Lane Ryo Hirabayashi

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The Politics of Fieldwork

The University of Arizona Press

During World War II, over thirty American anthropologists participated in empirical and applied research on more than 110,000 Japanese Americans subjected to mass removal and incarceration by the federal government. While that experience has been widely discussed, what has received little critical attention are the experiences of the ...

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Cultural Capital

Mountain Zapotec Migrant Associations in Mexico City

The University of Arizona Press
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Common Ground

The Japanese American National Museum and the Culture of Collaborations

University Press of Colorado

In this collection of seventeen essays, anthropologists, art historians, museum curators, writers, designers, and historians provide case studies exploring collaboration with community-oriented partners in order to document, interpret, and present their histories and experiences and provide a new understanding of what museums can and should be in the United States.

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Reversing the Lens

Ethnicity, Race, Gender, and Sexuality through Film

University Press of Colorado

Reversing the Lens brings together noted scholars in history, anthropology, sociology, ethnic studies and film studies to promote film as a powerful classroom tool that can be used to foster cross-cultural communication with respect to race and ethnicity. Through such films as Skin Deep, Slaying the Dragon, and Mississippi Masala, contributors demonstrate why and how visual media help delineate various forms of "critical visual thinking" and examine how racialization is either sedimented or contested in the popular imagination. Not limited to classroom use, Reversing the Lens is relevant to anyone who is curious about how video and film can be utilized to expose race as a social construction in dialogue with other potential forms of difference and subject to political contestation.

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Barbed Voices

Oral History, Resistance, and the World War II Japanese American Social Disaster

University Press of Colorado

Featuring selected inmates and camp groups, Arthur Hansen reveals why, when, where, and how some of the 120,000 incarcerated Japanese Americans spearheaded resistance movements in the ten War Relocation Authority–administered compounds in the United States during World War II.

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