Society for the Anthropology of Work


Anthropology of Work Review: Books Available for Review

If you would like to review any of these or other work-related texts, please contact Samuel Weeks, book reviews editor, at [email protected] Descriptions can be found at the publishers’ websites.

Alimahomed-Wilson, Jake and Immanuel Ness, eds. 2017. Choke Points: Logistics Workers Disrupting the Global Supply Chain. London: Pluto Press.

Allen, Robertson. America’s Digital Army: Games at Work and War. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2017.

Ameerjar, Lalaie. Downwardly Global: Women, Work, and Citizenship in the Pakistani Diaspora. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2017.

Campbell, Stephen. 2018. Border Capitalism, Disrupted: Precarity and Struggle in a Southeast Asian Industrial Zone. Ithaca, NY: ILR Press.

Apreza, Yolanda Castro, Charlene Woodcock, and K’inal Antsetik. Weaving Chiapas: Maya Women’s Lives in a Changing World. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2018.

Frozzini, Jorge and Alexandra Law. Immigrant and Migrant Workers Organizing in Canada and the United States. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017.

Ives, Sarah. Steeped in Heritage: The Racial Politics of South African Rooibos Tea. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2017.

Millar, Kathleen. Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rio’s Garbage Dump. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018.

Porter, Susie S. 2018. From Angel to Office Worker: Middle-Class Identity and Female Consciousness in Mexico, 1890–1950. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Prentice, Rebecca and Geert de Neve, eds. Unmaking the Global Sweatshop: Health and Safety of the World’s Garment Workers. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017.

Stockey-Bridge, Michaela. The Lure of Hope: On The Transnational Surrogacy Trail From Australia to India. Vancouver, Canada: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 2018.


Kaufman, Deborah and Alan Snitow, dirs. Company Town. 77 minutes. Bullfrog Films.
Reading, PA, 2017.

Morgenstern, Eve, dir. CHESHIRE, OHIO: An American coal story in 3 acts. Bulfrog Films.
Reading, PA, 2017.

Williams, Sue, dir. Death by Design. 73 minutes. Bullfrog Films. Reading, PA, 2017.