Books for Review

Books for Review

Dear Colleagues,

Anthropologica is the Scholarly Journal of the Canadian Anthropology Society. For more information about Anthropologica, see this link: The journal publishes twice a year, and each issue includes a book review section with reviews of cutting-edge anthropological monographs.

If you would like to review one of the following books for an upcoming issue, to propose a different book be reviewed, to fix an error, or to add to this (incomplete) list generated in in March 2020 by myself and Luiza Giordani, the assistant book review editor, please contact me at

Kind regards,

Daniel Tubb
English Anthropologica Book Review Editor
Associate Professor,
Department of Anthropology, University of New Brunswick,

Luiza Giordani
English Anthropologica Book Review Assistant Editor

Recent Ethnographic Monographs Published in English for Potential Review in Anthropologica (Updated May 2020)

Published in 2019

Abrahms-Kavunenko, Saskia. Enlightenment and the Gasping City: Mongolian Buddhism at a Time of Environmental Disarray. Cornell University Press, 2019.

Agier, Michel. The jungle: Calais’s camps and migrants. Polity, 2019.

Agyekum, Humphrey A. From Bullies to Officers and Gentlemen: How Notions of Professionalism and Civility Transformed the Ghana Armed Forces. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Akerman, Sean. Words and Wounds: Narratives of Exile. Oxford University Press, 2019.

Alonso Bejarano, Carolina. Decolonizing ethnography: undocumented immigrants and new directions in social science. Duke University Press, 2019.

Armbrust, Walter. Martyrs and Tricksters. Princeton University Press, 2019.

Arora, Payal. The Next Billion Users: Digital Life Beyond the West. Harvard University Press, 2019.

Aulino, Felicity. Rituals of care: karmic politics in an aging Thailand. Cornell University Press, 2019.

Auyero, Javier Sobering, Katherine. The Ambivalent State: Police-Criminal Collusion at the Urban Margins. Oxford University Press, 2019.

Balkenhol, Markus. Atlantic perspectives: places, spirits and heritage. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Barnard, Alan. Bushmen: Kalahari hunter-gatherers and their descendants. Cambridge University Press, 2019.

Barua, D. Mitra. Seeding Buddhism with Multiculturalism: The Transmission of Sri Lankan Buddhism in Toronto. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2019.

Beckett, Greg. There Is No More Haiti: Between Life and Death in Port-au-Prince. University of California Press, 2019.

Bedorf, Franziska. Sweet Home Chicago?: Mexican Migration and the Question of Belonging and Return. Transcript-Verlag, 2019.

Berta, Peter. Materializing Difference: Consumer Culture, Politics, and Ethnicity among Romanian Roma. University of Toronto, 2019.

Bhandari, Kalyan. Tourism and Nationalism in Nepal. Routledge, 2019.

Bille, Mikkel. Being Bedouin Around Petra: Life at a World Heritage Site in the Twenty-First Century. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Birinder, Pal Singh. Indigeneity and occupational change: the tribes of Punjab. Routledge, 2019.

Bjork-James, Carwil. Sovereign Street: Making Revolution in Urban Bolivia. UAPress, 2019.

Block, Ellen, and Will McGrath. Infected Kin: Orphan Care and AIDS in Lesotho. Rutgers University Press, 2019.

Bolten, Catherine. Serious Youth in Sierra Leone: An Ethnography of Performance and Global Connection. Oxford University Press, 2019.

Bose, Chandan. Perspectives on Work, Home, and Identity From Artisans in Telangana: Conversations Around Craft. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Brainer, Amy. Queer Kinship and Family Change in Taiwan. Rutgers University Press, 2019.

Bruckermann, Charlotte. Claiming Homes: Confronting Domicide in Rural China. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Bycel, Lee T. Refugees in America: Stories of Courage, Resilience, and Hope in Their Own Words. Rutgers University Press, 2019.

Caldararo, Niccolo. An Ethnography of the Goodman Building: The Longest Rent Strike. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Carrier, Neil Scharrer, Tabea. Mobile Urbanity: Somali Presence in Urban East Africa. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Carroll, Jennifer J. Narkomania: drugs, HIV, and citizenship in Ukraine. Cornell University Press, 2019.

Carter, Rebecca L. Prayers for the People: Homicide and Humanity in the Crescent City. The University of Chicago Press, 2019.

Chiovenda, Andrea. Crafting Masculine Selves: Culture, War, and Psychodynamics in Afghanistan. Oxford University Press, 2019.

Cody, Sacha. Exemplary Agriculture: Independent Organic Farming in Contemporary China. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Colvin, Christopher. Traumatic Storytelling and Memory in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Performing Signs of Injury. Routledge, 2019.

Cooper, Amy. State of Health: Pleasure and Politics in Venezuelan Health Care under Chávez. University of California Press, 2019.

Coronil, Fernando. The Fernando Coronil reader: the struggle for life is the matter. Duke University Press, 2019.

Crosby, Alison Lykes, M. Brinton. Beyond Repair? Mayan Women’s Protagonism in the Aftermath of Genocidal Harm. Rutgers University Press, 2019.

Daehnhardt, Madleina. Migration, development and social change in the Himalayas: an ethnographic village study. Routledge, 2019.

Daughters, Anton. Memories of earth and sea: an ethnographic history of the islands of Chiloé. University of Arizona Press, 2019.

Di Nunzio, Marco. The Act of Living: Street Life, Marginality, and Development in Urban Ethiopia. Cornell University Press, 2019.

Dunbar-Hester, Christina. Hacking Diversity: The Politics of Inclusion in Open Technology Cultures. Princeton University Press, 2019.

Endres, Kirsten W. Market Frictions: Trade and Urbanization at the Vietnam-China Border. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Fenton, Estye. The End of International Adoption: An Unraveling Reproductive Market and the Politics of Healthy Babies. Rutgers University Press, 2019.

Fewkes, Jacqueline H. Locating Maldivian Women’s Mosques in Global Discourses. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Fienup-Riordan, Ann. Akulmiut neqait: Fish and food of the Akulmiut. University of Alaska Press, 2019.

Flachs, Andrew. Cultivating Knowledge: Biotechnology, Sustainability, and the Human Cost of Cotton Capitalism in India. UAPress, 2019.

Friedman, Jonathan. Political correctness and rising elites at the end of hegemony. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Griffiths, Anne. Transformations on the Ground: Space and the Power of Land in Botswana. Indiana University Press, 2019.

Haenn, Nora. Marriage After Migration: An Ethnography of Money, Romance, and Gender in Globalizing Mexico. Oxford University Press, 2019.

Harjo, Laura. Spiral to the Stars: Mvskoke Tools of Futurity. University of Arizona Press, 2019.

Heer, Barbara. Cities of Entanglements: Social Life in Johannesburg and Maputo Through Ethnographic Comparison. Transcript-Verlag, 2019.

Henning Presterudstuen, Geir. Performing Masculinity: Body, Self and Identity in Modern Fiji. Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.

Højer, Lars. The anti-social contract: injurious talk and dangerous exchanges in northern Mongolia. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Horn, Vincent. Aging within transnational families: the case of older peruvians. Anthem Press, 2019.

Istasse, Manon. Living in a World Heritage Site: Ethnography of Houses and Daily Life in the Fez Medina. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Izzo, Justin. Experiments with empire: anthropology and fiction in the French Atlantic. Duke University Press, 2019.

Janzen, John M. Health in a fragile state: science, sorcery, and spirit in the Lower Congo. University of Wisconsin Press, 2019.

Johannes, Venetia. Nourishing the Nation: Food as National Identity in Catalonia. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Johnson, Melissa A. Becoming Creole: nature and race in Belize. Rutgers University Press, 2019.

Kalantzis, Konstantinos. Tradition in the frame: photography, power, and imagination in Sfakia, Crete. Indiana University Press, 2019.

Kent, Neil. The Sámi Peoples of the North: A Social and Cultural History. Oxford University Press, 2019.

Kierans, Ciara. Chronic Failures: Kidneys, Regimes of Care, and the Mexican State. Rutgers University Press, 2019.

Kikon, Dolly Karlsson, Bengt G. Leaving the Land: Indigenous Migration and Affective Labour in India. Cambridge University Press, 2019.

Koch, Insa Lee. Personalizing the State: An Anthropology of Law, Politics, and Welfare in Austerity Britain. Oxford University Press, 2019.

Kuiper, Gerda. Agro-industrial Labour in Kenya: Cut Flower Farms and Migrant Workers’ Settlements. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Kulick, Don. A Death in the Rainforest: How a Language and a Way of Life Came to an End in Papua New Guinea. Algonquin Books, 2019.

Lange, Patricia G. Thanks for Watching: An Anthropological Study of Video Sharing on YouTube. University Press of Colorado, 2019.

Lave, Jean. Learning and Everyday Life: Access, Participation and Changing Practice. Cambridge University Press, 2019.

Lemon, Robert. The Taco Truck: How Mexican Street Food Is Transforming the American City. University of Illinois Press, 2019.

Lévi-Strauss, Claude. From Montaigne to Montaigne. University of Minnesota Press, 2019.

Leza, Christina. Divided Peoples: Policy, Activism, and Indigenous Identities on the U.S.-Mexico Border. UAPress, 2019.

Lippman, Peter. Surviving the Peace: The Struggle for Postwar Recovery in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Vanderbilt University, 2019.

Luetchford, Peter. The politics and ethics of the just price: ethnographies of market exchange. Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019.

Martínez, Francisco. Repair, brokenness, breakthrough: ethnographic responses. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Masquelier, Adeline. Fada: Boredom and Belonging in Niger. The University of Chicago Press, 2019.

Mirchandani, Kiran Mukherjee, Sanjukta Tambe, Shruti. Low Wage in High Tech: An Ethnography of Service Workers in Global India. Oxford University Press, 2019.

Mizer, Nicholas J. Tabletop Role-Playing Games and the Experience of Imagined Worlds. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Moran, Laura. Belonging and Becoming in a Multicultural World: Refugee Youth and the Pursuit of Identity. Rutgers University Press, 2019.

Mulrennan, Monica E. Caring for Eeyou Istchee: Protected Area Creation on Wemindji Cree Territory. UBC Press, 2019.

Myers, Helen P. Pandey, Umesh C. Storytime in India: Wedding Songs, Victorian Tales, and the Ethnographic Experience. Indiana University Press, 2019.

Noret, Joël. Social Im/mobilities in Africa: Ethnographic Approaches. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Norgaard, Kari M. Salmon and Acorns Feed Our People: Colonialism, Nature, and Social Action. Rutgers University Press, 2019.

O’Neill, Kevin L. Hunted: Predation and Pentecostalism in Guatemala. The University of Chicago Press, 2019.

Obeid, Michelle. Border lives: an ethnography of a Lebanese town in changing times. BRILL, 2019.

Ødegaard, Cecilie Vindal. Indigenous Life Projects and Extractivism: Ethnographies from South America. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Omura, Keiichi Otsuki, Grant Jun Satsuka, Shiho Morita, Atsuro. The world multiple: the quotidian politics of knowing and generating entangled worlds. Routledge, 2019.

Osuji, Chinyere K. Boundaries of Love: Interracial Marriage and the Meaning of Race. NYU Press, 2019.

Pauli, Julia. The Decline of Marriage in Namibia: Kinship and Social Class in a Rural Community. Transcript-Verlag, 2019.

Pickles, Anthony J. Money games: gambling in a Papua New Guinea town. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Pine, Jason. The alchemy of meth: a decomposition. University of Minnesota Press, 2019.

Pulford, Ed. Mirrorlands: Russia, China, and journeys in between. Hurst, 2019.

Risse, Marielle. Community and Autonomy in Southern Oman. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Rogerson, Jennifer J. M. Privileges of Birth: Constellations of Care, Myth, and Race in South Africa. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Samet, Robert. Deadline: Populism and the Press in Venezuela. The University of Chicago Press, 2019.

Schneider, Arnd. Art, anthropology, and contested heritage: ethnographies of TRACES. Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.

Schroven, Anita. Playing the Marginality Game: Identity Politics in West Africa. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Seymour, Claudia. The Myth of International Protection: War and Survival in the Congo. University of California Press, 2019.

Shepherd, Christopher. Haunted houses and ghostly encounters: ethnography and animism in East Timor, 1860–1975. University of Hawaii Press, 2019.

Sigal, Peter Herman. Ethnopornography: sexuality, colonialism, and archival knowledge. Duke University Press, 2019.

Slooter, Luuk. The Making of the Banlieue: An Ethnography of Space, Identity and Violence. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Smith, Constance. Nairobi in the making: landscapes of time and urban belonging. James Currey, 2019.

Song, Jesook Hae, Laam. On the Margins of Urban South Korea: Core Location as Method and Praxis. University of Toronto, 2019.

Sørensen, Birgitte Ben-Ari, Eyal. Civil–Military Entanglements: Anthropological Perspectives. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Spicer, Edward H. Pascua: A Yaqui Village in Arizona. UAPress, 2019.

Steinberg, Jonah. A Garland of Bones: Child Runaways in India. Yale University Press, 2019.

Thomas, Kevin J. A. Global epidemics, local implications: African immigrants and the Ebola crisis in Dallas. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019.

Thomases, Drew. Guest is God: Pilgrimage, Tourism, and Making Paradise in India. Oxford University Press, 2019.

Tyler, Melissa. Soho at work: pleasure and place in contemporary London. Cambridge University Press, 2019.

Vedrine, Corine. The Spirit of Capitalism According to the Michelin Company: Anthropology of an Industrial Myth. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Wallman, Sandra. Sometime Kin: Layers of Memory, Boundaries of Ethnography. Berghahn Books, 2019.

Warin, Megan. Fatness, Obesity, and Disadvantage in the Australian Suburbs: Unpalatable Politics. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Whitington, Jerome. Anthropogenic Rivers: The Production of Uncertainty in Lao Hydropower. Cornell University Press, 2019.

Willen, Sarah S. Fighting for dignity: migrant lives at Israel’s margins. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019.

Wilson, Maggie. A true child of Papua New Guinea: memoir of a life in two worlds. McFarland, 2019.

Zani, Leah. Bomb children: life in the former battlefields of Laos. Duke University Press, 2019.

Zharkevich, Ina. Maoist people’s war and the revolution of everyday life in Nepal. Cambridge University Press, 2019.

Published in 2020

Alexander-Nathani, Isabella. Burning at Europe’s Borders: An Ethnography on the African Migrant Experience in Morocco. Oxford University Press, 2020.

Ammann, Carole. Women, agency, and the state in Guinea: silent politics. Routledge, 2020.

Avery, Jocelyn D. An Ethnography of Severe Intellectual Disability: Becoming ’Dirty Little Freaks. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.

Bajoghli, Narges. Iran Reframed: Anxieties of Power in the Islamic Republic. Stanford University Press, 2020.

Berliner, David. Losing culture: nostalgia, heritage, and the anthropologist in accelerated times. Rutgers University Press, 2020.

Binder, Stefan. Total Atheism: Secular Activism and the Politics of Difference in South India. Berghahn Books, 2020.

Bobel, Chris . Body Battlegrounds: Transgressions, tensions, and transformations. Vanderbilt University, 2020.

Carrier-Moisan, Marie-Eve. Gringo Love: Stories of Sex Tourism in Brazil. University of Toronto, 2020.

Chau, Adam Yuet. Religion in China: Ties that Bind. Polity, 2020.

Columb, Seán. Trading Life: Organ Trafficking, Illicit Networks, and Exploitation. Stanford University Press, 2020.

Cooper, Barbara M. Countless Blessings: A History of Childbirth and Reproduction in the Sahel. Indiana University Press, 2020.

Coyle Rosen, Lauren. Fires of gold: law, spirit, and sacrificial labor in Ghana. University of California Press, 2020.

Crosson, J. Brent. Experiments with Power: Obeah and the Remaking of Religion in Trinidad. The University of Chicago Press, 2020.

Curran, Georgia. Sustaining Indigenous Songs: Contemporary Warlpiri Ceremonial Life in Central Australia. Berghahn Books, 2020.

Delerme, Simone. Latino Orlando: Suburban Transformation and Racial Conflict. University Press of Florida, 2020.

Dirksen, Rebecca. After the Dance, the Drums Are Heavy: Carnival, Politics, and Musical Engagement in Haiti. Oxford University Press, 2020.

Dyrness, Andrea Sepúlveda III, Enrique. Border Thinking: Latinx Youth Decolonizing Citizenship. University of Minnesota Press, 2020.

Evans, Harriet. Beijing from Below: Stories of Marginal Lives in the Capital’s Center. Duke University Press, 2020.

Evans, Nicholas H. A. Far from the caliph’s gaze: being Ahmadi Muslim in the holy city of Qadian. Cornell University Press, 2020.

Fader, Ayala. Hidden Heretics: Jewish Doubt in the Digital Age. Princeton University Press, 2020.

Feldman, Gregory. The Gray Zone: Sovereignty, Human Smuggling, and Undercover Police Investigation in Europe. Stanford University Press, 2020.

Flaherty, Michael Meinert, Lotte Dalsgard, Anne L. Time Work: Studies of Temporal Agency. Berghahn Books, 2020.

Forgash, Rebecca. Intimacy across the Fencelines: Sex, Marriage, and the U.S. Military in Okinawa. Cornell University Press, 2020.

Frazier, Lessie Jo. Desired States: Sex, Gender, and Political Culture in Chile. Rutgers University Press, 2020.

García-Colón, Ismael. Colonial Migrants at the Heart of Empire: Puerto Rican Workers on U.S. Farms (Volume 57). University of California Press, 2020.

Garth, Hanna. Food in Cuba: The Pursuit of a Decent Meal. Stanford University Press, 2020.

Göpfert, Mirco. Policing the frontier: an ethnography of two worlds in Niger. Cornell University Press, 2020.

Guenther, Katja M. The Lives and Deaths of Shelter Animals. Stanford University Press, 2020.

Hannoum, Abdelmajid. Living Tangier: migration, race, and illegality in a Moroccan city. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020.

Hartblay, Cassandra. I Was Never Alone or Oporniki: An Ethnographic Play on Disability in Russia. University of Toronto, 2020.

Heide Castañeda. Borders of Belonging: Struggle and Solidarity in Mixed-Status Immigrant Families. Stanford University Press, 2020.

Higgs, Johanna. Militarized Youth: The Children of the FARC. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.

Hobbis, Geoffrey. The Digitizing Family: An Ethnography of Melanesian Smartphones. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.

Huang, Julia. To be an entrepreneur: social enterprise and disruptive development in Bangladesh. Cornell University Press, 2020.

Jackson, Jean E. Managing Multiculturalism: Indigeneity and the Struggle for Rights in Colombia. Stanford University Press, 2020.

Jegathesan, Mythri. Tea and Solidarity: Tamil Women and Work in Postwar Sri Lanka. University of Washington Press, 2020.

Kanna, Ahmed. Beyond exception: new interpretations of the Arabian Peninsula. Cornell University Press, 2020.

Kimball, Natalie L. An Open Secret: The History of Unwanted Pregnancy and Abortion in Modern Bolivia. Rutgers University Press, 2020.

Kivland, Chelsey L. Street sovereigns: young men and the makeshift state in urban Haiti. Cornell University Press, 2020.

Koch, Gabriele. Healing Labor: Japanese Sex Work in the Gendered Economy. Stanford University Press, 2020.

Köhler, Florian. Space, Place and Identity: Woɗaaɓe of Niger in the 21st Century. Berghahn Books, 2020.

Kozaitis, Kathryn A. Indebted: An Ethnography of Despair and Resilience in Greece’s Second City. Oxford University Press, 2020.

Kristensen, Regnar Villamil, Claudia A. The Children of Gregoria: Dogme Ethnography of a Mexican Family. Berghahn Books, 2020.

Larchanche, Stéphanie. Cultural Anxieties: Managing Migrant Suffering in France. Rutgers University Press, 2020.

Ling, Minhua. The Inconvenient Generation: Migrant Youth Coming of Age on Shanghai’s Edge. Stanford University Press, 2020.

Lynch, Rebecca. The Devil is Disorder: Bodies, Spirits and Misfortune in a Trinidadian Village. Berghahn Books, 2020.

Malefyt, Timothy de Waal. Women, consumption and paradox. Routledge, 2020.

Mattioli, Fabio. Dark Finance: Illiquidity and Authoritarianism at the Margins of Europe. Stanford University Press, 2020.

McWilliam, Andrew. Post-conflict social and economic recovery in Timor-Leste: redemptive legacies. Routledge, 2020.

Menoret, Pascal. Graveyard of Clerics: Everyday Activism in Saudi Arabia. Stanford University Press, 2020.

Miller, Donald E. Miller, Lorna T. Miller, Arpi M. Becoming Human Again: An Oral History of the Rwanda Genocide against the Tutsi. University of California Press, 2020.

Nelson, Margaret K. Like Family: Narratives of Fictive Kinship. Rutgers University Press, 2020.

O’Dubhghaill, Sean. An Anthropology of the Irish in Belgium: Belonging, Identity and Community in Europe. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.

Osanloo, Arzoo. Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims’ Rights in Iran. Princeton University Press, 2020.

Oueslati-Porter, Claire. Gender, Textile Work, and Tunisian Women’s Liberation: Deviating Patterns. Palgrave Pivot, 2020.

Padwe, Jonathan. Disturbed Forests, Fragmented Memories: Jarai and Other Lives in the Cambodian Highlands. University of Washington Press, 2020.

Parla, Ayse. Precarious Hope: Migration and the Limits of Belonging in Turkey. Stanford University Press, 2020.

Perman, Tony. Signs of the Spirit: Music and the Experience of Meaning in Ndau Ceremonial Life. University of Illinois Press, 2020.

Pierini, Emily. Jaguars of the Dawn: Spirit Mediumship in the Brazilian Vale do Amanhecer. Berghahn Books, 2020.

Retsikas, Konstantinos. A Synthesis of Time: Zakat, Islamic Micro-finance and the Question of the Future in 21st Century Indonesia. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.

Rodriguez, Leila. Culture as judicial evidence: expert testimony in Latin America. University of Cincinnati Press, 2020.

Salyer, J.C. Court of Injustice: Law Without Recognition in U.S. Immigration. Stanford University Press, 2020.

Seo, Bo Kyeong. Eliciting care: health and power in northern Thailand. University of Wisconsin Press, 2020.

Slocum, Karla. Black Towns, Black Futures: The Enduring Allure of a Black Place in the American West. University of North Carolina Press, 2020.

Srinivasan, Rama. Courting Desire: Litigating for Love in North India. Rutgers University Press, 2020.

Stavrianakis, Anthony. Leaving: A Narrative of Assisted Suicide. University of California Press, 2020.

Stocker, Karen. Millennial Movements: Positive Social Change in Urban Costa Rica. University of Toronto, 2020.

Strathern, Marilyn. Relations: an anthropological account. Duke University Press, 2020.

Styles, Megan A. Roses from Kenya: Labor, Environment, and the Global Trade in Cut Flowers. University of Washington Press, 2020.

Suleymanova, Dilyara. Pedagogies of Culture: Schooling and Identity in Post-Soviet Tatarstan, Russia. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.

Szántó, Diana. Politicising Polio: Disability, Civil Society and Civic Agency in Sierra Leone. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.

Taggart, James M. The Rain Gods’ Rebellion: The Cultural Basis of a Nahua Insurgency. University Press of Colorado, 2020.

Trinch, Shonna. What the Signs Say: Language, Gentrification, and Place-Making in Brooklyn. Vanderbilt University, 2020.

Tubb, Daniel. Shifting Livelihoods:  Gold Mining and Subsistence in the Chocó, Colombia. University of Washington Press, 2020.

Vleet, Krista E. Van. Hierarchies of Care: Girls, Motherhood, and Inequality in Peru. University of Illinois Press, 2020.

Vogel, Erica. Migrant Conversions: Transforming Connections Between Peru and South Korea. University of California Press, 2020.

Yamaura, Chigusa. Marriage and marriageability: the practices of matchmaking between men from Japan and women from Northeast China. Cornell University Press, 2020.

Yang, Mayfair Mei-hui. Re-enchanting modernity: ritual economy and society in Wenzhou, China. Duke University Press, 2020.

Zulaika, Joseba. Hellfire from Paradise Ranch: On the Front Lines of Drone Warfare. University of California Press, 2020.