Eleanor Leacock Bibliography Website

At the AAA 1997 meetings the SANA Graduate Student Caucus decided to develop a bibliography intended for graduate students as they prepare for comprehensive exams. It may also be useful for course preparation and beginning reading lists for post-doctoral scholars. We gathered bibliographies from graduate students and syllabi from professors. I (Jenell Williams Paris, Bethel College) compiled the lists into this bibliography.

This bibliography is not comprehensive. It includes the categories and citations which I received. So, for instance, sections on African-Americans and the Caribbean are fairly well developed, while sections on Asians and Latinos are fairly slim. There is no section for Native Americans in the United States, though I did receive a small section on Native Canadians. Also, a note that while most authors are trained as anthropologists, some are from other disciplines. I included geographers, historians, sociologists and others who are important to dialogue in a given area.

I think this bibliography will be best used as a guide for students entering the literature for the first time. It points to key works and key scholars in various areas, and if students use these citations as a guide, they will soon enter into a fuller scholarly conversation within their area.

I hope it is helpful! You are free to copy and distribute this bibliography. I welcome any comments.

Jenell Williams Paris (Student Board Member, SANA)
Bethel College, 3900 Bethel Dr., St. Paul, MN, 55112.
612.638.6400
cm858@freenet.buffalo.edu

Index

On Anthropology in the U.S.

Arensberg, Conrad
1955 American Communities. American Anthropologist 57:1143-1162.
Auge, Marc
1998 A Sense for the Other: The Timeliness and Relevance of Anthropology. Stanford: Stanford U Press.
Borneman, John
1995 American Anthropology as Foreign Policy. American Anthropologist 97(4): 663-672.
Cole, Johnetta
1988 Anthropology for the Nineties: Introductory Readings. New York: The Free Press.
DiLeonardo, Micaela
1998 Exotics at Home: Anthropologies, Others, American Modernity.
Dorst, John D.
The Written Suburb: An American Site, an Ethnographic Dilemma. Philadelphia: U Pennsylvania Press.
DuBois, Cora
1955 The Dominant Value Profile of American Culture. American Anthropologist 57: 1232-1239.
Eddy, Elizabeth and William Partridge, eds.
1978 Applied Anthropology in America. New York: Columbia U Press.
Errington, Frederick
1987 Reflexivity Deflected: The Festival of Nations as an American Cultural Performance. American Ethnologist 14:654-667.
Fitzgerald, Frances
1986 Cities on a Hill: A Journey Through Contemporary American Cultures. NY: Simon and Schuster.
Forman, Shepard, ed.
1995 Diagnosing America: Anthropology and Public Engagement. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan Press.
Fox, Richard
1991 Recapturing Anthropology. Santa Fe: SAR Press.
Fox, Richard and Robert B. Westbrook, eds.
1997 In Face of the Facts: Moral Inquiry in American Scholarship. New York: Cambridge U Press.
Goldschmidt, Walter
1995 The Unfamiliar in the Familiar. NAPA Bulletin 16: Insider Anthropology, E.L. Cerroni-Long, ed. Washington, D.C.: American Anthropological Association.
Hall, Peter Dobkin
1982 The Organization of American Culture, 1700-1900. New York: NYU Press.
Hallowell, A. Irving
1976 The Beginnings of Anthropology in America. In Selected Papers from the American Anthropologist. F. De Laguna, ed. Washington, D.C.: American Anthropological Association.
Harrison, Faye, ed.
1991 Decolonizing Anthropology. Washington, D.C.: American Anthropological Association.
Henry, Jules
1974 A Theory for an Anthropological Analysis of American Culture. In Anthropology and American Life. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Hinsley, C.M.
1985 Hemispheric Hegemony in Early American Anthropology, 1841-1851: Reflections on John Lloyd Stephens and Lewis Henry Morgan. In Social Contexts of American Ethnology: 1840-1984.
Holland, Dorothy and Andrew Kipnis
1994 Metaphors for Embarrassment and Stories of Exposure: The Not-So-Egocentric Self in American Culture. Ethos 22:3:316-342.
Hymes, Dell, ed.
1974 Reinventing Anthropology. NY: Vintage.
Jaffe, Alexandra
1995 The Limits of Detachment: A Non-Ethnography of the Military. NAPA Bulletin 16: Insider Anthropology. E.L. Cerroni-Long, ed. Washington, D.C.: American Anthropological Association.
Jones, Delmos J.
1970 Towards a Native Anthropology. Human Organization 29:4:251-259.
Kelly, Lawrence C.
19?? Why Applied Anthropology Developed When it Did: A Commentary on People, Money, and Changing Times, 1930-1945. In Social Contexts of American Ethnology, 1840-1984.
Kimball, Solon T.
1955 Problems of Studying American Culture. American Anthropologist 57: 1131-1142.
Lofgren, Ovar
1989 Anthropologizing America. American Ethnologist 16: 366-74.
Lutz, Catherine and Jane Collins
1993 Reading National Geographic. Chicago, U of Chicago Press.
Marcus, George and Michael Fischer
1986 Anthropology as Cultural Critique. Chicago: U of Chicago Press.
Mead, Margaret
1965 And Keep Your Powder Dry: An Anthropologist Looks at America. New York: Morrow.
Messerschmidt, ed.
1981 Anthropologists at Home in North America. Cambridge U Press.
Moffatt, Michael
1992 Ethnographic Writing About American Culture. In Annual Review of Anthropology.
Narayan, Kirin
1993 How Native is a “Native” Anthropologist? American Anthropologist 95: 3: 671-686.
Ortner, Sherry
1991 Reading America: Preliminary Notes on Class and Culture. In Recapturing Anthropology. Richard G. Fox, ed. Pp. 163-189. Santa Fe: School of American Research Press.
Peacock, James
1994 American Cultural Values: Disorders and Challenges. In Diagnosing America: Anthropology and Public Engagement. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan Press.
Powdermaker, Hortense
1951 Hollywood: The Dream Factory. London: Seeker and Warburg.
Rappaport, Roy A.
1994 Disorders of our Own. In Diagnosing America: Anthropology and Public Engagement. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan Press.
Spindler, George and Louise Spindler
1983 Anthropologists View American Culture. In Annual Review of Anthropology.
Stocking, George, ed.
1989 Romantic Motives: Essays on Anthropological Sensibility. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.
Strathern, Marilyn
1987 The Limits of Auto-Ethnography. In Anthropology at Home. Andrew Jackson, ed. London: Tavistock.
Trouillot, Michel-Rolph
1990 Good-Day Columbus: Silences, Power and Public History (1492-1892).
Varenne, Herve, ed.
1977 Americans Together; Structured Diversity in a Midwestern Town. New York: Teacher’s College Press.
1986 Symbolizing America. Lincoln: U of Nebraska Press.
Warner, Lloyd
1959 The Living and the Dead: A Study of the Symbolic Life of Americans. New Haven: Yale University Press.
1963 Yankee City. New Haven: Yale U Press.
Weiner, Annette
1996 Culture and our Discontents. American Anthropologist 97(1): 14-21.
Whisnant, David E.
1983 All that is Native and Fine: The Politics of Culture in an American Region. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina Press.
Wolf, Eric
1975 American Anthropologists and American Society. In The Nacirema: Readings on American Culture. Boston: Little, Brown and Company.
Zinn, Maxine Boca
1979 Field Research in Minority Communities: Ethical, Methodological and Political Observations by an Insider. Social Problems 27: 209-219.

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On Race/Ethnicity

Anderson, Kay
1988 Cultural Hegemony and the Race Definition Process in Chinatown, Vancouver, 1880-1980. Environment and Planning: Society and Space 6: 127-149.
Chock, Phyllis Pease
1987 The Irony of Stereotypes: Toward an Anthropology of Ethnicity. Cultural Anthropology 2: 347-368.
Gregory, Steve and Roger Sanjek, eds.
1994 Race. New York: Cornell U Press.
Harrison, Faye
1995 The Persistent Power of Race in the Cultural and Political Economy of Racism. Annual Review of Anthropology 24: 47-74.
Myrdal, Gunnar
1944 An American Dilemma. New York: Harper.
Sollors, Werner
1986 Beyond Ethnicity: Consent and Descent in American Culture. New York: Oxford U Press.
Sollors, Werner, ed.
1989 The Invention of Ethnicity. New York and Oxford: Oxford U Press.
Steinberg, Stephen
1989 The Ethnic Myth: Race, Ethnicity and Class in America. Boston: Beacon Press.
Turner, Terence
1993 Anthropology and Multiculturalism. Cultural Anthropology. 411-29.
Williams, Brackette
1991 A Class Act: Anthropology and the Race to Nation Across Ethnic Terrain. Annual Review of Anthropology 18: 401-444.

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Latinos

Bourgois, Philippe
1995 In Search of Respect. New York: Basic Books.
Darder, Antonia and Rodolfo D. Torres, ed.
1998 The Latino Studies Reader: Culture, Economy, and Society. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers.
Rodriguez, Clara
1994 Challenging Racial Hegemony: Puerto Ricans in the US. In Race. Gregory, S. and R. Sanjek, eds.
Zavella, Patricia
1993 Feminist Insider Dilemmas: Constructing Ethnic Identity with ‘Chicana’ Informants.Frontiers 8(3):54-77.

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Asian-Americans

Kyeyoung, Park
1996 The Use and Abuse of Race and Culture: Black Korean Tension in America. American Anthropologist 98(3).
Lowe, Lisa
1996 Immigrants Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics. Duke U Press.
Pitkow, Marlene
1987 A Temple for Tourists in New York’s Chinatown. Journal of American Culture 10:107-114.

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African-Americans

Abrahams, Roger
1963 Deep Down in the Jungle: Negro Narrative Folklore From the Streets of Philadelphia. Reprint edition, 1970. Chicago: Aldine publishing Co.
Baker, Lee
1994 The Location of Franz Boas within the African American Struggle. Critique of Anthropology.
Bell, M.J.
1983 The World From Brown’s Lounge: An Ethnography of Black Middle Class Play. Urbana: U of Illinois Press.
Blauner, Robert
1970 Black Culture: Myth or Reality?” in N. Whitten and J. Szwed, eds. Afro-American Anthropology. Pp. 347-366. Free Press.
Davis, Allison, Burleigh G. Gardner and Mary R. Gardner
1941 Deep South: A Social Anthropological Study of Caste and Class. Chicago, IL: U of Chicago Press.
Dollard, John
1937 Caste and Class in a Southern Town. New Haven, CT: Yale U Press.
Drake, St. Clair and Horace R. Cayton
1945 Black Metropolis: A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City. Reprinted 1993. Chicago: U of Chicago Press.
Du Bois, W.E.B.
1899 The Philadelphia Negro: A Social Study. Reprint edition 1967. New York: Shocken Books.
Frazier, E. Franklin
1939 The Negro Family in the United States. Revised and abridged by Nathan Glazer. 1966. Chicago: U of Chicago Press.
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1949 The Negro in the United States. New York: Macmillan.
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1957 Black Bourgeoisie. Reprint edition, 1967. New York: Collier.
Gregory, Steven
1992 The Changing Significance of Race and Class in an African-American Community. American Ethnologist 19(2): 255-274.
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1993 Race, Rubbish, and Resistance: Empowering Difference in Community Politics. Cultural Anthropology 8(1): 24-48.
Gwaltney, John
1980 Drylongso: A Self-Portrait of Black America. New York: Vintage Books.
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1981 Common Sense and Science: Urban Core Black Observations. IN Anthropologists at Home in North America: Methods and Issues in the Study of One’s Own Society. D.A. Messerschmidt, ed. Cambridge, Cambridge U Press.
Hannerz, Ulf
1969 Soulside: Inquiries into Ghetto Culture and Community. New York: Columbia U Press.
Harrison, Faye
1988 Introduction: An African Diaspora Perspective on Urban Anthropology. Urban Anthropology 17(2- 3): 111-142.
Hernandez, Graciela
1995 Multiple Subjectivities and Strategic Positionality: Zora Neal Hurston’s Experimental Ethnographies. In Women Writing Culture. Ruth Behar and D. Gordon, eds.
Herskovits, Melville J.
1941 The Myth of the Negro Past. Boston: Beacon.
Hurston, Zora Neale
1935 Mules and Men. 1990 reprint. NY: Perennial Library.
Jones, Jacqueline
1995 Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow: Black Women, Work, and the Family, From Slavery to the Present. New York: Random House.
Liebow, Elliot
1967 Tally’s Corner: A Study of Negro Streetcorner Men. Boston: Little, Brown.
Mintz, Sidney and Richard Price
1992 The Birth of African-American Culture: An Anthropological Perspective. Boston: Beacon Press.
Orsi, Robert
1992 The Religious Boundaries of an In-Between People: Street Fest and the Problem of the Dark- Skinned Other in Harlem, 1920-1990. American Quarterly 44: 313-347.
Powdermaker, Hortense
1939 After Freedom: A Cultural Study of the Deep South. New York: Viking Press.
Rose, Tricia
1994 Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America. NH: Wesleyan U Press.
Sandford, Mariellen R.
1987 Tourism in Harlem: Between Negative Sightseeing and Gentrification. Journal of American Culture 10:99-105.
Stack, Carol
1974 All Our Kin: Strategies for Survival in a Black Community. New York: Harper and Row.
Szwed, John
1972 An American Anthropological Dilemma: The Politics of Afro-American Culture. In Reinventing Anthropology. D. Hymes, ed. Pp. 153-181. NY: Pantheon Books.
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1996 Call to Home: African Americans Reclaim the Rural South. New York: Basic Books.
Valentine, Bettylou
1978 Hustling and Other Hard Work: Lifestyles in the Ghetto. New York: The Free Press.
Valentine, Charles A.
1972 Racism and Recent Anthropological Studies of US Blacks. Human Organization 31: 95-98.

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Whites

Di Leonardo, Micaela
1984 Varieties of Ethnic Experience: Kinship, Class and Gender Among California Italian Americans. Ithaca: Cornell U Press.
Dominguez, Virginia R.
1986 White by Definition: Social Classification in Creole Louisiana. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers U Press.
Frankenberg, Ruth
1993 White Women, Race Matters: The Social Construction of Whiteness. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota Press.
Lynd, Robert and Helen Merrill
1929 Middletown. Harcourt Brace.
Myerhoff, Barbara
? The Los Angeles Jews’ “Walk for Solidarity:” Parade, Festival, Pilgrimage. In Symbolizing America. Herve Varenne, ed. Liincoln and London: U of Nebraska Press.
Peltz, Rakhmiel
1997 From Immigrant to Ethnic Culture: American Yiddish in South Philadelphia. CA: Stanford U Press.
Roediger, David R.
1991 The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class. New York: Verso.
Sacks, Karen Brodkin
1995 How did Jews Become White Folks? In Race. Steven Gregory and Roger Sanjek, eds.
Spiro, Melford E.
1955 The Acculturation of American Ethnic Groups. American Anthropologist 57: 1240-1252.

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Caribbean

Austin, Diane J.
1984 Urban Life in Kingston, Jamaica. New York: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers.
Basch, Linda G.
1987 The Politics of Caribbeanization: Vincentians and Grenadians in New York. In Caribbean Life in New York City: Sociocultural Dimensions. C.R. Sutton and E.M. Chaney, eds. New York: Center for Migration Studies of New York, Inc.
Chevannes, Barry, ed.
1998 Rastafari and Other African-Caribbean Worldviews. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers.
Hurston, Zora Neale
1938 Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica. Reprint edition, 1990. NY: Harper & Row.
Kasinitz, Philip
1992 Caribbean New York: Black Immigrants and the Politics of Race. Ithaca, NY: Cornell U Press.
Kasinitz, Philip and Judith Freidenberg-Herbstein
1987 The Puerto Rican Parade and West Indian Carnival: Public Celebrations in New York City. In Caribbean Life in New York City. Constance R. Sutton and Elsa M. Chaney, eds. Pp. 327-360. New York: Center for Migration Studies.
Laguerre, Michel S.
1982 Urban Life in the Caribbean: A Study of a Haitian Community. Cambridge, MA: Schenkman.
Mintz, Sidney and Sally Price, eds.
1985 Caribbean Contours. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins U Press.
Stewart, John O.
1989 Drinkers, Drummer, and Decent Folk: Ethnographic Narratives of Village Trinidad. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
Sutton, Constance R.
1974 Cultural duality in the Caribbean. Caribbean Quarterly 14(2): 96-101.
Sutton, Constance and E.M. Chaney, eds.
1987 Caribbean Life in New York City: Sociocultural Dimensions. New York: Center for Migration Studies of New York, Inc.
Williams, Brackette F.
1991 Stains on My Name, War in My Veins: Guyana and the Politics of Cultural Struggle. Durham, NC: Duke U Press.
Wilson, Peter
1973 Crab Antics: The Social Anthropology of English-Speaking Negro Societies of the Caribbean. New Haven, CT: Yale U Press.

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Medical Anthropology

Balshem, Martha
1993 Cancer in the Community: Class and Medical Authority. Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Press.
Brown, Peter J.
1998 Understanding and Applying Medical Anthropology. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing.
Carlson, Robert
1996 The Political Economy of AIDS Among Drug Users in the U.S. American Anthropologist.
Davis, Leonard J., ed.
1997 The Disability Studies Reader. New York: Routledge.
Hoffert, Sylvia D.
1989 Private Matters: American Attitudes toward Childbearing and Infant Nurture in the Urban North, 1800-1860. Urbana and Chicago: U of Illinois Press.
Martin, Emily
1994 Flexible Bodies: Tracking Immunity in American Culture: From the Days of Polio to the Age of AIDS. Beacon.
McGuire, Meredith B.
1988 Ritual Healing in Suburban America. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers U Press.

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Class: Poor, Working Class

Auletta, Ken
1982 The Underclass. New York: Random House.
Burgess, Ernest W. and Donald J. Bogue, eds.
1964 Contributions to Urban Sociology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Jencks, Christopher and Paul Peterson, eds.
1991 The Urban Underclass. Washington, DC: Brookings Institute Press.
Katz, Michael B.
1989 The Undeserving Poor: From the War on Poverty to the War on Welfare. New York: Pantheon.
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1995 Improving Poor People: The Welfare State, the ‘Underclass’ and Urban Schools as History. Princeton: Princeton U Press.
Leacock, Eleanor, ed.
1971 The Culture of Poverty: A Critique. New York: Simon and Schuster.
Lewis, Oscar
1966 The Culture of Poverty. Scientific American 215(4):19-25.
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1966 La Vida. New York: Random House.
Lykes, M. Brinton, Ali Banuazizi, Ramsay Liem and Michael Morris, eds.
1992 Myths About the Powerless: Contesting Social Inequalities. Philadelphia: Temple U Press.
Nash, June C.
1989 From Tanktown to High Tech: The Clash of Community and Industrial Cycles. Albany: SUNY.
Pappas, G.
1989 The Magic City: Unemployment in a Working Class Community. Ithaca: Cornell U Press.
Peiss, Kathy
1986 Cheap Amusements: Working Women and Leisure in Turn of the Century New York. Philadelphia: Temple U Press.
Stacey, Judy
1990 Brave New Families: Stories of Domestic Upheaval in Late Twentieth Century America. NY: Basic Books.
Susser, Ida
1982 Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood. New York: Oxford.
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1996 The Construction of Poverty and Homelessness in US Cities. Annual Review of Anthropology 25.
Valentine, Charles
1968 Culture and Poverty: Critique and Counter-Proposals. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Whyte, William Foote
1943 Street Corner Society: The Social Structure of an Italian Slum. Chicago: U of Chicago Press.
Wilson, William Julius
1987 The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, the Underclass, and Public Policy. Chicago: U of Chicago Press.
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1989 The Underclass: Issues, Perspectives, and Public Policy. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences 501: 182-192.
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1996 When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

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Class: Middle, Upper

Blu, Karen
1979 Race and Ethnicity: Changing Symbols of Dominance and Hierarchy in the United States. Anthropological Quarterly 52: 77-85.
Goldschmidt, Walter
1955 Social Class and the Dynamics of Status in America. American Anthropologist 57: 1209-1217.
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1974 Social Class and the Dynamics of Status in America. In Anthropology and American Life. Joseph G. Jorgensen and Marcello Truzzi, eds. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Kottak, Conrad Phillip
1990 Prime-time Society: An Anthropological Analysis of Television and Culture. Belmont: Wadsworth, Inc.
Marcus, George with Peter Dobkin Hall
1994 Lives in Trust: The Fortunes of Dynastic Families in Late Twentieth-Century America. Boulder, San Francisco, Oxford: Westview Press.
McCarthy, Kathleen D.
1991 Women’s Culture: American Philanthropy and Art, 1830-1930. Chicago: U of Chicago Press.
Mills, C. Wright
1956 The Power Elite. New York: Oxford U Press.
Myerhoff, Barbara
1994 Number Our Days. NAL/Dutton.
Newman, Katherine S.
1988 Falling From Grace: The Experience of Downward Mobility in the American Middle Class. New York: Vintage Books.
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1994 Deindustrialization, Poverty, and Downward Mobility: Toward an Anthropology of Economic Disorder. In Diagnosing America. Shepard Forman, ed. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan Press.
Odendahl, Theresa
1990 Charity Begins at Home: Generosity and Self-Interest Among the Philanthropic Elite. New York: Basic Books, Inc.
Perin, Constance
1988 Belonging in America: Reading Between the Lines. Madison: U of Wisconsin Press.
Shi, David
1985 The Simple Life; Plain Living and High Thinking in American Culture. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Silverman, Debora
1986 Selling Culture: Bloomingdale’s, Diana Vreeland and the Aristocracy of Taste in America. New York: Pantheon.
Veblen, Thorstein
1953 The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions. New York: New American Library.
Warner, W. Lloyd, M. Meeker and K. Eels
1949 Social Class in America. Chicago: U of Chicago Press.
Weatherford, J. McIver
1985 Tribes on the Hill: The US Congress Rituals and Realities. New York: Bergin & Garvey.
Weber, Max
1958 Class, Status, Party. In From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology. H.H. Gerth and C. Wright Mills, eds. Pp. 180-195. New York: Oxford University Press.

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Rethinking Family/Kinship

Collier, Jane and Sylvia Yanagisako, eds.
1987 Gender and Kinship. Palo Alto: Stanford.
Collier, Jane, M. Rosaldo and S. Yanagisako
1982 Is There a Family? New Anthropological Views. In Rethinking the Family. B. Thorne, M. Yalom, eds.
DiLeonardo, Micaela
1987 The Female World of Cards and Holidays: Women, Families, and the Work of Kinship. Signs 12: 440-453.
Ginsburg, Faye and Anna Tsing
1990 Uncertain Terms; Negotiating Gender in American Culture. Boston: Beacon.
Harding, Susan
1981 Family Reform Movements: Recent Feminism and Its Opposition. Feminist Studies 7:57-75.
Lipsitz, George
1986 The Meaning of Memory: Family, Class and Ethnicity in Early Network Television Programs. Cultural Anthropology 1:4:355-387.
Peletz, Michael
1995 Kinship Studies in Late Twentieth-Century America. Annual Review of Anthropology. 24: 343- 446.
Ragone, Helena
1996 Surrogate Mothers: Adoptive Mothers and Fathers. American Ethnologist 352-365.
Rapp, Rayna
1981 Family and Class in Contemporary America: Notes Toward an Understanding of Ideology. In Rethinking the Family. Barrie Thorne and Marilyn Yalom, ed. Longman.
Scheffler, H.
1976 The Meaning of Kinship in American Culture: Another View. In Meaning in Anthropology. k. Basso and H. Selby, eds. Albuquerque.
Schneider, David
1968 American Kinship: A Cultural Account. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
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1980 [1968] American Kinship: A Cultural Account. U Chicago Press.
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1977 Kinship, Community and Locality in American Culture. In Kin and Communities. A. Lichtman, J. Chalinor, eds. Smithsonian Press.
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1986 A Critique of the Study of Kinship. Michigan.
Wallace, Anthony
1969 Review of American Kinship. American Anthropologist 71: 100-106.
Yanagisako, Sylvia Junko
1979 Family and Household: The Analysis of Domestic Groups. Annual Review of Anthropology 8: 161-205.

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Feminist Anthropology

DiLeonardo, Micaela, ed.
1991 Gender at the Crossroads of Knowledge: Feminist Anthropology in the Postmodern Era. Berkeley: U of California Press.
Epstein, Barbara
1981 The Politics of Domesticity. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan U Press.
Ginsburg, Faye and Rayna Rapp, eds.
1989 Contested Lives: The Abortion Debate in an American Community. Berkeley: U of California.
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1991 Gender Politics and the Contradictions of Nurturance: Moral Authority and Constraints to Action for Female Abortion Activists. Social Research 58(5): 653-676.
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1995 Conceiving the New World Order: The Global Politics of Reproduction. Berkeley: U of California Press.
Harding, Sandra
1998 Is Science Multi-Cultural?: Postcolonialisms, Feminisms, and Epistemologies. Bloomington: Indiana U Press.
Lamphere, Louise
1986 From Working Daughters to Working Mothers: Production and Reproduction in an Industrial Community. American Ethnologist 12: 118-130.
Martin, Emily
1987 The Woman in the Body: A Cultural Analysis of Reproduction. Boston: Beacon.
Peiss, Kathy Lee
1986 Cheap Amusements: Working Women and Leisure in Turn-of-the-Century New York.
Rosaldo, Michelle Zimbalist and Louise Lamphere, eds.
1974 Women, Culture, and Society. Stanford: Stanford U Press.
Sanday, Peggy Reeves and Ruth Gallagher Goodenough, eds.
1990 Beyond the Second Sex: New Directions in the Anthropology of Gender. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania Press.
Snitow, Ann, Christene Stansell, and S. Thompson, eds.
1983 The Powers of Desire. New York: Monthly Review.
Tilly, Louise A., and Joan W. Scott
1978 Women, Work, and Family. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

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Gay/Lesbian Anthropology

Bell, David and Gill Valentine
1995 Mapping Desire. New York: Routledge.
Duggan, Lisa
1994 Queering the State. Social Text 39:1-14.
Faderman, Lillian
1991 Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America. New York: Penguin Books.
Kennedy, Elizabeth and Madeline Davis
1993 Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold: The History of a Lesbian Community. New York: Penguin Books.
Lauria, Mickey and Lawrence Knopp
1985 Toward an Analysis of the Role of Gay Communities in the Urban Renaissance. Urban Geography 6(2):152-169.
Leap, William
1996 Word is Out: Gay Men’s English. Mpls: U of Minnesota Press.
Lewin, Ellen
1993 Lesbian Mothers: Accounts of Gender in American Culture. Ithaca: Cornell U Press.
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1995 On the Outside Looking In: The Politics of Lesbian Motherhood. In Conceiving the New World Order: The Global Politics of Reproduction. U of California Press.
Newton, Esther
1993 Cherry Grove, Fire Island: Sixty Years in America’s First Gay and Lesbian Town. Boston: Beacon Press.
1993 My Best Informant’s Dress: The Erotic Equation in Fieldwork. Cultural Anthropology 8 (1): 3-23.
Weston, Kath
1991 Families We Choose. Columbia U Press.

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Cities and Suburbs

Caro, Peter
1974 The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York.
Castells, Manuel
1983 The City and the Grassroots. Berkeley: U of California Press.
Cronon, William
1991 Nature’s Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West.
Davis, Mike
1990 City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles.
Harvey, David
1973 Social Justice and the City.
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1989 The Urban Experience. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins.
Jackson, Kenneth T.
1985 Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States.
Jacobs, Jane
1961 The Death and Life of Great American Cities.
Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara
1988 Ordinary People/Everyday Life: Folk Culture in New York City. In Urban Life: Readings in Urban Anthropology. George Gmelch and Walter Zenner, eds. Prospect Heights: U of Illinois Press.
Osofsky, Gilbert
1966 Harlem, The Making of a Ghetto: Negro New York, 1890-1930.
Mullings, Leith, ed.
1987 Cities of the United States. New York: Columbia U Press.
Mumford, Lewis
1938 The Culture of Cities.
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1961 The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects.
Stansell, Christene
1986 City of Women: Sex and Class in New York, 1789-1860.
Wade, Richard C.
1959 The Urban Frontier: The Rise of Western Cities, 1790-1830.
Warner, Sam Bass
1962 Streetcar Suburbs: The Process of Growth in Boston, 1870-1900.
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1968 The Private City: Philadelphia in Three Periods of Its Growth.
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1972 The Urban Wilderness: A History of the American City.
Waterston, Alisse
1993 Street Addicts in the Political Economy. Philadelphia: Temple U Press.
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1999 Love, Sorrow and Rage: Destitute Women in a Manhattan Residence. Philadelphia: Temple U Press.
Zukin, Sharon
1987 Gentrification: Culture and Capital in the Urban Core. Annual Review of Sociology 13: 129-147.
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1995 The Cultures of Cities. Cambridge: Blackwell.

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Native Canadians

Alfred, Gerald R.
1995 Heeding the Voices of our Ancestors: Kahnawake Mohawk Politics and the Rise of Native Nationalism. Toronto: Oxford U Press.
Glavin, Terry
1990 A Death Feast in Dimlahamid. Vancouver: New Star Books.
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1996 Dead Reckoning: Confronting the Crisis in Pacific Fisheries. Vancouver: Greystone Books.
Handler, Richard
1993 Fieldwork in Quebec. In When They Read What We Write: The Politics of Ethnography. Carolin B. Bretell, ed. Westport: Bergin and Garvey.
Long, David Alan and Olive Patricia Dickason
1996 Visions of the Heart: Canadian Aboriginal Issues. Toronto: Harcourt Brace and Company.
Monture-Angus, Patricia
1995 Thunder in My Soul: A Mohawk Woman Speaks. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing.
Mills, Antonia
1994 Eagle Down is our Law: Witsuwit’en Law, Feasts, and Land Claims. Vancouver: UBC Press.
Newell, Dianne
1993 Tangled Webs of History: Indians and the Law in Canada’s Pacific Coast Fisheries.
Phillips, Ruth
What is ‘Huron Art?’ Native American Art and the New Art History. Canadian Journal of Native Studies 9: 2: 162-186.

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North American Nationalism

Anderson, Benedict
1991 Imagined Communities. London: Verso.
Bercovitch, Sacvan
1978 The American Jeremiad. Madison, WI: U of Wisconsin Press.
Connerton, Paul
1989 How Societies Remember. Cambridge: Cambridge U Press.
Foster, David
1991 Making National Cultures in the Global Ecumene. Annual Review of Anthropology 10: 235-260.
Fox, Richard G., ed.
1990 Introduction. Nationalist Ideologies and the Production of National Cultures. Washington: American Anthropological Association.
Handler, Richard
1988 Nationalism and the Politics of Culture in Quebec. Madison: U of Wisconsin Press.
Hobsbawm, Eric and Terence Ranger, eds.
1983 The Invention of Tradition. Cambridge: Cambridge U Press.
Kammen, Michael
1991 Mystic Chords of Memory: The Transformation of Tradition in American Culture. New York: Knopf.
Siskind, Janet
1992 The Invention of Thanksgiving. Critique of Anthropology 12: 167-191.
Zelinsky, Wilbur
1988 Nation into State: The Shifting Symbolic Foundations of American Nationalism. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina Press.

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Education

Adams, David Wallace
1995 Education for Extinction: American Indians and the Boarding School Experience, 1875-1928. Lawrence, KS: U of Kansas Press.
Alonso, A.M.
1995 Thread of Blooc: Colonialism, Revolution, and Gender on Mexico’s Northern Frontier. Tucson: U of Arizona Press.
Anderson, James D.
1988 The Education of Blacks in the South, 1860-1935. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina Press.
Apple, Michael
1988 Teachers and Texts: A Political Economy of Class and Gender Relations in Education. New York: Routledge.
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1996 Cultural Politics and Education. New York: Teachers College Press.
Bowles, S. And H. Gintis
1976 Schooling in Capitalist America. New York: Basic Books.
Cohen, Rosetta Morantz, and Samule Scheer
1997 The Work of Teachers in America: A Social History Through Stories. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.
Counts, George
1932 Dare the School Build a New Social Order? New York: John Day.
Davis, Allison
1948 Social Class Influences Upon Learning. Cambridge, MA: Harvard U Press.
Drake, St. Clair and Horace Cayton
1993 [1945] Black Metropolis: A Study of Negro Life in a Northern city. Chicago: U of Chicago Press.
Foley, Douglas E.
1990 Learning Capitalist Culture: Deep in the Heart of Tejas. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania Press.
Fordham, Signithia
1996 Blacked Out: Dilemmas of Race, Identity, and Success at Capital High. Chicago: U of Chicago Press.
Illich, Ivan
1970 Deschooling Society. New York: Harper and Row.
Jencks, Christopher, et. Al.
1972 Inequality: A Reassurance of the Effects of Family and Schooling in America. New York: Basic Books.
Joseph, Gilbert M. And Daniel Nugent
1994 Popular Culture and State Formation in Revolutionary Mexico. In Everyday Forms of State Formation: Revolution and the Negotiation of Rule in Modern Mexico. Gilbert M. Joseph and Daniel Nugent, eds. Pp. 3-23. Durham: Duke U Press.
Katz, Michael
1987 Reconstructing American Education. Cambridge, MA: Harvard U Press.
Leacock, Eleanor
1970 Teaching and Learning in City Schools: A Comparative Study. New York: Basic Books.
Lomawaima, K. Tsianina
1995 Domesticity in the Federal Indian Schools: The Power of Authority over Mind and Body. In Deviant Bodies: Critical Perspectives on Difference in Science and Popular Culture. Jennifer Terry and Jacqueline Urla, eds. Pp. 197-218. Bloomington: Indiana U Press.
MacLeod, Jay
1987 Ain’t No Makin’ It: Leveled Aspirations in a Low-Income Neighborhood. Boulder: Westview Press.
Mead, Margaret
1950 The School in American Culture. Cambridge, MA: Harvard U Press.
Rist, Ray
1973 The Urban School: A Factory for Failure–A Study of Education in American Society. Cambridge: MIT Press.
Rockwell, Elsie
1994 Schools of the Revolution: Enacting and Contesting State Forms in Tlaxcala, 1910-1930. In Everyday Forms of State Formation: Revolution and the Negotiatio of Rule in Modern Mexico. Joseph and Nugent, eds. Pp. 170-208. Durham and London: Duke U Press.
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1996 Keys to Appropriation: Rural Schooling in Mexico. In The Cultural Production of the Educated Person: weight loss drug phentermine http://buyphenterminewithoutprescription.net/. Bradley Levinson, Douglas Foley, and Dorothy Holland, eds. Pp. 301-324. Albany: SUNY Press.
Rosenfeld, Gerry
1971 Shut Those Thick Lips: A Study of Slum School Failure. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston.
Shor, Ira
1986 Culture Wars: School and Society in the Conservative Restoration, 1969-1984. Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul.
Vaughan, Mary Key
1997 Cultural Politics in Revolution: Teachers, Peasants, and Schools in Mexico 1930-1940. Tucson: U of Arizona Press.
Ward, Martha
1971 Them Children: A Study in Language Learning. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press.

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Religion

Aho, James
1990 The Politics of Righteousness: Idaho Christian Patriotism. U of Washington Press.
Ammerman, Nancy T.
1988 Bible Believers: Fundamentalists in the Modern World. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
Diamond, Sarah
1995 Roads to Dominion: Right-Wing Movements and Political Power in the US. Guilford.
Ginsburg, Faye
1989 Contested Lives: The Abortion Debate in an American Community. Berkeley: University of California Press.
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1997 Rescuing the Nation: Operation Rescue and the Rise of Anti-Abortion Militance. In Fifty Years’ War: A Half Century of Abortion Politics, 1950-2000. R. Solinger, ed. U California Press.
Harding, Susan
1991 Representing Fundamaentalism: The Problem of the Repugnant Culture Other. Social Research 58(2): 373-393.
Mead, Sidney E.
1963 The Lively Experiment: The Shaping of Christianity in America. New York: Harper & Row.
McLoughlin, William G.
1980 Revival, Awakening, and Reform: An Essay on Religion and Social Change in America, 1607- 1977. Chicago: U of Chicago Press.
Ortner, Sherry
1995 Resistance and the Problem of Ethnographic Refusal. Comparative Studies in Society and History 37(1): 173-193.
Peshkin, Alan
1986 God’s Choice: The Total World of a Fundamentalist Christian School. Chicago: U of Chicago Press.
Rose, Susan
1988 Keeping Them Out of the Hands of Satan: Evangelical Schooling in America. New York and London: Routledge.

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