Volume 93, #1

Winter 2020

Special Collection: Remuneration in an Unequal World


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Volume 93, #1 • Winter 2020



Overwhelmed by proximity

Juienne Obadia  |  Introduction: Overwhelmed by Proximity

Margot Weiss   |  Intimate Encounters: Queer Entanglements in Ethnographic Fieldword

Julienne Obadia  |  Assembly by Aggregation Making Individuals in the Face of Others in an American Intentional Community

J. Brent Crosson  |  “Don’t Study People”: Disentanglement and the Dangers of Studying Others in Trinidad and in Anthropology

Danilyn Rutherford  |  Proximity to Disability

Elizebeth A. Provinelli   |  Elizebeth A. Provinelli



Federico Pérez  |  Materializing (In)securities: Urban Terrain, Paperwork, and Housing in Downtown Bogotá

Bruno Reinhardt   |  Atmospheric Presence: Reflections on “Meditation: in the Anthropology of Religion and Technology

Marc Loustau  |  Transgressing the Right to the City: Urban Mining and Ecotourisim in Post-Industrial Romania

André Levy   |  Striving to be Separate: The Jewish Struggle for Predictability in Casablanca



Annegret Staiger   |  Savannah Shange’s Progressive Dystopia: Abolition, Antiblackness, and Schooling in San Francisco

Ruth Gomberg-Munoz  |  Carolina Alonso Bejarano, Lucía López Juárez, Mirian A. Mirian A. Mijangos García, and Daniel M. Goldstein’s Decolonizing Ethongraphy: Undocumented Immigrants and New Directions in Social Science



William L. Alexander  |  Daniel Renfrew’s Life Without Lead: Contamination Crisis, Hope in Uruguay

Pamela E. Klassen|  Britt Halvorson’s Conversionary Sites: Transforming Medical Aid and Global Christianity from Madagascar to Minnesota

Michael Vicente Pérez  |  Ilana Feldman’s Life Lived in Relief: Humanitarian Predicaments and Palestinian Refugee Politics

Debra Vidali  |  Harri Englund’s Gogo Breeze: Zambia’s Radio Elder and the Voices of Free Speech

Meghanne Barker   |  Katherine Verdery’s My Life as a Spy: Investigations in a Secret Police File

Seth Kahan  |  Lauren Beriant and Kathleen Stewart’s The Hundreds

Megan A. Carney  |  Teresa M. Mares’s LIfe on the Other Border: Farmworkers and Food Justice in Vermont

Joseph Russo  |  Michael M. J. Fischer’s Anthropology in the Meantime: Experimental Ethnography, Theory, and Method for the Twenty-First Century

Darryl Li   |  Jeffrey S. Kahn’s Islands of Sovereignty: Haitian Migration and the Borders of Empire

Caroline Bennett   |  Alexander Laban Hinton’s The Justice Facade: Trials of Transition in Cambodia

Bruce O’Neill  |  Adeline Masquelier’s Fada: Boredom and Belonging in Niger

Soumhya Venkatesan  |  Tulasi Srinivas’sThe Cow in the Elevator: An Anthropology of Wonder