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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.

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.

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.

Murphy, John P. Yearning to Labor: Youth, Unemployment, and Social Destiny in Urban France. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2017.

Nyíri, Pál. Reporting for China: How Chinese Correspondents Work With the World. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017.

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.

Documentaries

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

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

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