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Reflecting on America : anthropological views of U.S. culture

Author: Clare L Boulanger
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This second edition of the best-selling textbook and anthology, Reflecting on America, again focuses on American "mainstream" culture - from heroin addiction and Big Business's efforts to shape the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clare L Boulanger
ISBN: 9781138684348 1138684341 9781629583693 1629583693
OCLC Number: 925426653
Description: 279 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: Upon Further Reflection 7Clare L. Boulanger2. America-The View from across the (Reflecting) Pond 9Clare L. BoulangerEcology/Economy3. Mickey, Nicky, and Barbie: Kinderculture in America 17Richard H. Robbins4. Consuming Ourselves to Death 29Richard Wilk5. The Button: Not a Simple Notion 41Paul Grebinger6. Safety and Health in the "Safer and Healthier" Agriculture 51Brandi JanssenFamily Life and Leisure7. Chauffeuring and Commuting: A Story of Work, Family, Class, and Community 65Lara Descartes, Conrad P. Kottak, and Autumn Kelly8. Military Families: The Long Journey Home 81Sarah Hautzinger and Jean Scandlyn9. Every Time We Type Goodbye: Heartbreak American-Style 97Ilana Gershon10. Striptease, Leisure, and Labor in the Midwestern United States 105Beth Hartman1. Introduction: Upon Further Reflection 7Clare L. Boulanger2. America-The View from across the (Reflecting) Pond 9Clare L. BoulangerEcology/Economy3. Mickey, Nicky, and Barbie: Kinderculture in America 17Richard H. Robbins4. Consuming Ourselves to Death 29Richard Wilk5. The Button: Not a Simple Notion 41Paul Grebinger6. Safety and Health in the "Safer and Healthier" Agriculture 51Brandi JanssenFamily Life and Leisure7. Chauffeuring and Commuting: A Story of Work, Family, Class, and Community 65Lara Descartes, Conrad P. Kottak, and Autumn Kelly8. Military Families: The Long Journey Home 81Sarah Hautzinger and Jean Scandlyn9. Every Time We Type Goodbye: Heartbreak American-Style 97Ilana Gershon10. Striptease, Leisure, and Labor in the Midwestern United States 105Beth HartmanClass and Power11. Talk of "Broken Borders" and Stone Walls: Anti-immigrant Discourseand Legislation from California to South Carolina 121Ann Kingsolver12. Gender, Race, and Class in America: Home in New Haven 135Micaela di Leonardo13. Welcome to an East Harlem Shooting Gallery 151Philippe Bourgois14. A Pilgrimage to the Past: Civil War Reenactors at Gettysburg 167Matthew H. Amster15. Memories of Burning Man 181S. Megan Heller16. When Worlds Collude: Groundhog Phil and the Super Bowl Meeton Candlemas 193Robert Myers17. Metakinesis: How God Becomes Intimate in ContemporaryAmerican Christianity 205Tanya M. LuhrmannIdeology18. Little Boys Writ Big: Gender, Economy, and The Big Bang Theory 225Clare L. Boulanger19. Warmaking as the American Way of Life 237Catherine Lutz20. American Cultural Denial: The CATs' Compass 253E. L. Cerroni-Long21. Living Up to Our Words 265Paul Durrenberger11. Talk of "Broken Borders" and Stone Walls: Anti-immigrant Discourseand Legislation from California to South Carolina Ann Kingsolver12. Gender, Race, and Class in America: Home in New Haven Micaela di Leonardo13. Welcome to an East Harlem Shooting Gallery Philippe Bourgois14. A Pilgrimage to the Past: Civil War Reenactors at Gettysburg Matthew H. Amster15. Memories of Burning Man S. Megan Heller16. When Worlds Collude: Groundhog Phil and the Super Bowl Meet on Candlemas Robert Myers17. Metakinesis: How God Becomes Intimate in ContemporaryAmerican Christianity Tanya M. LuhrmannIdeology18. Little Boys Writ Big: Gender, Economy, and The Big Bang Theory Clare L. Boulanger19. Warmaking as the American Way of Life Catherine Lutz20. American Cultural Denial: The CATs' Compass E. L. Cerroni-Long21. Living Up to Our Words Paul Durrenberger
Responsibility: edited by Clare L. Boulanger.

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