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Contents:

FROM THE EDITOR

    1. R How to Get an Article Accepted at American Anthropologist (or Anywhere)
      1. TOM BOELLSTORFF

FROM THE EDITORS OF OTHER AAA JOURNALS

    1. R From the Editor of City and Society
    2. R From the Editor of the Journal of Linguistic Anthropology
    3. R From the Editor of North American Dialogue
    4. R From the Editors of Transforming Anthropology

RESEARCH ARTICLES

    1. R Social Relations and the Green Critique of Capitalism in Melanesia
      1. STUART KIRSCH
    2. R Witch Hunts, Herbal Healing, and Discourses of Indigenous Ecodevelopment in North India: Theory and Method in the Anthropology of Environmentality
      1. JEFFREY G. SNODGRASS
        MICHAEL G. LACY
        SATISH KUMAR SHARMA
        YUVRAJ SINGH JHALA
        MOHAN ADVANI
        N. K. BHARGAVA
        CHAKRAPANI UPADHYAY
    3. R Social Transformation and Its Human Costs in the Prehispanic U.S. Southwest
      1. MICHELLE HEGMON
        MATTHEW A. PEEPLES
        ANN P. KINZIG
        STEPHANIE KULOW
        CATHRYN M. MEEGAN
        MARGARET C. NELSON
    4. R The Influence of Tiwanaku on Life in the Chilean Atacama: Mortuary and Bodily Perspectives
      1. CHRISTINA TORRES-ROUFF
    5. R The Politics of the Gap: Indigenous Australians, Liberal Multiculturalism, and the End of the Self-Determination Era
      1. EMMA KOWAL
    6. R Magical Pursuits: Legitimacy and Representation in a Transnational Political Field
      1. BETH BAKER-CRISTALES
    7. R The Innovative Materiality of Revitalization Movements: Lessons from the Pueblo Revolt of 1680
      1. MATTHEW LIEBMANN

BOOK REVIEWS

    1. R Battered Black Women and Welfare Reform: Between a Rock and a Hard Place. Dána-Ain Davis
      1. JAFARI SINCLAIRE ALLEN
    2. R Improvising Theory: Process and Temporality in Ethnographic Fieldwork. Allaine Cerwonka and Liisa H. Malkki
      1. JOHN BORNEMAN
    3. R The Anthropology of Christianity. Fenella Cannell
      The Limits of Meaning: Case Studies in the Anthropology of Christianity. Matthew Engelke and Matt Tomlinson
      Christian Moderns: Freedom and Fetish in the Mission Encounter. Webb Keane

      1. JOHN BARKER
    4. R Scientists and Storytellers: Feminist Anthropologists and the Construction of the American Southwest. Catherine J. Lavender
      1. LOUISE A. LAMPHERE
    5. R The Social Experience of Childhood in Ancient Mesoamerica edited by Traci Ardren and Scott R. Hutson
      1. JANE EVA BAXTER
    6. R The Archaeology of Warfare: Prehistories of Raiding and Conquest edited by Elizabeth N. Arkush and Mark W. Allen
      1. PATRICIA LAMBERT
    7. R Consuming Cultures, Global Perspectives: Historical Trajectories, Transnational Exchanges edited by John Brewer and Frank Trentmann
      1. CARLA JONES
    8. R Ethnic Warfare in Sri Lanka and the UN Crisis by William Clarance
      1. ARJUN GUNERATNE
    9. R Global Shadows: Africa in the Neoliberal World Order by James Ferguson
      1. BETTY J. HARRIS
    10. R The Neoliberal City: Governance, Ideology, and Development in American Urbanism by Jason Hackworth
      1. GARY W. McDONOGH
    11. R Muhammad's Grave: Death Rites and the Making of Islamic Society by Leor Halevi
      1. IAN STRAUGHN
    12. R Taíno Indian Myth and Practice: The Arrival of the Stranger King by William F. Keegan
      1. DEANNA M. RIVERA
    13. R Injury: The Politics of Product Design and Safety Law in the United States by Sarah S. Lochlann Jain
      1. MICHELLE MURPHY
    14. R Practicing Ethnography in a Globalizing World: An Anthropological Odyssey by June C. Nash
      1. JAMES ELLISON
    15. R Anthropology and Social Theory: Culture, Power, and the Acting Subject by Sherry B. Ortner
      1. KATHERINE PRATT EWING
    16. R The Archaeology of Collective Action by Dean J. Saitta
      1. CAROL McDAVID
    17. R For Gods, Ghosts, and Ancestors: The Chinese Tradition of Paper Offerings by Janet Lee Scott
      1. ALAN R. SANDSTROM
    18. R Night-Time and Sleep in Asia and the West: Exploring the Dark Side of Life edited by Brigitte Steger and Lodewijk Brunt
      1. DOUG HENRY
    19. R Biocapital: The Constitution of Postgenomic Life by Kaushik Sunder Rajan
      1. CORI HAYDEN

OBITUARIES

    1. R Paul Thornell Baker (1927–2007)
      1. MICHAEL A. LITTLE
    2. R Rodney Needham (1923–2006)
      1. JAMES J. FOX
    3. R Mary Tew Douglas (1921–2007)
      1. PAUL RICHARDS