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The racial fix

White currency in the gentrification of black and Latino Chicago

Jesse Mumm

theories many would “like to say” are true. Over the past generation in Chicago, once black- and Latino-majority neighborhoods surrounding the down-town Loop have gentrified and whitened, raising the question Jane Carey 1 feels compelled to address without

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The Merchant ON Venice [Boulevard, Los Angeles], Chicago, 2007

Universalizing Shakespeare’s Play after the Holocaust

Michael Shapiro

conversed with Jessica in Yiddish, and Mike Nussbaum (in Barbara Gaines’ Chicago Shakespeare Theater production of 2005) left the courtroom reciting the Shema . 3 But as the immigrant Jewish peddler has receded into the past, such portrayals have come to

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Martin Holbraad

Philippe Descola, Beyond Nature and Culture (translated by Janet Lloyd). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 488, 2013.

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Why do drug dealers still live with their moms?

Contrasting views from Chicago and Managua

Dennis Rodgers

; Spergel 1995 ; Venkatesh 2000 ), one of the most important recent contributions is undoubtedly Steven Levitt and Sudhir Venkatesh’s (2000) famous analysis of the finances of a drug-dealing gang in Chicago. This study, an interdisciplinary collaboration

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The Sahmat Collective

Art and Activism in India Since 1989

J. Daniel Elam

Smart Museum at the University of Chicago (Chicago, IL, U.S.), February 14–June 9, 2013 The museum is free and open to the public.

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Davydd J. Greenwood

Richard Arum and Josipa Roska (2011) Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 259 pp., 978-0-226-02855-2 (hbk).

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Madeleine Reeves

David Pedersen, American Value: Migrants, Money, and Meaning in El Salvador and the United States. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, pp. 336, 2013.

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The Apotheosis of the Individual

Unni Wikan's Anthropology

Kjetil Fosshagen

Life Among the Poor in Cairo (London: Tavistock, 1980), 173 pp. Behind the Veil in Arabia: Women in Oman (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982), 314 pp.

Managing Turbulent Hearts: A Balinese Formula for Living (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990), 370 pp.

Generous Betrayal: Politics of Culture in the New Europe (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002), 308 pp.

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Laura L. Frader

Joan Wallach Scott, Parité! Sexual Equality and the Crisis of French Universalism (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005).

Eléonore Lépinard, L’Égalité introuvable. La parité, les féministes et la République (Paris: Presses de la Fondation nationale des sciences politiques, 2007).

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Of Tour Buses and Politics

American Tourists in France in the Twentieth Century

Nancy L. Green

Harvey Levenstein, We’ll Always Have Paris: American Tourists in France Since 1930 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004).

Christopher Endy, Cold War Holidays: American Tourism in France (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005).