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Volume 89, #4 • Fall 2016




Federico Pérez, Portland State University

on Austin Zeiderman’s Endangered City: The Politics of Security and Risk
in Bogotá.

Benjamin Tausig, Stony Brook University
on Michael Herzfeld’s Siege of the Spirits: Community and Polity in Bangkok




Rainer Buschmann, California State University, Channel Islands
on Han F. Vermeulen’s Before Boas: The Genesis of Ethnography and
Ethnology in the German Enlightenment

Kyungjin Cho, The Cyber University of Korea
on Young-a Park’s Unexpected Alliances: Independent Filmmakers, the State,
and the Film Industry in Postauthoritarian South Korea

Susan Falls, Savannah College of Art and Design
on Penny Harvey & Hannah Knox’s Roads: An Anthropology of Infrastructure
and Expertise

Ferhan Guloglu, The George Washington University
on Merve Demircioğlu Göknar’s Achieving Procreation: Childlessness and IVF
in Turkey



Robin Kirk, Duke University
on Winifred Tate’s Drugs, Thugs and Diplomats: US Policymaking in Colombia

Jerome M. Levi, Carleton College
on Alisse Waterston’s My Father’s Wars: Migration, Memory, and the Violence
of a Century

Megan B. McCullough, US Department of Veteran Affairs
on Susan Greenhalgh’s Fat-Talk Nation: The Human Costs of America’s War
on Fat

Gowoon Noh, California State University at Sacramento
on Sonia Ryang’s Eating Korean in America: Gastronomic Ethnography of Authenticity



Cathy Schneider, American University
on Edward Murphy’s For a Proper Home: Housing Rights in the Margins of
Urban Chile, 1960-2010

Audra Simpson,Columbia University
on Aileen Moreton-Robinson’s The White Possessive: Property, Power and Indigenous Sovereignty

Toby Alice Volkman, Henry Luce Foundation
on Andrea Louie’s How Chinese Are You? Adopted Chinese Youth Negotiate Identity and Culture

Haripriya Narasimhan, Indian Institute of Technology
on Cecilia Van Hollen’s Birth in the Age of AIDS: Women, Reproduction,
and HIV/AIDS in India 1289

Volume 89, #4

Fall 2016

Nation, Nationalism,
and Sport: Fijian Rugby in
the Local-Global Nexus

by Daniel Guinness & Niko Besnier