Volume 87, #1

Winter 2014

SPECIAL COLLECTION

RESOURCE MATERIALITIES:
New Anthropological Perspectives on Natural Resource Environments

 

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Volume 87, #1 • Winter 2014

 

SPECIAL COLLECTION

RESOURCE MATERIALITIES: New Anthropological
Perspectives on Natural Resource Environments

 

INTRODUCTION:
Tanya Richardson & Gisa Weszkalnys | Resource Materialities

Veronica Davidov  |  Land, Copper, Flora: Dominant Materialities and the Making of Ecuadorian Resource Environments

Ståle Knudsen |  Multiple Sea Snails: The Uncertain Becoming of an Alien Species

Maarten Onneweer  |  Rumors of Red Mercury: Histories of Materiality and Sociality in the Resources of Kitui, Kenya

 

ARTICLES:

Ruben Andersson  |  Hunter and Prey: Patrolling Clandestine Migration in the Euro-African Borderlands

Ieva Jusionyte  |  For Social Emergencies “We Are 9-1-1”: How Journalists Perform the State in an Argentine Border Town

Igor Rubinov  |  Migrant Assemblages: Building Postsocialist Households with Kyrgyz Remittances

 

SOCIAL THOUGHT & COMMENTARY:

Lynn Meskell |  States of Conservation: Protection, Politics, and Pacting within UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee

 

BOOK REVIEW ESSAY:

Philip Smith  |  The Cost of Collaboration: Reflections Upon Randall Collins’ Theory of Collective Intellectual Production via Emile Durkheim: A Biography

 

NEW RELEASE BOOK REVIEWS:

Simon J. Craddock Lee |  S. Lochlann Jain’s Malignant: How Cancer Becomes Us

Deepa S. Reddy  |  Jeffrey Witsoe’s Democracy Against Development: Lower Caste Politics, and Political Modernity in Postcolonial India

LaShandra Sullivan  |  Keisha-Khan Perry’s Black Women Against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

 

BOOK REVIEWS:

Kimberly A. Arkin  |  Alanna E. Cooper’s Bukharan Jews and the Dynamics of Global Judaism

Ellen Sharp  |  Jennifer L. Burrell’s Maya after War: Conflict, Power, and Politics in Guatemala

Philip Scher  |  Joshua A. Bell, Alison K. Brown, and Robert J. Gordon (eds.) Recreating First Contact: Expeditions, Anthropology, and Popular Culture