Volume 85, #4

Fall 2012

SPECIAL COLLECTION:

Extreme: Humans at Home in the Cosmos

Edited by Debbora Battaglia, David Valentine, and Valerie A. Olson

 

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Volume 85, #4 • Fall 2012

 

SPECIAL COLLECTION:

Extreme: Humans at Home in the Cosmos

Edited by Debbora Battaglia, David Valentine, and Valerie A. Olson

 

David Valentine, Valerie A. Olson, and Debbora Battaglia  |  Extreme: Limits and Horizons in the Once and Future Cosmos

Valerie A. Olson |  Political Ecology in the Extreme: Asteroid Activism and the Making of an Environmental Solar System

David Valentine  |  Exit Strategy: Profit, Cosmology, and the Future of Humans in Space

Abou Farman  |  Re-Enchantment Cosmologies: Mastery and Obsolescence in an Intelligent Universe

Debbora Battaglia  |  Coming in at an Unusual Angle: Exo-Surprise and the Fieldworking Cosmonaut

Joseph Masco  |  The End of Ends

Stefan Helmreich  |  Extraterrestrial Relativism

Götz Hoeppe  |  Astronomers at the Observatory: Place, Visual Practice, Traces

 

ARTICLES:

Tamar Diana Wilson  |  Cumulative Causation Unbounded: Network Expansion in Rural and Urban Migration Centers

Lilith Mahmud  |  In The Name of Transparency: Gender, Terrorism, and Masonic Conspiracies in Italy

 

SOCIAL THOUGHT & COMMENTARY:

João Biehl & Ramah McKay  |  Ethnography as Political Critique

Gustav Peebles  |  Filth and Lucre: The Dirty Money Complex as a Taxation Regime

 

BOOK REVIEW ESSAYS:

Ryan Schram  |  The Border in the Eye of the Beholder: Interculturalism in the Pacific

Josiah Heyman |  Deepening the Anthropology of Bureaucracy

 

NEW RELEASE BOOK REVIEWS:

Michael Blim |  Andrea Muehlebach’s The Moral Neoliberal: Welfare and Citizenship in Italy

Frayda Cohen |  Kristi Brian’s Reframing Transracial Adoption: Adopted Koreans, White Parents, and the Politics of Kinship

 

BOOK REVIEWS:

Bilinda Straight  |  Dorothy L. Hodgson’s Being Maasai, Becoming Indigenous: Postcolonial Politics in a Neoliberal World

Anastasia Karakasidou  |  Tomislav Longinovic’s Vampire Nation: Violence as Cultural Imaginary

Roy Richard Grinker |  Stephanie Rupp’s Forests of Belonging: Identities, Ethnicities, and Stereotypes in the Congo River Basin

Jonathan Cole  |  Lenore Manderson’s Surface Tensions: Surgery, Bodily Boundaries, and the Social Self

Genese Marie Sodikoff | Jennifer Cole’s Sex and Salvation: Imagining the Future in Madagascar