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Stanford Anthropology Catalog 2012

Stanford Anthropology Catalog 2012

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New scholarly books on Global Issues; Political and Legal Anthropology; Race, Class, and Gender; Medical and Psychological Anthropology.
New scholarly books on Global Issues; Political and Legal Anthropology; Race, Class, and Gender; Medical and Psychological Anthropology.

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Published by: Stanford University Press on Dec 02, 2011
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In Good Compan
An Anatomy o Corporate SocialResponsibility 
Dinah Rajak 
Under the banner o corporatesocial responsibility (CSR),corporations have becomeincreasingly important playersin international development.Tese days, CSRs union o eco-nomics and ethics is virtually unquestioned as an antidote toharsh neoliberal reorms andthe delinquency o the state,but nothing is straightorwardabout this apparently win-winormula. Chronicling transna-tional mining corporation Ang-lo Americans pursuit o CSR,
InGood Company
explores whatlies behind the movement’smarriage o moral imperativeand market discipline.
“This is a particuary imprtatk r ur curret mmet. Itdemstrates with great carityt y the aiures ad aseprmises  crprate scia re-spsiiity ut as its dagers.Strikig!”
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Palestinian VillageHistories
Geographies o the Displaced
Rochelle A. Davis
Palestinian Village Histories
 reveals how history is written,recorded, and contested, aswell as the roles that Palestin-ian conceptions o their pastplay in contemporary lie.Moving beyond the grand nar-ratives o 20th century politi-cal struggles, this book ana-lyzes individual and collectivehistorical accounts o everyday lie in pre-1948 Palestinian villages as composed today rom the perspectives o theselong-term reugees.
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Stanord Studies in Middle Eastern andIslamic Societies and Cultures
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Labor, Migration,and Humanracking in Dubai
Pardis Mahdavi
Legislators hoping to combathuman tracking ocus heav-ily on women and sex work,but there is real potential orabuse o both male and emalemigrants in a variety o areas o employment—whether on thestreet, in a eld, at a restaurant,or at someone’s house.
 explores how migrants’ actualexperiences in Dubai contrastwith the typical discussions—and global moral panic—abouthuman tracking.
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No god but God
 Beyond Fundamentalism
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Bazaar Politics
Power and Pottery in an AghanMarket own
Noah Coburn
Aer the all o the aliban, in-stability reigned across Aghani-stan. However, in the smalltown o Istali, located a littleover an hour north o Kabuland not ar rom Bagram onthe Shomali Plain, local politicsremained relatively violence-ree.
Bazaar Politics
examinesthis seemingly paradoxical situ-ation, exploring how the town’slocal politics maintained peacedespite a long, violent history ina country dealing with a grow-ing insurgency.
“The cus  a sige viagepes uderstadig  cruciaactrs aut Aghaista thateed cmprehesi. Thecmpexities  pitica pwer,why decisis are te dicutt achieve, the superciaity  nGo ad reig itervetis,ad the ctis that sustaipitica iteractis are as e-ighteig as they are humigt ur therizig.”
—Ronald Neumann,U.S. Ambassador to Aghanistan,2005–2007, author o 
 The Other War:Winning and Losing in Aghanistan
Stanord Studies in Middle Eastern andIslamic Societies and Cultures
272 pp., 3 tables, 2 maps, 6 photos, 20119780804776721 Paper $22.95
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