Belonging in ethno-erotic economies
Adultery, alterity, and ritual in postcolonial Kenya
by George Paul Meiu

SIM cards of desire
Sexual versatility and the male homoerotic economy in urban Congo
by Thomas Hendriks

Tearful Sojourns and Tribal Wives
Primitivism, kinship, suffering, and salvation on Japanese and British reality television
by Christopher Ball and Shunsuke Nozawa

Everyday recomposition
Precarity and socialization in Thailand’s migrant workforce
by Stephen Campbell

Working for food stamps
Economic citizenship and the post-Fordist welfare state in New York City
by Maggie Dickinson

Bread-and-butter politics
Democratic disenchantment and everyday politics on an English council estate
by Insa Koch

Fixed abodes
Urban emplacement, bureaucratic requirements, and the politics of belonging among West African migrants in Paris
by Aïssatou Mbodj-Pouye

Sharia, charity, and minjian autonomy in Muslim China
Gift giving in a plural world
by Matthew S. Erie

The evangelical financial ethic
Doubled forms and the search for God in the economic world
by Caitlin Zaloom

The Juárez Wives Club
Gendered citizenship and US immigration law
by Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz

Catalonia’s human towers
Nationalism, associational culture, and the politics of performance
by Mariann Vaczi

Ethnography at its Edges

The insistence of religion
A review essay
by Jon Bialecki

Book Reviews

Transcultural Teens
Performing Youth Identities in French Cités
by Chantal Tetreault • reviewed by Kimberly A. Arkin

Gangs of Russia
From the Streets to the Corridors of Power
by Svetlana Stephenson • reviewed by Marina Mikhaylova

Caged In on the Outside
Moral Subjectivity, Selfhood, and Islam in Minangkabau, Indonesia
by Gregory M. Simon • reviewed by Webb Keane

People of Substance
An Ethnography of Morality in the Colombian Amazon
by Carlos David Londoño Sulkin • reviewed by Christopher Jarrett

Sustainable Development
An Appraisal from the Gulf Region
by Paul Sillitoe and ed. • reviewed by Martin Skrydstrup

Unearthing Conflict
Corporate Mining, Activism, and Expertise in Peru
by Fabiana Li • reviewed by Anita Carrasco

Beyond the Big Ditch
Politics, Ecology, and Infrastructure at the Panama Canal
by Ashley Carse • reviewed by Dana Graef

Things Fall Apart?
The Political Ecology of Forest Governance in Southern Nigeria
by Pauline von Hellermann • reviewed by A. Peter Castro

A Philosophical Fiction
by Michael Jackson • reviewed by Samuel Mark Anderson

The Arts of Citizenship in African Cities
Infrastructures and Spaces of Belonging
by Mamadou Diouf and Rosalind Fredericks and eds. • reviewed by Antina von Schnitzler

Bush Bound
Young Men and Rural Permanence in Migrant West Africa
by Paolo Gaibazzi • reviewed by Brandon D. Lundy

Hierarchy and Pluralism
Living Religious Difference in Catholic Poland
by Agnieszka Pasieka • reviewed by Marysia H. Galbraith

The Slain God
Anthropologists and the Christian Faith
by Timothy Larsen • reviewed by Khaled Furani

Listening and Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century Colombia
by Ana María Ochoa Gautier • reviewed by William Hope

Flowers That Kill
Communicative Opacity in Political Spaces
by Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney • reviewed by Jason Danely

The Human Right to Dominate
by Nicola Perugini and Neve Gordon • reviewed by Hilla Dayan

Jaffa Shared and Shattered
Contrived Coexistence in Israel/Palestine
by Daniel Monterescu • reviewed by Fiona Wright

Mediating the Global
Expatria’s Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu
by Heather Hindman • reviewed by Amanda Snellinger

The Viral Network
A Pathography of the H1N1 Influenza Pandemic
by Theresa MacPhail • reviewed by Carolyn Orbann

Ordinary Medicine
Extraordinary Treatments, Longer Lives, and Where to Draw the Line
by Sharon R. Kaufman • reviewed by Katherine A. Mason

Anxiety, Violence, and the Making of Mongolian Identity
by Franck Billé • reviewed by Andrea Chiovenda

Wild Life
The Institution of Nature
by Irus Braverman • reviewed by Carolyn A. Jost Robinson

Artifacts and Allegiances
How Museums Put the Nation and the World on Display.
by Peggy Levitt • reviewed by Geoffrey White

Volume 43 | Issue 2 | May 2016