99 (paper)
Laura Haapio‐Kirk

Okely, Judith. Anthropological practice: fieldwork and the ethnographic method. 200 pp., bibliogr. London: Bloomsbury, 2012. £18.99 (paper)
Anselma Gallinat

Wulff, Helena (ed.). The anthropologist as writer: genres and contexts in the twenty‐first century. viii, 279 pp., bibliogrs. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2016. £92.00 (cloth)
Kristen R. Ghodsee

War’s aftermaths

Coburn, Noah. Losing Afghanistan: an obituary for the intervention. xii, 246 pp., illus., bibliogr. Stanford: Univ. Press, 2016. £17.99 (paper)
Milan S. Sturgis

Collinson, Paul & Helen Macbeth (eds). Food in zones of conflict: cross‐disciplinary perspectives. xvi, 235 pp., maps, figs, illus., bibliogrs. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2014. £60.00 (cloth)
Parin Dossa

Moss, Pamela & Michael J. Prince. Weary warriors: power, knowledge, and the invisible wounds of soldiers. xv, 270 pp., tables, bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2014. £60.00 (paper)
Kenneth MacLeish

Price, David H. Cold War anthropology: the CIA, the Pentagon, and the growth of dual use anthropology. xxxi, 452 pp., tables, illus., bibliogr. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2016. £20.99 (paper)
Eleni Sideri

Yoneyama, Lisa. Cold War ruins: transpacific critique of American justice and Japanese war crimes. xi, 320 pp., illus., bibliogr. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2016. £19.99 (paper)
Griseldis Kirsch

Interview

Five (or so) books and their influence: David Parkin in conversation
Lola Martinez, David Parkin