What anthropologists glean from policy makers’ statements about globalization and development can be very different from what most voters hear.
China’s government-funded language and culture programs are one of the country’s most ubiquitous globalization projects and aim to smooth a path to superpower status. But, we would do well to avoid assumptions about the transfer of power that happens through soft power policy.
Rural residents and an anthropologist reflect on 25 years of economic change, transnational perspectives, and the growing power of nongovernmental organizations.
Heat is anthropogenic, as we know well in our time of heightened discourse around climate change. And in cities like Chennai, India, the heat has only gotten hotter.
Former white and middle-class cocaine and cannabis dealers talk about their often contradictory “careers in dope.”
What might a letter of complaint to a university truth commission reveal about Brazil’s political climate and the multiple lives of documents?
Although Copts are often hailed as the exemplary Christian victims of Islamic terrorism, they encounter the same targeted profiling and hate crimes as American Muslims, racialized and securitized after 9/11.
The Ancestors Project offers a model for how section leaders can do the much-needed work of challenging sexism and white supremacy in anthropology.
Preservation and dissemination of data are at the heart of efforts to digitize and make accessible collections of legacy data from archaeological excavations.
Disease is but the most obvious part of an epidemic. As coronavirus spreads, it fuels many other kinds of contagious forces.