March 31, 2017

Current issue

Volume 27, Issue 4 (December 2021)

Original Articles

Mediat(iz)ing Catholicism: saint, spectacle, and theopolitics in Lima, Peru
Kristin Norget

Respectable conviviality: Orthodox Christianity as a solution to value conflicts in southern Ethiopia
Julian Sommerschuh

Sanguma and scepticism: questioning witchcraft in the highlands of Papua New Guinea
Richard Eves

Anticipating an unwanted future: euthanasia and dementia in the Netherlands
Natashe Lemos Dekker

Echolocation among the blind: an argument for an ontogenetic turn
Greg Downey

Listening after the animals: sound and pastoral care in the zoo
Tom Rice, Alexander Badman-King, Samantha Hurn, Paul Rose, Adam Reed

An ontology of water and land in North Bihar, India
Luisa Cortesi

Ambiguous noses and feminine affectations: negotiating the boundaries of race and gender in Cuban Espiritismo
Alysa Ghose

State-like and state dislike in the anthropological margins
Judith Scheele

Austerity, skill, and gendered work in Kazakhstan’s heavy industry
Eeva Kesküla

Towards a tuwün wariache? Place-making and creative acts of traversing in the Mapuche city
Olivia Casagrande

Fluctuating formality: homeownership, inheritance, and the official economy in urban South Africa
Maxim Bolt

Review articles

Perspectives on personalistic relations in Italy

Sischarenco, Elena. Encountering entrepreneurs: an ethnography of the construction business in the north of Italy. 219 pp., map, table, illus., bibliogr. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019. £61.99 (cloth) Zinn, Dorothy Louise; trans. Dorothy Louise Zinn. Raccomandazione: clientelism and connections in Italy. xxiv, 254 pp., table, illus., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2019. £99.00 (cloth)
David Ginsborg

Jewish questions: bodies at the margins of the state

Kasstan, Ben. Making bodies kosher: the politics of reproduction among Haredi Jews in England. xiv, 272 pp., illus., bibliogrs. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2019. £99.00 (cloth) Kravel-Tovi, Michal. When the state winks: the performance of Jewish conversion in Israel. xvi, 310 pp., bibliogr. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 2017. £58.00 (cloth)
Oren Kosansky

Book reviews

Authority, publics, and political thought

Corm, Georges; trans. Patricia Phillips-Batoma & Atoma T. Batoma. Arab political thought: past and present. xvi, 367 pp., bibliogr. London: Hurst Publishers, 2020. £35.00 (cloth)
Jonathan Benthall

Hill, Joseph. Wrapping authority: women Islamic leaders in a Sufi movement in Dakar, Senegal. 320 pp., bibliogr. Toronto: Univ. Press, 2018. £29.99 (paper)
Pnina Werbner

Hoch, Tomáš, & Kopeček, Vincenc (eds). De facto states in Eurasia. xxii, 302 pp., maps, illus., bibliogrs. London: Routledge, 2019. £120.00 (cloth)
Pål Kolstø

Kresse, Kai. Swahili Muslim publics and postcolonial experience. xvi, 237 pp., illus., bibliogr. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 2018. £26.99 (paper)
Erin E. Stiles

Shah, Alpa. Nightmarch: among India’s revolutionary guerrillas. xxii, 320 pp., map, illus., bibliogr. London: Hurst Publishers, 2018. £20.00 (cloth)
Himalay Gohel


Clarke, Alison J. (ed.). Design anthropology: object cultures in transition. xxv, 226 pp., illus., bibliogrs. London: Bloomsbury, 2018. £24.99 (paper)
Ton Otto

Cudny, Waldemar. City branding and promotion: the strategic approach. 185 pp., map, tables, figs, illus., bibliogrs. London: Routledge, 2019. £120.00 (cloth)
Will Brown


Holtedahl, Lisbet. Wives. 85 mins. DVD, colour. London: RAI, 2017. £50 (institutional); £5 (home)
Jude Fokwang

Poltorak, Mike. The healer and the psychiatrist. DVD/PAL, 74 mins, colour. Watertown, Mass.: DER, 2019. £320.00 (institutional use)
David Lipset

Food, consumption, and hunger

Berta, Péter. Materializing difference: consumer culture, politics, and ethnicity among Romanian Roma. xviii, 372 pp., map, tables, illus., bibliogr. Toronto: Univ. Press, 2019. £23.99 (paper)
Paloma Gay y Blasco

Ikeya , Kazunobu (ed.). The spread of food cultures in Asia. 238 pp., maps, figs, tables, illus., bibliogrs. Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology, 2019.
Ty Matejowsky

Phillips, Kristin D. An ethnography of hunger: politics, subsistence, and the unpredictable grace of the sun. xxvi, 207 pp., map, illus., bibliogr. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 2018. £21.99 (paper)
Miroslava Prazak

Warnes, Andrew. How the shopping cart explains global consumerism. x, 161 pp., illus., bibliogr. Oakland: Univ. of California Press, 2019. £20.00 (paper)
Anne Meneley

Friendship, relations, and exchange

Angé, Olivia. Barter and social regeneration in the Argentinean Andes. xii, 224 pp., illus., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2018. £99.00 (cloth)
Sofía Ugarte

Bonnemère, Pascale; trans. Nora Scott; foreword by Marilyn Strathern. Acting for others: relational transformations in Papua New Guinea. xxii, 295 pp., illus., bibliogr. Chicago: Hau Books, 2018. £26.50 (paper)
Regina Knapp

Ho, Swee-Lin. Friendship and work culture of women managers in Japan: Tokyo after ten. xiv, 231 pp., tables, illus., bibliogr. London: Routledge, 2018. £120.00 (cloth)
Anne Aronsson

Going places

Coleman, Simon & John Eade (eds). Pilgrimage and political economy: translating the sacred. ix, 197 pp., map, illus., bibliogrs. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2018. £99.00 (cloth)
Marc Roscoe Loustau

Frost , Nicola & Tom Selwyn (eds). Travelling towards home: mobilities and homemaking. 182 pp., table, illus., bibliogrs. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2018. £89.00 (cloth)
Mari Korpela

Sanabria, Harry. The anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean (second edition). xx, 395 pp., maps, figs, tables, illus., bibliogr. London: Routledge, 2019. £79.99 (paper)
Patrick O’Hare

Wilkins, Annabelle. Migration, work and home-making in the city: dwelling and belonging in Vietnamese communities in London. x, 180 pp., illus., bibliogr. London: Routledge, 2019. £120.00 (cloth)
Lam Minh Chau

Haunting emotions

Beatty, Andrew. Emotional worlds: beyond an anthropology of emotion. x, 305 pp., bibliogr. Cambridge: Univ. Press, 2019. £21.99 (paper)
Thomas Stodulka

Razinsky, Hili. Ambivalence: a philosophical exploration. x, 283 pp., bibliogr. London: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018. £85.00 (cloth)
Čarna Brković

Shepherd, Christopher J. Haunted houses and ghostly encounters: ethnography and animism in East Timor, 1860-1975. xxiv, 326 pp., maps, illus., bibliogr. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2019. £25.00 (paper)
Kelly Silva

Madness and sensibilia

Chrisomalis, Stephen. Reckonings: numerals, cognitions, and history. xvii, 264 pp., bibliogr. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2020. £30.00 (cloth)
Stephen Lyon

Déléage, Pierre; trans. Catherine V. Howard. Arctic madness: the anthropology of a delusion. xii, 129 pp., maps, illus., bibliogr. Chicago: Hau Books, 2020. £15.00 (paper)
Anders Norge Lauridsen

Schmidt, Peter R. & Alice B. Kehoe (eds). Archaeologies of listening. viii, 293 pp., maps, illus., bibliogrs. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida, 2019. £109.00 (cloth)
Claire Smith, Gary Jackson

Material matters

Attala, Luci & Steel Louise (eds). Body matters: exploring the materiality of the human body. xviii, 233 pp., illus., bibliogrs. Cardiff: Univ. of Wales Press, 2019. £39.99 (paper)
Alexandra Ion

Donaldson, Emily C. Working with the ancestors: mana and place in the Marquesas Islands. xiv, 250 pp., maps, figs, illus., bibliogr. Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press, 2019. £23.99 (paper)
F. Allan Hanson

Gatt, Caroline. An ethnography of global environmentalism: becoming Friends of the Earth. xiv, 254 pp., illus., bibliogr. London: Routledge, 2018. £120.00 (cloth)
Stewart Barr

Skeates, Robin & Jo Day (eds). The Routledge handbook of sensory archaeology. xviii, 590 pp., maps, figs, tables, plates, illus., bibliogrs. London: Routledge, 2020. £190.00 (cloth)
Alexander Geurds

Books and films received

Books and films received