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Writing at the Margin: Discourse Between Anthropology and Medicine

From the Inside Flap 'This is the work of an energetic scholar whose capacity to read, digest, and reflect on ideas in diverse domains of inquiry is probably unequaled in the field.'?Sue Estroff, [...]

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Small Feats: Unsung Accomplishments & Everyday Heroics of Foster & Adoptive Parents

Review '...champions parents who have found a way to stand by their children in extraordinary ways in extraordinary circumstances.' -- Wilf Graham, Director, Bluewater Family Support Services, In [...]

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Do Parents Matter?: Why Japanese Babies Sleep Soundly, Mexican Siblings Donít Fight, and American Families Should Just Relax

Review 'Fascinating...The authors' global perspective finds that human experience is varied and kids are resilient.'?Laura Vanderkam, Wall Street Journal'It took two accomplished (and married) an [...]

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Knowledge, Power, and Practice: The Anthropology of Medicine and Everyday Life (Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care)

About the Author Shirley Lindenbaum is Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York and author of Kuru Sorcery (1979). Margaret Lock is Professor of Medical Antho [...]

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God's Laboratory: Assisted Reproduction in the Andes

Review 'The book is an important contribution to the anthropology of reproduction and Latin American studies, among other fields.' (Amy Cooper Somatosphere 2014-04-03) --This text [...]

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Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights

From Publishers Weekly Starred Review. Seldom has a work of such careful intellectual rigor and fairness been so deeply touching. Yoshino, a law professor at Yale and a gay, Asian-American man, m [...]

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From the Bottom of the Heap: The Autobiography of Black Panther Robert Hillary King

Review 'Three aspects of this book make it accessible and applicable: King's aptitude for storytelling?non-linear, conversational, straightforward, and insightful?his eventual explanation of the [...]

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Center for Intellectual Property Handbook

Review Professionals in institutions of higher education will find this handbook a one-size-fits-all guide to practical and useful information when faced with the challenging issues of copyright. [...]

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Equal Justice Under Law: An Autobiography

Review ?With the vision one would expect from a great advocate and premier judge, Constance Baker Motley has written a remarkable and insightful book. No person has done more in this century than [...]

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Homo Domesticus: Notes from a Same-Sex Marriage

From Publishers Weekly For those whose familiarity with gay culture doesn't extend beyond stereotypes and caricatures, prepare for a shock: this sweet, funny, true tale of same-sex romance is pro [...]

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Female Desires

Review A landmark event in a number of different fields: lesbian and gay studies, womens studies, postcolonial studies, and cultural studies. It addresses a significant silence in recent treatmen [...]

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Crossroads, Directions and A New Critical Race Theory

Review 'The book will appeal to race and legal scholars in the US as well as in the UK. The breadth of topics and methodologies covered within the volume is certainly impressive and the teaming o [...]

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Making Museums Matter

Review 'An outstanding selection of informed and informative essays about the difference that museums make, their role in preserving and showcasing history and art to the public, cost-related pro [...]

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Secret Fire: '1913-14, the South African Journal of Pauline Smith'

During Pauline Smith's visit to the Little Karoo and environs, she kept a journal containing descriptive material, anecdotes, character sketches and imagery, which were worked into five of the stories of The Little Karoo [...]

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