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Monographs & Edited Collections

The Immersive Worlds Handbook: Designing Theme Parks and Consumer Spaces (Focal, 2012)

Theme Park (Reaktion Books, 2008)

Theme Park (Arabic translation, Kalima, 2013)

The Themed Space: Locating Culture, Nation, and Self (Lexington Books, 2007)

Fear, Cultural Anxiety, and Transformation: Horror, Science Fiction, and Fantasy Films Remade (co-edited with John Marmysz, Lexington Books, 2008)

Recent Developments in Criminological Theory (co-edited with Stuart Henry, Ashgate, 2009)

Strategies in Teaching Anthropology (co-edited with Pat Rice and David McCurdy, Prentice-Hall, 2010)

Chapters in Books

How the Theme Park Got Its Power: The World’s Fair as Cultural Form. In Meet Me at the Fair: A World’s Fair Reader. Celia Pearce et. al. eds. Etc Press, 2013.

Lake View. In Tahoe Blues: Short Lit on Life at the Lake. Bona Fide Books, 2012.

From Themed Space to Lifespace. In Staging the Past: Themed Environments in Transcultural Perspectives. Judith Schlehe, Carolyn Oesterle, Michiko Uike-Bormann, Wolfgang Hochbruck, eds. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2010.

Teaching ‘Authenticity’: Critical Thinking and the Cultural Form. In Strategies in Teaching Anthropology, Prentice-Hall, 2010.

Behind the Barrel: Reading the Cultural History of the Gun in Video Games. In Joystick Soldiers: The Military/War Video Games Reader. Nina Huntemann and Matt Payne, eds. Routledge, 2008.

Online Anthropology: Classroom Approaches and Resources for Teaching. In Strategies in Teaching Anthropology, 5th Edition. Patricia Rice and David McCurdy, ed. Prentice-Hall, 2008.

Teaching as a Form of Anthropology, Anthropology as a Form of Teaching. In The Joys of Teaching Anthropology. Patricia Rice, Conrad Kottak, and David McCurdy, ed. Prentice-Hall, 2007.

Horror Video Game Remakes and the Question of Medium: Remaking Doom, Silent Hill, and Resident Evil. In Fear, Cultural Anxiety and Transformation: Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Films Remade. Scott A. Lukas and John Marmysz, eds. Lexington Books, 2008.

Introduction: Fear, Cultural Anxiety, Transformation and the Film Remake. In Fear, Cultural Anxiety and Transformation: Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Films Remade. Scott A. Lukas and John Marmysz, eds. Lexington Books, 2008.

The Themed Space: Locating Culture, Nature, and Self. In The Themed Space: Locating Culture, Nature, and Self. Scott A. Lukas, ed. Lexington Books, 2007.

How the Theme Park Gets Its Power: Lived Theming, Social Control, and the Themed Worker Self. In The Themed Space: Locating Culture, Nature, and Self. Scott A. Lukas, ed. Lexington Books, 2007.

Theming as a Sensory Phenomenon: Discovering the Senses on the Las Vegas Strip. In The Themed Space: Locating Culture, Nature, and Self. Scott A. Lukas, ed. Lexington Books, 2007.

A Politics of Reverence and Irreverence: Social Discourse on Theming Controversies. In The Themed Space: Locating Culture, Nature, and Self. Scott A. Lukas, ed. Lexington Books, 2007.

The Hummer as Cultural and Political Myth: A Multi-Sited Ethnographic Analysis. In The Hummer: Myths and Consumer Culture. Elaine Cardenas and Ellen Gorman, eds. Lexington Books, 2007.

Teaching Taxonomy in Physical/Biological Anthropology Classes. In Strategies in Teaching Anthropology, 4th Edition. Patricia Rice and David McCurdy, eds. Prentice-Hall, 2006.

The Role of Women’s and Gender Studies in Advancing Gender Equity. In Handbook for Achieving Gender Equity through Education. Sue Klein, ed. Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers, 2007.

Improving Gender Equity in Postsecondary Education. In Handbook for Achieving Gender Equity through Education. Sue Klein, ed. Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers, 2007.

Applications of Augusto Boal’s Methods in the Anthropology Classroom: Power, Reflexivity, Critical Thinking. In Strategies in Teaching Anthropology, 3rd Edition. Patricia Rice and David McCurdy, eds. Prentice-Hall, 2004.

Teaching Cultural Anthropology through Popular Culture. In Strategies in Teaching Anthropology, 2nd Edition. Patricia Rice and David McCurdy, eds. Prentice-Hall, 2002.

An American Theme Park: Working and Riding Out Fear in the Late Twentieth Century. In Late Editions 6, Paranoia within Reason: A Casebook on Conspiracy as Explanation. George E. Marcus, ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999.

Encyclopedia Entries

George E. Marcus; Stephen A. Tyler; Postmodernism. In Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology. R. Jon McGee and Richard L. Warms, eds. Sage, 2013.

Crime and Garbage; Culture, Values, and Garbage; Garbage Dreams; Garbage in Modern Thought; Garbage! The Revolution Starts at Home; Junk Mail; Malls; No Impact Man; Over-consumption; Shopping Bags; Styrofoam; Trashed. In Encyclopedia of Consumption and Waste. Bill Rathje and J. Geoffrey Golson, eds. Sage, 2011.

Criminal Justice; Criminological Theories; Gender Relations. In Routledge International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities. Michael Flood et al. eds. Routledge, 2007.

Reviews

For Love and Religion: Review of Two Works in Sensory Branding. The Senses & Society, Vol. 3 (3).

Review article, Baudrillard: A Critical Reader, edited by Douglas Kellner. POMO Magazine 1(2): 73-78, 1995.

Journal Articles

“FOAM” (excerpts). The Kokanee, 2010.

“SLOing” Anthropology? Reflections on Outcome-Based Education. Anthropology News, September 2010.

Anthropology in Simulation World. Anthropology News, January 2009.

The Theming of Everyday Life: Mapping the Self, Life Politics, and Cultural Hegemony on the Las Vegas Strip. CCHA Journal, Vol. 27 (2006-2007).

The Actors behind the Curtain: Representation of Women Faculty in Community College Institutional Decision-making. In Gendered Perspectives on Community Colleges. ed. Jaime Lester, Jossey-Bass, 2008.

Fragments of Memories of the World Thinking Me. International Journal of Baudrillard Studies, Volume 3(2).

Big-London-Consumer-Death-Love-Machine: A Geographic Photo-Essay in Two Parts. Sigla Magazine (Ireland).

NEVERMOREPRINT. In “Print,” Special Issue of M/C Journal, 8(2), January 2005

A Space of Possession: Evocative Anthropology. POMO Magazine 1(1): 79-92.

Beyond Alphabets: An Interview with Stephen A. Tyler. POMO Magazine 2(1): 11-30.

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