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Ferguson: An American Story

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Raymond Codrington


By now the story is familiar to many. In Ferguson, MO, a town of less than 16,000 people, Michael Brown,…More

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What can anthropology tell us about the beheading of two American journalists by the self-proclaimed Islamic State (also known as…More

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On March 19, 1935, the white manager of WH Kress & Co five-and-dime store on 125th Street in Harlem apprehended…More

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The Violence of the Status Quo

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Pem Davidson Buck


Michael Brown, Ferguson and Tanks Years ago I thought about writing a paper I would call “The Violence of the…More

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AnthroSource hub page. Note: this is a prototype only. It is not a fully designed page and does not reflect the final site design. Image courtesy Wiley

AnthroSource 2.0

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Mike O’Riordan


In 2015, AnthroSource will be re-launched with improved design and functionality. The current interface for AnthroSource sits on a separate…More

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Join the Club

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Beatriz Reyes-Foster
Ty Matejowsky


An essential step in the ongoing development of aspiring anthropologists is involvement in some type of school affiliated anthropology club…More

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Unemployment and Divine Plans

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Claudia Strauss


When I began my research interviewing unemployed and underemployed Southern Californians in 2011, I did not expect that their religious…More

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Personnel of the heavy-crude pipeline work to stabilize the hillside after a landslide fractured the pipeline in Winchele, outside of the city of Esmeraldas in 2013. Approximately 5,000 barrels of heavy crude oil were spilled into the Winchele River. Photo courtesy Gabriela Valdivia

Crude Entanglements

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Gabriela Valdivia
Flora Lu


Living with Oil in Ecuador Thanks to social science funding from the NSF, we are researching how energy policy and…More

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Selling the Language Gap

Selling the Language Gap

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Susan D Blum
Kathleen C Riley


False Premises, False Promises You may have read recently about a novel approach to solving inequality (eg, here and here).…More

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Time and Money

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Jacob Doherty


Fieldwork Takes Both My research site in Kampala, Uganda is heavily saturated by national and international NGOs with short term…More

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