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Xandra Miguel-Lorenzo

. ( 1995 ), ‘ Women are more “Indian”: Ethnicity and gender in a community near Cuzco ’, in B. Larson and O. Harris (eds), Ethnicity, Markets, and Migration in the Andes ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press ), 329 – 348 . 10

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“Close to the skin”

Conceptualizing the intimate functioning of the US–Mexico border

Miranda Dahlin

Jusionyte, Ieva. 2018. Threshold: Emergency responders on the US-Mexico border . Oakland: University of California Press. Yeh, Rihan. 2017. Passing: Two publics in a Mexican border city . Chicago: University of Chicago Press. The US

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Work after precarity

Anthropologies of labor and wageless life

Rebecca Prentice

Campbell, Stephen. 2018. Border capitalism, disrupted: Precarity and struggle in a Southeast Asian industrial zone . Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. Howard, Penny McCall. 2017. Environment, labour and capitalism at sea: “Working the

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Itay Noy

Levien, Michael. 2018. Dispossession without development: Land grabs in neoliberal India. New York: Oxford University Press. Li, Tania Murray. 2014. Land's end: Capitalist relations on an indigenous frontier. Durham, NC: Duke University

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Patrick O'Hare and Anna Szolucha

Kathleen Millar, Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rio's Garbage Dump . Durham, NC: Duke University Press, pp. 248, 2018. Kathleen Millar's Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rio's Garbage Dump is a sensitive portrayal

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Zora Kostadinova and Chakad Ojani

Darryl Li, The Universal Enemy: Jihad, Empire, and the Challenge of Solidarity . Stanford University Press, pp. 364, 2020. Who has the right to speak in the name of the universal is the framing question Darryl Li, a social anthropologist

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Larisa Carranza

Anna Tuckett (2018), Rules, Paper, Status: Migrants and Precarious Bureaucracy in Contemporary Italy (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press) Anna Tuckett's book examines how migrants grapple with the contradictory immigration laws that

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Andonis Piperoglou

Diane Comer . The Braided River: Migration and the Personal Essay (Otago University Press, 2019), 304 pp., ISBN 9781988531533, $35 (paperback). The title of The Braided River: Migration and the Personal Essay perfectly captures what Diane

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Artificial Intelligence

Faith in Machine or Man?

Jan Martijn Meij

Lovelock, James. 2019. Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. McKibben, Bill. 2019. Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? New York: Holt. Artificial Intelligence (or AI) has mostly

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Refuge and History

A Critical Reading of a Polemic

Benjamin Thomas White

Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System. Alexander Betts and Paul Collier. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. History in Refuge Alexander Betts and Paul Collier's Refuge, rushed to print after the crisis of European refugee