Geography Sale: Anthropology

Virtual space for attendees and those interested in the American Association of Geographers. Books on sale, info on University of Minnesota Press, and more.

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS: 40% OFF BOOKS

All books below are 40% off using code MN88740. Code expires May 1, 2022.

BROWSE BOOKS:

GEOGRAPHY    //    ANTHROPOLOGY    //    SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

RACE    //    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY    //    ENVIRONMENT

PHILOSOPHY    //    POLITICAL SCIENCE    //    THEORY    //    POSTHUMANITIES

ETHNOGRAPHY    //    NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES    //    GLOBALIZATION

HEALTH AND MEDICINE    //    URBAN STUDIES    //    HUMAN RIGHTS

GLBT AND GENDER STUDIES    //    ECONOMY    //    DIGITAL CULTURE

ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN    //    GLOBALIZATION AND COMMUNITY SERIES

BACK TO ALL BOOKS ON SALE

On the Wandering Paths On the Wandering Paths Sylvain Tesson 2022 Spring
A walking journey through France’s vast interior becomes a meditation on both personal recovery and the role of history in the present—more than 425,000 copies sold in France
Food Allergy Advocacy: Parenting and the Politics of Care Food Allergy Advocacy Parenting and the Politics of Care Danya Glabau 2022 Spring
A detailed exploration of parents’ fight for a safe environment for their kids, interrogating how race, class, and gender shape health advocacy
Building on Borrowed Time: Rising Seas and Failing Infrastructure in Semarang Building on Borrowed Time Rising Seas and Failing Infrastructure in Semarang Lukas Ley 2021 Fall
A timely ethnography of how Indonesia’s coastal dwellers inhabit the “chronic present” of a slow-motion natural disaster
The End of the Village: Planning the Urbanization of Rural China The End of the Village Planning the Urbanization of Rural China Nick R. Smith 2021 Spring
How China’s expansive new era of urbanization threatens to undermine the foundations of rural life
Batman Saves the Congo: How Celebrities Disrupt the Politics of Development Batman Saves the Congo How Celebrities Disrupt the Politics of Development Alexandra Cosima Budabin and Lisa Ann Richey 2021 Spring
How celebrity strategic partnerships are disrupting humanitarian space
Saving Animals: Multispecies Ecologies of Rescue and Care Saving Animals Multispecies Ecologies of Rescue and Care Elan Abrell 2021 Spring
A fascinating and unprecedented ethnography of animal sanctuaries in the United States
Arc of the Journeyman: Afghan Migrants in England Arc of the Journeyman Afghan Migrants in England Nichola Khan 2020 Fall
A monumental account of one migrant community’s everyday lives, struggles, and aspirations
Drawing the Sea Near: Satoumi and Coral Reef Conservation in Okinawa Drawing the Sea Near Satoumi and Coral Reef Conservation in Okinawa C. Anne Claus 2020 Fall
How Japanese coastal residents and transnational conservationists collaborated to foster relationships between humans and sea life
Scammer’s Yard: The Crime of Black Repair in Jamaica Scammer’s Yard The Crime of Black Repair in Jamaica Jovan Scott Lewis 2020 Fall
Tells the story of Jamaican “scammers” who use crime to gain autonomy, opportunity, and repair
Black Food Matters: Racial Justice in the Wake of Food Justice Black Food Matters Racial Justice in the Wake of Food Justice Hanna Garth and Ashanté M. Reese, Editors 2020 Fall
An in-depth look at Black food and the challenges it faces today
Red Gold: The Managed Extinction of the Giant Bluefin Tuna Red Gold The Managed Extinction of the Giant Bluefin Tuna Jennifer E. Telesca 2020 Spring
Illuminating the conditions for global governance to have precipitated the devastating decline of one of the ocean’s most majestic creatures
On Not Dying: Secular Immortality in the Age of Technoscience On Not Dying Secular Immortality in the Age of Technoscience Abou Farman 2020 Spring
An ethnographic exploration of technoscientific immortality
Border Thinking: Latinx Youth Decolonizing Citizenship Border Thinking Latinx Youth Decolonizing Citizenship Andrea Dyrness 2020 Spring
Rich accounts of how Latinx migrant youth experience belonging across borders
Urbanism without Guarantees: The Everyday Life of a Gentrifying West Side Neighborhood Urbanism without Guarantees The Everyday Life of a Gentrifying West Side Neighborhood Christian M. Anderson 2020 Spring
A unique more-than-capitalist take on urban dynamics
Fair Trade Rebels: Coffee Production and Struggles for Autonomy in Chiapas Fair Trade Rebels Coffee Production and Struggles for Autonomy in Chiapas Lindsay Naylor 2019 Fall
Reassessing interpretations of development with a new approach to fair trade
From Montaigne to Montaigne From Montaigne to Montaigne Claude Lévi-Strauss Emmanuel Désveaux, Editor 2019 Fall
Two previously unpublished lectures charting the renowned anthropologist’s intellectual engagement with the sixteenth-century French essayist Michel de Montaigne
The Alchemy of Meth: A Decomposition The Alchemy of Meth A Decomposition Jason Pine 2019 Fall
Meth cooks practice late industrial alchemy—transforming base materials, like lithium batteries and camping fuel, into gold
Theory for the World to Come: Speculative Fiction and Apocalyptic Anthropology Theory for the World to Come Speculative Fiction and Apocalyptic Anthropology Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer 2019 Spring
Can social theories forge new paths into an uncertain future?
Reimagining Livelihoods: Life beyond Economy, Society, and Environment Reimagining Livelihoods Life beyond Economy, Society, and Environment Ethan Miller 2019 Spring
A provocative reassessment of the concepts underlying the struggle for sustainable development
Gringolandia: Lifestyle Migration under Late Capitalism Gringolandia Lifestyle Migration under Late Capitalism Matthew Hayes 2018 Fall
A telling look at today’s “reverse” migration of white, middle-class expats from north to south, through the lens of one South American city
Breathtaking: Asthma Care in a Time of Climate Change Breathtaking Asthma Care in a Time of Climate Change Alison Kenner 2018 Fall
People around the world are struggling to breathe. How do we care for asthma across environments that are increasingly unbreathable?
The Alphonso Lingis Reader The Alphonso Lingis Reader Alphonso Lingis Tom Sparrow, Editor 2018 Fall
A selection of the writings of Alphonso Lingis, showcasing a unique blend of travelogue, cultural anthropology, and philosophy
The Denial of Antiblackness: Multiracial Redemption and Black Suffering The Denial of Antiblackness Multiracial Redemption and Black Suffering João H. Costa Vargas 2018 Fall
An incisive new look at the black diaspora, examining the true roots of antiblackness and its destructive effects on all of society
Black Boys Apart: Racial Uplift and Respectability in All-Male Public Schools Black Boys Apart Racial Uplift and Respectability in All-Male Public Schools Freeden Blume Oeur 2018 Fall
How neoliberalism and the politics of respectability are transforming African American manhood
Food Justice Now!: Deepening the Roots of Social Struggle Food Justice Now! Deepening the Roots of Social Struggle Joshua Sbicca 2018 Fall
A rallying cry to link the food justice movement to broader social justice debates
Into the Extreme: U.S. Environmental Systems and Politics beyond Earth Into the Extreme U.S. Environmental Systems and Politics beyond Earth Valerie Olson 2018 Spring
The first book-length, in-depth ethnography of U.S. human spaceflight
Power and Progress on the Prairie: Governing People on Rosebud Reservation Power and Progress on the Prairie Governing People on Rosebud Reservation Thomas Biolsi 2018 Spring
A critical exploration of how modernity and progress were imposed on the people and land of rural South Dakota
The Anti-Black City: Police Terror and Black Urban Life in Brazil The Anti-Black City Police Terror and Black Urban Life in Brazil Jaime Amparo Alves 2018 Spring
An important new ethnographic study of São Paulo’s favelas reveals the widespread use of race-based police repression in Brazil
Fictionalizing Anthropology: Encounters and Fabulations at the Edges of the Human Fictionalizing Anthropology Encounters and Fabulations at the Edges of the Human Stuart McLean 2017 Fall
On anthropology, creativity, and becoming other
The River Is in Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community The River Is in Us Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community Elizabeth Hoover 2017 Fall
The riveting story of the Mohawk community that fought back against the contamination of its lands
When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community When the Hills Are Gone Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community Thomas W. Pearson 2017 Fall
An overlooked part of fracking’s environmental impact becomes a window into the activists and industrial interests fighting for the future of energy production—and the fate of rural communities
The Construction of Equality: Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City The Construction of Equality Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City Jennifer Mack 2017 Fall
A compelling case study that traces the transformation of a Swedish city by an active and engaged immigrant community
Care of the Species: Races of Corn and the Science of Plant Biodiversity Care of the Species Races of Corn and the Science of Plant Biodiversity John Hartigan Jr. 2017 Fall
Darwin meets Foucault in this engrossing ethnography of plants, race, and biodiversity
Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet: Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Heather Anne Swanson, Elaine Gan and Nils Bubandt, Editors 2017 Spring
Can humans and other species continue to inhabit the earth together?
Compound Solutions: Pharmaceutical Alternatives for Global Health Compound Solutions Pharmaceutical Alternatives for Global Health Susan Craddock 2017 Spring
An unprecedented look at the possibilities and limitations of humanitarian drug development
Life, Emergent: The Social in the Afterlives of Violence Life, Emergent The Social in the Afterlives of Violence Yasmeen Arif 2016 Fall
Understanding biopolitics anew, through life and not death, in the aftermath of mass violence
A Curriculum of Fear: Homeland Security in U.S. Public Schools A Curriculum of Fear Homeland Security in U.S. Public Schools Nicole Nguyen 2016 Fall
Winner: American Association of Geographers Globe Book Award for Public Understanding of Geography
DIY Detroit: Making Do in a City without Services DIY Detroit Making Do in a City without Services Kimberley Kinder 2016 Spring
When public services fail, neighbors step in to keep a city alive
Last Project Standing: Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago Last Project Standing Civics and Sympathy in Post-Welfare Chicago Catherine Fennell 2015 Fall
How the aftermath of public housing became an education in the rights and duties of belonging to the city
The Value of Homelessness: Managing Surplus Life in the United States The Value of Homelessness Managing Surplus Life in the United States Craig Willse 2015 Fall
How social welfare and social science came to reinforce, not combat, racialized housing insecurity
Genetic Geographies: The Trouble with Ancestry Genetic Geographies The Trouble with Ancestry Catherine Nash 2015 Spring
Making sense of the science of ancestry and origins
Building a House in Heaven: Pious Neoliberalism and Islamic Charity in Egypt Building a House in Heaven Pious Neoliberalism and Islamic Charity in Egypt Mona Atia 2013 Fall
The merging of religion, capitalism, and politics in Islamic charities in Egypt
Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science Native American DNA Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science Kim TallBear 2013 Fall
How identifying Native Americans is vastly more complicated than matching DNA
Degraded Work: The Struggle at the Bottom of the Labor Market Degraded Work The Struggle at the Bottom of the Labor Market Marc Doussard 2013 Fall
Why service-sector jobs have gotten worse—and what can be done to improve pay and working conditions for low-wage workers
Families Apart: Migrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love Families Apart Migrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love Geraldine Pratt 2012 Spring
How temporary migration programs haunt the lives of families long after they have reunited
Swamplife: People, Gators, and Mangroves Entangled in the Everglades Swamplife People, Gators, and Mangroves Entangled in the Everglades Laura A. Ogden 2011 Spring
Alligator hunters, mangroves, and the (mis)adventures of the Ashley Gang in the Florida Everglades
Seeking Asylum: Human Smuggling and Bureaucracy at the Border Seeking Asylum Human Smuggling and Bureaucracy at the Border Alison Mountz 2010 Spring
How human smuggling illuminates the complexities of immigration policies and laws
Growing up Global: Economic Restructuring and Children’s Everyday Lives Growing up Global Economic Restructuring and Children’s Everyday Lives Cindi Katz 2004 Fall
How globalization is remade and internalized in children’s everyday lives