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
BOOKS RECEIVED: Russell Frank, “Among the Woo People: A Survival Guide for Living in a College Town” (Penn State UP, 2017)
: Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In the mid-nineties, Russell Frank left a peaceful life in rural California to raise three kids in a town saturated with fraternities, late-night undergrad fast food haunts, and rowdy football crowds. Among the… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Edgardo Melendez, “Sponsored Migration: The State and Puerto Rican Postwar Migration to the United States” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Puerto Rico is often left out of conversations on migration and transnationalism within the Latino context. Sponsored Migration: The State and Puerto Rican Postwar Migration to the United States by Edgardo Melendez seeks to… Read More
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