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Books Available for Review

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

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

Biagioli, Mario, and Vincent Antonin Lépinay. From Russia with Code: Programming Migrations
in Post-Soviet Times
. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2019.

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

Finkelstein, Maura. The Archive of Loss: Lively Ruination in Mill Land Mumbai. Durham, NC:
Duke University Press, 2019.

Jusionyte, Ieva. Threshold: Emergency Responders on the U.S.-Mexico Border. Oakland:
University of California Press, 2018.

Kondo, Dorinne. Worldmaking: Race, Performance, and the Work of Creativity. Durham, NC:
Duke University Press, 2018.

Lancy, David F. Anthropological Perspectives on Children as Helpers, Workers, Artisans, and
Laborers
. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Lewis, Courtney. Sovereign Entrepreneurs: Cherokee Small-Business Owners and the Making of
Economic Sovereignty
. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2019.

Padios, Jan M. A Nation on the Line: Call Centers as Postcolonial Predicaments in the Philippines.
Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018.

Pinedo-Turnovsky, Carolyn. Daily Labors: Marking Identity and Bodies on a New York City Street
Corner
. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2019.

Rai, Amit S. Jugaad Time: Ecologies of Everyday Hacking in India. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2019.

Rofel, Lisa, and Sylvia J. Yanagisako. Fabricating Transnational Capitalism: A Collaborative
Ethnography of Italian-Chinese Global Fashion
. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2019.

Tyner, James. Dead Labor: Toward a Political Economy of Premature Death. Minneapolis:
University of Minneapolis Press, 2019.

Wagner, Ines. Workers without Borders: Posted Work and Precarity in the EU. Ithaca, NY: ILR
Press, 2018.

Woydack, Johanna. Linguistic Ethnography of a Multilingual Call Center. New York:
Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.