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Arlene M. Dávila. Culture Works: Space, Value, and Mobility across the Neoliberal Americas. New York: New York University Press, 2012. ix + 232 pp. $79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-4429-1; $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-4430-7.
Reviewed by Tita Berger (University of New Mexico) Published on H-Ethnic (May, 2014) Commissioned by Amy J. Johnson
Cindy I-Fen Cheng. Citizens of Asian America: Democracy and Race during the Cold War. New York: New York University Press, 2013. 285 pp. $49.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-5935-6.
Reviewed by Jennifer Fang (University of Delaware) Published on H-Ethnic (May, 2014) Commissioned by Amy J. Johnson
Kyla Wazana Tompkins. Racial Indigestion: Eating Bodies in the 19th Century. New York: New York University Press, 2012. Illustrations. xiii + 275 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-7002-3; $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-7003-0.
Reviewed by John Burdick (State University of New York at Buffalo) Published on H-Ethnic (May, 2014) Commissioned by Amy J. Johnson
Ben Chappell. Lowrider Space: Aesthetics and Politics of Mexican American Custom Cars. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2012. xi + 239 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-73786-0; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-292-75424-9.
Reviewed by Eric Castillo (University of Florida) Published on H-Ethnic (May, 2014) Commissioned by Amy J. Johnson
Call for participants: Sport, Mobility, and Globalization, Ph.D. Summer Seminar, June 17-20, 2014. Aarhus University (Denmark) welcomes Ph.D.-level researchers in the growing field of sports labour migration for a three-day seminar, presentation, and workshop series featuring leading experts Professor Joseph Maguire, Professor Alan Klein, and Professor Niko Besnier. The series will take place June 17-20, 2014 at the Sandbjerg Estate.
Steven W. Bender. Run for the Border: Vice and Virtue in U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings. Citizenship and Migration in the Americas Series. New York: New York University Press, 2012. ix + 223 pp. $39.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-8952-0.
Reviewed by John Barnhill Published on H-Ethnic (April, 2014) Commissioned by Amy J. Johnson
Imaginary Lines Have Real Consequences
Matt Miller. Bounce: Rap Music and Local Identity in New Orleans. American Popular Music Series. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2012. xii + 214 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55849-936-2; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-935-5.
Reviewed by Julie Raimondi Published on H-Ethnic (April, 2014) Commissioned by Amy J. Johnson
Ryan M. Irwin. Gordian Knot: Apartheid and the Unmaking of the Liberal World Order. Oxford Studies in International History Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. xi + 244 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-985561-2.
Reviewed by Evan Smith (School of Law, Flinders University) Published on H-Ethnic (April, 2014) Commissioned by Amy J. Johnson