BOOKS RECEIVED: Olivier Fillieule and Guya Accornero, eds., “Social Movement Studies in Europe: The State of the Art ” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Bringing together over forty established and emerging scholars, this landmark volume is the first to comprehensively examine the evolution and current practice of social movement studies in a specifically European context. While its first… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: David Lipset and Richard Handler, eds., “Vehicles: Cars, Canoes, and Other Metaphors of Moral Imagination” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Metaphor, as an act of human fancy, combines ideas in improbable ways to sharpen meanings of life and experience. Theoretically, this arises from an association between a sign-for example, a cattle car-and its referent,… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Stephen M. Maurer, “Self-Governance in Science: Community-Based Strategies for Managing Dangerous Knowledge” (Cambridge UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Commercial and academic communities use private rules to regulate everything from labor conditions to biological weapons. This self-governance is vital in the twenty-first century, where private science and technology networks cross so many borders… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Helena Wulff, ed., “The Anthropologist as Writer: Genres and Contexts in the Twenty-First Century” (Berghahn Books, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Writing is crucial to anthropology, but which genres are anthropologists expected to master in the 21st century? This book explores how anthropological writing shapes the intellectual content of the discipline and academic careers. First,… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Marella Hoffman, “Practicing Oral History to Improve Public Policies and Programs” (Routledge, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley The use of contemporary oral history to improve public policies and programs is a growing, transdisciplinary practice. Indispensable for students and practitioners, Practicing Oral History to Improve Public Policies and Programs is the first… Read More
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