phone: 202-994-3215  e-mail:


All titles for this issue (vol 89, #3) link to abstracts.


Volume 89, #3 • Summer 2016



Colleen Cohen | BVI Barbie: Materializing Subjectivity on the Beauty Pageant Stage

Piergiorgio Di Giminiani | How to Manage a Forest: Environmental Governance in Neoliberal Chile

EuyRyung Jun | Migrant Workers Amidst the Waves of Volunteers: Participation and Empowerment in South Korean Migrant Advocacy

Giulia Liberatore | Imagining an Ideal Husband: Marriage as a Site of Aspiration among Pious Somali Women in London

Guillermo Salas Carreño | Places are Kin: Food, Cohabitation, and Sociality in the Southern Peruvian Andes

Chris K. K. Tan | Gaydar: Using Skilled Vision to Spot Gay “Bears” in Taipei

Maurizio Albahari | Mediterranean Carnage: Heretical Scholarship and Public Citizenship in an Age of Eloquence



Jeffrey Flynn | On the Relatively Recent Rise of Human Dignity | Gaymon Bennett’s Technicians of Human Dignity: Bodies, Souls, Making of Intrinsic Worth



Kathryn Collins Hardy | Constantine V. Nakassis’s Doing Style: Youth and Mass Mediation in South India

Juliane Müller | Adrian H. Hearn’s Diaspora and Trust: Cuba, Mexico, and the Rise of China

Katharine Richards | Onur Bakiner’s Truth Commissions: Memory, Power, and Legitimacy

Andrea S. Wiley | Harris Solomon’s Metabolic Living: Food, Fat, and the Absorption of Illness in India



Brian Brazeal | John F. Collins’s Revolt of the Saints: Memory and Redemption in the Twilight of Brazilian Racial Democracy

Andrea Chiovenda | Julie Billaud’s Kabul Carnival: Gender Politics in Postwar Afghanistan

Harjant S. Gill | Thangaraj Stanley’s Desi Hoop Dreams: Pickup Basketball and the Making of Asian American Masculinity

Angela Glaros | Jason Whitesel’s Fat Gay Men: Girth, Mirth, and the Politics of Stigma

Paula Ioanide | Moon-Kie Jung’s Beneath the Surface of White Supremacy: Denaturalizing US Racisms Past and Present

Samantha King | Rebecca Prentice’s Thiefing a Chance: Factory Work, Illicit Labor, and Neoliberal Subjectivities in Trinidad

Mathangi Krishnamurthy | A. Aneesh’s Neutral Accent: How Language, Labor, and Life Become Global

Lisa Sang Mi Min | Sandra Fahy’s Marching Through Suffering: Loss and Survival in North Korea

Michelle Obeid | Lara Deeb and Jessica Winegar’s Anthropology’s Politics:
Disciplining the Middle East

Theodoros Rakopoulos | Daniel M. Knight’s History, Time, and Economic Crisis in Central Greece


Volume 89, #3

Summer 2016

ARTICLES BY Colleen Cohen, Piergiorgio Di Giminiani,
EuyRyung Jun, Giulia Liberatore, Guillermo Salas Carreño,
Chris K. K. Tan, and Maurizio Albahari