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10
Dec

10 Vital Books on the Fight for Human Rights

Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10th—the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, 70 years ago today, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A milestone document, it proclaimed the inalienable …

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29
Nov

Walls That Wound

By Ieva Jusionyte, author of Threshold: Emergency Responders on the US-Mexico Border As news about migrant caravans traveling from Central America caught Washington’s attention last month, the government deployed over five thousand troops …

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27
Nov

Asylum Seekers: Lives in Transit

The recent tear gassing of Central American asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border serves as a stark reminder to us all of the reasons for why people seek asylum in the first …

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18
Nov

The Persistence of Palestinian Refugee Politics

This post is published in conjunction with the American Anthropological Association conference in San Jose. Check for other posts from the conference. By Ilana Feldman, author of Life Lived in Relief: Humanitarian Predicaments and Palestinian Refugee Politics …

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17
Nov

Congratulations to our 2018 AAA Award Winners!

This post is published in conjunction with the American Anthropological Association conference in San Jose. Check for other posts from the conference. UC Press is honored to have numerous authors among the award winners at the …

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16
Nov

Gang Specters and the Politics of Fear

This post is published in conjunction with the American Anthropological Association conference in San Jose. Check for other posts from the conference. By Anthony W. Fontes, author of Mortal Doubt: Transnational Gangs and Social Order in Guatemala …

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