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Patient-Centred IVF
August 2016

Patient-Centred IVF

Bioethics and Care in a Dutch Clinic

Gerrits, T.
'City of the Future'
August 2016

'City of the Future'

Built Space, Modernity and Urban Change in Astana

Laszczkowski, M.
Constitutional Courts in Comparison
August 2016

Constitutional Courts in Comparison

The US Supreme Court and the German Federal Constitutional Court

Rogowski, R. & Gawron T. (eds)
The France of the Little-Middles
August 2016

The France of the Little-Middles

A Suburban Housing Development in Greater Paris

Cartier, M., Coutant, I., Masclet, O., & Siblot, Y.
Conceptions
August 2016

Conceptions

Infertility and Procreative Technologies in India

Bharadwaj, A.
Deadly Contradictions
August 2016

Deadly Contradictions

The New American Empire and Global Warring

Reyna, S. P.
Staying at Home
August 2016

Staying at Home

Identities, Memories and Social Networks of Kazakhstani Germans

Sanders, R.
Divining History
August 2016

Divining History

Prophetism, Messianism and the Development of the Spirit

Svenungsson, J.
Violent Becomings
August 2016

Violent Becomings

State Formation, Sociality, and Power in Mozambique

Bertelsen, B. E.
Contextualizing Disaster
September 2016

Contextualizing Disaster

Button, G. V. & Schuller, M. (eds)
Health and Difference
September 2016

Health and Difference

Rendering Human Variation in Colonial Engagements

Widmer, A. & Lipphardt, V. (eds)
Life as a Hunt
September 2016

Life as a Hunt

Thresholds of Identities and Illusions on an African Landscape

Marks, S. A.
War Magic
September 2016

War Magic

Religion, Sorcery, and Performance

Farrer, D. S. (ed)
Reluctant Intimacies
September 2016

Reluctant Intimacies

Japanese Eldercare in Indonesian Hands

Świtek, B.
The Online World of Surrogacy
September 2016

The Online World of Surrogacy

Berend, Z.
Moving Places
September 2016

Moving Places

Relations, Return and Belonging

Gregorič Bon, N. & Repič, J. (eds)
Losing Heaven
October 2016

Losing Heaven

Religion in Germany since 1945

Großbölting, T.
Trees, Knots, and Outriggers
October 2016

Trees, Knots, and Outriggers

Environmental Knowledge in the Northeast Kula Ring

Damon, F. H.
The Heritage Arena
October 2016

The Heritage Arena

Reinventing Cheese in the Italian Alps

Grasseni, C.
Hunters, Gatherers, and Practitioners of Powerlessness
October 2016

Hunters, Gatherers, and Practitioners of Powerlessness

An Ethnography of the Degraded in Postsocialist Poland

Rakowski, T.
Leaving Footprints in the Taiga
October 2016

Leaving Footprints in the Taiga

Luck, Spirits and Ambivalence among the Siberian Orochen Reindeer Herders and Hunters

Brandišauskas, D.
Honour and Violence
October 2016

Honour and Violence

Gender, Power and Law in Southern Pakistan

Shah, N.
Biomedical Entanglements
October 2016

Biomedical Entanglements

Conceptions of Personhood in a Papua New Guinea Society

Herbst, F. A.
Transnational Struggles for Recognition
November 2016

Transnational Struggles for Recognition

New Perspectives on Civil Society since the 20th Century

Gosewinkel, D. & Rucht, D. (eds)
Sustaining Russia's Arctic Cities
November 2016

Sustaining Russia's Arctic Cities

Resource Politics, Migration, and Climate Change

Orrtung, R. (ed)
Narratives in the Making
November 2016

Narratives in the Making

Writing the East German Past in the Democratic Present

Gallinat, A.
Death, Materiality and Mediation
November 2016

Death, Materiality and Mediation

An Ethnography of Remembrance in Ireland

Graham, B.
Creating a New Public University and Reviving Democracy
November 2016

Creating a New Public University and Reviving Democracy

Action Research in Higher Education

Levin, M. & Greenwood, D. J.
The Forest People without a Forest
December 2016

The Forest People without a Forest

Development Paradoxes, Belonging and Participation of the Baka in East Cameroon

Lueong, G. M.
Human Origins
December 2016

Human Origins

Contributions from Social Anthropology

Power, C., Finnegan, M. & Callan, H. (eds)
The Imbalance of Power
December 2016

The Imbalance of Power

Leadership, Masculinity and Wealth in the Amazon

Brightman, M
Languid Bodies, Grounded Stances
December 2016

Languid Bodies, Grounded Stances

The Curving Pathway of Neoclassical Odissi Dance

Sikand, N.
A Fragmented Landscape
December 2016

A Fragmented Landscape

Abortion Governance and Protest Logics in Europe

De Zordo, S., Mishtal, J., & Anton. J. (eds)
Against Exoticism
December 2016

Against Exoticism

Toward the Transcendence of Relativism and Universalism in Anthropology

Kapferer, B. & Theodossopoulos, D. (eds)
Breaking Rocks
December 2016

Breaking Rocks

Music, Ideology and Economic Collapse, from Paris to Kinshasa

Trapido, J.
America Observed
December 2016

America Observed

On an International Anthropology of the United States

Dominguez, V. & Habib, J. (eds)
The Patient Multiple
January 2017

The Patient Multiple

An Ethnography of Healthcare and Decision-Making in Bhutan

Taee, J.
The Romance of Crossing Borders
January 2017

The Romance of Crossing Borders

Studying and Volunteering Abroad

Doerr, N. M. & Davis Taïeb, H. (eds)
Food Culture
January 2017

Food Culture

Anthropology, Linguistics and Food Studies

Chrzan, J. & Brett, J. (eds)
Food Research
January 2017

Food Research

Nutritional Anthropology and Archaeological Methods

Chrzan, J. & Brett, J. (eds)
Research Methods for Anthropological Studies of Food and Nutrition
February 2017

Research Methods for Anthropological Studies of Food and Nutrition

Volumes I-III

Chrzan, J. & Brett, J. (eds)
Redescribing Relations
February 2017

Redescribing Relations

Strathernian Conversations on Ethnography, Knowledge and Politics

Lebner, A. (ed)
Food Health
February 2017

Food Health

Nutrition, Technology, and Public Health

Chrzan, J. & Brett, J. (eds)
Shaping Taxpayers
February 2017

Shaping Taxpayers

Values in Action at the Swedish Tax Agency

Björklund Larsen, L.
Anthropology and Public Service
February 2017

Anthropology and Public Service

The UK Experience

MacClancy, J. (ed)
Theoretical Scholarship and Applied Practice
February 2017

Theoretical Scholarship and Applied Practice

Pink, S., Fors, V., & O'Dell, T. (eds)
On Retaliation
March 2017

On Retaliation

Towards an Interdisciplinary Understanding of a Basic Human Condition

Turner, B. & Schlee, G. (eds)
From Clans to Co-ops
March 2017

From Clans to Co-ops

Confiscated Mafia Land in Sicily

Rakopoulos, T.
Starry Nights
March 2017

Starry Nights

Critical Structural Realism in Anthropology

Reyna, S. P.
When Things Become Property
March 2017

When Things Become Property

Land Reform, Authority and Value in Postsocialist Europe and Asia

Sikor, T., Dorondel, S., Stahl, J. & Xuan To, P.
Collaborative Intimacies in Music and Dance
March 2017

Collaborative Intimacies in Music and Dance

Anthropologies of Sound and Movement

Chrysagis, E. & Karampampas, P. (eds)
Border Aesthetics
March 2017

Border Aesthetics

Concepts and Intersections

Schimanski, J. & Wolfe, S. F. (eds)
Understanding Conflicts about Wildlife
April 2017

Understanding Conflicts about Wildlife

A Biosocial Approach

Hill, C. M., Webber, A. D. & Priston, N. E. C. (eds)
Wolf Conflicts
April 2017

Wolf Conflicts

A Sociological Study

Skogen, K., Krange, O., & Figari, H.
Methodologies of Mobility
April 2017

Methodologies of Mobility

Ethnography and Experiment

Elliot, A., Norum, R., & Salazar, N. B. (eds)
Conflict, Domination, and Violence
April 2017

Conflict, Domination, and Violence

Episodes in Mexican Social History

Illades, C.
Hairy Hippies and Bloody Butchers
April 2017

Hairy Hippies and Bloody Butchers

The Greenpeace Anti-Whaling Campaign in Norway

Riese, J.
Civil Society Revisited
April 2017

Civil Society Revisited

Lessons from Poland

Jacobsson, K. & Korolczuk, E. (eds)
Grace after Genocide
April 2017

Grace after Genocide

Cambodians in the United States

Mortland, C. A.
Death of the Public University?
April 2017

Death of the Public University?

Uncertain Futures for Higher Education in the Knowledge Economy

Wright, S. & Shore, C. (eds)
Footprints in Paradise
May 2017

Footprints in Paradise

Ecotourism, Local Knowledge, and Nature Therapies in Okinawa

Murray, A. E.
The Good Holiday
May 2017

The Good Holiday

Development, Tourism and the Politics of Benevolence in Mozambique

Baptista, J. A.
Indigenist Mobilization
May 2017

Indigenist Mobilization

Confronting Electoral Communism and Precarious Livelihoods in Post-Reform Kerala

Steur, L.
Being Godless
May 2017

Being Godless

Ethnographies of Atheism and Non-Religion

Blanes, R. L. & Outsinova-Stjepanovic, G. (eds)
The Mirror of the Medieval
May 2017

The Mirror of the Medieval

An Anthropology of the Western Historical Imagination

Fazioli, K. P.
Archeologies of Confession
May 2017

Archeologies of Confession

Writing the German Reformation, 1517-2017

Johnson, C. L., Luebke, D. M., Plummer, M. E. & Spohnholz, J. (eds)
The Dance of Nurture
June 2017

The Dance of Nurture

Negotiating Infant Feeding

Van Esterik, P. & O'Connor, R. A.
The Ethics of Knowledge-Creation
June 2017

The Ethics of Knowledge-Creation

Josephides, L. & Grønseth, A. S. (eds)
Money in a Human Economy
June 2017

Money in a Human Economy

Hart, K. (eds)
Mary Douglas
June 2017

Mary Douglas

Explaining Human Thought and Conflict

6, P. & Richards, P.
Indigeneity and the Sacred
June 2017

Indigeneity and the Sacred

Indigenous Revival and the Conservation of Sacred Natural Sites in the Americas

Sarmiento, F. & Hitchner, S. (eds)
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