Category Archives: Book Reviews – Volume 39 Issue 4 (November 2012)
The Professional Guinea Pig: Big Pharma and the Risky World of Human Subjects. Roberto Abadie.
Cultivating Global Citizens: Population in the Rise of China. Susan Greenhalgh.
Localizing the Internet: An Anthropological Account. John Postill.
Performing Piety: Making Space Sacred with the Virgin of Guadalupe. Elaine A. Peña.
Anthropological Intelligence: The Deployment and Neglect of American Anthropology in the Second World War. David H. Price.
Not Just a Victim: The Child as Catalyst and Witness in Contemporary Africa. Sandra Evers, Catrien Notermans, and Erik van Ommering, eds.
Violence in a Time of Liberation: Murder and Ethnicity at a South African Gold Mine, 1994. Donald L. Donham. Santu Mofokeng, photographs.
Modern Migrations: Gujarati Indian Networks in New York and London. Maritsa Poros.
Beyond the Borderlands: Migration and Belonging in the United States and Mexico. Debra Lattanzi Shutika.
Laibon: An Anthropologist’s Journey with Samburu Diviners in Kenya. Elliot Fratkin.
Performing the Divine: Mediums, Markets and Modernity in Urban Vietnam. Kirsten W. Endres.
Native Acts: Indian Performance, 1603–1832. Joshua David Bellin and Laura L. Mielke, eds.
Neurogenetic Diagnoses: The Power of Hope and the Limits of Today’s Medicine. Carole H. Browner and H. Mabel Preloran.
Finding Grace in the Concert Hall: Community and Meaning among Springsteen Fans. Linda K. Randall.
So Much Wasted: Hunger, Performance, and the Morbidity of Resistance. Patrick Anderson.
In Search of Paradise: Middle-Class Living in a Chinese Metropolis. Li Zhang.
In Good Company: An Anatomy of Corporate Social Responsibility. Dinah Rajak.
The Anthropological Study of Class and Consciousness. E. Paul Durrenberger, ed.
Fighting like a Community: Andean Civil Society in an Era of Indian Uprisings. Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld.
Differentiating Development: Beyond an Anthropology of Critique. Soumhya Venkatesan and Thomas Yarrow, eds.
Masquerade and Postsocialism: Ritual and Cultural Dispossession in Bulgaria. Gerald W. Creed.
Reigning the River: Urban Ecologies and Political Transformation in Kathmandu. Anne M. Rademacher.
Becoming Mapuche: Person and Ritual in Indigenous Chile. Magnus Course.
From Modern Production to Imagined Primitive: The Social World of Coffee from Papua New Guinea. Paige West.
Communitas: The Anthropology of Collective Joy. Edith Turner.