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Title: Claudio Sopranzetti, “Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility and Politics in Bangkok” (U California Press, 2017)

Sohini Kar, "Financializing Poverty: Labor and Risk in Indian Microfinance" (Stanford UP, 2018)

November 28th, 2018

Is microfinance the magic bullet that will end global poverty or is it yet another a form of predatory lending to the poor? In her new book Financializing… Go to Episode

Jeong-Hee Kim, "Understanding Narrative Inquiry: The Crafting and Analysis of Stories as Research" (Sage Publications, 2016)

November 28th, 2018

In today’s episode, I talked with Dr. Jeong-Hee Kim about her new book, Understanding Narrative Inquiry: The Crafting and Analysis of Stories as Research… Go to Episode

David Charles Sloane, "Is the Cemetery Dead?" (U Chicago Press, 2018)

November 28th, 2018

It is certain that we all will experience death in our life. What is less certain is how and where our bodies will be disposed of. In Is the Cemetery… Go to Episode

Kathleen Hull and John Douglass, "Forging Communities in Colonial Alta California" (U Arizona Press, 2018)

November 28th, 2018

Between 1769 and 1834, an influx of Spanish, Russian, and then American colonists streamed into Alta California seeking new opportunities. Their arrival… Go to Episode