Mary Beth Mills (Mary Beth)
Charles A. Dana Professor of Anthropology
4707 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8847
|1993||Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley. Department of Anthropology.|
|1986||M.A. University of California, Berkeley. Department of Anthropology.|
|1984||Honours B.A. Huron College, University Of Western Ontario, Canada.|
Areas of Expertise
- Anthropology of Asia and Southeast Asia
- Gender and sexuality
- Rural-urban linkages
- Global mobilities, labor, and migration
- Commodification and consumption
Courses Currently Teaching
|AY256 A||Land, Food, Culture, and Power|
|AY339 A||Asian Pacific Modernities|
|AY373 A||The Anthropology of Gender and Sexuality|
|GS198 A||Borders and Human Rights: A Reading Group|
Other Courses Taught
|AY 373||Anthropology of Gender and Sexuality|
Thai Women in the Global Labor Force: Consuming Desires, Contested Selves, Rutgers University Press, 1999, Winner of the Anthony Leeds Award for Urban Anthropology (2000)
2017 - Gendered Morality Tales: Gender, Labor, and Value in Globalizing Asia. Journal of Development Studies 53(3): 316-330
2016 - Gendered Divisions of Labor. Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory, Mary Hawkesworth and Lisa Disch, editors. Oxford University Press. Pp. 283-303
2014 - Questioning Thailand's Rural-Urban DivideFieldsights - Hot Spots, Cultural Anthropology Online, September 23, 2014
2012 - Thai Mobilities and Cultural Citizenship. Critical Asian Studies 44(1):85-112
2008 - Claiming Space: Navigating Landscapes of Power and Citizenship in Thai Labor Activism. Urban Anthropology and Studies of Cultural Systems and World Economic Development 37(1): 89-128
2005 - Engendering Discourses of Displacement: Contesting Mobility and Marginality in Rural Thailand. Ethnography 6(3): 385-419
2005 - From Nimble Fingers to Raised Fists: Women and Labor Activism in Globalizing Thailand. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 31(1): 117-144.
2003 - Gender and Inequality in the Global Labor Force, Annual Review of Anthropology 32:41-62
2001 - Auditioning for the Chorus Line: Gender, Rural Youth, and the Consumption of Modernity in Thailand.IN D. Hodgson, editor. Gendered Modernities: Ethnographic Perspectives, New York: Palgrave, pp. 27-51.
2001 - Rural-Urban Obfuscations: Thinking about Urban Anthropology and Labor Migration In Thailand. City and Society 13(2): 177-182
1999 - Enacting Solidarity: Unions and Migrant Youth in Thailand. Critique of Anthropology 19(2): 175-191.
1999 - Migrant Workers Take a Holiday: Reworking Modernity and Marginalization in Contemporary Thailand. Critique of Anthropology 19(1): 31-51.
1998 - Gendered Encounters with Modernity: Labor Migrants and Marriage Choices in Contemporary Thailand. Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power 5(3): 301-334.
1997 - Contesting the Margins of Modernity: Women, Migration, and Consumption in Thailand. American Ethnologist 24(1): 37-61.
1995 - Attack of the Widow Ghosts: Gender, Death and Modernity in Northeast Thailand. In Aihwa Ong and Michael Peletz, editors. Bewitching Women, Pious Men: Gender and Body Politics in Southeast Asia. Berkeley, University of California Press, pp. 244-273.
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