BOOKS RECEIVED: Layton,  Shennon and Stone, eds., “A Future for Archaeology” (Left Coast Press, 2007)
Over the last thirty years issues of culture, identity and meaning have moved out of the academic sphere to become central to politics and society at all levels from the local to the global. Archaeology has been at the forefront… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Mohan J. Dutta, “Neoliberal Health Organizing: Communication, Meaning, and Politics” (Left Coast Press, 2015)
Mohan J Dutta closely interrogates the communicative forms and practices that have been central to the establishment of neoliberal governance. In particular, he examines cultural discourses of health in relationship to the market and the health implications of these cultural… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Linda M Whiteford and Cecilia Vindrola-Padros, “Community Participatory Involvement: A Sustainable Model for Global Public Health” (Left Coast Press, 2015)
The book provides researchers, students, and practitioners in public health, anthropology, and related fields with a brief introduction to a health-care model, Community Participatory Involvement (CPI), which for 20 years has proved successful in fighting global health problems. CPI differs… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Denny and Sunderland, eds., “Handbook of Anthropology in Business” (Left Coast Press, 2015)
In recent years announcements of the birth of business anthropology have ricocheted around the globe. The first major reference work on this field, the Handbook of Anthropology in Business is a creative production of more than 60 international scholar-practitioners working… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED:  Vaccaro and Beltran, eds., “Social and Ecological History of the Pyrenees: State, Market, and Landscape” (Left Coast Press, 2010)
This major work of historical ecology advances the integration of research on environmental and social systems, contributing important lessons for contemporary natural resource policy and management. A diverse, international region, the Pyrenees has been characterized as a quintessential example of… Read More
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