April 24, 2011
Weekly Book List, April 25, 2011
Collateral Knowledge: Legal Reasoning in the Global Financial Markets by Annelise Riles (University of Chicago Press; 295 pages; $85 hardcover, $27.50 paperback). Combines law and anthropology in a study of how day-to-day practices shape financial governance; draws on fieldwork in the Japanese derivatives market.
Faces of Aging: The Lived Experiences of the Elderly in Japan edited by Yoshiko Matsumoto (Stanford University