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The Spirit of Things
Materiality and Religious Diversity in Southeast Asia
In this volume, contributors offer rich ethnographic analyses of religious practices in the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Burma that examine the roles materiality plays in the religious lives of Southeast Asians.



Only Muslim
Embodying Islam in Twentieth-Century France
Naomi Davidson
An exploration of the official French vision of Islam from the First World War through the 1980s, one which effectively racialized the religious identity of Muslims living in France.



No Family Is an Island
Cultural Expertise among Samoans in Diaspora
Ilana Gershon
Ilana Gershon investigates how and when the categories "cultural" and "acultural" become relevant for Samoans as they encounter cultural differences in churches, ritual exchanges, welfare offices, and community-based organizations.



Retirement on the Line
Age, Work, and Value in an American Factory
Caitrin Lynch
In Retirement on the Line, Caitrin Lynch explores what Vita Needle's commitment to an elderly workforce means for the employer, the workers, the community, and society more generally.



The Rational Believer
Choices and Decisions in the Madrasas of Pakistan
Masooda Bano
Bano's work shows that beliefs are rational and that religious believers look to maximize utility in ways not captured by classical rational choice.



At Home with the Diplomats
Inside a European Foreign Ministry
Iver B. Neumann
There is a vast gulf between the public face of diplomacy and the opinions and actions that take place behind embassy doors. In At Home with the Diplomats, Iver B. Neumann offers unprecedented access to the inner workings of a foreign ministry.



Making and Faking Kinship
Marriage and Labor Migration between China and South Korea
Caren Freeman
This book depicts acts of "counterfeit kinship," false documents, and abandoning spouses and children as strategies implemented by disenfranchised people in China and Korea to gain mobility within the region's changing political economy.



The Broken Village
Coffee, Migration, and Globalization in Honduras
Daniel R. Reichman
Daniel R. Reichman tells the story of a remote village in Honduras that transformed almost overnight from a sleepy coffee-growing community to a hotbed of undocumented migration to and from the United States.



Voyages
From Tongan Villages to American Suburbs
Cathy A. Small
In Voyages, Cathy A. Small offers a view of the changes in migration, globalization, and ethnographic fieldwork over three decades. The second edition shows how immigration and globalization have affected family, economy, tradition, and identity.



Not Quite Shamans
Spirit Worlds and Political Lives in Northern Mongolia
Morten Axel Pedersen
An ethnography of recent societal transformations in Mongolia and their impact on local belief systems.



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