Selected publications are available in PDF format below.

Books

2014       Opting for Elsewhere: Lifestyle Migration in the American Middle Class. Nashville, TN:  Vanderbilt University Press.  ORDER INFORMATION

Articles

2010       “Locating Personhood and Place in the Commodity Landscape,” City and Society Vol. 22(2): 207-210. PDF

2010       “Personhood in Place: Personal and Local Character for Sustainable Narrative of Self” City and Society Vol. 22(2): 237-261. PDF

2007       “From Sweet Potatoes to God Almighty: Roy Rappaport on Being a Hedgehog” [with Tom Fricke] American Ethnologist Vol. 34(3):581-599.  PDF

2006       “Grey Suit or Brown Carhartt: Narrative Transition, Relocation and Reorientation in the Lives of Corporate Refugees,” Journal of Anthropological Research Vol. 62(3):347-371. PDF

2006       “Striving for Unity: A Conversation with Roy Rappaport” [with Tom Fricke], Michigan Discussions in Anthropology Vol. 16(1): 33-65; 330-331

2005       “From Pi to Pie: Moral Narratives of Non-economic Migration and Starting Over in the Post-industrial Midwest,” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography Vol. 34(5):587-623.
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2003       “Nationalism in Indonesia: Building Imagined Community and Intentional Communities through Transmigration,” Ethnology Vol. 42(2):109-125. PDF

2002       “Integrating Work in Academe and Advocacy,” Sloan Research Network Vol. 4(2):6-7.

Book Chapters

2014       “Post-Industrial Societies” in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (2nd edition), D. Boyer and U. Hannerz, eds.  Elsevier.

2014       “Theorizing the ‘Fifth Migration’ in the United States:  Understanding Lifestyle Migration from an Integrated Approach” (book chapter in Understanding Lifestyle Migration:  Theorizing Approaches to Migration and the Quest for a Better Way of Life, Benson and Osbaldiston, Eds.  Hampshire, England: Palgrave, pp. 71-91.  LINK

2013       “Roy Rappaport” in Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology, J. McGee and R. Warms, Eds.  Sage, pp. 685-688.  LINK

2009       “Pursuing the Good Life: American Narratives of Travel and a Search for Refuge” in Lifestyle Migration: Expectations, Aspirations and Experiences, K. O’Reilly and M. Benson, eds.  London: Ashgate, pp. 31-50. PDF

2008       “American Dreaming:  Refugees from Corporate Work Seek the Good Life” in The Changing Landscape of Work and Family in the American Middle Class, E. Rudd and L. Descartes, eds.  Lanham, MD: Lexington, pp. 117-139.  PDF

2007       “Therapeutic Uses of Place in the Intentional Space of Purposive Community” in Therapeutic Landscapes: Advances and Applications, A. Williams, ed.  London: Ashgate, pp. 297-314. PDF

Other Refereed Publications

2013       Supplementary materials (Student and Instructor resources) for Cultural Anthropology: A Perspective on the Human Condition (9th edition).  E. Schultz and R. Lavenda. Oxford University Press.

2011       Supplementary materials (Student and Instructor resources) for Cultural Anthropology: A Perspective on the Human Condition (8th edition).  E. Schultz and R. Lavenda. Oxford University Press.

2010       “Anthropologists at Work: Ethnography in a Post-Industrial Society” in Cultural Anthropology: A Global Perspective (8th edition), R. Scupin & C. DeCorse, and Anthropology: A Global Perspective (7th edition), R. Scupin.  Pearson Press.

2007       “Arrivals and Departures” The Bear River Review Vol. 3(1)

2006       “Remember the Fish?”  The Bear River Review Vol. 1(1)