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Turkish Guest Workers in Germany: Hidden Lives and Contested Borders, 1960's to 1980's
Turkish Guest Workers in Germany: Hidden Lives and Contested Borders, 1960's to 1980's
By Jennifer A. Miller

Turkish Guest Workers in Germany tells the post-war story of Turkish "guest workers," whom West German employers recruited to fill their depleted ranks.

Available Feb 2018
Securitized Citizens: Canadian Muslims Experiences of Race Relations and Identity Formation Post9/11
Securitized Citizens: Canadian Muslims’ Experiences of Race Relations and Identity Formation Post–9/11
By Baljit Nagra

In Securitized Citizens, Baljit Nagra, develops a new critical analysis of the ideas dominant groups and institutions try to impose on young Canadian Muslims and how in turn they contest and reconceptualize these ideas.

Available Dec 2017
Israel, Diaspora, and the Routes of National Belonging, Second Edition
Israel, Diaspora, and the Routes of National Belonging, Second Edition
By Jasmin Habib

Israel, Diaspora, and the Routes Of National Belonging is a startlingly honest, theoretically rich, and detailed analysis of official tour narratives and tourist interactions at a range of Israeli archaeological, historical, and military sites.

Available Dec 2017
Borders in Service: Enactments of Nationhood in Transnational Call Centres
Borders in Service: Enactments of Nationhood in Transnational Call Centres
By Kiran Mirchandani and Winifred Poster

In this collection, Kiran Mirchandani and Winifred Poster have gathered a wide range of contributors to explore the dynamics within global call centres.

Published Sep 2016
Borderline Canadianness: Border Crossings and Everyday Nationalism in Niagara
Borderline Canadianness: Border Crossings and Everyday Nationalism in Niagara
By Jane Helleiner

Borderline Canadianness offers a unique ethnographic approach to Canadian border life. The accounts of local residents, taken from interviews and press reports in Ontario’s Niagara region, demonstrate how borders and everyday nationalism are articulated in complex ways.

Published Jun 2016
Our Battle for the Human Spirit: Scientific Knowing, Technical Doing, and Daily Living
Our Battle for the Human Spirit: Scientific Knowing, Technical Doing, and Daily Living
By Willem H. Vanderburg

Our Battle for the Human Spirit is a comprehensive probe into what is happening to human life in the beginning of the 21st century. It explores how culture, experience, and symbolization have been replaced by scientific, discipline-based, approaches.

Published Jun 2016
Global Inequality: Anthropological Insights
Global Inequality: Anthropological Insights
By Kenneth McGill

Brief, accessibly written, and peppered with vivid ethnographic examples that bring contemporary research to life, Global Inequality is an introduction to the topic from a unique and important perspective.

Published May 2016
Click and Kin: Transnational Identity and Quick Media
Click and Kin: Transnational Identity and Quick Media
Edited by May Friedman and Silvia Schultermandl

The essays in Click and Kin span the globe, examining transnational connections that touch in the United States, Canada, Mexico, India, Pakistan, and elsewhere.

Published Apr 2016
Merchants in the City of Art: Work, Identity, and Change in a Florentine Neighborhood
Merchants in the City of Art: Work, Identity, and Change in a Florentine Neighborhood
By Anne Schiller

San Lorenzo, a neighborhood in the historic centre of Florence, and home to a market that has existed since before the Renaissance, is in transition. Globalization pressures—specifically international tourism and immigration—are forcing changes in the way vendors work, which in turn raises larger questions about identity.

Published Apr 2016
The Growth of Minds and Culture: A Unified Interpretation of the Structure of Human Experience, Second Edition
The Growth of Minds and Culture: A Unified Interpretation of the Structure of Human Experience, Second Edition
By Willem H. Vanderburg

In The Growth of Minds and Cultures Vanderburg shows how the culture of a society underlies its science, technology, economy, social structure, political institutions, morality, religion, and art.

Published Apr 2016