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Adelona, Ebun, "The Social Relations of Health," 1998.
Ainger, Hilary, "From Hacienda to Production Cooperative: Historical Process and Agrarian Reform in Peru's Southern Sierra," 1991.
Andina, Michelle, "Is Two Better Than Too Many?: Reproductive Behavior of Rural Jamaican Women," 1993.
Asmi, Rehenuma, "Language in the Mirror: Language Ideologies, Schooling and Islam in Qatar," 2013.
Ascher, Carol, "Power and Authority in a Rural School: A History of the Green Valley Central School System," 1974.
Bal, Mustafa, "Anatomy of a Revolution: The 2011 Egyptian Revolution," 2014.
Baldwin-Jones, Alice, "The Jamaican Marronage, a Social Pseudomorph: The Case of the Accompong Maroons," 2011.
Barclay, Albert, "The Mumias Sugar Project: A Study of Rural Development in Western Kenya," 1977.
Barnum, Elizabeth, "Creolization and Commodification of Art and Craft in Barbados," 1998.
Beaubrun, Elizabeth, "Distance Learner Ecologies of the University of the West Indies Open Campus Program," 2012.
Beryl, Louise Lamphere, "Ways with the Word in the New World: Language and Literacy Socialization among Born Again Christian African Families in Massachusetts," 2014.
Bosco, Joseph, "Rural Industrialization in a Taiwanese Township: Social and Economic Organization and Change," 1989.
Broad, Kenneth, "Climate, Culture, and Values: The 1997-98 El Nino Peruvian Fisheries," 1999.
Brookshire, Joan, "A Well-Crafted Death: The Symbolic Restructuring of Death in Contemporary American Society," 1990.
Brown, Mikaila Kameeda, "'I Did Not Come to Count the Cows, I Came to Drink the Milk': The Influence of an Intent to Return on the Migration Experience of Foreign Educated, Middle Class Jamaicans," 2007.
Bunster, Ximena, "Adaptation in Mapuche Life: Natural and Directed," 1968.
Bunting-Hudson, Laura Lynn, "The Art of the Hustle: A Study of the Rap Music Industry in Bogota, Columbia," 2017.
Burgess, Lewis, "Social Differentiation in a South Korean Periurban Populace," 2004.
Burke, Charlanne, "Dangerous Dependencies: The Power and Potential of Youth on Botswana," 2000.
Buse, William, "The Alternate Session: Memory and Membership in a Psychoanalytic Society," 1999.
Cairoli, Laetitia, "Garment Factory Workers in Morocco," 1997.
Cassell, Joan, "A Group Called Women: Recruitment and Organization in Contemporary American Feminism," 1975.
Celisku, Sinan, "The Making of the Padanian Nation: Corruption, Hegemony, Globalization, and Legitimacy," 2014.
Chang, Janny, "A Matter of Trust: Three Case Studies of Chinese and Zambian Relationships at the Workplace," 2014.
Chang, Yan-Di, "Situated Teaching: Educating Medical Students Through Legitimate Peripheral Participation," 2017.
Chao, Grace, "Elite Status in the PRC: Its Formation and Maintenance," 2013.
Charlton, Audrey, "Cat Born in Oven is Not Bread: Jamaican and Barbadian Immigrants in Cuba between 1900 and 1959," 2006.
Chevannes, Alston, "Social and Ideological Origins of the Rastafari Movement in Jamaica," 1989.
Chidsey, Meghan Marie, "Mediated Empowerments: An Ethnography of Four, All Girls' "Public Schools" in North India," 2017.
Christian, Elaine Elisabeth, "Sheperds, Servants, and Strangers: Popular Christianity, Theology, and Mission among Tanzanian Lutheran Ministers," 2017
Citron, Lisa, "Continuity and Change: Anthropological Perspectives on the Informal Economy in Marrakech, Morocco," 2004.
Civico, Aldo, "Making Sense of Paramilitary Violence in Columbia. A Cultural Account," 2008.
Cohen, Peter F., "Ambiguous Engagement: Invasion, Intervention and Participation in a Brazilian Squatter Settlement," 2005.
Cristillo, Louis, "God Has Willed It": Religiosity and Social Reproduction at a Private Muslim School in New York City," 2004.
Crumly, Amy, "The Historical Construction of Women's Associations in Twenty-First Century Spanish Basque Country," 2008.
Curtis, Richard, "The War on Drugs in Brooklyn, New York: Street-Level Drug Markets and the Tactical Narcotics Team," 1996.
Danna, Josephine, "An Anthropological Exploration of the Influence of a Sicilian Peasant Culture on Cognition," 1974.
de Wolfe, Juliette, "Parents Speak: An Ethnographic Study of Autism Parents," 2013.
Dei, Kojo Adonten, "Illicit Drugs and Minority Youths in a Low-Income Neighborhood," 1996.
Donahue, John, "Circular and Return Aspects of Labor Migrations in Southern Colombia," 1975.
Dreher, Melanie, "Working Men and Ganja: Commonalities and Variations in Rival Jamaican Communities," 1977.
During, Elizabeth, "Transnational Lives: Sierra Leonean Immigrants and Refugees in Metropolitan New York," 2006.
Foster, Nancy, "Contexts of Guianan Amerindian Identity," 1990.
Freeman, Scott, "'Cutting Earth': Haiti, Soil Conservation, and the Tyranny of Projects," 2014.
Frenzel-Berra, Robert, "The Social Organization of an Ozark Neighborhood," 1988.
Georges, Eugenia, "The Causes and Consequences of International Labor Migration from a Rural Dominican Sending Community," 1985.
Gilbert, Dorothy, "Recent Portuguese Immigrants to Fall River, Massachusetts: An Analysis of Relative Economic Success," 1977.
Gill, Lesley, "Commercial Agriculture and Peasant Production: A Case Study of Agrarian Reformism and the Development of Capitalism in Northern Santa Cruz, Bolivia," 1984.
Gogel, Leah P. "In the House of Change: The Making and Remaking of Female Youth in Residential Treatment," 2012.
Gonzalez-Castaneda, Ogla, "Unveiling Secrets of War in the Peruvian Andes," 2006.
Gounis, Kostas N., "The Domestication of Homelessness: The Politics of Space and Time in New York City Shelters," 1993.
Graham, Leigh Llewellyn, "The 'IT' Girls of Arabia: Cybercultured Bodies, Online Education, and the Networked Lives of Women at a University in Saudi Arabia," 2014.
Gronseth, Evangeline, "Patterns of Mobility in Post-Independence Jamaica," 1978.
Hafford, Carol, "Between Sisters and Cousins: Child Caretaking and the Reproduction of Familial Interdependence Across Dominican Migrant Households," 2003.
Hamid, Ansley, "A Pre-Capitalist Mode of Production: Ganja and the Rastafarians in San-Fernando, Trinidad," 1981.
Hartley-Moore, Julie, "Rural Tropes: Tourism, Nationalism, and Festival in a Swiss Village," 2001.
Heaney, William, "Circular Labor Migration and Entrepreneurship in the Wahgi Valley, Papua New Guinea," 1989.
Heath, Shirley, "Language Planning in Mexico: Colony to Nation," 1970.
Hendricks, Glenn, "The Dominican Diaspora: The Case of Immigrants from the Dominican Republic in New York City," 1972.
Herr, Phillip, "Peasant Economy and Agrarian Reform in the North Central Highlands of Honduras," 1988.
Hunt, Kirsten, "The Social Economy of Buying, Selling, Trading, and Consuming Drugs: A Comparison of Individual and Subcultural Strategies Among Methamphetamine Users and Dealers in Two Cities," 2013.
Hutchinson, Carole Lynn, "Growing Toward the Sun: How the Good-Food Movement Catapulted a Small New York City Third-Sector Organization into Rapid Growth, Success, and Many Challenges," 2013.
Ibraz, Tassawar, "Myths and Realities: Religious/Cultural Perceptions and the Productive Roles of Rural Pakistani Women," 1991.
Jayaram, Kiran Carder, "Hitting the Books and Pounding the Pavement: Haitian Educational and Labor Migrants in the Dominican Republic," 2014.
Jiwa, Munir, "Aestheticizing Politics and Politicizing Aesthetics: Visual Artists and the Production and Representation of Muslim Identities in the United States," 2004.
Johnson, Twig (Willard), "Work Among Portuguese Fisherman: Towards a Model of Social Production," 1977.
Johnson-Messinger, Tracy, "The (Im) Possibilities of Becoming: Hmong Youth and the Politics of Schooling and Development in Thailand," 2005.
Karasioglu, Isa Kagan, "Iranian Encounters in Azerbaijan: The Case of Nardaran," 2017.
Kasirye, Gillian K., "Fulani Girls in New York City: Identities, Family and Schooling," 2008.
Kaslow, Andrew, "Oppression and Adaptation: The Social Organization and Expressive Culture in an Afro-American Community in New Orleans, Louisiana," 1981.
Kaufman, Leslie, "Building Castles in the Sky: The Domestication of Daily Life in Urban Russia," 2000.
Keenan, Katharine Anne, "Imagining a New Belfast: Municipal Parades in Urban Regeneration," 2013.
Kelley, John, "Political Structure and Conflict in a Mexican Ejido," 1974.
Kenny, Mary, "Hidden Heads of Households: Child Labor in Northeast Brazil," 1997.
Koyama, Jill Peterson, "Making Failure Matter in New York City: NCLB, Supplemental Educational Services (SES), the Department of Education (DOE), Tutoring Companies, and Schools," 2008.
Kromidas, Maria, "Race, Multiculturalism, and 'Childhood': The Emergent Cosmopolitanisms of Kids in a New York City School," 2009.
Klumpp, Donna, "Masai Art and Society: Age and Sex, Time and Space, Cash and Cattle," 1987.
Lafayette, Robert, "An Anthropological Examination of Aspects of Maltese Culture: The Maltese in Malta and the Maltese in New York City," 1997.
Laffan, Paul, "Jackson's Meadows: A Rural Commune in a Changing Society," 1976.
Lamaozhuoma, "Tibetan Communities in Transition: An Ethnographic Study of State-Run Formal Education and Social Change," 2014.
Lauwerysen, Herman, "Irrigation and Vodou: A Study of Change in the Artibonite Valley, Haiti," 1998.
Le Fevre, Lisa Marie, "Strategies and Ties of Resilience: Bulgarian Elderly in an Aging and Depopulating Landscape," 2017.
Leak, Kathryne, "Issues in Educational Innovation for an Urban Black Baptist Church-Based School," 2003.
Lepisto, Eric, "Unraveling Youth: Social ties and structural adjustments in provincial Azerbaijan," 2008.
Lewis, Arnold, "Sharonia: Education and Social Inequality in an Israeli Town," 1977.
Lowe, Marie, "The Impact of Industrial Fishing on Localized Social and Environmental Change in Alaska's Aleutian Islands," 2006.
Lowes, Susan, "The Peculiar Class: The Formation, Collapse, and Reformation of the Middle Class in Antigua, West Indies, 1834-1940," 1994.
Lubic, Ruth, "Barriers and Conflict in Maternity Care Innovation," 1979.
Mack, Richard, "Access and Activism," 1989.
Mann, Monica Ann, “Tourists Without Borders: An Anthropological Study of Voluntourism as a Form of Humanitarian Engagement,” 2016.
Martinez, Ruth, "Socioeconomic Reintegration of Return Migrants to Puerto Rico," 1982.
McCabe, Helen, "Cooperative Education in the Community College: A Critical Analysis," 1980.
Messinger, Seth, "Structures of Feeling in a Psychiatric Clinic," 2002.
Miller, Ronald, "Allocating Educational Opportunity: Systemic Ethnography of an Inner City High School Program," 1992.
Millington, Samuel, "Shifting Sands on the Wai'anae Coast: An Ethnographic Glance at Homelessness and Mental Illness," 2000.
Mitchell, Vernay, "Choice and Resistance in Ethnic Relations among the Ewe in a Developing Togolese Town," 1998.
Montandon, Cleopatra, "The Development of Science in Geneva in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries: The Case of a Scientific Community," 1973.
Moock, Joyce, "The Migration Process and Differential Economic Behavior in South Maragoli, Western Kenya," 1976.
Mullooly, James, "Work, Play and Consequences: What Counts in a Successful Middle School," 2002.
Murata, Akiko, "Brokering Culture and Labor: An Anthropological Analysis of IT Offshore Labor Between Japan and India," 2011.
Murray, Gerald, "The Evolution of Haitian Land Tenure: A Case Study in Agrarian Adaptation to Population Growth," 1977.
Nicewonger, Todd Evans, "Fashioning the Moral Aesthetic: An Ethnographic Study of the Socialization of Antwerp Trained Fashion Designers," 2011.
Nims, Kelly, "The Goffal Speaks: Colored Ideology and the Perpetuation of a Category in Postcolonial Zimbabwe," 2013.
Nwachukwu, Jude Uwaoma, "The Political Economy of Agricultural Development in Nigeria," 2017.
O'Hare, Brian Joseph, "At the Edge of the Slope: Views from a Multicultural Geriatric Affordable Housing Facility." 2017.
Oliveira, Gabrielle Marcelletti Rocha de, ”Transnational Care Constellations: Mexican Immigrant Mothers and their Children in Mexico and in New York City," 2015.
Orr, Robert, "Social Change Among Religious Change Agents," 1988.
Papagaroufalis, Eleni, "Greek Women in Politics: Gender Ideology and Practice in Neighborhood Groups and the Family," 1990.
Peet, Robert, "Migration, Culture and Community: A Case Study from Rural Nepal," 1978.
Pham, Theresa Thao, "The Certificate of Virginity: Honor, Marriage and Moroccan Female Immigration," 2011.
Phillips, Stephanie Jean, "The Stage and the Dance in Medias Res: An Ethnographic Study of Ideologies Associated with Tradition and Continuity in a French Ballet Academy in the United States," 2014.
Posecznick, Alex, "Admission in Practice: On the Ongoing Production of an Unranked College," 2010.
Resnik, Susan, "The Social History of Hemophilia in the United States (1948-1988): The Emergence and Empowerment of A Community," 1994.
Rice, Michelle, "Anthropological Perspectives on Fishing Management," 2002.
Rogers, Claudia, "Illegal Entrepreneurship and Social Networks in Rural Jamaica," 1976.
Roome, Kristine, "The Art of Liberating Voices: An Ethnography of an Exhibition," 2005.
Russell, Christine, "Upper Class Women and Men in the United States: An Investigation into the Significance of Gender and Class," 1984.
Ryan, Loretta, "Lowell in Transition: The Uses of History in Urban Change," 1987.
Sabin, Portia, "Truths, Universally Acknowledged": Friendship and Romance as Education Between College Students in America," 2004.
Saravia-Shore, Marietta, "National Origin Desegregation and Bilingual Education: The Inversion of Ideology and Practice," 1986.
Sato, Shinji, "Dynamics of Language Education: Preschool Practice in Japan," 2008.
Sattar, Muntasir, ”'Pray for My Results': Making One's Self Worthy for Employment in Lahore,” 2016.
Sawamoto, Akiko, "Vietnam's Rural-to-Urban Migrant Families: Educational and Social Inequalities in a Transitional Society," 2014.
Schaeffer, Joseph, "Videotape Techniques in Anthropology: The Collection and Analysis of Data," 1970.
Schieffelin, Bambi, "How Kaluli Children Learn What to Say, What to Do, and How to Feel: An Ethnographic Study of the Development of Communicative Competence," 1979.
Schiffer, Jeffrey, "Bead, Feather and False Dichotomies: Indigenizing Urban Aboriginal Child Welfare in Canada," 2014.
Schnepel, Ellen, "The Politics of Language in the French Caribbean: The Creole Movement on the Island of Guadeloupe," 1990.
Schwartz, Frances, "Continuity and Change in Student Adaptation to One Alternative School: The Transformation of Academic Behavior," 1976.
Scripps, Robert Kittredge, "The Very Old in the Community-Based Setting: The Functions of Food, Space and Time in Social Organization," 1996.
Scroggins, Michael Jason, "'This Is a New Thing in the World': Design and Discontent in the Making of a 'Garage Lab,'" 2017.
Shandy, Dianne, "Perils and Possibilities of Nuer Refugee Migration to the United States," 2001.
Shani, Serah, "'I Will Not Lose My Children': The New York City Ghanaian Network Village and Their Academic Success Pursuits," 2010.
Shapiro, Delores, "Symbolic Fluids: The World of Spirit Mediums in Brazilian Possession Groups," 1992.
Sharma, Sita, "Health Seeking Behavior of Tamang Women," 1997.
Sharon, Nurit, "Fragile Lives, Suburban Families in an Age of Insecurity: A Study of Parents in a Suburban Community in Bergen County, New Jersey," 2008.
Silverman, Cheryl, "Jewish Emigres and Popular Images of Jews in Japan," 1989.
Sirvent, Maria, "Participatory Research on Established Order, Popular Culture, and the Engagement of the Working Classes in Buenos Aires," 1994.
Smith, Elva Lee, "Linkages and Barriers: Education on Dutch Sint Maarten and French Saint Martin." 2001.
Souleles, Daniel Scott, "Songs of Profit, Songs of Loss: Private Equity Investing in New York City,” 2016.
Stratton, Allison, "The Cultural Work of Hard of Hearing in Sweden," 2002.
Sullivan, Mercer, "Getting Over: Economy, Culture, and Youth Crime in Three Urban Neighborhoods," 1986.
Taddei, Renzo, "Of Clouds and Streams, Prophets and Profits: The Political Semiotics of Climate and Water in the Brazilian Northeast," 2005.
Tawasil, Amina, "The Howzevi (Seminarian) Women in Iran: Constituting and Reconstituting Paths," 2013.
Tice, Karin, "Gender, Capitalism and Egalitarian Forms of Social Organization in San Blas Panama: Socio-Economic Differentiation of a Rural Region Through Commercialization of Mola Handicrafts," 1989.
Tramm, Madeline, "Social Mobility in Jamaica: Possibilities Presented by the Bauxite Industry," 1975.
Tripp, Robert, "Economic Strategies and Nutritional Status in a Compound Farming Settlement of Northern Ghana," 1978.
Tucker, Jed Brown, "The Liberal Arts Unbound: Higher Education in an American Prison, 2005–2006," 2009.
Uchikawa, Sayaka, "Less Is Not Enough: Dilemma of Alternative Primary Schooling Opportunities In Dahka, Bangledesh," 2013.
Valas, Joan, "The Impediments to Change: Public Health Concerns and the Specter of Emergency Preparedness," 2006.
Van Tiem, Jennifer Margaret, "'Many Secrets are Told around Horses': An Ethnographic Study of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy," 2014.
Velasquez, Karen, "Communication and Education at Work: Latino Immigrants Making Sense and Dominating Language in Koreatown, New York City," 2014.
Verma, Michele, "Indo-Caribbean Hindu Practice in Queens:Ethnomethods of Constituting Place, Practice and Subjects," 2008.
Vom Eigen, Keith, "Science and Spirit: Health Care Utilization in Rural Jamaica," 1992.
Walkley, Susan Newell, "The Polysemic Spine: Embodied Practices in the Management of Back Pain," 2007.
Wali, Alaka, "Kilowatts and Crisis among the Kuna, Choco, and Colonos: National and Regional Consequences of the Bayano Hydroelectric Complex in Eastern Panama," 1984.
Walker, Malcolm, "Power Structure and Political Behavior in a Community of the Dominican Republic," 1970.
Webb, Torica LaSha, "Becoming and Being Aware and Engaged: An Exploration of the Development of Political Awareness and Participation among Maori and Pakeha Secondary School Students in Aotearoa/New Zealand," 2014.
Weiss, Linda, "Women Alone: Causes and Consequences of Non-Marriage and Marital Disruption Among High Caste Hindus in Nepal," 1996.
Wesolowski, Katya, "Hard play: Capoeira and the politics of inequality in Rio de Janeiro," 2007.
Wessler, Sarah, "'Playing for Real': Six Adolescent Girls in an After-School Program," 2015.
Yilmaz, Kamil, "Individual Disengagement of 'Turkish Penitents' from Political Violence as Rite of Passage: Voices from the Cracks of the Social Structure," 2012.
Young, Paulette, "Cloth That Speaks: African Women's Visual Voice and Creative Expression in Ghana (West Africa)," 2004.
Zycherman, Ariela, "The Changing Value of Food: Localizing Modernity Among the Tsimane Indians of Lowland Bolivia," 2013.