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The Varieties of Ethnic Experience: Kinship, Class, and Gender Among California Italian-Americans by Micaela di Leonardo1984
City of Green Benches: Growing Old in a New Downtown (Anthropology of Contemporary Issues) by Maria D. Vesperi1985
Praying for Justice: Faith, Order, and Community in an American Town by Carol J. Greenhouse1986
Chinese Working-Class Lives: Getting by in Taiwan by Hill Gates1987
From Working Daughters to Working Mothers: Immigrant Women in a New England Industrial Community by Louise Lamphere1987
Renunciation and Reformulation: A Study of Conversion in an American Sect by Harriet Whitehead1987
Women's Work and Chicano Families: Cannery Workers of the Santa Clara Valley by Patricia Zavella1987
Accommodation Without Assimilation: Sikh Immigrants in an American High School by Margaret A. Gibson1988
Between Two Worlds: Ethnographic Essays on American Jewry by Jack Kugelmass1988
Lord I'm Coming Home: Everyday Aesthetics in Tidewater North Carolina by John Forrest1988
Uneasy Endings: Daily Life in an American Nursing Home by Renee Rose Shield1988
Upscaling Downtown: Stalled Gentrification in Washington DC by Brett Williams1988
"Getting Paid": Youth Crime and Work in the Inner City by Mercer L. Sullivan1989
Distant Companions: Servants and Employers in Zambia, 1900-1985 by Karen Tranberg Hansen1989
History and Power in the Study of Law: New Directions in Legal Anthropology by June Starr1989
The magic city : unemployment in a working-class community by Gregory Pappas1989
Civilized Women: Gender and Prestige in Southeastern Liberia by Mary H. Moran1990
Caribbean New York: Black Immigrants and the Politics of Race by Philip Kasinitz1992
Chinatown No More: Taiwan Immigrants in Contemporary New York by Hsiang-Shui Chen1992
Nuclear Summer: The Clash of Communities at the Seneca Women's Peace Encampment by Louise Krasniewicz1992
Blood, Sweat, and Mahjong: Family and Enterprise in an Overseas Chinese Community by Ellen Oxfeld1993
Creativity/Anthropology by Smadar Lavie1993
Dismantling Apartheid: A South African Town in Translation by Walton R. Johnson1993
Lesbian Mothers: Accounts of Gender in American Culture by Ellen Lewin1993
Sunbelt Working Mothers: Reconciling Family and Factory by Louise Lamphere1993
Cities, Classes, and the Social Order by Anthony Leeds1994
Breaking the Silence: Redress and Japanese American Ethnicity by Yasuko I. Takezawa1995
Underground Harmonies: Music and Politics in the Subways of New York by Susie J. Tanenbaum1995
Strawberry Fields: Politics, Class, and Work in California Agriculture by Miriam J. Wells1996
Inside the Revolution: Everyday Life in Socialist Cuba by Mona Rosendahl1997
The Korean American Dream: Immigrants and Small Business in New York City by Kyeyoung Park1997
The Future of Us All: Race and Neighborhood Politics in New York City by Roger Sanjek1998
Lady Friends: Hawaiian Ways and the Ties That Define by Karen L. Ito1999
Looking for Chengdu: A Woman's Adventures in China by Hill Gates1999
A Neighborhood Divided: Community Resistance to an AIDS Care Facility (The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues) by Jane Balin1999
Ginseng and Aspirin: Health Care Alternatives for Aging Chinese in New york by Zibin Guo2000
Generations in Touch: Linking the Old and Young in a Tokyo Neighborhood by Leng Leng Thang2001
Medicalizing Ethnicity: The Construction of Latino Identity in a Psychiatric Setting (The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues) by Vilma Santiago-Irizarry2001
Becoming American, Being Indian: An Immigrant Community in New York City by Madhulika S. Khandelwal2002
Brokered Homeland: Japanese Brazilian Migrants in Japan by Joshua Hotaka Roth2002
Diamond Stories: Enduring Change on 47th Street by Renee Rose Shield2002
Rum and Axes: The Rise of a Connecticut Merchant Family, 1795-1850 by Janet Siskind2002
Wanderings: Sudanese Migrants and Exiles in North America by Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf2002
Hispanas de Queens: Latino Panethnicity in a New York City Neighborhood by Milagros Ricourt2003
Reckoning With Homelessness by Kim Hopper2003

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