The Consumer Diaries, or, Autoethnography in the Inverted World, Journal of Consumer Culture (2007)
Using the form of an ethnographic diary, this article explores the complexity of contemporary consumer...
Confessions of a Negrophile, Transforming Anthropology (2006)
A personal reflection on the difficulties of being an Asian American who works on and...
Fostering a Community-Based Learning Culture: A Model for Success and Institutional Barriers (with Maria Núñez), North American Dialogue (2006)
This article offers a case study in Community-Based Learning by describing a collaborative gang-intervention effort...
African American Consumption, Encyclopedia of Sociology (2006)
Children as Native Anthropologists, Considering Youth: Methodological Dilemmas in Studying Youth and Youth Culture (2006)
Ethnically Correct Dolls: Toying with the Race Industry, Feminist Anthropology (2006)
Diary Excerpts: “Shopping in Ikea” and “Capitalism Makes Me Sick", New Review of Literature (2005)
Action Research in the Classroom: A Case Study from New Haven, Connecticut, Practicing Anthropology (2004)
Diary Excerpts: How to Teach Commodity Fetishism and My Grandmother’s Rings, New Review of Literature (2004)
Feminist Theory and the Ethnography of Children's Worlds: Barbie in New Haven, Connecticut, Children and Anthropology: Perspectives for the 21st Century (2001)
Ethnically correct dolls: Toying with the race industry, American Anthropologist (1999)
The toy industry has touted ethnically correct dolls as a progressive solution to representation and...
Social Inequality and Servicescape: Local Groceries and Downtown Stores in New Haven, Connecticut, Servicescapes (1998)
Hemmed In and Shut Out: Urban Minority Kids, Consumption and Social Inequality in New Haven, Anthropology for a Small Planet (1996)