Book awards: Leeds Prize

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Works (16)

City on the Edge: The Transformation of Miami by Alejandro Portes1995
The Return of the God of Wealth: The Transition to a Market Economy in Urban China by Charlotte Ikels1996
Insecure Prosperity by Ewa T. Morawska1997
Black Corona by Steven Gregory1998
The Future of Us All: Race and Neighborhood Politics in New York City by Roger Sanjek1999
Thai Women in the Global Labor Force: Consuming Desires, Contested Selves by Mary Beth Mills2000
On the Plaza: The Politics of Public Space and Culture by Setha M. Lowco-winner, 2001
Salaula: The World of Secondhand Clothing and Zambia by Karen Tranberg Hansenco-winner, 2001
Homefront: A Military City and the American Twentieth Century by Catherine A. Lutz2002
Reckoning With Homelessness by Kim Hopper2003
Melodrama of Mobility (Paper) by Nancy Abelmann2004
Vita: Life in a Zone of Social Abandonment by João Biehl2006
The Devil behind the Mirror: Globalization and Politics in the Dominican Republic by Steven Gregory2007
Global "Body Shopping": An Indian Labor System in the Information Technology Industry (In-formation) by Biao Xiang2008
Rumba Rules: The Politics of Dance Music in Mobutu’s Zaire by Bob W. White2009
Righteous Dopefiend (California Series in Public Anthropology) by Philippe Bourgois2010

Related tags


  1. Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil by Nancy Scheper-Hughes (1992)
  2. The Urban Wilderness: A History of the American City by Sam Bass Warner (1972)
  3. Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor by Paul Farmer (2003)
  4. In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio by Philippe Bourgois (1995)
  5. The Intimate Economies of Bangkok: Tomboys, Tycoons, and Avon Ladies in the Global City by Ara Wilson (2004)
  6. The Nature of Entrustment: Intimacy, Exchange, and the Sacred in Africa by Parker MacDonald Shipton (2007)
  7. Homelessness, AIDS, and Stigmatization: The NIMBY Syndrome in the United States at the End of the Twentieth Century by Lois M. Takahashi (1998)
  8. Factory Women in Taiwan by Lydia Kung (1995)
  9. Racial Politics in American Cities by Rufus P. Browning (1990)
  10. miami now!: immigration, ethnicity and social change by Guillermo J. Grenier (1992)
  11. The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War by Andrew Bacevich (2005)
  12. Friction: An Ethnography of Global Connection by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing (2005)
  13. Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders: Homeless in San Francisco by Teresa Gowan (2010)
  14. Down on Their Luck: A Study of Homeless Street People by David A. Snow (1993)
  15. Streetwise: Race, Class, and Change in an Urban Community by Elijah Anderson (1990)

Award description

The Leeds Prize is awarded by the Society for Urban, National, and Transnational/Global Anthropology.



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